The annual Duck Rally (Pardiralli) took place in Tallinn on Tuesday, raising nearly €200,000 for a childhood cancer charity.
Taking place in Kadriorg Park in central Tallinn, the rally sees rubber ducks compete for position, with each duck being paid for by a sponsor. The “race” takes place in the park’s canal, and President Kersti Kaljulaid joined the spectators to see which of the 15,247 ducks – mainly the traditional yellow but also available in several other colors – would cross the line first. .
The charity, Pardiralli, is organized by the Estonian Association of Parents of Children with Cancer, which uses the event to raise awareness of childhood cancer and provide support to families affected by the disease.
More than €300,000 has been raised so far; of this, over €100,000 was raised on the day, the eighth time the event has been held.
ETV was also on site to broadcast the festivities (see video below).
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