To celebrate 100 Years of Friendship between Estonia & Japan, Flag-hoisting Ceremony took place at the Presidential Palace!

President and Ambassador attending the ceremony
Hoisting of the national flags
This year has marked the 100 years of friendship between Estonia and Japan!
Estonia, which declared her independence in 1918, fought the Independence War against Soviet Russia, and attained the independence by Tartu Treaty in 1920.
And on 26th January in that year, Japan acknowledged Estonia as the legal government.
100 years have passed since then, and on the same day this year, at 11:30, President KALJULAID invited Ambassador KITAOKA to the Presidential Palace (Kadriorg), and conducted Flag-hoisting Ceremony.
Both President and Ambassador celebrated whole heartedly the mutual friendship, which has lasted for such a long time of 100 years, and Ambassador handed a pin-badge commemorating the 100 years, which was designed by Estonia, to President.
Coincidentally, exactly in the morning of this day, the new Cabinet was inaugurated in Estonia.
President and Ambassador agreed with enhancing the bilateral relationship even further in future, under the new Estonian government, making this 100 years commemoration as the spring board!
President and Ambassador celebrating the 100 years
Pin-badge commemorating the 100 years