From little lassies to grey-haired grannies

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“The tradition of estonian song festivals is more than hundred years old. It is a magic that we experience when the 30 000-strong choir performs on the giant dais under the baton of the long-time conductor Gustav Ernesaks. Everybody seems to sing… from little lassies to grey-haired grannies.”

– J. Aare, Tallinn. Таллин, Eesti Raamat, Sweden, 1985