DINNER WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA 12.04.2018

Address of the President of the Republic at the charity dinner of the Carolin Illenzeer Fund at the Tallinn Creative Hub | April 12th 2018 Esteemed President of the Riigikogu, Commander of the Defence Forces, dear friends, Two weeks ago the former Commander of the Estonian Defence Forces, General Aleksander Einseln, reached his final resting place. He was the first commander of the Defence Forces following the restoration of Estonia’s…

DINNER WITH THE PRESIDENT OF THE REPUBLIC OF ESTONIA 22.04.2016

Ladies and Gentelmen, Since regaining independence, the defence forces of Estonia have been largely moulded by foreign missions, among these to Iraq and Afghanistan that have brought us grave losses.In this year we mark for the fourth time a day to recognize the veterans of Estonian defence forces and Defence League and we wear a Hepatica-shaped badge on our lapel as a sign of solidarity. Tomorrow will be a day…

Dinner with the president of the Republic of Estonia 26.04.2012

Ladies and Gentlemen,Dear friends, The reason we have come together today is once again the Carolin Illenzeer Fund, a charitable foundation established a year ago which aims to support the children of the members of the Estonian Defence Forces who have been killed or severely injured in the line of duty. The donations made to the Fund will be used to cover the educational costs and hobby activities of the…

“Laulud sõdurile” (Songs for a soldier) 22.06.2012

The Carolin Illenzeer Fund and the Estonian Defence Forces invite you to the Estonian summer capital Pärnu on 22 June! The musicians who have sung to the Estonian soldiers on foreign missions will perform at the charity concert. The floor is taken by Untsakad, Lea Liitmaa, Marvi Vallaste, Birgit Varjun, Lenna, Kristjan Kasearu, Tanel Padar, and the Orchestra of the Defence Forces. The event is hosted by Rain Simmul. Live…

Charity concert at the Nokia concert hall 24.11.2011

Dear people, The Carolin Illenzeer Fund that was established this year invites you to attend a grand concert “Queen Symphony” at the Nokia Concert Hall on 24 November at 19.00 to raise funds and other resources for the support of the children of the members of the Estonian Defence Forces who have been killed or injured while protecting the security interests of Estonia.Arre Illenzeer who was killed in 2004 in…

Establishment of the fund. A charity dinner with the patron 14.04.2011

Speech by the President of the Republic of Estonia at a formal dinner at the House of the Blackheads on 14 April 2011 Dear friends, Consideration. Comradeship. Responsibility. Brotherhood in arms. Understanding of these words is the reason why we are all here today. We have been brought together by the Carolin Illenzeer Fund, a charitable foundation which aims to support the children of the members of the Estonian Defence…