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Regional Arts Council

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

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 Pirkanmaa 2019–20


Taina Laaksonen, Designer, Tampere

Other members:

Anna Angervo, Violinist, Vesilahti
Niina Hakalahti, Author, Tampere
Arto Koskinen, Film Director, Tampere
Janne Laine, Visual Artist, Tampere
Aino Louhi, Illustrator, Tampere
Anna-Elina Lyytikäinen, Actress, Tampere
Tuukka Peltonen, Visual Artist, Virrat
Miika Riekkinen, Lecturer in Dance, Tampere

Presenting Officer

Sari Ilmola, Special Adviser


Tuija Hirvinen, Planning Officer

Last modified: 02.01.2019


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