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Estonian Ministry of Culture


Within the Estonian Government, the Ministry of Culture is responsible for organising and coordinating state cultural policy.

The task of the Ministry of Culture is to make sure that necessary and favourable conditions, both legislative and financial, are created for the functioning of culture, heritage and sports from the culture professionals’ as well as the general public’s point of view.

The mission of the Ministry of Culture is to support the maintaining of the Estonian national identity by valuing, preserving, developing, acknowledging and promoting Estonian fine arts, cultural heritage and sports in Estonia and abroad, supporting both professional and amateur activities in creativity and sport.

The areas the Ministry of Culture is responsible for are:

Literature and Publishing
Fine Arts
Folk Art
Cultural Heritage
Creative Industries
Broadcasting and Audiovisual Policy
Copyright and Neighboring Rights
Cultural Diversity and Integration

Contact information
Address: Suur-Karja 23, 15076 Tallinn, Estonia
Telephone: +372 628 2250
E-mail: [email protected]
Web: http://www.kul.ee