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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 November 2017 with the deadline for the cities to submit their application by 1st of October 2018 the latest.
In order to introduce the criteria for submission of application, Estonian Ministry of Culutre together with the Association of Estonian Cities invites the representatives of the Estonia’s cities and other interested peole to participate at the info day taking place on Tuesday, 20th of February in the press room of the old radio house (Estonian Public Broadcasting).
The programm of the info day is attached. Please register your participation by 14th of Feburary the latest here.
Based on the decision of the committee at the Ministry of Culture, Peeter Mauer has been chosen to be the new director of the Estonian History Museum. In his new position, Mauer considers his priorities to be making a contribution to both the content and financial activities of the museum and ensuring the smooth merger of the Estonian History Museum and Estonian Theatre and Music Museum into a single foundation.
Today, on July 8th, the ministers of culture of the three Baltic states will meet in Riga in order to sign an agreement related to the maintenance of the song and dance festival traditions in the three countries and another agreement to establish the Baltic Cultural Fund. In the evening, they will attend the final concert of the Latvian song festival together.