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We opened a page on the social network Medium: you can follow us at medium.com/@if_estonie This page will be dedicated to French innovation at a time when the digital revolution is transforming our cultures, economies, cities and societies. You can already read our first post focusing on transparent governments and citizen participation:

"Why Paris will be the world capital of digital democracy in December 2016 3000 people will attend the Open Government Partnership Global Summit"

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The French Apéro : Breton Edition

December 3, 2018

It's time for the French Institute's second aperitif which will this time be inspired by the Brittany region! We hope to see you all on December 14 at 18h45 at Pudel for a real fest-noz with Breton folk dances, cider and crepes! The aim of the French Institute's new apéro tradition is to bring...

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Estonia, the real start-up nation

The French magazine Stratégies, specialized in communication and marketing, has published an article "Estonia, the real start-up nation". In Estonia, the administration is fully digitalized and citizens have a digital identity. The foreigners can also benefit from the virtues of the system with...

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Iris extatis by Daphné

Since the success of her first album, “Émeraude”, Daphné has officially become one of the most talented French stage singer of her generation. Winner of the 2007 Constantin Price, designed best performer at the 2008 Cristal Globes and heart’s choice of the Charles-Cros Academy, she is...

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The best of the 50s French songs

July 31, 2018

France, its wine, its famous baguettes, its beautiful architecture... and its songs! What would be the French romanticism without the voices of Edith Piaf, Jacques Brel, Barbara or Charles Trenet? Today, thanks to our own summer hits and the Culturethèque, we offer you a jump back in time to...

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Need help with the summer hits ?

July 18, 2018 / August 31, 2018

Summer is here. And like every year, it brings the sun, bright holidays and happy moods all around. Well, that’s how it should be anyway. But like every year, summer also brings back this old threat, the one you can’t avoid, can’t escape… the summer hits ! You know, those two or three...

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The traditional Breton dances, both for leisure and for challenge

July 24, 2018

Dancing is an ancient tradition in Brittany and its many centuries of existence has led the practice to evolve in many ways. So, nowadays, there are dozens of dances and some of them have different variants from one Breton region to the other. However, the most popular and known dances are the...

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The French Institute of Estonia cares about your data

May 22, 2018

From May 25th onwards, European regulations will protect your personal data even more closely. The French Institute of Estonia always cared a lot about your privacy. We don't hold much information about you, but email addresses do need lots of attention. Here is a short recap of our data...

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European Night of Museums 2018

May 16, 2018

Since its launch in 2005, the European Night of Museums attracts every year a numerous public, in an increasing number of museums: last year, the event had mobilised more than 3800 museums in thirty European countries. In Estonia, more than 110 000 people took part in the Night of Museums 2017, to...

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