Tiit Terik is the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Estonia. The Ministry of Culture is responsible for national culture, sport and heritage conservation, it promotes arts, and coordinates the state’s media policy, audiovisual policy, and the implementation of the integration strategy. The Ministry is headed by the Minister of Culture. The state creates opportunities for culture to develop and to improve the accessibility to various cultural events. All Estonian residents must have a chance to create culture and to partake in it.