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08.08.2017|Ministry of Culture

Minister of Culture Indrek Saar will meet with his colleague in Finland

Indrek Saar, Minister of Culture and Paavo Nõgene, Secretary-General of the Ministry of Culture, will travel to Tampere, Finland today. During the visit, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar will meet with Sampo Terho, Finland’s Minister for European Affairs, Culture and Sports. They will also attend...
Estonian Voices, photo: Sohvi Viik
27.07.2017|Ministry of Culture

Estonian culture abroad focuses on the state’s major events

Minister of Culture Indrek Saar confirmed the beneficiaries of the second round of the grant programme “Estonian Culture Abroad”, with 306 000 euros worth of grants allocated to nearly 50 projects. Ministry of Culture’s Foreign Relations Department adviser Kristel Üksvärav said that this time the...
Konverentsil esinenud Islandi sotsioloog Thorolfur Thorlindsson ja inglise jalgpallimänedžer Roy Hodgson, nende vahel Kultuuriministeeriumi spordi asekantsler Tarvi Pürn. Foto: Kultuuriministeerium/Kadri Purje
17.07.2017|Ministry of Culture

The role of coaches in society as the teachers of values and skills requires more support and recognition

At the two-day conference, entitled "The Role of Sport Coaches in Society. Adding Value to People’s Lives", which concluded in Tallinn on Friday, European Union’s policymakers and sport organisation representatives discussed the broader impact of coaches’ activities in today’s society as well as...
13.07.2017|Ministry of Culture

The rapid development of digital technology creates new expectations for cultural institutions

Today in Tartu, a two-day conference ended where Europe’s experts in the field of cultural heritage sought to establish a balance between conserving heritage and keeping pace with digital developments. The idea that resounded was that the best solutions are born of cooperation with the public and...
13.07.2017|Ministry of Culture

Presidency sport conference seeks to reconsider the role of coaches in society

A two-day conference called "The Role of Sport Coaches in Society. Adding Value to People’s Lives” will start in Tallinn today. The topics under discussion include the status and responsibility of coaches, whether the training provided to coaches corresponds to the needs of today’s society,...
13.07.2017|Ministry of Culture

International conference in Tartu focuses on access to cultural heritage in the digital era

Today and tomorrow European experts in the field of cultural heritage are gathering in Tartu to discuss how to establish a balance between heritage conservation and keeping pace with digital developments. The international conference dedicated to the Presidency of the Council of the EU provides...
Euroopa Liidu ja liikmesriikide lipud
12.07.2017|Ministry of Culture

In Tallinn, European Union sport leaders will discuss the role of coaches in society

A two-day meeting of European Union sport directors gets underway in Tallinn today, which will focus on the role of coaches in society. The sport leaders of the Member States will also discuss how to better involve sport organisations in the development of European Union sport policy, and what the...
Näituse "Kahe-vahel" avamine Euroopa Parlamendi hoones Brüsselis, foto: Tauno Tõhk
11.07.2017|Ministry of Culture

Minister of Culture Indrek Saar opened a contemporary art exhibition at the European Parliament

Today, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar, opened an exhibition of contemporary Estonian art entitled "Intermedial" at the European Parliament building in Brussels. The exhibition is dedicated to the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the European Union. Curated by Marten Esko, it will be open...
Euroopa Parlamendihoone
11.07.2017|Ministry of Culture

Ministers Mailis Reps and Indrek Saar present the Estonian presidency's priorities for education and culture in the European Parliament

Today, on 11 July, the Ministers Mailis Reps and Indrek Saar will be in Brussels to present the European Parliament’s Committee on Culture and Education the Estonian EU presidency priorities for education, youth, culture, audiovisual policy and sports. According to the Minister of Culture Indrek...
Kultuuriminister Indrek Saare ettekanne Euroopa Parlamendis. Foto Kultuuriministeerium
11.07.2017|Ministry of Culture

Indrek Saar, the Estonian Minister of Culture, spoke in the European Parliament about the youth song festival, e-Estonia and the priorities of the Estonian presidency in fields of culture and sport

Today, in Brussels, in the Committee of Culture and Education of the European Parliament, the Minister of Culture Indrek Saar introduced the main themes related to culture, audiovisual policy and the field of sport of the Estonian Presidency of the Council of the EU. Minister of Culture Indrek...

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