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Funding | News | 08.12.2016

Tango from Río de la Plata to Lemmenjoki river

Alfonso Padilla is writing a scholarly book about the history of the Finnish tango.

Funding | News | 03.10.2016

The application period for Kone Foundation grants has ended

The application period for Kone Foundation grants has ended on 30 September. We received over 6,300 applications.

Funding | News | 01.09.2016

Looking for bold initiatives

The annual application period for Kone Foundation grants has begun. Grants can be awarded for academic research, the arts, and for projects which combine scholarly and artistic approaches. The thematic funding call The close neighbours is also open.

Funding | News | 16.06.2016

Renewed grant application process starts in September

The annual application period for Kone Foundation grants will start on 1 September and end on 30 September 16.00 Finnish time.

Funding | News | 16.06.2016

Funding for language learning

Kone Foundation awarded EUR 500,000 for language learning.

Funding | News | 13.06.2016

Travel grant decisions

We awarded travel grants on June 10, 2016. Researchers working with foundation’s personal researcher grant travel all over the world.

Funding | News | 24.05.2016

Different forms of language learning

Application period closed on 23 May at midnight Finnish time (EEST).

Funding | News | 08.12.2015

Essay collection for brown girls

Koko Hubara’s essay collection prompts discussion on race-related feminism in Finland.

Kone Foundation | News | 16.02.2017

Changes in the foundation’s personnel

Kone Foundation | News | 16.02.2017

Tips for the beginning of spring

Our grant recipients are continuously engaged in exciting projects. See a few tips from us for the beginning of spring

Kone Foundation | News | 27.01.2017

Our newsletter is now called At the Well!

Kone Foundation | News | 11.01.2017

The refurbishment of the Lauttasaari Manor has begun

Lauttasaari Manor to become the heart of Kone Foundation activities bringing together research and the arts.

Kone Foundation | News | 01.12.2016

Grant decisions

The grant decisions will be announced on 8 December.

Kone Foundation | News | 18.10.2016

How are our grantees doing?

In late spring we collected feedback from our grantees because we want to improve the work of the foundation.

Kone Foundation | News | 17.10.2016

Tips for the end of the year

Our grant recipients are continuously working on all kinds of intriguing projects. Here are few of our tips.

Kone Foundation | News | 11.10.2016

Tips for October

Our grant recipients are continuously working on all kinds of intriguing projects. We have compiled a couple of tips here for October.

News | Saari Residence | 15.03.2017

Spring brought new guests to Saari

For the next two months, the artists staying at the residency will include puppet theatre director Anna Brashinskaya (Russia), artist Unski Antti Immonen and drama instructor Väinö Makkonen, poet Daniil Kozlov, painter Mykolé (Lithuania), and writer Lara Palmqvist (USA).

News | Saari Residence | 09.03.2017

Saari Residence joins Perpetuum Mobile’s Artists-at-Risk Platform

The Saari Residence is joining the Artists at Risk (AR) platform for visual art practitioners coordinated and curated by Perpetuum Mobile.

News | Saari Residence | 26.01.2017

First guests of the year arrive at the Saari Residence

At the turn of the year, a new group of international artists and researchers arrived at the Saari Residence in Mynämäki.

News | Saari Residence | 16.12.2016

The book ‘The Colour Chart of Community Art’ presents everyday magic

"Saari Residence Publications 3: The Colour Chart of Community Art: Encounters and everyday magic" was published on Friday 9 December .

News | Saari Residence | 15.11.2016

New guests have arrived

The last guests of the year arrived at the Saari Residence accompanied by a light fall of snow.

News | Saari Residence | 12.10.2016

Saari Residence places for 2017 awarded

News | The Well | 18.05.2016

Breakfast Well on 13 May: Writing and Artistic Practice

Sinem Kayacan, artistic researcher and video artist, led the breakfast conversation about her artistic research.

News | The Well | 16.03.2016

Can art be verbalised?

At this year's first Breakfast Well, art and verbalisation were discussed with Taina Riikonen, sound artist and researcher, and Tomi Humalisto, Professor of Lighting Design.

