What does it mean to be a member of Tampere Region Festivals?

  • As a member your event is a part of a wide partnership network.
  • Tampere Region Festivals gives out advice and has the best interests of its festivals at heart.
  • Tampere Region Festivals emphasises the economic importance of its member events to the region.
  • It also recognises the pull factor of festivals in the area and participates in current discussions concerning events organising.
  • Tampere Region Festivals cooperates in international marketing with Visit Tampere, Visit Finland and Finland Festivals.
  • Member festivals are represented on the website and on the social media platforms of the organisation.
  • Tampere Region Festivals is actively communicating with medias on current events.
  • Tampere Region Festivals carries out projects in order to help festivals evolve event functions.
  • Tampere Region Festivals organizes coaching, training and development seminars to its members.
  • Tampere Region Festivals offers its members a visitor survey platform and media monitoring.
  • Tampere Region Festivals negotiates marketing opportunities for its members.

Criteria for new members:

  • The festival has to take place in Pirkanmaa region and it must be open for the public.
  • The festival is considered significant provincially or nationally.
  • The festival must have been organised professionally at least three times and it has to be financially stable at the time of joining.
  • The festival usually takes place over several days and is a recurring event (annually or every two or three years).
  • The festival embodies a certain branch or theme of cultural life or art and is consisting of performing arts and/or entertainment.
  • The board of Tampere Region Festivals accepts new members based on informal free-form applications.

Enquiries and more information:

Tiina Kuusisto
+358 400 252 181