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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.
Today in Tallinn, an independent commission of international experts decided that the Capital of Culture 2024 from Estonia will be Tartu. In addition to the Estonian city, one city from Austria and one European city that does not belong to the European Union will bear the title of European Capital of Culture 2024.
Today on the 20th of June, at the proposal of the Ministry of Culture, the government decided a one-time increase of the Film Estonia cash-rebate fund, amounting close to 5 million Euros. The decision to provide additional funding is related to the shooting, in Estonia, of Christopher Nolan’s movie „Tenet“. The shooting of the movie has a significant positive impact on the Estonian economy and movie-making.