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25.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

Culture Budget for 2018-2021: More Money for Salaries and Two Important Reforms

The main directions of the state’s budgetary strategy for 2018-2021 will ensure salary hikes for people working in the cultural field; as well as a support system for recreational activities and the long-awaited reform of heritage conservation regulations. On Wednesday, April 19th, the government...
21.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

Saar: The Public Sector Must Set an Example of Equal Treatment

Today, the World Day of Cultural Diversity is being celebrated, which is intended to raise awareness about the value of diversity and the importance and uniqueness of every individual in an organisation, and in society as a whole. According to Minister of Culture Indrek Saar, the public sector and...
13.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

Estonia and the United Arab Emirates are developing cultural relations

In Abu Dhabi, Paavo Nõgene, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Culture, met on 11 April with Minister of State Noura Mohammad Al Kaabi. The minister was interested in cooperation in the fields of art and music and promised to fully support the signing of a cultural cooperation agreement...
06.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

Signe Kivi to Become the Director of the Tartu Art Museum

Signe Kivi was chosen as the new director of the Tartu Art Museum, and will assume the position as of June 26th. In addition to continuing a variety of content-related activities, the short-term task of the museum is to move the museum’s collections to the depositories at the new Estonian National...
Eesti ja Ukraina riigilipud. Foto: Internet
06.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

The Ukrainian Minister of Culture visits Estonia, signs an Estonian-Ukrainian cultural cooperation programme

Today in Tallinn, Indrek Saar, the Estonian Minister of Culture, and Yevhen Nyshchuk, the Ukrainian Minister of Culture signed the Estonian-Ukrainian cultural cooperation programme for 2017-2021.  Cultural cooperation with Ukraine, which has existed officially for more than two decades, has...
„Nuoren Viron omatunto. Kansalliskirjailija A. H. Tammsaare“
05.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

Cultural News from Helsinki: A book on the life and work of A. H. Tammsaare was published in Finnish

A presentation will be made today at the Estonian Embassy in Helsinki of a newly published book by Finnish author, translator and literary scholar Juhani Salokannel called Nuoren Viron omatunto. Kansalliskirjailija A. H. Tammsaare (The Conscience of Young Estonia. National Author A.H. Tammsaare)....
Anete Elken. Foto: erakogu.
03.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

Estonia’s first cultural representative started work in China

On Monday, April 3rd, Anete Elken started work as the cultural representative of the Estonian Embassy in Beijing. Her assignments will include developing cultural ties between Estonia and China and establishing contacts between East Asian and Estonian cultural organisations and creative individuals...
14.03.2017|Ministry of Culture

At the London Book Fair, the baton for the Market Focus countries for next year’s fair will be passed to Estonia

The annual London Book Fair will take place this week from March 14th to 16th. The most important event for Estonia will occur on Thursday, when the baton for the fair’s Market Focus countries will be officially passed to the Baltic states, including Estonia. The London Book Fair is one of the...
Eesti ja Gruusia rahvuslipud. Foto: ibusiness.ge
08.03.2017|Ministry of Culture

Programme of cultural cooperation between Estonia and Georgia signed in Tbilisi

At a ceremony today in Tbilisi, Georgia, Programme of Cultural Cooperation between the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Estonia and the Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia for 2017-2020 was signed. Indrek Saar, the Estonian Minister of Culture and Mikheil Giorgadze, the...
14.02.2017|Ministry of Culture

The Culture Friend Awards for 2016 Are Announced

Today, on February 14th, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar recognised 27 companies and individuals, who have made the greatest contribution to culture, as the Culture Friends for 2016. The Culture Friend of the Year awards were presented to the Postimees Grupp AS, AS DNB and Nordea Bank AB, which are...

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