Estonia

Scene Reports

Five Musicians Building a New World in the Face of Estonia's Isolated Past

The fall of the Soviet Union and homecomputing changed the face of music in the eastern European country, which now is full of musicians looking to the past to build the future.
Lottie Brazier
10.19.18
Moveable

Why Don't We Have Free Public Transit?

Estonia just rolled out the largest free public transit scheme in the world. Here's why we're not following suit.
Tracey Lindeman
7.4.18
Moveable

Why This Ex-'Angry Birds' Exec Wants to Build a $15B Tunnel Under the Baltic Sea

“I haven’t built tunnels before.”
Tracey Lindeman
1.23.18
Estonia

Estonia’s Government Wants to Raise Money With a Cryptocurrency ICO

This is a first.
Jordan Pearson
8.22.17
music video

Literally Everything Is Sexual in Tommy Cash’s Innuendo-Filled Music Video

Yes, even a nuclear power plant.
Nathaniel Ainley
3.21.17
Opinion

Estonia Is Demonstrating How Government Should Work in a Digital World

The country is pioneering an economic strategy for small countries that is smarter and nobler than serving as a tax haven.
Taavi Kotka
6.10.16
finland

There Are Now 10,000 E-Residents of Estonia

Estonia is the first country in the world to let people have digital residencies.
Emiko Jozuka
5.19.16
Digital Immigrant

Estonia's e-Residency Program Is the Future of Immigration

The country's 10,000 "e-residents" are redefining what it means to immigrate.
Arielle Pardes
5.5.16
Film

This Female-Led Estonian Film Reveals the Dark Side of Motherhood [Exclusive]

Opening tomorrow at the Tribeca Film Festival, 'MOTHER (EMA)' is a darkly ironic film about motherhood and attempted murder in small-town Eastern Estonia.
Sami Emory
4.13.16
The We Missed You Issue

Capturing the Subtle Healing of Two Damaged Homes

​Terttu Uibopuu photographs subtle signs of trauma and recovery in the American South and in her native Estonia.
​Terttu Uibopuu
3.30.16
Film

Gorgeous Stop-Motion Experiment Animates Solid Porcelain

Enchanting work from Estonian artist Anu-Laura Tuttelberg.
Beckett Mufson
2.24.16
The Up in Flames Issue

A Sneak Peek at Some Upcoming VICE Documentaries

This month on VICE: Lace up your boots with the Estonian military, peep in on the world of a Muslim cult leader obsessed with fake tits, and rave in a 700-year-old salt mine in Krakow.
VICE Staff
12.4.15
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