This week we’re going to the eastern coast of the Baltic Sea where we’re going to visit three different countries that history (and broad overviews like this) have fused together: Estonia, Latvia and Lithuania.
— OVERVIEW: The three Baltic nations share so much, especially in the way of history, but at the same time are also so very different.
— MUSIC: The Baltic states have overlapping yet individually nuanced (and really enjoyable!) approaches to both traditional and modern music.
— WHEN YOU GO THERE: When you plan your travels to the Baltics you absolutely must catch one of the region’s massive singing festivals. If you can’t there are still so many reasons to go.
— THE BALTIC WAY: We experience a bit of Baltic non-violent revolution as we link arms to show solidarity against the Soviets.
— CHORAL SINGING: Singing in public by yourself can be so much fun. Singing in public with 100,000 of your Estonian friends is even better.