Month: August 2018

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 »