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we are beyond excited and honored to have the fantastic Emmy Award-winning A & E Critic Joyce Kulhawik/ on board of the Baltic Centennial and Boston Baltic Film Festival as a moderator for our director/producer panel discussion, Friday, Nov 23, 2018 12pm - 1pm at Boston Marriott Copley Place, 110 Huntington Ave, Boston, MA 02116.

Joyce Kulhawik, best known as the Emmy Award-winning Arts & Entertainment Critic for CBS-Boston (WBZ-TV1981-2008) has covered local and national events from Boston and Broadway to Hollywood, and has co-hosted nationally-syndicated movie-review programs with Roger Ebert and Leonard Maltin. As the first arts reporter/critic in the U.S. to appear every weeknight as part of a local TV news team, Kulhawik gave journalistic stature to arts reporting and greatly enhanced her station’s commitment to community service. She is currently President of The Boston Theater Critics Association and a member of the Boston Society of Film Critics. Find her reviews online at and WBUR’s The ARTery.

A 3x cancer survivor, Kulhawik testified before Congress on the 20th anniversary of The National Cancer Act, and helped launch the American Cancer Society’s first HOPE LODGE in Boston which provides free lodging for cancer patients. The ACS honored Kulhawik with its National Bronze Medal for her work. In 2010 Kulhawik received the New England Emmys Governor’s Award for her distinguished career, which includes Emmys for the WBZ series/campaign “You Gotta Have Arts!” and team coverage of the World Trade Center attacks, being among the first on the scene. In 2007 she was among the inaugural inductees into the Massachusetts Broadcasters Hall of Fame. The recipient of countless awards for her career and advocacy, Kulhawik also holds an Honorary Doctorate in Communications from her alma mater Simmons College, and has an endowed scholarship in her name at the Berklee College of Music.

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Masters of Our Own Homes:
Estonia at 100


"Local Estonians braved the Nor’easter Storm on Saturday, October 27, 2018 to officially open the Estonian Traveling Exhibit: Masters of Our Own Homes: Estonia at 100. The installation is located at Rowes Wharf Plaza on the Greenway, across from the Harbor Hotel (intersection of Atlantic Avenue and High Street).”..

Please join us for the Opening Ceremony of the Special Exhibit

The Estonian Traveling Exhibit, "Masters of Our Own Homes: Estonia at 100"

Saturday, October 27th at 5pm
Rose Kennedy Greenway at Rowes Wharf Plaza,
(intersection of Atlantic Avenue and High Street, across from the Boston Harbor Hotel)

We look forward to having you join the Boston Estonian Society and friends welcoming this unique and fantastic installationwhich has traveled from Estonia to be with us during this Centennial year of Estonia's independence. The exhibit arrived at Stanford University, traveled to Toronto and now will be arriving in Boston en route to Washington, D.C. The Boston Estonian Society is eager to have this exhibition in conjunction with the upcoming festivities of the Baltic Centennial Celebration to be held from November 23-25 at the Boston Marriott Copley Place Hotel ( The installation will be in place until November 27th. Please see the attached press release for details.

Reception to follow around the corner at Fin Point Oyster & Grill (89 Broad Street) from 6:00-8:00 p.m. Hors d'oeuvres provided by BES, cash bar. Please RSVP:

Hope to see you there!

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An exhibition about Estonia visits North America


A traveling exhibition about Estonia that celebrates the country’s centenary is to visit North America over the course of one and a half years...


Latvia, Lithuania, Estonia selected for Peace of Westphalia Prize


RIGA - Latvia, Lithuania and Estonia were selected for the Peace of Westphalia Prize at a meeting of the international Peace of Westphalia Prize in Munster, Germany, a Latvian diplomat told BNS.

The Baltic states were selected for the award for their significant contribution to the region's peaceful and democratic development, said Kaspars Adijans, a representative of the Latvian embassy in Germany.

The award is presented bi-annually. The ceremony will be held in July.

The patron of the prize is German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier. The award has been previously presented to such outstanding figures as Kofi Annan, Vaclan Havel, Helmut Kohl, Valery Giscard d'Estaing, Carla Del Ponte and others.

The recipient of the prize for 2016 was King Abdullah of Jordan.

The annual prize commemorates the conclusion of the Peace of Westphalia, a series of treaties concluded and announced in Muenster town hall in 1648 that ended the Thirty Years' War and other conflicts.