Soomaa Dugout Canoe to UNESCO!

Estonian Dugout Canoe Society NGO (MTÜ Eesti Haabjaselts) and URALIC Centre for Indigenous Peoples’ Development (MTÜ Põlisrahvaste Arengu Keskus) submitted on October 10 a letter to Mr. Indrek Saar, Estonia’s Minister of Culture, with a request to support the nomination of Soomaa dugout canoe building tradition into the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Read More …

Haabjas

Haabjapäevad Soomaal. KAVA: Reedel 17. augustil kl 12-16 seminar Soomaa keskuses Kõrtsi-Tõramaal. Kell 20-24 haabjateemaliste filmide vaatamine Riisa Rantšos Laupäeval 18. augustil kl 12-16 haabjasõit Meiekoselt Jaagussaarde ja tagasi. Riisa küla taludes on avatud kodukohvikud. Soomaa rahvuspark 25.

Tareq Taylor visited Soomaa

Tareq Taylor, a chef and TV-personality from Sweden visited Soomaa for filming new series for his highly popular show, “Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Cookery”, broadcasted in over 100 countries all over the world. Tareq had a smoke sauna in Karuskose, went canoeing and bogshoeing, picked cranberries and guelder-rose berries. He cooked pike at Riisa Rantso Guesthouse Read More …

Ice fields of Soomaa

Written by Algis Martsoo for Looduskalender.ee Translation Liis Soomaa has nearly 2000 hectares of water meadows. Unfortunately we don’t know precisely how many of them are ice-covered – at least half or 1000 hectares are surely under ice after the present winter floods. The flood ice has formed not only in the water meadows but Read More …