23.5.19 – Art & Culture Union’s Day

23.5.19 – Art & Culture Union’s Day

Welcome to Globe Art Point’s Great Art & Culture Union’s Day Event on 23.5.2019 at 15:00-18:20 at the Helsinki Central Library Oodi!

Artists’ Unions Fair will present the Finnish four major artists’ unions:
1. Theatre and Media workers TeMe (communication officer Anne Saveljeff);
2. Art and Culture Professionals’ Trade Union TAKU (organization coordinator Sini Myllyniemi);
3. Actor´s Union (managing director Elina Kuusikko);
4. Finnish Musicians’ Union (freelance-agent Jaakko Kämäräinen).

Artists and cultural workers from the fields of performing arts, visual arts, film & media, music and administration are welcome to attend! The event will begin with introductory presentations from each of the four artists’ unions and continue with group sessions during which artists can ask questions and learn relevant information from unions of their choice. Information and connections will be shared in an informal atmosphere with coffee, tea and snacks served. The Artists’ Union Fair will be held at Cube (Kuutio) at Central Library Oodi, 2nd floor, Töölönlahdenkatu 4, 00100 Helsinki. (near the Music House & the Central Railway Station).

If you are interested in participating, please fill this form https://forms.gle/urNJusz31koiizAFA by 21.5.2019.

For further information about the event send an email to tomi.purovaara@globeartpoint.fi.

Artists’ Unions Fair is part of Globe Art Point´s GAP INFO project supported by the Finnish Cultural Foundation and the City of Helsinki. To learn more about GAP INFO visit http://www.globeartpoint.fi/category/g-a-p-info/.


TeMe consists of 7 member unions: Film and Television Designers, Dance and Circus Artists, Film and Media Employees, Lighting, Sound and Video Designers, Theatre Directors and Dramaturges, Theatre Professionals, Cinema Projectionists. For more information visit www.teme.fi/en/.

TAKU is an organization for those working and studying in the fields of art and culture. For more information visit www.taku.fi/en/.

Actor´s Union is a national association protecting the rights of professional actors. For more information visit www.nayttelijaliitto.fi.

The Finnish Musicians’ Union is a trade organization for professional musicians. For more information visit www.muusikkojenliitto.fi/in-english.

For more information on the Finnish trade union system visit: http://www.globeartpoint.fi/2018/05/18/the-finnish-trade-union-system.

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