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Celebration of February 24th in 1919 in Peetri plats, Tallinn
On February 23rd, 1918, the Estonian Independent Republic was proclaimed for the first time from the balcony of the Endla Theatre in Pärnu.
The manifesto ”To All The Peoples of Estonia“ was read by Hugo Kuusner, member of the Province Assembly. On February 24th, 1918, the Estonian Republic was proclaimed in Tallinn and the Provisional Government was formed, with Konstantin Päts as head.