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PARTNERS / The Arts Promotion Centre Finland

The Arts Promotion Centre Finland is an expert agency under the Ministry of Education and Culture. It continues the activities of the Arts Council of Finland, which was founded in 1968. Its task is to promote the arts on both the national and international levels, as well as to promote aspects of culture that are not covered by any other official body. Regional artists work for the good of professional and amateur artists in their local area, carry out project and facilitate forming projects of others. Their work is one of the regional arts councils' most visible forms of art promotion. Regional artists work in different fields of the art and as producers of art. The project partnership of City Ghettos of Today in Arts Promotion Centre Finland is carried out by regional artist on cultural diversity, Outi Korhonen. At Arts Promotion Centre she offers counselling and networking services for transcultural artists to fund and implement their project plans and also participates in forming projects related to the increasing cultural diversity in the Finnish art scene.   www.taike.fi