I should be back with you in time for Xmas after all .. luckily and happily
Here under is a few tit-bits of the 15th/16th which were not posted then.
1. From 2006. there will be a total of 33 353 pupils (from the 1st to 9th getting free school lunches.
Total cost for 1 lunch is EEK 14.00, EEK 4.00 will be refunded from the budget of Tallinn.
2. On December, the 15th 2005, a reception was organized in "Raekoda" for parents of newly-born. "Certificates of birth" were given to happy parents by Tallinn new mayor - Jüri Ratas.
Source : Linnaleht
1. Special Migration Fund spent about EEK 2 millions, in 2005, to support 214 people to migrate from Estonia to their motherland and about EEK 117 000.00 to support 11 Estonians coming back to Estonia.
Last year, 235 people migrated from Estonia and 36 Estonians came back to their motherland.
2. It already is 1 month since a special promotion was started. This was made by Estonian Travel Agencies in Helsinki Fair to try to attract Finnish Ladies over 35 years old to visit Tallinn.
Statistics show that during 2005, 57% of all tourists who came to Tallinn were Finns, 9% Germans, 8% Swedish and 3,6% Russians.
It is not mentioned who were making the remaining 22.4%.
Source : Postimees