Year of Culture 2021 – Annual report of the Cultural Unit

Espoo Day at the Träskända park.Photo: Kerttu Penttilä / Kaupunkitapahtumat Espoo

The Cultural Unit is responsible for the cultural offering and cultural profile of Espoo. The Cultural Unit comprises five service areas: the City Library, City Museum, City Orchestra Tapiola Sinfonietta, Event and Cultural Services and Cultural Liaison Services.

The cultural policies for the future are referred to as CultureEspoo 2030. They state that, in 2030, Espoo will be a creative and bold cultural city that supports a sustainable way of life. There will be good cooperation between different sectors and the city will prosper through an experimental and curious approach. Culture and art will be present in the spirit of the city, the daily lives of the residents, the physical urban environment and the Espoo identity.