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Klaveriorkester Estonia klaveritel Hiinas, Shanghais muusikainstumentide messil
03.11.2015|Ministry of Culture

Nõgene: Agreements concluded on cultural cooperation with China in the fields of music, arts, and film. “Estonia” concert piano is vigorously entering the Asian market

From 13–21 October, Secretary General to the Ministry of Culture Paavo Nõgene and Deputy Secretary General of Arts Hillar Sein were on a visit to China, where they met with the representatives of major cultural institutions of China and concluded significant agreements on cultural cooperation in...
Foto: Kevadel astus Tallinnas üles kuulus Pekingi ooper etendusega “Yangide naiskindralid”
08.10.2015|Ministry of Culture

Visit of the Vice Minister of Culture of China Ding Wei strengthens cultural bonds between Estonia and China

On Thursday 8 October, the Vice Minister of Culture of the People’s Republic of China Ding Wei will arrive in Estonia for official visit. The guest of honour will meet the Minister of Culture of Estonia Indrek Saar, get acquainted with cultural and educational institutions in Tallinn and Tartu and...
07.10.2015|Ministry of Culture

All conditions for the development measure of the creative sector have come into force

The Minister of Culture Indrek Saar signed the directive on the measure of the creative sector, which states the conditions for raising awareness on creative industries, developing corresponding knowledge and skills, and for increasing cooperation with other sectors. The directive also authorises...
07.10.2015|Government Office

Anu Kippasto chosen as the Estonian cultural attaché in Helsinki

The Attestation Commission of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs approved the proposal of the Ministry of Culture to appoint Anu Kippasto as the next Estonian cultural attaché in Helsinki. A total of 19 people applied for the post of cultural attaché in Helsinki. According to Director General of...
25.09.2015|Ministry of Culture

Cultural budget 2016: integration, renewing theatre houses and sports facilities, creation of the film fund

The cultural budget for 2016 agreed in the government coalition will bring about important investments into cultural assets, support for launching the Russian language TV channel ETV+ and as a novelty the creation of a support fund for films produced in Estonia on foreign capital. On the...
Kultuuriminister Indrek Saar
24.09.2015|Ministry of Culture

Saar: Minimum wage of cultural professionals with higher education will be raised in 2016

The 2016 national budget agreed in the government coalition will raise both the minimum wage of cultural professionals with higher education and the wage fund of coaches belonging to higher professional category by 10 %. Minister of Culture Indrek Saar explained that the wage increase agreed of...
18.09.2015|Ministry of Culture

Upcoming Day of Nations celebrates cultural associations of minorities with debates held on integration

On Thursday, 24 September the Day of Estonian Nations is celebrated to recognize the minorities living in Estonia, as well as their efforts and eagerness to preserve their language and culture. Already this weekend, 19-20 September many cultural associations of minorities living in Estonia will...
14.09.2015|Ministry of Culture

Valk: The third Tallinn Architecture Biennale encourages creative thinking and looks beyond the boundaries of the specialty

Tallinn Architecture Biennale (TAB), which has opened its third day, introduces architectural culture, tackles important topics in architecture, and looks into the future. This time, the title of the Biennale is “Self-Driven City” and events have been organised for the senior specialists of the...
09.09.2015|Ministry of Culture

Saar: I will initiate a discussion over the opportunities to expand adopting Estonian citizenship

The Minister of Culture Indrek Saar sent a letter to partners and stakeholder organisations today, on September 9, which notifies of the plan to initiate a discussion over the additions to the implementation plan of the sectoral development plan Integrating Estonia 2020 for 2016-2020. The further...
Libraries Adviser Ülle Talihärm
04.09.2015|Ministry of Culture

Talihärm: the new Storage Copy Act improves the storage and availability of publications

The Ministry of Culture’s Libraries Adviser Ülle Talihärm explained that whereas with the Legal Deposit Act currently in force traditional publications such as printed publications, audiovisuals and electronic publications were collected, then in the future digitally created publications will...