Operating Hours

The Bar is open
Thursday - Saturday 5 PM - 11 PM

HAPPY HOUR (members only) 5 PM -7 PM

The Kitchen is open
Thursday till Saturday 5 PM - 10 PM

Contact: 212-532-4515

Come and enjoy home cooked Estonian food!

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Upcoming events at the New York Estonian House

The opening of the Ernst Jaakson Hall in NY Estonian House -

January 27, 2018

Saturday January 27th at 12pm
Ernst Jaakson Hall opening reception
with hors d'oeuvres and champagne.
Special guest Consul General Kairi Künka.

Please RSVP before January 22nd by emailing at info@estonianhouenewyork.com or calling at 212-684-0336

Rye Bread Contest

January 27, 2018

Saturday, January 27th at 3pm
New York’s Best Rye Bread Contest

The Food Contest is back. We look forward to everyone taking part in this fantastic event and sharing in a variety of fabulous flavors.

Contest rules:
- Rye bread must be premade and cut. (If possible, please bring a tray with you).
- Prepares should make enough rye bread for about 50 people.
- Bakers don’t pay fee.
- Tasters pay a $10 fee per person.
- Tasters will vote for the best rye bread.
- A prize will be given to the winner.

Preparers and tasters must register by January 19, 2016 with Liisi Vanaselja
(lvanaselja@gmail.com or 347-683-3632)

Ivan Orav

February 17, 2018

Wednesday, February 21st at 7pm
Theatrical performance: Ivan Orav

Please RSVP before February 17th by emailing at info@estonianhouenewyork.com or calling at 212-684-0336. Event in Estonian.

Estonian Independence Day Celebration

February 24, 2018

Saturday, February 24th at 1pm
Estonian Independence Day Celebration at the Community Church of New York Unitarian Universalist
, 40 East 35th Street, New York, NY 10016.
Performers Kristi Roosmaa, folk dance group Saare Vikat, New York mixed Choir and Children’s Choir Laulurõõm.
Keynote speaker Rein Taagepera: Mr. Taagepera served as President of the Association for the Advancement of Baltic Studies from 1986 until 1988. In 1991, he returned to Estonia as the founding dean of a new School of Social Sciences at the University of Tartu, which merged into a full-fledged faculty in 1994. In 1991, he was a member of the Estonian Constitutional Assembly, and in 1992, he ran as a presidential candidate against Arnold Rüütel (3rd President of the Republic of Estonia, 2001–2006), and Lennart Meri (2nd President of the Republic of Estonia, 1992–2001), who won the election.

Taagepera has received the American Political Science Association's Hallett (1999) and Longley (2003) Awards as well as the Estonian National Science Prize, Social Science Category (1999) and the 2008 Johan Skytte Prize in Political Science.

The Reception will be followed by an after party at the Estonian House.

***Short film Raising the Flag screening:

Mae Productions Inc and the Estonian Studies Centre Toronto, are pleased to announce their gift to Estonia 100, is their co-produced short film Lipu Heiskamine / Raising the Flag.  This is the first short film in a project "In Search of Our Fathers", the first phase of which focuses on the war years in Estonia and the Baltics. This 14.5 minute documentary film has received awards and is in Estonian with English subtitles.

***Lunch with Reigo Ahven’s jazz band in our Main Hall.

​Reigo owns a jazz club Philly Joe’s in Tallinn and will be playing with his well respected New York jazz musicians friends

Estonian Educational Society’s Annual Membership Meeting

March 10, 2018

Saturday, March 10th at 2pm Estonian Educational Society’s Annual Membership Meeting
All members who paid their dues in 2017 are invited to attend.

Book Tiny New York Publishing Party

March 23, 2018

Friday, March 23rd at 5pm book Tiny New York Publishing Party
Our own newspaper Free Estonian Word is listed as one of the tiniest things in New York City.

New York Estonian Culture Days

March 31 - April 1, 2018

March 28th to April 1st New York Estonian Culture Days.
For more information: www.estonianculture.org

Saturday, March 31st Estonia 100 Gala at  JW Marriott Essex House New York

Sunday, April 1st Esto-Atlantis concert at Lincoln Center

Eesti 100 Gala

March 31, 2018

Celebrating Estonia´s 100 in NYC

presented by Eesti Kultuurfond Ameerika Ühendriikides

Esto-Antlantis concert

April 1, 2018

Esto-Atlantis is a global Estonian choir based in New York City with singers of Estonian heritage and spirit from around the world, including members of the following choirs:

New Yorgi Eesti Segakoor (NYC)
Estonia Seltsi Segakoor (Tallinn)
Kraftkaallan (Stockholm)
Ööbik (Toronto)
Laulurõõm (East Coast US)

New York’s mixed choir

Practices are every Thursday
at 6:30 pm

Contact the Choir

Koorijuht Maaja Roos

Esinaine Eha Brownell

Estonian Folkdance

Saare Vikat
Dance rehearsal:
Starts: 9/16, 10/28, 10/21, 11/9, 1/27, 2/10, 3/17, 4/14
Täpseid kuupäevi
vaata siit

Lisa informatsioon:
Liisi Vanaselja- poialliisi@gmail.com

estonian lessons

Edasijõudnutele ja algajatele

Chess club

Estonian School Days from 3pm-4pm. For any further information, please contact
Siim Vanaselja

English language lessons @ the Estonian House

Small Group Lessons Start in the FALL. Wednesday Evenings 6:30-Low Int/ 8:00-Adv 5 weeks - $125 (80 Min Classes) Low intermediate You speak only in the present and/or simple past. You translate most of what you say in your head. Your pronunciation is hard for others to understand. Advanced You work here but you’re afraid your boss and co-workers don’t take you seriously. You need help writing clearly (use of a/an/the, past perfect is confusing, vocabulary is limited…). CONTACT: EJ (917) 202-7979 (in English) Manager (212) 684-0336 (in Estonia)


NY Estonian House is a private club. Members of the Estonian Educational Society and their accompanied friends only may use the facilities. Members may bring up to five friends to the NY Estonian House.