Mother Tongue Day

Category: Patriotic
Mother Tongue Day in Estonia in 2025
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About Mother Tongue Day

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Dates of Mother Tongue Day
2025 Estonia Friday, March 14thMother Tongue Day
2024 Estonia Thursday, March 14thMother Tongue Day
2023 Estonia Tuesday, March 14thMother Tongue Day
2022 Estonia Monday, March 14thMother Tongue Day
2021 Estonia Sunday, March 14thMother Tongue Day
Find out the dates, history and traditions of Mother Tongue Day.
Local name

Mother Tongue Day (Emakeelepäev) was first recognized as an Estonian national holiday in 1999.

It is celebrated on March 14th and marks the birthday of Kristjan Jaak Peterson, one of the founding fathers of Estonian poetic tradition. 

  • Did you know? Estonian uses more vowels than any other language in the world.

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