Below you can see a few highlights of the cultural policy developments in Finland:
- From 2023, municipalities will receive additional funding from the state for the well-being and health of their residents. This may have implications for cultural funding at that level.
A post COVID 19 report in 2022 recommends removing barriers across administrative branches, increasing the financial resources for arts and culture to one per cent of the budget expenditures by 2027, increasing cooperation between public and private sectors, and improving the situation and social rights of freelancers in the cultural sector.
A legislative act on central government funding for national art institutions will apply from 1st January 2023.
Changes to how lottery funding is distributed to cultural organisations will change from 2024
Proposed amendments to the Copyright Act and the Act on Electronic Communication Services will come into force in 2023
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