Basic information of the sector

The jurisdiction of the Ministry of Culture in the field of music is:

  • To prepare proposals for the strategy of the state cultural policy in the field of music,
  • To participate in the development and improvement of conceptual projects, legislation and regulatory enactments related to the music industry,
  • To oversee the operation of the music institutions subordinated to and supervised by the Ministry of Culture;
  • To develop proposals for allocation of funds from the state budget to the music industry,
  • To cooperate with international music institutions,
  • To develop proposals for drafting of agreements on international cooperation of the Ministry of Culture.


Sintija Siliņa, Senior Officer. Department of Cultural Policy, Arts Policy Division of the Ministry of Culture,

Postal address of the division:
K.Valdemāra iela 11a, Riga, LV-1364
Phone: 67330220
Fax: 67330298