HABA GALA 

Throughout the years 

How it all began

HABA GALA is our school’s recognition event, organized by our Student Council in memory of our dear professor Madis Habakuk, founder and economist of Estonian Business School. The main purpose of the event is to acknowledge those who have been most outstanding in EBS during the year.

1999

In 1999, the first Haba Gala was organized by the EBS Student Council.

Best jokes - Jaan Alver

Athlete of the year - Team EBS

The most popular subject - Marketing

The event of the year - Meeting party

Person of the year - Kaido Irval

The most beautiful girl - Mairit Roosaar

The best student - Virgo Süsi

The most stylish teacher - Tiia-Maria Reimal

The best first-language teacher - Jaan Rand

The best second-language teacher - Oleg Kravtšenko

The best real subject teacher - Peep Sillandi

The best humanities teacher - Arno Almann

The biggest party soul - Alice Laas

2007

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Support of the year - Karmen Harju

EBS genius - Mihkel Härm

The sharer of knowledge - Arno Almann

Press friend - Gerd Kanter

Act of the year - Maida Lastekodu charity campaign

The most stylish teacher - Tiina Tšatšua

Promoter of the year - Katrin Heinla

Lifetime award - Madis Habakuk

2008 & 2009

2008 Winners

Support of the year - Triin Sillaots

Sharer of knowledge - Jaan Ennulo

The most stylish teacher - Karmo Kroos

Winners - Jan Andresoo 

Winners - Katrin Heinla

Winners - Erkki Saarniit

2009 Winners

EBS genius of the year - Priit Viru

Support of the year - Ingrid Polis

The most stylish teacher - Jaanika Sarv

The sharer of knowledge - Tiina Tšatšua

Golden Alumni - Rain Laane

Event of the year - EBS 20th anniversary ball (Marketing department)

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2010 & 2011

2010 Winners

The most stylish teacher - Tiia-Maria Reimal

Knowledge sharer - Arno Almann

Support of the year - Tiina Tšatšua

Golden Alumni - Erki Kilu

ERASMUS of the year - Philipp Thrun

Brain of the year - Oksana Tšõganova

Promoter of the year - Viktoria Naumenko

The event of the year - Welcome Party

2011 Winners

The most stylish teacher - Robert Pefferly 

The sharer of knowledge - Tiina Tšatšua

Support of the year - Karmen Harju 

Golden Alumni - Erkki Saarniit

ERASMUS of the year - Shiqi Zhang (Freeman)

Brains of the year - Ants Liivat

The promoter of the year - Sander Kasak

2012

Golden Alumni - Anne Mere

The sharer of knowledge - Jaanika Sarv

Support of the year - Maarja Murumägi

ERASMUS of the year - Valerio Lecci

Brains of the year - Rasmus Noormägi

The promoter of the year - Katri Teller

Event of the year - Welcoming party 

The most stylish teacher - Mari Kooskora 

The student council member of the year - Kadri Lenk

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2015

Brain of the year - Greta Babarskaite

Erasmus of the year - Georgia Skountzou

Receptionist of the year - Urmas Siilak

Stapler of the year - Karmen Harju

Support of the year - Viljo Kallas

Mentor of the year - Riina Koris

Activist of the year - Timmu Tõke

Colleague of the year - Toomas Danneberg

Golden Alumni - Kriss Soonik

EBSter of the year - Haver Järvoja

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GOLDEN HABA GALA 

Throughout the years 

How it all began

HABA GALA is our school’s recognition event, organized by our Student Council in memory of our dear professor Madis Habakuk, founder and economist of Estonian Business School. The main purpose of the event is to acknowledge those who have been most outstanding in EBS during the year.

1999

In 1999, the first Haba Gala was organized by the EBS Student Council. Each time, we announce the
Golden Haba Gala Awards winners:

Best jokes - Jaan Alver

Athlete of the year - Team EBS

The most popular subject - Marketing

The event of the year - Meeting party

Person of the year - Kaido Irval

The most beautiful girl - Mairit Roosaar

The best student - Virgo Süsi

The most stylish teacher - Tiia-Maria Reimal

The best first-language teacher - Jaan Rand

The best second-language teacher - Oleg Kravtšenko

The best real subject teacher - Peep Sillandi

The best humanities teacher - Arno Almann

The biggest party soul - Alice Laas

2007

Haba ja Kuldne Haba 2007 - M. Habakuk.jpg

Golden Haba Gala 2007 Award Winners:

Support of the year - Karmen Harju

EBS genius - Mihkel Härm

The sharer of knowledge - Arno Almann

Press friend - Gerd Kanter

Act of the year - Maida Lastekodu charity campaign

The most stylish teacher - Tiina Tšatšua

Promoter of the year - Katrin Heinla

Lifetime award - Madis Habakuk

Haba Gala had a break for some years and came back in 2007.

