Heidy Purga is the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Estonia since April 2023. She is also a radio journalist, a producer and a DJ. Heidy Purga joined the Reform party in 2014 and was first elected to Riigikogu in 2015 and a second time in 2019. Heidy Purga has been active in the Estonian electronic media field for over 15 years, working in television and radio as an editor-in-chief and a producer. Since 2004 she was the head of the Estonian National Public Broadcasting radio station, Raadio 2. From 2009-2015 she was the head producer of the biggest TV music show Eesti Laul (local Eurovision preshow). Heidy has been a member of the leading front music scene in Estonia as a specialist for several years. As a DJ she has created a musical movement MustMesi (Black Honey). This is a monthly mash-up of soul, funk, disco, hip hop, and rhythm & blues taking place for over ten years. Heidy is joined by sensational live bands and the best local soul DJs who value vinyl and authentic vibes.
Minister of Culture of the Republic of Estonia