Invitation to Workshop 1 on 16 March 2020 – Working Group for Cultural Policy, Immigrants and Promotion of Cultural Diversity
Dear Friends of the Arts and Culture,
The Working Group for Cultural Policy, Immigrants and Promotion of Cultural Diversity invites all stakeholders and other interested parties to the project’s 1st workshop, which will take place on Monday, 16 March 2020 at 12.30–16.00. The workshop will explore the opportunities for first and second generation immigrants in Finland to engage in artistic and cultural activities, both professionally and otherwise. Venue: Ministry of Education and Culture, Meeting Room Jukola, Meritullinkatu 1, Helsinki.
The workshop seeks answers to how everyone could enjoy opportunities to pursue professional engagement in the arts and culture sector, and to participate in the Finnish art and culture scene as practitioners and producers. We will ask what concrete factors create such opportunities and what prevents them from being realised. How do the various parties in society open or close doors to new opportunities? What solutions do we have for promoting equality and equal opportunities in the field of arts and culture?
Please register for the workshop using the link below no later than Tuesday 10 March. The event space can fit 80 attendees, and places will be filled in order of registration. If the event is full and you would like to be added to the waiting list in case of cancellations, please contact Kati Ojala kati.ojala(a)minedu.fi Any places that become available later will be filled in order of registration.
The workshop presentations will be held in English. Discussions will be held in Finnish, Swedish and English, as necessary. If you need sign language interpretation, please use the registration form to inform us no later than Wednesday, 4 March.
An induction loop is available at the venue. If you have accessibility requirements concerning the venue, please choose the accessibility option in the registration form so that we can send you more specific instructions for arrival.
You are welcome to forward this invitation to recipients to whom it may be of interest.
Projects by Ministry of Education and Culture: Working Group for Cultural Policy, Immigrants and Promotion of Cultural Diversity