The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes’ objectives for the European elections 2024: Culture must be placed at the heart of the European Union

Culture must be placed at the heart of the European Union. A diverse cultural heritage, mobility opportunities and the freedom to think, learn and create are central to the European project. Although the EU’s jurisdiction in cultural and scientific policy is supplementary to that of the Member States, cooperation in these fields must be done […]

The network of Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes aims for sustainable cultural export – the first projects to be seen in Europe this summer

  The joint project of the Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes Association and ten Finnish cultural and academic institutes, “pARTir – Creating a Cultural Roadmap Towards Responsible International Mobility,” begins in May. The first projects of the initiative will be showcased in Paris, London, Troms County, and Tartu during the summer. The project promotes the […]

The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes Are Searching for a Project Manager for the pARTir-initiative

Are you passionate about accelerating the sustainable and long-term internationalization of Finnish art and culture? Are you an expert in project management, a great team player, as well as a professional with an international background? We are looking for a full-time project manager for the pARTir – Creating a Cultural Roadmap Towards Responsible International Mobility […]

The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes are Launching the pARTir Project with Support from the Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture

pARTir – Creating a Cultural Roadmap Towards Responsible International Mobility is a new collaborative project between the Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes (SKTI) and ten Finnish cultural institutes operating abroad. The project aims to promote the sustainable and long-term internationalization of Finnish art. Scheduled to run until 2025, the pARTir project will promote cross-cultural exchange […]

New Study on the Impact of the Finnish Cultural Institutes

The Ministry of Education and Culture recently commissioned a study on the impact of Hanaholmen, the Swedish-Finnish cultural centre in Helsinki, and the Finnish cultural institutes operating abroad. Carried out by Miltton, the study examined the perceptions which the cultural institutes and the organisations running them had of their impact. The study sought to provide […]

The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes present Together Again

Together Again is an expansive art project fostering gatherings, workshops, intercultural dialogues and socially engaged art, organised by the Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes across the world. Together Again presents six community-based works to audiences in Amsterdam, Brussels, Helsinki, London, Madrid, New York, Oslo, Paris, and Porto, as well as online. The project takes place […]

The Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes at #StopHatredNow 2022

  The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux, the Finnish Institute in the UK and Ireland, the Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Institute, the Finnish Cultural Institute in New York and the Finnish Cultural and Academic Institutes are participating #StopHatredNow 2022 platform. The intercultural and anti-racist platform #StopHatredNow takes place virtually from the 16th to the 21st of […]

In conversation with the Finnish Institutes: Returning home

  ONLINE DISCUSSION. Date: 21.04.2022 Time: 5.00 pm CET (6.00 pm EET) Link: https://us06web.zoom.us/j/81585949896 Organizer: The Finnish Institute in Germany Eeva-Kristiina Nylander | Sámi Museum Siida, Inari Prof. Dr. Elisabeth Tietmeyer | Museum of European Cultures – National Museums in Berlin Mikko Fritze | The Finnish Institute in Germany, Berlin Moderation: Monica Gathuo In the […]

In conversation with The Finnish Institutes: Our culture to our people

WHEN? Wednesday 9th of Feb 18-19 EEST / 17-18 CEST WHERE? online The fourth session of In conversation with the Finnish institutes looks into inner community organising and the ways in which minoritized communities create arts and culture for themselves. Our focus is on the Sámi communities and how they work for their own benefit: […]

In conversation with The Finnish Institutes: Dreaming of Black Futures

  WHEN? November 24th @ 18-19 EEST (FIN) / 11-12 EST (US) WHERE? online Welcome to the third session of the In conversation with the Finnish Institutes discussion series hosted by the Finnish Culture Institute in New York! Our guests for the theme Dreaming of Black Futures are writer, editor and podcast producer Jess Myers, […]