Estonian culture in Estonia and abroad
Cuture.ee is managed by the Estonian Institute and is a platform to both mediate Estonian culture abroad as well as be a guide for people who do not speak Estonian, but want to find their way and participate in Estonian culture.
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Estonian Institute in Estonia
Estonian Institute helps foreign speaking people in Estonia get acquainted with Estonian culture and society. For that purpose we have created the programme Culture Step and regularly compile different study and information materials.
Estonian Institute abroad
Estonian Institute works to spread information about Estonian society and culture abroad, further cultural and educational links and organicse the teaching of Estonian language and culture outside Estonia.
Culture.ee is managed by Estonian Institute. Estonian Institute was founded by Lennart Meri in 1988, officially in 1989. As an NGO, the institute is a partner for creatives as well as government departments. There are close ties with other cultural institutes, expatriate Estonian communities and universities.
In addition to spreading Estonian culture abroad, more and more focus is on language and culture courses for foreign-speaking people in Estonia. The institute has two branches abroad – one in Hungary and one in Finland. There have been branches also in France and in Sweden.