Ministry of Culture

The Ministry of Culture is responsible for issues concerning culture, democracy, media, the national minorities, and the language and culture of the Sami people. The Ministry is also responsible for sport, youth policy and issues concerning civil society, faith communities, and burial and cremation services.

Responsible minister

Amanda Lind, Minister for Culture and Democracy, with responsibility for sport
Amanda Lind Minister for Culture and Democracy, with responsibility for sport

News from Ministry of Culture

  • Government grants to culture schools reintroduced

    Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

    The Government intends to reintroduce government grants to municipal culture schools. The grants, which encompass SEK 50 million, will be used to broaden the offering within culture schools and reach new groups. The proposal is made in the Government’s Spring Amending Budget, which is based on an agreement between the Green Party, the Swedish Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party and the Liberals.

  • Free museum admission to remain

    Photo: Mikael Sjöberg/TT

    Admission to a number of state-owned museums will remain free of charge under a proposal in the Government’s Spring Amending Budget for 2019. The Spring Amending Budget is based on an agreement between the Green Party, the Swedish Social Democratic Party, the Centre Party and the Liberals.

  • Government supports Swedish Olympic Committee bid for 2026 Winter Olympics and Paralympic Games

    The Government has today decided to express support for the Swedish Olympic Committee’s bid to host the 2026 Winter Olympics and the Paralympic Games in Sweden.

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