Estonian Language Classes

The first meeting of MES sponsored Estonian language classes for beginners will be held on Saturday, October 25 from 12:00 noon until 2:00 pm, at St. John’s Estonian Church hall.  Four classes are forecast for this fall session at a cost of $75 per person.  While the emphasis will be on spoken Estonian, the student will also gain insight into grammar as well as learning some Estonian songs and customs.  For more information or to register, please contact:

Christmas Sausages

As already publicized in our last newsletter, current paid up MES members (2008/09) have ordering priority from Nov. 1-8, with a limit of 5 lbs per member.

All others (who are not MES members) can place their orders from Nov. 9-16, with a 5 lb limit per order.

The price of the ‘verivorstid’ is $6 per pound and pick-up will be on Saturday, Nov. 22nd from 2-3 pm at St. John’s Estonian Church Hall. Please note that if you do not pick up your order, it will not be stored and the ‘verivorstid’ will be redirected to someone else.

To volunteer or to place your order, please contact Ingrid Tärk at: (514) 489-9714 or by E-mail at:

Eurofest 2008

The following Estonian films will be presented during the 2008 Eastern European Film Festival

Monday, 22 September


Tervitusi Nõukogude Eestist!

Estonia, 2007, Dir.: Urmas E. Liiv, 59 min., Original Estonian version with English subtitles



Estonia, 60 min., Dir.: Marko Raat, 2007, Original Estonian version with English subtitles

Tuesday, 23 September



Estonia, 2007, Dir.: Ilmar Raag, 94 min., Original Estonian version with English subtitles