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Ivo Linna and Alo Mattiisen (1) (1989)

Title in Estonian: Ivo Linna ja Alo Mattiisen (1)

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Amateur film Duration 18:21

Ivo Linna and Alo Mattiisen (1)

The film depicts festive celebration of the 71st anniversary of the Republic of Estonia in the hall of Toronto University in 1989. The event has been recorded by Edgar Väär, video consists of different pieces. In this section speech is given by the Honorary Consul of the Republic of Estonia in Canada Ilmar Heinsoo. Mixed choir in national costumes, conducted by Roman Toi, is singing the song "A Song of the Nordic Land" composed by Ülo Vinter. Ivo Linna performs the song “Time of Awakening" composed by Rene Eespere, accompanied by Alo Mattiisen on a synthesizer. Documentary frames about the ...

Keywords: anniversary | anniversary events | historical document | expatriate Estonians in Canada | choral singing | choral singers | speech | holding a speech behind the lectern | Singing Revolution (related events) | music | View all »

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Production Firm(s) Edgar Väär (Canada)
Film Category Amateur film, Newsreel
Text / Dialogue Estonian
Duration 18:21


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Cinematographer Edgar Väär

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