Estonia’s Extraordinary “Singing Revolution”

The story of Estonia’s “Singing Revolution” is one of All Around This World’s absolute favorite tales of music changing the world.

In 1991 Estonia, facing staggering uncertainty and every sort of threat, boldly declared independence from the Soviet Union. During that time the Estonian people gathered in the thousands to sing forbidden patriotic songs, asserting their cultural and political self-determination and achieving it non-violently.  The inspiring 2007 documentary, “The Singing Revolution,” tells this tale. Learn about the film here.