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Culture ministers


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    • Arts ministers
    • Cultural ministers
    • Cultural secretaries
    • Culture secretaries
    • Heritage ministers
    • Ministers of arts
    • Ministers of culture
    • Ministers of heritage
    • Secretaries of culture
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    • Government employees
  • Sources

    • found: Work cat.: Blay, J. Benibengor. Love in a clinic, 1972.
    • found: GhanaNation website, Nov. 3, 2016(Blay, J. Benibengor (1915-), Ghanaian writer of fiction, poetry, and drama. Born in Half Assini, Western Ghana, he was educated at the Regent Street Polytechnic, London. In 1958, he was elected a member of the Ghanaian National Assembly and later became Minister of Arts and Culture under President Kwame Nkrumah) - http://www.ghanagrio.com/biography/16521-j-benibengor-blay.html
    • found: LCSH, Nov. 3, 2016(Culture ministers. UF Culture secretaries; Ministers of culture; Secretaries of culture. BT Cabinet officers)
    • found: Wikipedia, Nov. 3, 2016:Culture minister (A culture minister (sometimes cultural minister, minister of culture, minister for culture, or secretary of culture) is a Cabinet position in some governments responsible for protecting the national heritage of a country and promoting cultural expression. This responsibility usually manifests in the accompanying ministry governing the following: an official registry of protected historic sites of cultural importance; maintaining archives of cultural work, including museums and libraries. Examples: Minister for the Arts (Australia); Ministry of Culture (Brazil); Ministry of Culture (Burma); Minister of Canadian Heritage; Ministry of Culture (China); Ministry of Culture (Colombia); Ministry for Culture and Heritage (New Zealand))
    • found: Beam, C. What do ministers of culture do?, via Slate website, posted June 29, 2007, viewed on Nov. 3, 2016(the Iraqi culture minister; Britain's culture secretary; Canada's culture minister, better known as the "heritage minister"; What does a minister of culture do? They oversee grants for the arts, fund public broadcasting, support museums, and generally seek to preserve and promote national identity. But beyond that, their responsibilities vary widely; even after retiring, some culture ministers stay on as cultural ambassadors)
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    • 2016-11-03: new
    • 2017-01-09: revised
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