Maaseudun Sivistysliitto - Union of Rural Education and Culture
Maaseudun Sivistysliitto - Union for Rural Education and Culture
Do you long for new realizations, impressions, knowledge and courage for facing the change?
The Union for Rural Education and Culture, grounded in 1952, is a Finnish adult education and culture organization producing educational and cultural services for its members and cooperation partners.
The study center of the Union of Rural Education and Culture is responsible for the development of the countryside, villages and societal and communal activities.
Cultural services of the Union of Rural Education and Culture produce exhibitions, multiartistic cultural events, seminars and writing competitions.
Hourly support for voluntary learning
The Union of Rural Education and Culture supports financially voluntary educational activities with hourly support from the Ministry of Education. Hourly support is available for study circles, courses and lectures.
Eerikinkatu 28, 5th floor
00180 Helsinki, Finland
tel. (09) 751 2020
fax. (09) 7512 0211
Pohjois-Suomen aluekeskus / Regional office of Nothern Finland
Isokatu 19 b 14
90100 Oulu, Finland
tel. (08) 540 9715
Itä-Suomen aluekeskus / Regional office of Eastern Finland
Kauppakatu 23 b A 8
80100 Joensuu, Finland
tel. (013) 221 557
Publishing company Maahenki
Maahenki publishing company is focused on books about everyday life, nature and arts. Maahenki publishes book that touch the reader by their beauty. Special subjects include nature photography, iconography and ITE Art (Finnish contemporary folk art) by modern folk artists. The strong aesthetic realm of the books has received several awards. Maahenki publishes works yearly in English, too.
Books from Maahenki can be bought directly in the internet, www.maahenki.fi.