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Esto Festival 1980 records

 Collection
Identifier: IHRC3237

Abstract

ESTO 1980 took place on July 6-13, 1980 in Stockholm, Sweden. The 3rd National Congress (July 8-9,1980) and the 3rd Women´s Congress (July 9, 1980) were also held as part of the festival.

Dates

  • 1978-1981

Language of Materials

Estonian

ACCESS RESTRICTIONS

Open for use in the Elmer L. Andersen Library reading room.

OWNERSHIP & LITERARY RIGHTS

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HISTORICAL SKETCH

ESTO is a world-wide cultural festival for expatriate Estonians which has taken place every four years since its beginning in 1972. The originator of ESTO was Robert Kreem from Canada. The fundamental thrust of the first ESTOs was a strongly political one. Alongside the political aims, cultural aspects of the festival have always been of significant importance. ESTO festivals: 1972 - Toronto, Canada; 1976 - Baltimore, USA;1980 - Stockholm, Sweden; 1984 -Toronto, Canada; 1988 - Melbourne, Australia; 1992 - New York, USA; 1996 - Stockholm, Sweden/ Tallinn, Estonia; 2000 - Toronto, Canada; 2004 - Riga, Latvia ; 2009 - Münster, Germany; 2013 - San Francisco USA

Extent

7.5 linear inches

PROVENANCE

Collection acquired from the Estonian Archives in the U.S.A., Lakewood, New Jersey, in 2003-2005. It was processed in May 2013 by Peeter Väljas and Aet Tran-Tõnissoo of the National Archives of Estonia in Tallinn, working with IHRCA Archivist Daniel Necas.
Title
Inventory of the Esto Festival 1980 records.
Author
IHRC Archives
Date
2016
Description rules
Describing Archives: A Content Standard
Language of description
English
Script of description
Latin
Language of description note
Finding Aid in English

Collecting Area Details

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