2008 & 2009

Golden Haba Gala 2008 Award Winners:

Support of the year - Triin Sillaots

Sharer of knowledge - Jaan Ennulo

The most stylish teacher - Karmo Kroos

Winners - Jan Andresoo 

Winners - Katrin Heinla

Winners - Erkki Saarniit

Golden Haba Gala 2009 Award Winners:

EBS genius of the year - Priit Viru

Support of the year - Ingrid Polis

The most stylish teacher - Jaanika Sarv

The sharer of knowledge - Tiina Tšatšua

Golden Alumni - Rain Laane

Event of the year - EBS 20th anniversary ball (Marketing department)

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2010 & 2011

Golden Haba Gala 2010 Award Winners:

The most stylish teacher - Tiia-Maria Reimal

Knowledge sharer - Arno Almann

Support of the year - Tiina Tšatšua

Golden Alumni - Erki Kilu

ERASMUS of the year - Philipp Thrun

Brain of the year - Oksana Tšõganova

Promoter of the year - Viktoria Naumenko

The event of the year - Welcome Party

Golden Haba Gala 2011 Award Winners:

The most stylish teacher - Robert Pefferly 

The sharer of knowledge - Tiina Tšatšua

Support of the year - Karmen Harju 

Golden Alumni - Erkki Saarniit

ERASMUS of the year - Shiqi Zhang (Freeman)

Brains of the year - Ants Liivat

The promoter of the year - Sander Kasak

2012

Golden Haba Gala 2012 Award Winners:

Golden Alumni - Anne Mere

The sharer of knowledge - Jaanika Sarv

Support of the year - Maarja Murumägi

ERASMUS of the year - Valerio Lecci

Brains of the year - Rasmus Noormägi

The promoter of the year - Katri Teller

Event of the year - Welcoming party 

The most stylish teacher - Mari Kooskora 

The student council member of the year - Kadri Lenk

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2015

Golden Haba Gala 2015 Award Winners:

Brain of the year - Greta Babarskaite

Erasmus of the year - Georgia Skountzou

Receptionist of the year - Urmas Siilak

Stapler of the year - Karmen Harju

Support of the year - Viljo Kallas

Mentor of the year - Riina Koris

Activist of the year - Timmu Tõke

Colleague of the year - Toomas Danneberg

Golden Alumni - Kriss Soonik

EBSter of the year - Haver Järvoja

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2016

Golden Haba Gala 2016 Award Winners:

Brain of the year - Timmu Tõke

Erasmus of the year - Katharina Binder

Activist of the year - Victoria Tääker

Support of the year - Juko-Mart Kõlar

Mentor of the year - Riina Koris

Golden Alumni - Sirli Kalep

Receptionist of the year - Urmas Siilak

Colleague of the year - Heli Temper

Paper-staplerer of the year - Heli Temper

EBSter of the year - Kristjan Oro

2017

Golden Haba Gala 2017 Award Winners:

The helper of the year- Karmen Aasanurm

Housefairy of the year - Niina Troškina

Erasmus of the year - Valentine Auquebon

Colleague of the year - Anni Metstak

Support of the year - Jaan Rand

Mentor of the year - Alar Kein

Incoming lecturer of the year - Aavo Reinfeldt

Genius of the year - Renate Jõul

Partner of the year - Volkswagen Financial Services

Golden Alumni - Kristi Liiva

Activist of the year - Liisa Maide

EBSter of the year - Kaarel Kotkas

2018

Golden Haba Gala 2018 Award Winners:

Brain of the year - Lisanna Pihlak

Golden alumni - Kristjan Luha 

EBSter of the year - Jürgen Jürgenson

ERASMUS of the year - Vasilis Krystallakis

Teacher of the year - Tiina Tšatšua

Colleague of the year - Triin Sillaots

Helper of the year - Karmen Aasanurm

Activist of the year - Liisa Maide

Housefairy of the year - Nina Troškina 

Hebster of the year - Timo Kortelainen

2019

Golden Haba Gala 2019 Award Winners:

