Estonia celebrated Song and Dance celebration The 26th song celebration and 19th dance celebration started on 4th July with a dance celebration at Tallinn,Estonia. In the course of three days the participants of the dance celebration (altogether about 8,500 performers) gave three identical performances.
The roots of this outdoor festival stretch back as far as 1869, the dawn of Estonian national movement. The first Song Celebration was the highlight of the Estonian national movement. The song celebration was also a great musical event, which created the Song Celebration tradition. It has taken place regardless of the political situation.
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