Erkki-Sven Tüür (Estonia)

Erkki-Sven Tüür, who was born in 1959 in Kärdla on the Estonian island of Hiiumaa, is one of the most remarkable composers of his generation. Largely self-taught, he studied percussion and flute at the...

Nanna Lundsgaard’s story (Denmark)

My father’s name was Andreas Skallebæk and he was from Vemb. My mother was from Baunbæk in Ulfborg. They first lived in Tusholt in Vinding, but around 1930 they moved to Ørnhøj. We were...

Artesian wells in Kärdla (Estonia)

The slanted limestone layers of the meteor crater near Kärdla, Hiiu County put pressure on groundwater. The water bursts out of the ground in an uninterrupted stream through pipes placed 10–15 metres under the...