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Tallinn Culture Department

Tallinn Culture Department

Vabaduse väljak 10Vabaduse väljak 10
10146 Tallinn
Phone: +372 645 7170
E-mail: [email protected]
Head of department: Hillar Sein

Head of Cultural Unit: Lennart Sundja
Head of Budgeting Unit: Tene Tälli

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Main tasks

  • preserving, protecting and acknowledging the city's unique cultural history and national cultural traditions;
  • analysing the cultural life of the city, describing the most important problems in the area, making proposals to the city government for their resolution and participating in their resolution;
  • consulting the organisers of the city's cultural events, representatives of non-profit associations and societies. Supporting non-profit associations, cultural societies, hobby groups and projects within the limits of the funds allocated in the board's budget;
  • consulting the city's cultural institutions, developing their financing principles;
  • initiating cultural projects to design the city's traditions;
  • organising the city's traditional cultural projects and/or participating in their organisation;
  • supporting the cultural activities of ethnic minorities in Tallinn;
  • organising cooperation with the cultural institutions, non-profit associations, foundations, societies, companies and residents of the city;
  • organising the distribution of information about cultural events and institutions in Tallinn, including preparing the city's cultural calendar and making it available to the public;
  • participating in international cultural projects;
  • preparing and implementing the cultural strategy (development plan) of the city;
  • managing the databases of the collection of art, sculptures and other assets of artistic value of Tallinn.


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Last modified 25.05.2022