The Cultural Diversity Panel is an expert body comprising members of Taike’s art councils and Taike’s art experts that evaluates applications for subsidies promoting cultural diversity and combating racism.
Taike awards approximately 600,000 euros a year in support for cultural diversity and combating racism.
Taike appoints the panel members for a term of two years at a time.
Cultural Diversity Panel 1.1.2023-31.12.2024
Minna Pirilä-Martti, executive director, Arts Council of Southeast Finland
Mayumi Niiranen-Hisatomi, visual artist, Arts Council of Northern Ostrobothnia and Kainuu
Hannu Kella, säveltäjä, musician, National Council for Music
Juha Valkeapää, artist, National Council for Multidisciplinary Art
Koko Hubara, Arts Advisor, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
Anna Sidorova, Arts Advisor, Arts Promotion Centre Finland
Tiina-Kaisa Haanpää, Special Advisor