Culture Citizen

The Culture Citizen programme period for Espoo residents who acquired Finnish citizenship in 2018–2019 is from 1 September to 31 December 2020.

Due to the situation caused by the coronavirus pandemic, changes to the programme are possible even at short notice. Please check this website and the cultural venue’s website for up-to-date information.

Due to the official instructions, Culture Citizen programme has been cancelled between November 30 and December 31, 2020. 

The benefits of the program will be published on this website on September 1, 2020. There is a limited number of tickets available (a quota for new citizens). 

See the benefits of the program under the subheadings of this website. On your computer, the subheadings can be found in the left column of the page. On the mobile screen, press the arrow next to the header: Section All Benefits lists the benefits on a monthly basis in chronological order.

The persons entitled to the benefit, Culture Citizens, will receive a benefit card and code by post to their home in early September. The card and code are needed when booking or redeeming benefits, so please keep them throughout the period. The card and code are personal.

Share your experiences on social media with hashtags #Kulttuurikansalainen #KulttuuriEspoo.

Join also our closed Facebook group, follow the news and share your cultural experiences. The group is for Espoo residents who acquired Finnish citizenship in 2018–2019.


Check out the operators involved in the 2020 season:

Dance Theatre Glims & Gloms

Espoo City MuseumKAMUGlims Farmstead MuseumVilla Museum Villa RulluddLagstad School Museum 

Espoo City Theatre

Espoo Cultural Centre

Exhibition Centre WeeGee: EMMA – Espoo Museum of Modern Art , KAMU, the Finnish Toy Museum Hevosenkenkä, the Finnish Museum of Horology

Gallen-Kallela Museum

Taimine Theatre

Tapiola Choir

Tapiola Sinfonietta


VocalEspoo – International Vocal Festival