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Remembering champions of the Estonian community in the arts

This article is sponsored by Humphrey Miles Newbigging Funeral Home in celebration of Estonian Music Week 2023

At this year’s Estonian Music Week, we have the chance to immerse ourselves not only in live music, but also in interactive visual art. At Estonian Foundation of Canada Presents: The Art Party, the audience is invited to explore and express their identity with Society of Estonian Artists in Toronto’s collaborative art experiment, experience a sound and light installation by Constellation Creative featuring Shawn Rompré, Yasmine Shelton, and Steve Nillo, absorb artwork by Riivo, and participate in a weaving workshop with Veinika Västrik.

You will also be able to discover the beautiful and iconic fashion of the Seto region of Estonia through Women with Headcovers, an exhibition which is being sponsored by Humphrey Funeral Home. Each region of Estonia in fact has its own colour schemes and patterns displayed in folk art and handicraft. Art and handicraft have been a vital form of Estonian expression, a way to connect the community and share amongst each other. Let us take this time to remember the following two people from o...

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