Seto Lelo Polyphonic singing, Estonian folk costumes, Russian arts & crafts, smoke saunas.

Estonia’s Curious Culture & Traditions Curious Traveler

Premiered October 15, 2023
Estonia’s Curious Culture & Traditions

In Estonia, Christine travels to the Setomaa region, visits an Seto Orthodox church, meets the indigenous Seto people, and learns about their polyphonic singing tradition and traditional folk costumes. In the Peipsi region, she visits the Onion Route, learns about Russian Old Believers, and creates traditional arts and crafts. In Võromaa, she cleanses her spirit in a UNESCO Estonian smoke sauna.

About the Program

Curious Traveler

Remember when you were young and had that childlike wonder about everything you saw? Well, Christine van Blokland, the Emmy-winning host and writer of CURIOUS TRAVELER, never quite outgrew that inquisitive phase. As an arts and travel reporter for the past 20 years, she now shares that insatiable curiosity for the exciting, inspiring and beautiful world around us in this unique travel series.

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