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  • Mar 15, 2012
  • 12:57 AM

Former Peasant Language Celebrated at Schools Around the World

Kristopher Rikken / ERR
Mother Tongue Day is being celebrated today not only at home but everywhere Estonian is spoken. In Riga, students studying Estonian at the University of Latvia will read poetry at the city's monument to Kristjan Jaak Peterson, the Keats contemporary who laid a foundation for Estonian poetry before his death in his early twenties.

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