On 21 June, Mr. José Manuel Barroso, the President of the European Commission visited the Arvo Pärt Center during his short stay in Estonia.
Architectural design contest for Arvo Pärt Centre building won by Fuensanta Nieto and Enrique Sobejano from Nieto Sobejano Arquitectos, S.L.P.
On 9 June, Mr. Christian Meyer, the head of the Arnold Schönberg Centre in Vienna visited the Arvo Pärt Centre.
The concerts with Arvo Pärt’s music in United States performed by Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir, Tallinn Chamber Orchestra and conductor Tõnu Kaljuste found extensive media coverage both in Estonia and in US.
St. Vladimir’s Orthodox Theological Seminary awarded diplomas to this years graduates and Arvo Pärt was awarded an Honorary Doctor at the Commencement Exercises Saturday on May 31, 2014