In Tartu, Estonian National Museum on October 19, 2024, Muuseumi tee 2; conference from 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM, governor’s gala from 7:00 PM to 1:00 AM.

The theme of the Rotary year 2024-2025, “The Magic of Rotary,” suggests that Rotary can achieve miracles. It is also a small miracle that the district conference and governor’s gala dedicated to Rotary International’s (RI) 120th anniversary will take place in the European Capital of Culture, Tartu.

DG 2024-2025 Aune Past

INVITATION 19.10.2024.pdf

The conference has simultaneous translation!

FRIDAY, 18.10.2024


Tartu, Friday, October 18, 2024, Time: 18:30-19:30; Venue: Event Center at Lydia Hotel, Ülikooli 14.

Participation: Free. Coffee, tea, and snacks will be served at the gathering. All Rotarians are welcome to attend the meeting. Voting on behalf of the club requires authorisation according to the number of club members.
Registration link: …


  1. Approval of the annual financial report
  2. District cooperation

Dinner at your own expense, at the hotel or various places in Tartu.

LAUPÄEV, 19.10.2024


We are pleased to invite you to the Rotary Health and Peace Conference, which offers a diverse program where renowned specialists and experts will share their knowledge and experiences on various important topics. The program consists of three parts:

Health and Wellbeing

  • Program director: Margus Viigimaa (Tallinn RK).
  • The spouse of the President of the Republic of Estonia, Sirje Karis, will speak about the mental health of children and youth in the Nordic countries in the modern world and society’s expectations of Rotary.
  • Dr. Margus Viigimaa will provide guidance on how to keep your heart healthy.
  • Dr Kersti Mäses will discuss pharmaceutical companies’ contribution to healthcare quality.
  • Academic Andres Metspalu will talk about personalised medicine and its possibilities.

Peace and cooperation

  • The program directors: Sirje Sirita Somelar (Tallinn Hansa RK) and Marko Mihkelson (Tallinn RK).
  • Presenting on pressing topics:
    • US Ambassador to Estonia, George P. Kent,
    • General Martin Herem,
    • President Toomas Hendrik Ilves,
    • Chairman of the Foreign Affairs Committee of the Riigikogu, Marko Mihkelson.

Rotary Magical Year

  • D1420 Governor 2024-2025 Aune Past (Tartu Hansa RK).
  • Rotary youth.
  • Peeter Koppel will discuss making and investing money – in supporting the Rotary Foundation.
  • Mayor of Tartu Urmas Klaas (Tartu RK) will share the art of survival.

Peasponsor: Novartis. Sponsor: Pharma Nord.


  • Gala dinner “Magical Flavors” by the restaurant “Pööriöö”.
  • Tartu Hansa RK presents the region’s sparkling wine “Rotary”.
  • The evening’s atmosphere will be created by tenor Alar Haak and pianist Siim Selis, with dance music by the band Madis Arro & Reminders.
  • Charity auction in support of Ukraine.
  • The evening will be hosted by Alar Haak.


Cancellation of registration

Places are reserved in order of payment.

If you have registered and cannot participate, please send a cancellation notice to info@rotary.ee, as early enough notification allows the following people who wish to participate in the conference.

If you cancel your participation 30 days before the conference, the participation fee paid by you will be returned in full.

You must be reimbursed half of the participation fee if you cancel at least 20 days before the conference.

If you let us know of your cancellation later than the dates we mentioned, we have taken into account your participation, and the participation fee is not refundable.

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Rotary uses the recordings on its website, publications, streaming and social media and retains them and personal data for historical and research purposes.


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