The Finnish live music industry joins forces in two sustainability projects this year to measure the carbon footprint of the business, and to build a digital planning toolkit for sustainable development. Jazz Finland administrates the projects in 2022–2023, and the steering group consists of the main umbrella organisations in Finnish live music.
Finnish Musicians’ Union, Finnish Music Creators, Music Finland, IFPI Finland, The Collective Management Organisation for Recorded Music in Finland, Jazz Finland, The Finnish Music Publishers Association, Association of Finnish Symphony Orchestras, The Society of Finnish Composers and Finnish Composers’ Copyright Society Teosto are inviting all members of the Finnish music industry to participate in a short survey on the topic of equality in the music industry.
Jazz Finland's new, 2022–2023 project, "Carbon Neutral Tour Model" maps the climate impact of the Jazz Finland tours and tests more sustainable structures for jazz touring. The pilot tours will take place in fall 2022. Jazz Finland calls for artists and tour producers to apply for them on a two-week period between Wed, Feb 23 and Wed, Mar 9, 2022!
Grands Formats is a French federation of artists which set up a European network for jazz and improvised music large ensembles four years ago, called Think Big!. The network is launching a call for applications to join in 2022.
Jazzliiton toimisto hiljenee joulutauolle ja on suljettu 23.12.2021-2.1.2022.
Jazz Finland office is temporarily closed for visitors due to the corona virus situation. The staff can be contacted via telephone and email as usual.
Jazz Finland office is on summer holidays and closed from 1 July 2021 to 23 July 2021
Due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the new residency by Jazz Finland, Sibelius Academy Jazz Music Department at Uniarts Helsinki, UMO Helsinki Jazz Orchestra and the Finnish Musicians' Union, is rescheduled from August 2020 to August 2021.
Creative Music and Sound Workshop is held in Hanko, June 22nd–25th 2020. The teacher of the course is saxophonist and composer Esa Pietilä. The course is suited for all instruments and vocalists, at all levels.
Ministry of Education and Culture is granting additional subsidies for cultural sector associations and operatives during the COVID-19 crisis. The subsidies are directed i.a. at national art institutions, cultural associations and professionals, museums, orchestras and theaters as well as operatives in the film industry. Deadline for the ministry subsidies is 14th May 2020.