"A Quiet Heart" wins intl competition program at Tallinn Black Nights Film FestivalCulture
- Rest in Noise, Lemmy!CultureMotörhead's Lemmy's dead. Initially i guessed this to be some Internet-hoax, a practical joke about this guy meant to be immortal. So it wasn't, and was for real. Real as Lemmy and the real ones do die. But Lemmy was also a myth and these stay around. One of the absolute rock’n’roll, of the attitude.
- Record set at Estonian Eurovision rushEntertainmentFeels like the last-split-second torrent of songs to run for Eurovision is getting mightier, media-wise, each year that goes by. Primarily, it's the newsworthy dropping of the envelope or CD in a collection box. Also, the lion's share of songwriters being the Bohemian type creatures, details will be polished till deadliest of deadlines.
- Järvi-san, a conductor warmly welcome in JapanCulture«I fear you have no hope. All are uptight for the recording, and in two days the orchestra is off for the next concert,» NHK artist's manager Kaori Takagi is gently but firmly letting me know that the trip to the edge of the world may have been for nothing. I'm telling Kaori-san I just cannot go back home to Estonia without a story with Mr Järvi. The lady looks sorry but says it is out of her powers... Mr Järvi must have still been all sweat in his tail coat as Sony recording company staff and NHK managers «walled him up» backstage after the concert, banging the door in the face of all unrelated.
- ETV+ launched for oneness of EstoniaEntertainmentOn 3rd floor of TV house, a studio sits furnished like a comfy home in Estonia. The kitchen, the living room, the soft sofa. The Scandinavian-like modesty is contrasted by a black corner lit up like a nightclub. Come Monday morning, it's here they launch a new Russian language ETV+ channel by ERR, the Public Broadcaster.