The Singing Revolution - How Music Toppled an Empire

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The Singing Revolution
How Music Toppled an Empire

2011

Most people don't think about singing when thinking about revolutions. But in Estonia song was the weapon of choice when Estonians sought to free themselves from decades of Soviet occupation. Few people know the crucial role...

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In This Series

The Singing Revolution - Non-Violent Protest in Estonia
The Singing Revolution - Non-Violent Protest in Estonia
1939-1956: The Soviet & Nazi Occupations: Soviet Propaganda
1939-1956: The Soviet & Nazi Occupations: Soviet Propaganda
1957-1986: The Stagnation Years - The Roles of Finnish TV, Voice of America and Radio Free Europe
1957-1986: The Stagnation Years - The Roles of Finnish TV, Voice of America and Radio Free Europe
1987-1991: The Singing Revolution - Role of Culture Under Soviet Occupation
1987-1991: The Singing Revolution - Role of Culture Under Soviet Occupation
Song Festival: Boys Choir - Kikilips (The "Bow Tie" Song)
Song Festival: Boys Choir - Kikilips (The "Bow Tie" Song)