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21.06.2017|Ministry of Culture

Tapa railway station declared a cultural monument

With a directive from the Minister of Culture, the main building of the Tapa railway station was declared a cultural monument. The station, which was built in 1870, is one of the oldest in Estonia.  The proposal to declare the station a cultural monument was made after the valuable...
Indrek Saar spordi- ja poliitikakujundajate kohtumisel European Evening of Sport. Foto Tauno Tõhk.
20.06.2017|Ministry of Culture

Minister of Culture Saar to EU sports policy makers: the main topic in sports of the Estonian Presidency is the role of coaches in society

On 19 June  in Brussels, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar participated at a meeting and discussion of key persons from the European Union sports and Olympic Committees “EU Sport Policy: quo vadis?” In the discussion panel, Saar presented the main topic in sports during the Estonian Presidency...
02.06.2017|Ministry of Culture

Indrek Rünkla starts work as the Adviser for Architecture and Design at the Ministry of Culture

As of June 2017, Indrek Rünkla assumed the position of Adviser for Architecture and Design at the Ministry of Culture. His first important tasks will be related to the expert group on spatial design that will soon be established. Indrek Rünkla is an architect by profession, whose outstanding...
23.05.2017|Ministry of Culture

Minister of Culture Indrek Saar introduces the priorities of the Estonian Presidency in Brussels

Today, Minister of Culture Indrek Saar will participate in a session of the European Union’s Education, Youth, Culture and Sports Council, where the most significant topic under discussion will be the draft of the amendment to the Audiovisual Media Services Directive. Saar will also introduce the...
Katja Novitskova "Kui sa vaid näeksid, mida ma su silmadega olen näinud", Eesti paviljon 57. Veneetsia biennaalil
12.05.2017|Ministry of Culture

The Estonian Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition – La Biennale di Venezia will be opened on May 11th at 4 PM at Palazzo Malipiero

The Center for Contemporary Arts, Estonia, is proud to present the Estonian Pavilion at the 57th International Art Exhibition — La Biennale di Venezia, with a new project from Estonian artist Katja Novitskova, If Only You Could See What I’ve Seen with Your Eyes, curated by Kati Ilves. Estonian...
 Eesti ja Prantsuse filmilepe sõlmitakse 28.04.2017. Illustratsioon: Kultuuriministeerium
02.05.2017|Ministry of Culture

Estonia and France Concluded a Film Cooperation Agreement

On April 28th, Indrek Saar, the Minister of Culture, and Claudia Delmas-Scherer, the French Ambassador to Estonia, signed a film cooperation agreement. It will now be easier for film producers in the two countries to cooperate, since the agreement regulates the state-related organisational and...
25.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

Culture Budget for 2018-2021: More Money for Salaries and Two Important Reforms

The main directions of the state’s budgetary strategy for 2018-2021 will ensure salary hikes for people working in the cultural field; as well as a support system for recreational activities and the long-awaited reform of heritage conservation regulations. On Wednesday, April 19th, the government...
21.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

Saar: The Public Sector Must Set an Example of Equal Treatment

Today, the World Day of Cultural Diversity is being celebrated, which is intended to raise awareness about the value of diversity and the importance and uniqueness of every individual in an organisation, and in society as a whole. According to Minister of Culture Indrek Saar, the public sector and...
13.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

Estonia and the United Arab Emirates are developing cultural relations

In Abu Dhabi, Paavo Nõgene, the Secretary General of the Ministry of Culture, met on 11 April with Minister of State Noura Mohammad Al Kaabi. The minister was interested in cooperation in the fields of art and music and promised to fully support the signing of a cultural cooperation agreement...
06.04.2017|Ministry of Culture

Signe Kivi to Become the Director of the Tartu Art Museum

Signe Kivi was chosen as the new director of the Tartu Art Museum, and will assume the position as of June 26th. In addition to continuing a variety of content-related activities, the short-term task of the museum is to move the museum’s collections to the depositories at the new Estonian National...