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Secretary General of the Estonian Ministry of Culture Mr Paavo Nõgene moves on to head publicly listed company Tallink Grupp
Paavo Nõgene. Foto: Kultuuriministeerium
Mr Paavo Nõgene, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Culture has announced his resignation to head a publicly listed company AS Tallink Grupp. Secretary General Nõgene will remain in his current capacity in the Ministry of Culture until 30 April 2018.
Mr Nõgene has held the postition of the Secretary General at the Ministry of Culture since 1 January 2013.
Prior to his appointment as the Secretary General of the Ministry of Culture, Paavo Nõgene held several positions at theatre Vanemuine. Since 2004, as the Executive Producer, from 2006 as the Acting
General Manager, and from 2007 to 2012 he was the General Manager of Theatre Vanemuine.
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.