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Euroopa Spordinädal
23.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

The European Week of Sport will be opened today in Tartu

Today, on the 23 September, the III European Week of Sport will be launched within the XX Tartu Mountain Bike Marathon’s children’s events at the Tähtvere sports park in Tartu, where around 3000 young cyclists are expected to participate. The European Week of Sport promotes sport and physical...
Tartu XX Rattamaratoni lasteüritused. Foto: Mats Kangur
23.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

Estonian EU Presidency sports conference discussed ways of increasing people's physical activity rates

A two-day Estonian Presidency conference: “Sport, education, university: joining efforts for athletes´ dual career and active societies” which concluded yesterday, 22 September  in Tartu, gathered sports leaders, policymakers, athletes as well as representatives of international sports...
Minister Shugang and Secretary-General Nõgene
22.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

The cultural cooperation programme between Estonia and China was signed in Hangzhou

Today, Luo Shugang, Minister of Culture of the People’s Republic of China, and Paavo Nõgene, Secretary-General of the Estonian Ministry of Culture, signed the cooperation programme of the Estonian and Chinese cultural ministries for 2018 to 2022. The existence of a valid agreement creates the...
Minister of Culture Indrek Saar
22.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

A common EU architectural policy would help Member States implement it more effectively

The high-level conference organised in cooperation between the Ministry of Culture and the Union of Estonian Architects that wrapped up on Thursday, 21 September, saw the leading experts in spatial design gathered in Tallinn to discuss the possibility of shaping a common EU architectural policy and...
Kultuuriministeeriumi spordikonverents
22.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

Estonian Presidency’s sports conference focuses on the athlete’s dual career and society’s physical activity

The two-day international high-level conference “Sport, education, university: joining efforts for athletes´ dual career and active societies” begins today, 21 September, in Tartu. The conference focuses on the dual career of athletes in education and, as a binary topic, will raise the wider issue...
21.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

The future of European architectural policy discussed in Tallinn

Today, at the initiative of the Ministry of Culture, the leading experts and policymakers of European Union policy are gathering at the Vaba Lava Centre in Tallinn to discuss the latest developments and prospects for the future of European spatial design and architecture.  The conference...
Minister for Culture Indrek Saar at the Estonian Presidency Conference "Smart solutions for sustainable and inclusive societies", Kultuurikatel, Tallinn, 12 September 2017. Photo: Ministry of Culture
12.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

Minster for Culture Indrek Saar: Digital is a means to creating more cultured, vibrant and open society

Today, Minister for Culture Indrek Saar delivered an opening address at the Estonian Presidency Conference "Smart solutions for sustainable and inclusive societies" at Kultuurikatel, Tallinn. Read the full address below. Your Excellencies, Conference participants, Dear Ladies and Gentlemen, I...
Lääneranniku Eesti Päevad
05.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

New forms of collaboration needed to link Estonians at home and abroad better

The XXXIII West Coast Estonian Days in Los Angeles concluded today which brought together Estonians from all over the world . This year’s festival was dedicated to the 100th birthday of the Republic of Estonia. During the four densely filled days, participants got to experience a rich cultural...
Lääneranniku Eesti Päevad logo
01.09.2017|Ministry of Culture

The West Coast Estonian Days in Los Angeles Unite Estonians World Over

This evening the XXXIII West Coast Estonian Days will be opened in Los Angeles. The event, lasting until September 4th brings together Estonians from home and abroad, their friends and supporters. The multi-faceted festival is the largest event in North America devoted to the 100th jubilee year...
Kultuuriministeerium
30.08.2017|Ministry of Culture

Minister of Culture Indrek Saar will meet with the Polish Minister of Culture today

Today in Warsaw, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar will meet with Piotr Gliński, the Polish Minister of Culture, and Deputy State Secretary Wanda Zwinogrodzka. At the meeting with his colleagues, Minister Saar will discuss the cultural cooperation between the two countries, the priorities of...

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