Central Finland

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Last modified: 28.08.2016

Regional Arts Council

The Arts Council of Central Finland is an expert body of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland responsible for the region of Central Finland.

The arts council makes decisions regarding the awarding grants and awards for artists, artist groups and organisations within its own area of responsibility on the basis of peer reviews. In addition, it provides expert advice and participates in the strategy work of the Arts Promotion Centre Finland.

The members of the arts council are appointed by the Central Arts Council for two-year terms. The expertise of members of other national and regional arts councils, as well as that of external experts, may also be utilised in the peer reviews of applications.

Arts Council of Central Finland 2019–20


Katri Alatalo, Author, Saakoski

Other members:

Jonas Hakaniemi, Designer, Jyväskylä
Pekka Kostiainen, Composer, Jyväskylä
Jarmo Laaksonen, Teacher, Jyväskylä
Mikko Hietaharju, Photographer, Jyväskylä
Virpi Lehto, Visual Artist, Joutsa
Hanna Malmivaara-Liinoja, Actress, Jyväskylä
Tanja Rasi, Executive Director (retired), Jyväskylä

Presenting Officer

Sari Ilmola, Special Adviser


Raija Backman, planning officer



Last modified: 02.01.2019


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