News | The Well | 14.10.2015

Gems from the Finglish language at Breakfast Well

“Istumaruuma, kitsi, paatitamppu, soopa.” These are just a few examples of Finglish words.

The Well | 24.05.2015

Importance of own mother tongue

At the Breakfast Well on 28 August, Warda Ahmed and Wisam Elfad spoke about the importance of the mother tongue in early childhood education.

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  • The Well | 2013

    7/2
    Workshop on Multilingualism and Art
  • The Well | 2013

    31/8
    Community Art Well 2013
  • Calendar | The Well | 2014

    9/4
    Eläin-Kaivo
  • Calendar | 2014

    16/5
    Is Finland Becoming Polarized? in Helsinki
  • The Well | 2014

    15/8
    Art and Activism Well 2014
  • The Well | 2014

    21/10
    From solitary chambers to everyone
  • Kone Foundation | 2015

    20/1
    Is Finland Becoming Polarized? in Jyväskylä
  • The Well | 2015

    19/3
    Nature in the cities
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2015

    29/4
    Chamber housewarming party
  • The Well | 2015

    9/6
    Is this democracy, or is it an illusion?
  • Calendar | 2015

    12/6
    New insights into the description of Uralic languages
  • Funding | 2015

    1/8
    Application period for residencies
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | The Well | 2015

    14/8
    Localism, mobility and residencies Summer-Well
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2015

    24/8
    How can we change the world with documentaries?
  • Kone Foundation | 2015

    27/8
    The future of language learning
  • Calendar | The Well | 2015

    28/8
    Breakfast Well: Importance of own mother tongue
  • Funding | 2015

    1/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants
  • Calendar | Funding | 2015

    8/9
    Advice on grant applications
  • Calendar | The Well | 2015

    25/9
    Breakfast Well
  • Calendar | Funding | 2015

    30/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants ends
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2015

    1/10
    Foundation day
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2015

    19/11
    Helinä Hukkataival – Space between Ritual and Carnival book launch
  • Calendar | Funding | 2015

    8/12
    Grant decisions
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    10/2
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | The Well | 2016

    19/2
    Can art be verbalised?
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2016

    3/3
    Seminar on Multilingualism and Art
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2016

    10/3
    Emigration – Is the Future Here Now
  • Calendar | The Well | 2016

    7/4
    Multilingualism in Finland and in Russia
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    19/4
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | News | The Well | The Well | 2016

    13/5
    Breakfast Well: Writing and Artistic Practice
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2016

    21/5
    Open Day at the Saari Residence
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    30/5
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    31/5
    Deadline for travel grant application
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2016

    6/6
    Summer School
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2016

    1/8
    Application period for the Saari Residence begins
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    24/8
    Grant advice (fully booked)
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2016

    25/8
    Lily Kiara: Fishing in the Field
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    1/9
    Grant advice (Fully booked)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    1/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants begins
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    2/9
    Grant advice (fully booked)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    8/9
    Grant advice (fully booked)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    15/9
    Advice on grant applications (Fully booked)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    15/9
    Deadline for travel grant application
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    22/9
    Grant advice (Fully booked)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    27/9
    Last minute grant advice
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    30/9
    Application period for Kone Foundation grants ends
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2016

    1/10
    European Day of Foundations and Donors in Turku
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2016

    1/10
    Day of foundations and donors
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    1/11
    Deadline for travel grant application
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2016

    29/11
    Lecture on landscape art: Eternal ideal types of landscape art
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2016

    30/11
    The Vuoden Tiedekynä award (deadline)
  • Calendar | Funding | 2016

    8/12
    Grant decisions
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    12/1
    Builders of the Century Application Clinic in Tampere
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    17/1
    Builders of the Century Application Clinic in Helsinki
  • Calendar | Kone Foundation | 2017

    1/2
    Builders of the Century competition deadline
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    16/2
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | 2017

    9/3
    Indigenous peoples, environment and future
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    14/3
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    20/4
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | Funding | 2017

    17/5
    Grant advice
  • Calendar | Saari Residence | 2017

    25/5
    Open Day at the Saari Residence
  • Calendar | 2017

    9/6
    Ecological compensation – Greenwashing or washing-proof green?

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