• AREFS taide ja kultuuri ry is located in Haukivuori in rural Finland and organizes and supports art and culture projects

AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry
AREFS art and culture association

  • Savon Radan ryhmä organizes activities along the historical Savo line

REPORT 2008-2009

In August 2008 AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry has been official registered under number 199129.

The first months the board has started to develop their policy for activities, program and to define the target groups.
With a brochure and campaign on the Christmas Fair in Haukihalli AREFS started the promotion to get interested members.
During the application procedure for the registration of AREFS the website www.arefs.org has been launched.
This website will inform about ideas, plans, activities and projects AREFS intends to develop.

Brochure and membership card.
The membership is in cooperation with Mikkeli Taide Museum.

In the first year (2009) AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry has received a total of 29 members.
They are local persons as well as national and international.

The first presentation has been on the Christmas Fair in Haukihalli, Eva Häkkinen represented AREFS during the fair.
In 2009 AREFS has been present on this fair. Both times a lottery and information about AREFS were positive actions.

In 2008-2009 there has been a total of 6 board meetings after the official registration in August 2008.
Information about the meetings is published on the website of AREFS.

AREFS taide ja kulttuuri ry started cooperation with the Dutch AllaprimA Foundation, Mikkeli Art Museum and art centre Saksala ArtRadius to develop an interesting and active network of art and culture organizations.
Through cooperation it will be also possible to start local and international projects.













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