publication . Article . 2016

Eesti kultuuri suurpeod maailmapärandis

Iivi Zajedova;
Open Access Estonian
  • Published: 12 Apr 2016 Journal: Mäetagused, volume 63, pages 7-20 (issn: 1406-9938, Copyright policy)
  • Publisher: Eesti Kirjandusmuuseum
Abstract
The tradition of Estonians’ cultural festivals is a rich topic and may be considered profoundly distinctive for Estonian people. It is a unique way of maintaining and advancing the traditions of national heritage through a variety of activities. Since after World War II a forced separation took place in Estonian national culture and many citizens of the former Republic of Estonia escaped from the Soviet occupation to the Free World (thereby splitting geographically into the groups of homeland Estonians and Estonians abroad), the tradition of cultural festivals continued on both sides of the Iron Curtain, in an effort to maintain traditions under different circum...
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free text keywords: festivals, folk dance, hobby activities, tradition, Anthropology, Cultural Studies, lcsh:Ethnology. Social and cultural anthropology, lcsh:GN301-674, Literature, business.industry, business, Folk dance, Art history, Art, media_common.quotation_subject, media_common
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