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Pidu / Celebration, 3

Posted by
Vaido (Võrumaa, Estonia) on 3 July 2011 in Lifestyle & Culture.

Today is the final day of the 11th Youth Song and Dance Celebration in Tallinn.

Song Celebration is almost a 6-hour long concert with different choirs and orchestras performing. In total there are about 33 000 singers and dancers who contribute to this celebration, about 100 000 visitors within this three days are expected.

The first nationwide Song Celebration was held in Tartu in 1869.

This photo is taken on the Song Celebration in 2009.

You can find a really great panoramic shot from this year Opening Ceremony here...

Canon EOS 500D 1/500 second F/14.0 ISO 800 33 mm

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Pavan Kaul from Mumbai, India

Wonderful composition, soft light and tones! Great sense of scale!

3 Jul 2011 6:57am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

This is a an excellent shot which captures the mood so well. Hope all goes well with the 2011 Event !

3 Jul 2011 8:50am

@Ronnie 2¢: The parade is going on and concert is starting after one hour... Just saw my younger daughter in TV, she looked really happy :)

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

What a crowd! You are brave. ;-)

6 Jul 2011 8:42pm