Modern Day Estonia

Denayah Gant 8th Hour

The Estonian Economy

Estonian economy was one of the fastest growing in the world until 2006 with growth rates exceeding 10% every year. Although Estonia had concerns both in side and outside of the the country, the Estonian economy and its bills stayed high. Estonian's Gross Domestic Product (GDP) grew by the first quarter in 2008, only 0.1%.

The Estonian Culture

Modern Classical music is Estonia's calling card. Music and singing has been an important role in Estonia for centuries.The tradition of great song festivals , which was born in the 19th century has remained a distinctive cultural event to the present day. In resent years the Viljandi Folk music festival has become a popular event for all ages , as it keeps alive and interprets the traditional music of different people. Art is another important role in Estonia, Literature , Theatre , Film, and architecture.