The Department of Culture supports, develops, operates and challenges the cultural life of Sogn og Fjordane. In the department, we have many different tasks such as safeguarding the value of our regional and national heritage. The department manages applications, distributes funds to the voluntary cultural life and distributes the surplus obtained from the different lotteries. It manages The cultural school bag (Den kulturelle skulesekken) and, among other things, the musical work together with the county’s and districts’ musician and youth work programs such as the Youth Cultural Competition.
The Department of Culture is a cooperating partner, having the expertise which can provide both information and economic benefits. The goal is to develop a good and varied cultural program for all residents and visitors of the Sogn og Fjordane.
The Department of Culture helps create enthusiasm and support for the culture and cultural environment in our county.