Arts and Culture Festivals in Finland. Cultural Policy Viewpoint.
Finland has a large number of arts and culture festivals to offer and people participate in them actively. The activities are diverse, covering a wide range of art forms. Festivals are an important form of production, supply and participation in the arts and culture, and are an established part of the structures for producing art. Festivals are held throughout the country and they improve the regional and local accessibility of culture. In cultural policy, festivals are considered from the standpoints of vitality of the arts and culture as well as social impact.