Domestic and international projects form a major part of Dance Info Finland’s activities. They provide multiple working possibilities for Finnish dance professionals, develop the operating conditions of Finnish dance field and also open up the world of dance for larger audiences.
Development project for mediator and international operations 2019–2020
Dance Info Finland and CircusInfo Finland have launched a two-year development project, which aims, among others, to meet the challenges of internationalization and develop new production models to Finnish performing art field.
Finnish-Russian Dance Exchange Programme
In 2014 Dance info Finland together with the Embassy of Finland in Moscow started the project, which aimed to establish a more intensive cooperation between Russia's and Finland's contemporary dance scenes.
Keðja & STRETCH
Keðja is a community that supports the strengthening of the Nordic-Baltic dance field and networking of dance professionals in the region. Keðja is Icelandic for "chain".
Performing HEL showcase
Arranged for the first time in 2018, the second edition of the showcase Performing HEL took place on 29th of August – 1st of September 2019 in Helsinki, Finland, in tandem with Helsinki Festival – the largest arts festival in Finland. The third edition of the showcase will be arranged in Helsinki on 2-5 of September 2021.
Australia-Finland dance exchange
In 2013-2015 Dance info Finland and Australia Council for the Arts coordinated a collaboration programme, in which the partners were dance field organizations from both countries.
Dancing Finland 2017
Dancing Finland 2017 is a national dance project and event which offers dance activities for everyone. The campaign is a part of the programme for the centenary of Finland’s independence in 2017. The idea behind the campaign is that dance is possible for us all.
Hong Kong x Finland
Creative Meeting Point is an artist exchange and collaboration program between Finland and Hong Kong in 2016-2019.
JPN – FIN – Contemporary Dance Residence Exchange and Co-production programme
Zodiak– Centre for New Dance carried out Residence and Co-production Programme with Japanese Japan contemporary Dance Network (JCDN). The programme was born from active networking actions of Dance Info Finland: Dance Info Finland has created…
Keðja projects in 2008-2015
The keðja projects have offered Baltic and Nordic dance artists, producers, journalists and other dance professionals opportunities to meet, exchange ideas and work across borders.
Korea-Finland Connection 2010-2012
Dance Info Finland and Korea Arts Management Service (KAMS) realized the collaboration programme Korea–Finland Connection in 2010-2012. The purpose was to develop collaboration in dance and performing arts between the two countries.
Residency collaboration in Japan
Dance Info Finland and the Finnish Institute in Japan are collaborating in opening residency opportunities for Finnish dance artists in Japan.