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INDREK SAAR

Lääne-Virumaa Electoral District

20 February 1973, Kuressaare, Estonia
Married, two daughters

Education: Kuressaare Gymnasium (former Kuressaare Secondary School No. 2) 1991; Drama School of the Estonian Academy of Music and Theatre, actor (equivalent to Master’s degree) 1996

Career: Rakvere Theatre, Director 1996–2005; Foundation Rakvere Theatre House, Director 2005–2006; Theatre NO99/Old Town Studio (Vanalinnastuudio), Adviser to Director 2004–2005, Chief Executive 2006–2007; Social Democratic Party, Secretary General 2011–2015; Minister of Culture 2015–2019

Party affiliation: Social Democratic Party 1998–, Chairman

Membership in representative bodies: 11th–12th Riigikogu (Chairman of faction 2007–2015), 13th Riigikogu, 14th Riigikogu (Deputy Chairman of Constitutional Committee 2019, Chairman of faction); Rakvere City Council 2002–2007 (Vice-Chairman), also elected in 2009; elected to Tallinn City Council in 2013 and 2017

Awards: Commander of the Order of Civil Merit of Spain 2007
Cultural Endowment of Estonia Annual Prize 2001 (with Üllar Saaremäe), Ants Lauter Award 2005, Rakvere Crown Badge 2008

Other activities: Estonian Association of Performing Arts Institutions, Chair of the Board 2006–2009; member of Estonian Theatre Union, Association of Professional Actors of Estonia, Estonian Stage Fight Society, Wesenberg Club; instructor with international licence from Nordic Stage Fight Society

Hobbies: theatre, languages, basketball, beekeeping

20.06.2019

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