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ONE People, ONE Culture, ONE Race, ONE Nation, ONE Language United in Song
[What’s the percentage (%) of WHITE people on Earth? Answer.]
[…] The music is a mix of modern and traditional folk songs, many of which have what the team calls the kind of oral traditions that are full of hidden, deeply patriotic meaning that sustained Estonians through centuries of oppression. As they investigated the festival itself, they discovered the role that the traditional songs played during the critical years leading up to the fall of the Soviet Union, 1987 through 1991. Rather than engage the Soviets directly, as Hungary, Latvia, and Lithuania did, all with disastrous results, the various political groups united in song.
How Estonians sang their way to freedom, Christian Science Monitor
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