Brain of the year - Marina Zimakosova 

Activist of the year - Kaisa Pilnik 

Housefairy of the year - Aime Urb 

Golden Alumni - Martin Villig 

Helper of the year - Sheila Süda 

Ebster of the year - Liisa-Maria Lillepea 

Exchange student of the year - Sutton Bremner 

Hebster of the year - Jutta Kumpulainen 

Teacher of the year - Anto Liivat 

Colleague of the year - Maarja Laos 

Partner of the year - Sihtasutus Archimedes 

Reet Talvik - Life-time award

Honorary award - Sirli Kalep 

2020

This year's Golden Haba Gala was a lot different from the original Haba Gala due to a worldwide pandemic. But we did a small celebratory dinner just with our awesome nominees.

Golden Haba Gala Awards winners 2020

Brain of the year - Liisa Marie Ruudna 

Housefairy of the year - Rene-Rainer Säkk 

Helper of the year - Liisa Maide 

Colleague of the year - Sheila Süda 

Erasmus of the year -Anna Del Magno 

Teacher of the year -Oliver Laas 

Hebster of the year - Alexandros Siafos 

Activist of the year - Karolin Veeorg 

Golden Alumni - Madis Müller 

EBSter of the year - Henri Lindal 

Life-time award - Karmen Harju 

 

2022

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Golden Haba Gala Awards winners 2022

Colleague of the year - Raiko Koorem

Bachelor's student of the year - Cathy Vahi

Master's student of the year - Mart Mänd

Ph.D. Student of the Year - Renee Pesor

Hebster of the year - Denis Shemyakin

Lecturer of the year - Riina Koris

Alumnus of the year - Davor Tamm

Partner of the year - The Startup Wise Guys

Life-time award - Jaan Rand

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GOLDEN HABA GALA 

Throughout the years 

How it all began

HABA GALA is our school’s recognition event, organized by our Student Council in memory of our dear professor Madis Habakuk, founder and economist of Estonian Business School. The main purpose of the event is to acknowledge those who have been most outstanding in EBS during the year.

1999

In 1999, the first Haba Gala was organized by the EBS Student Council. Each time, we announce the
Golden Haba Gala Awards winners:

Best jokes - Jaan Alver

Athlete of the year - Team EBS

The most popular subject - Marketing

The event of the year - Meeting party

Person of the year - Kaido Irval

The most beautiful girl - Mairit Roosaar

The best student - Virgo Süsi

The most stylish teacher - Tiia-Maria Reimal

The best first-language teacher - Jaan Rand

The best second-language teacher - Oleg Kravtšenko

The best real subject teacher - Peep Sillandi

The best humanities teacher - Arno Almann

The biggest party soul - Alice Laas

2007

Haba ja Kuldne Haba 2007 - M. Habakuk.jpg

Golden Haba Gala 2007 Award Winners:

Support of the year - Karmen Harju

EBS genius - Mihkel Härm

The sharer of knowledge - Arno Almann

Press friend - Gerd Kanter

Act of the year - Maida Lastekodu charity campaign

The most stylish teacher - Tiina Tšatšua

Promoter of the year - Katrin Heinla

Lifetime award - Madis Habakuk

Haba Gala had a break for some years and came back in 2007.

2008 & 2009

Golden Haba Gala 2008 Award Winners:

Support of the year - Triin Sillaots

Sharer of knowledge - Jaan Ennulo

The most stylish teacher - Karmo Kroos

Winners - Jan Andresoo 

Winners - Katrin Heinla

Winners - Erkki Saarniit

Golden Haba Gala 2009 Award Winners:

EBS genius of the year - Priit Viru

Support of the year - Ingrid Polis

The most stylish teacher - Jaanika Sarv

The sharer of knowledge - Tiina Tšatšua

Golden Alumni - Rain Laane

Event of the year - EBS 20th anniversary ball (Marketing department)

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2010 & 2011

Golden Haba Gala 2010 Award Winners:

The most stylish teacher - Tiia-Maria Reimal

Knowledge sharer - Arno Almann

Support of the year - Tiina Tšatšua

Golden Alumni - Erki Kilu

ERASMUS of the year - Philipp Thrun

Brain of the year - Oksana Tšõganova

Promoter of the year - Viktoria Naumenko

The event of the year - Welcome Party

Golden Haba Gala 2011 Award Winners:

The most stylish teacher - Robert Pefferly 

The sharer of knowledge - Tiina Tšatšua

Support of the year - Karmen Harju 

Golden Alumni - Erkki Saarniit

ERASMUS of the year - Shiqi Zhang (Freeman)

