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 Estonian Literary Magazine. Book reviews. SYMBOL OF DAWN by Madli Puhvel   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
He was called “Postipapa” – “Daddy Postman” – his name was Johann Voldemar Jannsen, and he was the first Estonian newspaper editor and storywriter.
Her book gives a surprisingly fresh and many-sided overview of Lydia Koidula’s extraordinary personality and fate, which was at the same time typical and still untypical for a woman of the Baltic provinces of the Czarist Russia of the time.
Seventeen chapters of the book discuss the background of the Jannsen family, the childhood of the future poet in a town of Pärnu and the moving of the family to Tartu.
www.einst.ee /literary/reviews/book_puhvel_01.htm   (444 words)

 mu isamaa, mu onn ja room   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
From 1940 until 1990, Estonia was given a different anthem as part of the Soviet Union.
The lyrics are by Johann Voldemar Jannsen, the music (1848) by Friedrich Pacius (also spelt Fredrik Pacius).
The song was first presented to the public as a choir song in the Grand Song Festival of Estonia in 1869 and became quickly a symbol of the Estonian awakening age.
www.yourencyclopedia.net /Mu_isamaa,_mu_onn_ja_room.html   (281 words)

 Eesti Kooriühing   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Choral singing became popular in towns only when Johann Voldemar Jannsen moved to Tartu.
Jannsen understood the importance of all-Estonian joint singing and he carried successfully out the idea of a national singing festival.
The first All-Estonian Song Festival in 1869 gave a strong impulse to the development of choral and wind band music.
www.kooriyhing.ee /history.html   (1169 words)

 We know about Voldemar salomon Online   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
Vallasekretär Voldemar Salomon tel 796 1588 GSM 5340 6636.
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Walldén), Jalmar Voldemar Vakio, Wegelius, Anders Wegelius, Anders Salomon
www.1ricksalomon81.info /salomon-ski-pants/voldemar-salomon.html   (1270 words)

 Estonica : History : National awakening
This was to be separate from the existing German and Russian ones.
In 1857, the founder of the first Estonian-language newspaper Perno Postimees, Johann Voldemar Jannsen (1819—1890), replaced the term ‘country people’ with the word ‘Estonians’.
Patriotic intellectuals encouraged Estonians to participate in public life, determined the legal and cultural requirements of the emerging nation, and organised the extensive sending of petitions to the Russian authorities (1864, 1881).
www.estonica.org /eng/lugu.html?menyy_id=97&kateg=43&nimi=&alam=61&tekst_id=249   (993 words)

 Eesti Rahva Muuseum
Johann Voldemar Jannsen organised the first Song Festivals.
In the press, Jannsen promoted the festivals, which were based on German and Swiss models (Tall 1985: 450).
Ten thousand people attended the First Festival (1869), and thousands more were able to read about it in the papers (Raun 1985: 396).
www.erm.ee /?node=138   (3152 words)

 Estonia - Language and Culture
Written in verse, the epic tells the story of Kalevipoeg, the mythical ancient ruler of Estonia.
Another achievement of this period was the establishment of Estonia's first regularly published Estonian-language newspaper, Perno Postimees, originally published in Pärnu by Johann Voldemar Jannsen in 1857.
In 1878 Carl Robert Jakobson established the newspaper Sakala, which would soon become a major promoter of the cultural renaissance.
countrystudies.us /estonia/13.htm   (1081 words)

 Estonica : Estonia in brief : The Estonian state symbols
The Estonian national anthem ”My Native Land...” is a choral-like melody arranged by a Finnish composer of German origin Fredrik Pacius in 1843.
In Estonia, Johann Voldemar Jannsen’s lyrics were set to this melody and sung at the first Estonian Song Festival in 1869.
It gained in popularity during the growing national movement.
www.estonica.org /eng/lugu.html?kateg=73&alam=85&menyy_id=779&leht=1   (863 words)

 About the strikers - Juventuz Forums
About the national anthem - its sound was created by The Finnish composer Fredrik Pacius in 1848, but the estonian lyrics we wrote ourselves
, by Johann Voldemar Jannsen and it became the national anthem for Finland and For Estonia after the I World War...but u know thats the way it should be between neighbours, i borrow your sugar, you borrow mine salt
About the 4th striker...isn`t there anybody ready in the Youth Teams to make the big step into First team?
www.juventuz.com /forum/showthread.php?threadid=8085&postid=513089   (865 words)

 BONJOUR L'ESTONIE: General   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-13)
This demonstrates, according to Social Minister, Marko Pomerants, that the majority of Estonians prefer common law marriages.
Psychologist Voldemar Kolga says common law marriage does not make for weaker morals but the complete opposite: partners must work harder to keep the other from leaving.
Want to know and hear the ALPHABET (.au file)
shaan.typepad.com /shaanou/general   (6102 words)

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