Euro Exhibitions

Updated: 17.03.2011

A free travelling exhibition presented the euro at various places in Estonia on the eve of Estonia’s changeover to the euro.Poster

From 18 August to 12 September, the exhibition was in the Astri Centre, Narva.

From 20 September to 31 October, the exhibition was in the Ahhaa Centre, Tallinn.

From 8 November to 5 December, the exhibition was in the Lõunakeskus shopping centre, Tartu.

From 11 December to 16 January, the exhibition was in the Põhjakeskus shopping centre, Rakvere.

The target group of the exhibition was the general public.The information was presented in Estonian and in Russian.

The exhibition provided information about:

  • The European Economic and Monetary Union - its nature and purpose
  • Opportunities created by the single currency - benefits of the single currency for the state and for the people)
  • Euro banknotes - different banknotes, watermarks, where and how they are made
  • Euro coins - the design of coins in Estonia and in other countries
  • Key issues - the Maastricht criteria, public support in member states, potential for price increase, monetary stability, etc.
  • Children’s corner - everything about the euro, with presentation specifically designed for children.

 

The exhibition was organised by the European Commission in cooperation with the European Central Bank, the Ministry of Finance and Eesti Pank.