Central Arts Council

The Central Arts Council makes decisions regarding the number of national arts councils, their names and their roles. It also appoints the members of the national and regional arts councils for two-year terms.

In addition, the Central Arts Council serves as an advisory body to the Ministry of Education and Culture in policymaking regarding the arts.

The Central Arts Council is appointed by the Ministry of Education and Culture for a three-year term. All members of the Central Arts Council are recognised experts in the fields of the arts and culture.

The Central Arts Council 1.9.2019–31.8.2022

Chair

Deputy Chair

Taideneuvoston puheenjohtaja Juha Itkonen

Juha Itkonen
Author
Helsinki

Taideneuvoston varapuheenjohtaja Rosa Meriläinen

Rosa Meriläinen
Executive Director
Helsinki

Jäsenet

 

Taideneuvoston jäsen Sari Kaasinen

Sari Kaasinen
Cultural Director
Rasivaara

Taideneuvoston jäsen Ville Matvejeff

Ville Matvejeff
Chief Conductor
Espoo

Taideneuvoston jäsen Melek Mazici

Melek Mazici
Visual Artist
Helsinki

Taideneuvoston jäsen Hanna Rosendahl

Hanna Rosendahl
Executive Director
Tampere

Taideneuvoston jäsen Hannu Saha

Hannu Saha
Executive Director
Humppila

Taideneuvoston jäsen Philip Teir

Philip Teir
Author
Helsinki

Taideneuvoston jäsen Mauri Ylä-Kotola

Mauri Ylä-Kotola
Rector
Rovaniemi

 

 

Last modified: 13.11.2019
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