Estonia offers every child a musical instrument

The initiative, marking the centenary of the country’s first chance at independence, underlines the role that music plays in forming national identity.

The scheme is in its early stages – fewer that 1,000 instruments have been purchased so far – but plans are in place to reach every school and family in the country.

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  • What a wonderfully civilized idea. I sometimes think that if I could have chosen to have been born anywhere I would have chosen Estonia.

    • Also great initiative. THIS will contribute to future audiences – direct contact with music. I only hope the children will not be forced to play only pop music.

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