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Culture for All Axes (KA9010)
Funded by Karelia CBC 2014-2020

Objective of the project

Competitiveness of cultural services and products has been increased by upgrading service design practices.

Main activities

Work package 1. Identification of growth areas: - to study the current state in servicing and marketing and potential customers and service design demands and new approaches - to compile Data base of International cultural operators to be engaged in activities and cross-sectorial partnerships - to develop the manual "how to improve cultural services and market them"; Work package 2. Training and mentoring instruments: - to create an ethno sound/dance and design center on the basis of existing institutions - to develop a training package for service providers (cultural operators) based on service design study and cross-sectoral approach - to work out training and networking course for mentors working for the ethno sound/dance and design center Work package 3. Service development and promotion: - to develop service/product design for service providers - to introduce services under supervision of mentors, including establishment of networks with partners and distributers - to present pilot services/products in cultural/tourism or project events and. to disseminate best developed project practices and approaches in North-west Russia and Finland


Basic information


Culture for All Axes


2020-02-01 - 2022-12-31

Total Budget / Programme funding

432 815 € / 389 533 €

Lead partner

Support and Development of Ethnocultural Initiatives Foundation
Lead partner web-site


Center of National Cultures and Folk Art of the Republic of Karelia
Karelia University of Applied Sciences Ltd
North Karelian Crafts Association
Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Karelia