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Theatre

In this electronic world, live theatre is always a huge experience.

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Last modified: 27.08.2016

Theatre

The National Council for the Performing Arts supports and recognises professional artists in the field of the theatrical arts by awarding artist grants, project grants and state prizes.

Each year approximately 53 theatre professionals work on artist grants. The council also distributes over 300,000 euros a year in project grants to support independent theatre productions and Finnish drama literature.

The council also reviews subsidy applications by communities in the field of the theatrical arts, based on which the Director of Taike makes the final decision. Each year these communities receive almost 3 million euros in special subsidies and operational subsidies. The majority of these funds is allocated as operational subsidies to independent theatre groups.

The council also provides expert opinions on artist pension applications within the field of the theatrical arts.

Last modified: 12.01.2018
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Contact

National Council for the Performing Arts
Hakaniemenranta 6, PL 1001
00531  Helsinki
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asiakaspalvelu@taike.fi
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