Please be welcome to the seminar How to make Helsinki together an inclusive and international art & culture city? on Thursday 30.11.2017 at 9-14 at Viirus-teatteri (Välimerenkatu 14, Jätkäsaari).
This seminar discusses in English of present and future of Helsinki as an international art and culture city.
City´s population gets more and more diverse. How should we work together to keep doors open to new ideas & people – to the new Finnish arts and culture? How the Finnish and international artists and organizations can work together? And what would be the next steps?
The seminar will be opened by Helsinki´s cultural director Tuula Haavisto and it is targeted to artists, cultural workers as well as to art & culture organizations.
The event is organized by Globe Art Point Helsinki in collaboration with Helsinki City Culture Division, and it will be facilitated by Kaisa Schmidt-Thome from Demos Helsinki.
9 Registration, coffee & tea
9.30 Opening words
Tomi Purovaara, managing director, Globe Art Point Helsinki
Tuula Haavisto, cultural director, Helsinki City Cultural Services
10 Artists presentations + discussions
Davide Giovanzana, artistic director, Teatteri Metamorfoosi
Alejandro Olarte, electro-acoustic musician
Ceyda Berk-Söderblom, director, MiklagardArts Oy
11.30 Lunch (self-financed)
12.30 Panel discussion
Topi Lehtipuu, managing director, Helsingin Juhlaviikot
Jussi Lehtonen, artistic director, Touring Stage of Finland´s National Theatre
Marja Sakari, intendent, Kiasma
Jenni Sainio, audience engagement, Dance House
Catia Suomalainen Pedrosa, director, Cultural Center Caisa
Paula Tuovinen, vice-rector, University of Arts
13.45 Conclusions, next steps & closing
David Kozma, chairman, Globe Art Point Helsinki
14-15 Informal discussions continue in the lobby with coffee & tea & snacks