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The nomination of candidates for the culture and sports awards of the Republic of Estonia has begun
Spordi elutööpreemia laureaat Rein Haljand
The Ministry of Culture is accepting nominations for the culture and sports awards of the Republic of Estonia until 10 January 2018.
Three culture awards will be given for outstanding long-term creative activities; five awards will be given for outstanding works that have been presented to the public in 2017. Nominations for the culture awards can be submitted by artistic associations, former recipients of the awards or local governments and other legal persons whose articles of association include cultural and educational activities.
Two sports awards will be given for lifetime achievement and six awards for the results achieved in 2017. Nominations can be made by ministries, county and local governments, sports organisations and other legal persons and institutions whose articles of association or statutes include sports-related activities.
An application form must be submitted for candidates for both the culture and sports awards. The application form is available on the Ministry of Culture website here.The signed applications must arrive at the Ministry of Culture (Suur-Karja 23, 15076 Tallinn) by 10 January 2018; or signed applications can be sent digitally to firstname.lastname@example.org.
The culture and sports awards of the Republic of Estonia will be presented on 20 February 2018 in Haapsalu.
In 2017, Neeme Järvi, Lembit Ulfsak and Kalle Kasemaa received culture awards for outstanding long-term creative activities. The list of all the recipients is available here. In the sports field, lifetime achievement awards were given to Rein Haljand and Rein Kirsipuu, Names of all the winners are available here.
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