1980s, Estonian Song and Dance Celebration Special, The People of Tallinn Special, Travel & Info July 6, 2014 Gustav Ernesaks, Hero of Socialist Labour “Gustav Ernesaks, Hero of Socialist Labour, People’s Artist of the USSR, founder and chief conductor of the huge joint choirs at Soviet Estonian Song Festivals.” – R. Pangsepp, Soviet Estonia, Eesti Raamat, Tallinn, 1985 Share on: Facebook Twitter Pinterest Google + Previous articleA historical tradition Next articleArt comes from the heart of the people You may also like December 13, 2020 The Kalinka Restaurant. 1979. December 13, 2020 The Viru Hotel. 1972 December 13, 2020 The Kungla Hotel. 1969 January 4, 2020 Head Uut Aastat!