Monthly Archives: February 2011

A Week in Estonian London in Celebration of Estonian Independence Day

February 28, 2011
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A Week in Estonian London in Celebration of Estonian Independence Day

In celebration of Estonia’s Independence Day held on the 24th February several events took place in London last week. There was a six day ‘Eesti Fest Festival’ music event highlighting Estonian music and culture starting on the 21st February at the Kings Place arts centre in central London. The event was opened at 7pm...

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Kivioli Adventure Centre Rises Out of the Ashes

February 22, 2011
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Kivioli Adventure Centre Rises Out of the Ashes

Three Million Euros has been promised from the European Regional Development Fund to finance the building of Kivioli Adventure Centre in North Eastern Estonia. The entire cost is estimated at 5.75 Million Euros, the shortfall being funded by the Ministry of Culture and the town of Kivioli. The large formation was originally industrial waste...

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Lithuanian Housing Market Upside of 2011

February 20, 2011
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Lithuanian Housing Market Upside of 2011

Although still a bit on the slow side Lithuania property market looks as if it is on the up. According to the head of Lithuania’s Real Estate Expansion (LREEA), Robertas Dargis, 2010 was about hanging on in there where as 2011 presently exceeds real estate entrepreneur’s expectations. Most gains have been in the small...

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Eurobonds to Repay Latvias International Borrowing

February 19, 2011
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Eurobonds to Repay Latvias International Borrowing

After the recent economic global meltdown Latvia, like so many of her European counter parts needed substantial international financial borrowing. A figure of 7.5 billion euro was promised in December 2008 from the European Commission, International Monetary Fund, World Bank, European Bank for Reconstruction and Development and a number of European Union member states....

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Baltic Council of Ministers Annual Meeting consider LNG Terminal

February 14, 2011
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Baltic Council of Ministers Annual Meeting consider LNG Terminal

This 10th and 11th of February 2011 saw the annual Baltic Council of Ministers (BCM) meeting held in Estonia between the three Baltic Prime ministers of Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania. The meetings have been held annually since they first began on 13th June 1994 and they are designed to target continuous cooperation between the Baltic Ministers....

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LBCC Nordic-Baltic Summit Promoting Growth and Opportunity

February 9, 2011
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LBCC Nordic-Baltic Summit Promoting Growth and Opportunity

This January’s Nordic-Baltic Summit in London saw the meeting of many like minded Ministers, policy makers, entrepreneurs and business leaders from across the Nordic and Baltic States; an unequalled opportunity to create innovative enthusiasm and exchange ideas to boost future economic growth. Just such an opportunity was taken up with gusto by LBCC (Latvian...

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