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Extented deadline! Call for introductory visits. The Forum of Equality in Culture

Deadline to propose introductory visits is extended to 31st August 2016.

Open call for introductory visits in connection with The Forum of Equality in Culture! Submit your proposal by 31st August 2016. We will notify the selected applicants by 9 September 2016. The preliminary programme will be publicized in May 2016, but we will update the programme until September.

The themes of the Forum of Equality in Culture: Accessibility 3.0 are new creative technologies in the field of arts and culture and their potentials to enhance accessibility and equality. The forum is meant for stakeholders in the field of arts and culture, experts in technology and accessibility, users of culture and everyone interested.


The forum is a three-day event. The programme of the forum:

  • Wednesday 2 November 2016: preliminary workshops at different venues
  • Thu 3 November 2016: Seminar day at Media Centre Lume, case presentations and round table discussions
  • Fri 4 November 2016: introductory visits to different organizations

Proposals can be submitted by organizations, working groups and private persons.

Introductory visits 4 November 2016

Different organizations will also have a chance to present their work in the context of accessibility through introductory visits on 4 November.

All organizations are offered the opportunity to organize an introductory visit to introduce what kind of work they have done towards accessibility. The participating organizations may organize, for example, 1-2 introductory events or tours on their premises on 4 November, at 9 am – 11 am and/or 1 pm – 3 pm. There will be no advance registration for the visits.

Possible topics for a visit:

  • what we have done to achieve accessibility, successes and challenges, our own experiences
  • tour of premises, recapping the accessibility solutions applied in the facilities and operations

Send us your proposal for introductory visits by 31st August through this link (Google)


The Forum of Equality in Culture is organized by the Culture for All Service in collaboration with Aalto University (Media Factory), Helsingin Seniorisäätiö, Heureka - The Finnish Science Centre, Näkövammaisten kulttuuripalvelu (Cultural Service for the Visually Impaired), SAMS (Samarbetsförbundet kring funktionshinder rf), Tanssin talo ry (The Dance House Helsinki) and The Finnish Film Foundation.

Further information:

Outi Salonlahti
Email: outi.salonlahti(a)cultureforall.fi
tel. + 358 40 963 9908
Culture for All Service / Yhdenvertaisen kulttuurin puolesta ry

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