Estonian traditional costumes are a very important part of our folklore and culture. Each region has its own traditional garments with different techniques and patterns. Embroidered and knitted patterns have been mostly geometrical or floral. The Mulgi region is famous for its archaic patterns – medieval patterns embroidered in irregular order. These patterns are found … Read moreColouring book “Estonian Traditional Patterns”
WORKSHOPS: National instruments and Shrove Tuesday games.
The 3rd LTTA took place in Tamsalu from 2 to 6 March 2020. After the learning, teaching, training activities the project corner was updated with the information of the work during the project week.
Meeting activities March 1, 2020 Tamsalu Arrival Day March 2, 2020 Tamsalu The day started with a welcoming meeting by the head teacher and a performance by the students. The participants get acquainted with the school and students, they were introduced to the programme and plans for the week. They watched a video about Lääne-Virumaa … Read moreLTTA 3 in Tamsalu Estonia
Mardipäev (Martinmas) has been one of the most important days in the Estonian folk calendar. Martinmas celebrates the end of the agrarian year and the beginning of the winter period. On this day children disguise themselves as men and go from door to door, singing songs and telling jokes to receive sweets. This year we … Read moreSt Martin’s Day (Martinmas) – 11 November
A popular dance for Estonian children. It is loved, known and engaging for any age.
UKA-UKA I AM FREE! (UKA- UKA MINA PRII!) Step 1- choose a playground and agree the borders. The players can`t cross the borders. Step 2- choose who is Uka. Uka player must close his/her eyes and count to 100. The others have to hide. After counting Uka starts to look for his/her friends. There must … Read moreTraditional game