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Minister of Culture Indrek Saar

  • Indrek Saar has been the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Estonia since 9 April 2015. He is a member of the Social Democratic Party.

  • In 2007–2015, Indrek Saar was a member of the XI and XII Riigikogu.
  • In 2006–2007, he was the Executive Director of Theatre NO99/Vanalinnastuudio (Old Town Studio). Prior to this (in 2004–2005), he acted as adviser to the director of the theatre.
  • In 2002–2007, he was the Deputy Chairman of Rakvere City Council.
  • Saar has also worked as the Director of Rakvere Theatre in 1996–2005, and as the Manager of the Rakvere Theatre House Foundation in 2005–2006.
  • Born in Kuressaare on 20 February 1973, Indrek Saar graduated from Kuressaare Secondary School No. 2, and from the Higher Theatre School of the Estonian Academy of Music in acting.


Last updated: 10 April 2015