Category: News

Ivana Helsinki 20th Anniversary Exhibition in Tokyo

  The Finnish Institute in Japan is organizing the 20th anniversary exhibition of the Finnish art, fashion and lifestyle brand Ivana Helsinki. “Love Stories, Road Trips and Dresses” – 20 years of fashion and lifestyle by Ivana Helsinki  showcases the journey of Ivana Helsinki from an idea to a recognisable and internationally renowned fashion and… Read more »

TelepART grant awarded to musician Petri Kumela

The Finnish Institute in Japan has granted its first TelepART mobility support to Finnish musician Petri Kumela, who is touring Japan later this autumn. Petri Kumela is one of Finland’s most sought-after classical guitarists, known on the international scene for his originality and versatility. He has released nine recordings that have all gained critical acclaim…. Read more »

20th Anniversary Conference of the Finnish Institute in Japan

Tove Jansson: Visual Artist.Writer.Landscape Enthusiast.Woman.   21–22 November, 2018, Tokyo Organised by: Finnish Institute in Japan, Tokyo   Proposals due 8 October 2018 The Moomin books are widely known in Japan, but who was the woman behind them? This interdisciplinary conference aims to concentrate on the character of the multitalented Finnish artist Tove Jansson. The… Read more »

General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) that applies as of May 25, 2018.

The Finnish Institute in Japan wants to offer current information of the Institute´s activities and events to all its audiences. To enable this kind of communication we need, among others, e-mail addresses. The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) of the EU will apply as of May 25th 2018. The Finnish Institute in Japan will review… Read more »

The Institute’s first monthly knitting club was a success!

On May 21st, the Finnish Institute in Japan held its first monthly knitting club “Ompeluseura”. “Ompeluseura” is a Finnish word, referring to women who regularly gather to knit or sew together. The purpose of this new event is to inspire and empower women in Japan by creating a comfortable space for socializing. At each gathering,… Read more »

TelepART

The Finnish Institute in Japan’s TelepART funding programme helps emerging performing artists showcase their work internationally. The rapid-access style funding is designed to support the expenses for Finnish artists travelling to Japan or Japanese artists travelling to Finland. The Finnish Institute in Japan promotes artistic collaboration between Finland and Japan. TelepART funding will help Finland’s… Read more »

The Institute launches monthly knitting club to empower women in Japan

In the light of its 20th anniversary, The Finnish Institute in Japan is announcing a new monthly event: Ompeluseura  –  a knitting club empowering women in Japan. “Ompeluseura” is a Finnish word, referring to women who regularly gather to knit or sew together. The knitting club is a monthly event where one can knit and… Read more »