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
Estonian Philharmonic Chamber Choir and Tallinn Chamber Orchestra conducted by Tõnu Kaljuste will perform the music of Arvo Pärt in renowned concert halls in Washington DC and New York.
The series of seminars on Arvo Pärt titled “Word and Music” were closed with a concert on 21 May at the hall of University of Tartu.
On 10 May, the Prime Minister of Estonia Taavi Rõivas and Mrs. Luisa Värk visited the Arvo Pärt Centre, along with Paavo Nõgene, chancellor at Ministry of Culture.
At the end of March, the Arvo Pärt Centre welcomed a visit by Doug Maskew, the BBC sound engineer, who lives and works in Scotland and has collected information about Arvo Pärt’s music for more than thirty years.
Arvo Pärt Centre appreciates the attention given to our good collaboration partner, attorneys at law Borenius, who were recognized by the Estonian Minister of Culture, Urve Tiidus, for their contribution in supporting culture.