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Federal Government Representative for Culture and Media (BKM)

Purpose/Activities

 

Since December 2013 Monika Grütters is Minister of State in the Federal Chancellery and Representative for Cultural and Media Affairs. The Representative for Cultural and Media Affairs (BKM) is a supreme federal authority under the direction of the cultural Minister of State and directly subordinated to the Federal Chancellery. Her area of activity embraces the promotion of cultural constitutions with national importance and the enhancement of the general framework of art and culture as well as the representation of national cultural-political interests on European level. In the field of media politics her function is especially to assimilate the judicial basic conditions to the technical developments for the media location Germany.

 

The BKM supports culture in the field of

music

literature

fine arts

visual arts

memorial promotion and building culture

artist promotion

museums

libraries and archives

foundation of Prussian cultural heritage

foundation of Prussian palaces and gardens, Berlin-Brandenburg

foundation of Weimar classic and art collections

 

The film promotion of the BKM aims at enhancing the situation of the German film. Emphasis places on

financial measures for raising the cultural level of the German cinema

festivals/symposia

cultural film heritage

international film promotion

 

On the internet site Kulturportal Deutschland the BKM offers information about various fields of the German Cultural Policy.

Contact

 

Office of the Cultural Minister of State

Bundeskanzleramt

Willy-Brandt-Straße 1

D - 10557 Berlin

 

Office Bonn:

Graurheindorferstraße 198

D - 53117 Bonn

 

Office Berlin:

Köthener Straße 2

D - 10963 Berlin

 

Fon: +49 (0)228 99681 3543

Fax: +49 (0)228 99681 5 3608

 

Internet: www.bundesregierung.de

E-mail: poststelle@bkm.bund.de

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