Cross-border cooperation will be the theme of Operation Pirkanmaa’s open call for project proposals – a total of 100,000 euros at maximum will be distributed to the Region’s cultural operators

5.5.2023 Operation Pirkanmaa, the regional development project in the field of culture, is launching an open call for proposals with the theme of cross-border cooperation. In 2023, cultural projects in the Pirkanmaa Region will be granted funds totalling 100,000 euros at maximum. The call for proposals is now open and will close on 4 June.

The third round of applications for the Meanwhile Use Scheme: in addition to locations in Tampere, new premises available from the City of Nokia as well.

24.4.2023 The third round of applications is now open for the Meanwhile Use Scheme. The experts of the cultural services and city real estate management have again selected vacant spaces suitable for cultural use. This time, cultural operators can apply for two sites in Nokia in addition to the four temporarily vacant spaces in Tampere. Selected applicants will be able to use the nominated space rent-free for a fixed period of time.

Year 2023 of Operation Pirkanmaa

3.4.2023 Operation Pirkanmaa 2022-2024, a regional project to develop the cultural sector, is now in full swing as the second year of activity is well underway. Although this development project is always looking towards the future, it is worth observing the results of its first year of operation.

52 Windows to Europe

30.12.2022 The year 2023 will feature European cinema from classics to contemporary gems, fiction, documentaries, animation, silent film concerts – films for everyone!

Operation Pirkanmaa’s New Programme Release Engages Dialogue Both in Pirkanmaa and in Europe

23.9.2022 Operation Pirkanmaa, the legacy project of the European Capital of Culture (ECoC) bid, has supported more than one hundred projects during the course of 2022, including a series of Cultural Happenings to take place across the Tampere Region (a.k.a. Pirkanmaa) during the autumn. The second programme release based on the ECoC bid mainly focuses on the 2023–2024 period, drawing attention both to local players and European interactions.

Open Call for Cultural Happenings

19.5.2022 Open Call for Cultural Happenings was closed on 2nd of June 2022. /// Operation Pirkanmaa is holding an open call for Cultural Happenings to take place across T…