On Monday, January 15th, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar announced the start of the Culture Friend 2017 competition. As always, private individuals, institutions, companies and organisations will be honoured who have made a financial contribution or supported activities in the cultural field.04.01.2018 - 21:0330.12.2017 - 10:03
Cultural Budget 2018
In 2018, pay rise for cultural workers and youth sports coaches is in store as well as increased number of artists’ and writers’ salaries.
European Capital of Culture
The Estonian Ministry of Culture together with the Association of Estonian Cities announces the call for applications for the title of the European Capital of Culture 2024 in Estonia.
Estonian Language Houses
Estonian Language Houses to become centres of activity aimed at people whose native language is other than Estonian.
Heritage Conservation Reform
Heritage Conservation Reform is a priority for the Ministry of Culture.
Changes in principles of financing sports
During the State Budget negotiations of 2015, the Minister of Culture and the Minister of Finance agreed that the principles of financing sports would be reviewed with representatives of the sports sector.
Area of Government
The area of government for the Ministry of Culture is organising the state’s culture, sports, and heritage conservation activities and promoting the state’s fine arts, coordinating the state’s implementation of media and audio visual policy and integration strategy.
Minister of Culture Indrek Saar
Indrek Saar has been the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Estonia since 9 April 2015. He belongs to the Estonian Social Democratic Party.
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