Integration Monitoring 2017

On 12 June, the representatives of the Estonian Ministry of Culture, Institute of Baltic Studies and Praxis Center for Policy Studies presented the report of the 2017 Integration Monitoring of the Estonian Society.

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Estonian Language Houses

Estonian Language Houses to become centres of activity aimed at people whose native language is other than Estonian to learn and practice Estonian and to participate in Estonian culture more broadly.

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Estonia’s Presidency of the Council of the EU and Ministry of Culture

During the second half of 2017, Estonia will hold the Presidency of the Council of the EU for the first time.

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The Year of Children’s and Youth Culture 2017

The year 2017 will be celebrated as the Year of Children’s and Youth Culture, giving us an opportunity to value our offspring both as creators and an audience, link various fields of culture and compile a myriad of events for both the young ones and adults.

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Heritage Conservation Reform

Heritage Conservation Reform is a priority for the Ministry of Culture.


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Ministry of Culture

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. 

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Indrek Saar


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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