Good to know

  1. The Youth Song and Dance Celebrations only take place every five years.
  2. The theme of the 12th Youth Song and Dance Celebrations is Here I`ll stay.
  3. Meet 40000 dancers and singers at a time.
  4. Five kilometers of procession.
  5. The stage can fit up to 20000 singers and the whole area of the grounds can hold 120 000 people.
  6. UNESCO World Heritage Event.
  7. The unforgettable Estonian National Clothes.
  8. Tradition dating back 1896.
  9. Best time to visit Estonia.
  10. Summer, sun, beautiful songs, interesting dancers, friendly spectators, fantastic view on the sea- what a great way to experience the most important cultural event of Estonia.
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April 16th will mark the beginning of the celebrations for the 100th jubilee of the Republic of Estonia. (Estonia will celebrate its 100th birthday in 2018).

To mark the beginning of the celebrations the organisers of the 12th Youth Song and Dance Celebration would like to invite everyone in Estonia and the whole world to light fires, candles or torches together with their communities, families or friends in the evening of April 16th at 7 p.m. This way we will together celebrate the beginning of the festive jubilee events as well as the fact that already in 2,5 months’ time we will meet at the 12th Youth Song and Dance Celebration “Here I’ll Stay”.

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