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Ivar Stukolkin ja Tõnu Pääsuke
08.02.2018|Ministry of Culture

Estonian National Lifetime Achievements Awards for Sports presented to Ivar Stukolkin and Tõnu Pääsuke

At its meeting today, 8 February, the Estonian government decided to confirm the proposal of the Estonian Sports Council and present the National Lifetime Achievement Awards for Sports. The lifetime achievement award is presented to people whose long-term contribution to Estonian sport has been...
Aino Pervik, Anu Raud ja Merle Karusoo
08.02.2018|Ministry of Culture

The winners of the Estonian National Lifetime Achievement Award for Culture are Aino Pervik, Anu Raud and Merle Karusoo

Today, on 8 February 2018, the Estonian government approved the recipients of the National Lifetime Achievement Award for Culture nominated by the relevant committee. Awards for long-term distinguished activity go to author Aino Pervik, theatrical director Merle Karusoo, and textile artist Anu Raud...
Photo: Ardo Kaljuvee
31.01.2018|Ministry of Culture

The best permanent exhibition of 2017 was organised by the Estonian Theatre and Music Museum

On January 19, the Museum Council of the Ministry of Culture announced the winners of the Museum Rats in ten categories at the Estonian annual museum awards gala, which took place at the Kumu Art Museum. The award for the best permanent exhibition and the big Museum Rat went to the Estonian Theatre...
31.01.2018|Ministry of Culture

Invitation to the info day „European Capital of Culture 2024“

In 2024, one of Estonia’s cities has again the possibility to carry the title „European Capital of Culture“ together with one of the cities in Austria. Estonian Ministry of Culture together with the Association of Estonian Cities announced the official call for submission of applications on 29th of...
Euroopa Nõukogu kultuuriministrite konverents toimub Davosis 21.-22. jaanuarini 2018. Foto: FOC Conference Service
20.01.2018|Ministry of Culture

Minister of Culture Saar in Davos: more informed development of the built environment creates new cultural value for the society

On Thursday 20 January, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar will start a visit to Switzerland, in the course of the which the minister of culture will participate in the Conference of European Ministers of Culture and the World Economic Forum. He will also open a concert in Zurich that is dedicated to...
"Undefined Useful Object“, autor Kärt Ojavee
17.01.2018|Ministry of Culture

The Culture Friend 2017 competition begins

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....
Ago Tuuling ja Indrek Saar
04.01.2018|Ministry of Culture

Salary agreement raises the minimum wage of cultural workers to €1,150

On 2 January, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar and Ago Tuuling, the Chairman of the Management Board of the Confederation of Estonian Employees' Unions (TALO), signed the salary agreement for cultural workers for 2018. The agreement calls for increasing the gross minimum wage of cultural workers to...
Vasakult: Eva Mustonen, Indrek Saar, Mirjam Reili
30.12.2017|Ministry of Culture

Eva Mustonen and Mirjam Reili were awarded Wiiralt scholarships

Today, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar awarded the Eduard Wiiralt scholarships. This high honour went to Eva Mustonen, graduate student at the Estonian Academy of Arts, and Mirjam Reili, graduate student at the ArtEZ Institute of the Arts in Arnhem. The Eduard Wiiralt scholarships are intended to...
Meeting between Estonian Minister of Culture Indrek Saar and the French Minister of culture, Françoise Nyssen in Paris, 7. December.  Photo: Estonian Ministry of Culture
07.12.2017|Ministry of Culture

Estonian Minister of Culture Indrek Saar in France: Cultural cooperation between Estonia and France is excellent and strong

Today, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar began a two-day visit to France, which started with a meeting with his French colleague, Françoise Nyssen. In the course of the visit, the minister of culture will open an Estonian design exhibition in Paris, have meetings to discusses film issues, and meet...
Official logo of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Estonia.
07.12.2017|Ministry of Culture

Minister of Culture Indrek Saar will participate in the opening of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018 in Milan

Today, on 7 December Minister of Culture Indrek Saar will participate in the European Culture Forum in Milan, where he will deliver a keynote speech. Within the framework of the forum, he will also participate in the official launching of the European Year of Cultural Heritage 2018. The objective...

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