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.
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.
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.
The Young Audiences Music Awards (YAMawards) are looking for the world's best live music productions for young audiences. Call for applications is open until 4th May 2020.
The Arts Promotion Centre Finland grants short-term support for professional artists and art journalists who have lost work and earnings opportunities due to the coronavirus pandemic. The COVID-19 grant is available to apply until 15th April.
The International Jazz in the Park Competition is an event addressed to young national and international jazz bands. Its 6th edition will take place on May 1-3 2020, in Cluj-Napoca, Romania. The application deadline is February 29th.
"Creative Music and Sound Workshop" is held in Kaapelitehdas, Helsinki on 14th-15th March. The teacher of the course is saxophonist and composer Esa Pietilä. The course is suited for all instruments and vocalists, at all levels.
Crest Jazz Vocal takes place in Crest, Drôme in Southeast France between 28 to 31 July 2020.
Pirkanmaan Saksofonifestivaali (PSF) takes place from 13 to 15 of March 2020 in Tampere.