Ministry of Culture (Cape Verde)

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The Ministry of Culture and Creative Industries is a national ministry of the Government of Cape Verde, which is responsible for politics in the area of the country's culture. Its current minister is Abraão Vicente who is since 2016. [1]


Along with other posts, it was created in 1975 after Cape Verde became independent.

The post is responsible for famous historic landmarks. It also has an institute (Portuguese: Instituto da Investigação e do Património Culturais (IIPC)), the Cultural Heritage Investigation Institute.

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Partial list from 2004

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  1. "Ministry of Culture and Creative Industries" (in Portuguese). Website of the Capeverdean Governmnent. June 2016. Retrieved 16 June 2016.CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)