Brains of the year - Ants Liivat

The promoter of the year - Sander Kasak

2012

Golden Haba Gala 2012 Award Winners:

Golden Alumni - Anne Mere

The sharer of knowledge - Jaanika Sarv

Support of the year - Maarja Murumägi

ERASMUS of the year - Valerio Lecci

Brains of the year - Rasmus Noormägi

The promoter of the year - Katri Teller

Event of the year - Welcoming party 

The most stylish teacher - Mari Kooskora 

The student council member of the year - Kadri Lenk

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2015

Golden Haba Gala 2015 Award Winners:

Brain of the year - Greta Babarskaite

Erasmus of the year - Georgia Skountzou

Receptionist of the year - Urmas Siilak

Stapler of the year - Karmen Harju

Support of the year - Viljo Kallas

Mentor of the year - Riina Koris

Activist of the year - Timmu Tõke

Colleague of the year - Toomas Danneberg

Golden Alumni - Kriss Soonik

EBSter of the year - Haver Järvoja

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2016

Golden Haba Gala 2016 Award Winners:

Brain of the year - Timmu Tõke

Erasmus of the year - Katharina Binder

Activist of the year - Victoria Tääker

Support of the year - Juko-Mart Kõlar

Mentor of the year - Riina Koris

Golden Alumni - Sirli Kalep

Receptionist of the year - Urmas Siilak

Colleague of the year - Heli Temper

Paper-staplerer of the year - Heli Temper

EBSter of the year - Kristjan Oro

2017

Golden Haba Gala 2017 Award Winners:

The helper of the year- Karmen Aasanurm

Housefairy of the year - Niina Troškina

Erasmus of the year - Valentine Auquebon

Colleague of the year - Anni Metstak

Support of the year - Jaan Rand

Mentor of the year - Alar Kein

Incoming lecturer of the year - Aavo Reinfeldt

Genius of the year - Renate Jõul

Partner of the year - Volkswagen Financial Services

Golden Alumni - Kristi Liiva

Activist of the year - Liisa Maide

EBSter of the year - Kaarel Kotkas

2018

Golden Haba Gala 2018 Award Winners:

Brain of the year - Lisanna Pihlak

Golden alumni - Kristjan Luha 

EBSter of the year - Jürgen Jürgenson

ERASMUS of the year - Vasilis Krystallakis

Teacher of the year - Tiina Tšatšua

Colleague of the year - Triin Sillaots

Helper of the year - Karmen Aasanurm

Activist of the year - Liisa Maide

Housefairy of the year - Nina Troškina 

Hebster of the year - Timo Kortelainen

2019

Golden Haba Gala 2019 Award Winners:

Brain of the year - Marina Zimakosova 

Activist of the year - Kaisa Pilnik 

Housefairy of the year - Aime Urb 

Golden Alumni - Martin Villig 

Helper of the year - Sheila Süda 

Ebster of the year - Liisa-Maria Lillepea 

Exchange student of the year - Sutton Bremner 

Hebster of the year - Jutta Kumpulainen 

Teacher of the year - Anto Liivat 

Colleague of the year - Maarja Laos 

Partner of the year - Sihtasutus Archimedes 

Reet Talvik - Life-time award

Honorary award - Sirli Kalep 

2020

This year's Golden Haba Gala was a lot different from the original Haba Gala due to a worldwide pandemic. But we did a small celebratory dinner just with our awesome nominees.

Golden Haba Gala Awards winners 2020

Brain of the year - Liisa Marie Ruudna 

Housefairy of the year - Rene-Rainer Säkk 

Helper of the year - Liisa Maide 

Colleague of the year - Sheila Süda 

Erasmus of the year -Anna Del Magno 

Teacher of the year -Oliver Laas 

Hebster of the year - Alexandros Siafos 

Activist of the year - Karolin Veeorg 

Golden Alumni - Madis Müller 

EBSter of the year - Henri Lindal 

Life-time award - Karmen Harju 

 

2022

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Golden Haba Gala Awards winners 2022

Colleague of the year - Raiko Koorem

Bachelor's student of the year - Cathy Vahi

Master's student of the year - Mart Mänd

Ph.D. Student of the Year - Renee Pesor

Hebster of the year - Denis Shemyakin

Lecturer of the year - Riina Koris

Alumnus of the year - Davor Tamm

Partner of the year - The Startup Wise Guys

Life-time award - Jaan Rand

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