CircusInfo Finland actively participates in several international and domestic collaboration projects, which focus on creating opportunities for professionals on the field.
On-going international projects
SZENEfrei is a three year project promoting Finnish circus, dance and performance art in Germany, Austria and Switzerland in 2017–2019. Projects supports Finnish performances visiting German-speaking Europe, boosts expert visits to Finland and organizes networking events for Finnish performing art professionals.
SZENEfrei is coordinated by the Finnish Institute in Germany (Finnland-Institute in Deutschland) and its partners include CircusInfo Finland, Dance Info Finland and Eskus – Performance Center. The project is supported by Kone Foundation and Arts Promotion Centre Finland.
CASA – Circus Arts and Streets Arts Circuits
CASA is an European support programme designed by five arts organisations: MiramirO (Belgium), CircusInfo Finland (Finland), Cirqueon (Czech Republic), FiraTàrrega (Spain) and Subtopia (Sweden). Together organisations join forces to equip professionals from the contemporary circus and outdoor creation sectors to work and cooperate transnationally. CASA is co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union, Ministry of Education and Culture Finland and Swedish Arts Council. Read more >>
The European project Circus Incubator – EuropeS-AmericaS strategy for young artists has been created by 7 Eupen and American partners for 2015–2017. Circus Incubator aims in one hand to sensibilize the young contemporary circus artists to the internationalization of their career and to the artistic research, and in the other hand to sensibilize the programmers to the young and emerging artists follow-up in the long-term, thanks to workshops organized on the two continents. This project of capacity building in the field of youth is co-funded by the Erasmus+ programme of the European Union. Read more >>
CircusInfo Finland is a partner in Finnish cultural project for children and youth called Big Muuv. The project is coordinated by Finnish National Ballet and other partners include The Finnish Youth Circus Association, Association of Finnish Children’s Cultural Centers, Nuori Kulttuuri Foundation, and other cultural children’s and youth organisations. The project encourages children and young people to be physically more active during the school days. The project promotes dance, circus and tricking as hobbies. Big Muuv is funded by Ministry of Education and Culture. More information in Finnish from www.bigmuuv.fi