Culture and communications
The production and consumption of culture are supported from public funds. The state supports cultural projects and artists through the provision of grants. The state also runs its own art institutions and museums. Municipalities are responsible for art education and various cultural services. Organisations play a key role in the field of culture. Finland boasts several UNESCO World Heritage Sites.
Finnish people are industrious producers and avid consumers of both digital and printed media. The Council for Mass Media in Finland is a self-regulatory body supervising compliance with good journalistic practice.
All of Finland
- European cultural policy link
Cultural policy of the EU: goals and action programmes. Research, statistics and reports.
- World Heritage in Finland link
Presentation of UNESCO's world heritage locations in Finland.
National Board of Antiquities
- Statistics on culture and the media link
The statistics describe the division of the population's time use into paid employment, household work, hobbies, use of the media by the population, cultural and other hobbies, physical activities, social participation and social relations.