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CV Parisa Liljestrand


Minister for Culture

Ministry of Culture


Moderate Party

Areas of responsibility

  • Culture
  • Democracy
  • Media
  • The national minorities
  • Language and culture of the Sami people


  • 2015
    School principal degree, Stockholm University
  • 2007
    Teaching degree in Swedish and religious studies, Uppsala University

Positions and assignments

  • 2022-
    Minister for Culture
  • 2015-2022
    Chair, Vallentuna Municipal Executive Board
  • 2012-2015
    School Principal, Vaxö skola
  • 2009-2012
    Teacher, Ekebyskolan
  • 2016-2022
    Chair, SÖRAB AB
  • 2015-2022
    Board Member, Roslagsvatten AB
  • 2002-2022
    Member, Vallentuna Municipal Council
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Parisa Liljestrand, Minister for Culture
Parisa Liljestrand, Minister for Culture Photo: Kristian Pohl/Government Offices of Sweden

I want to be a Minister for Culture for the people, regardless of who they are or where they come from. I am proud to represent a Government that has made it its mission to safeguard Swedish cultural heritage and create opportunities for everyone to benefit from it.


Parisa Liljestrand, born in 1983. She lives in Stockholm and is married with three children.