In order to develop, the arts and well-being sector requires cross-administrative and diverse cooperation and extensive networking. This is reflected in national networks of actors, which are characterized by a desire to develop their activities together and to share know-how and good practice, openly supporting each other.
Also in Oulu, different actors in the field of arts and well-being work closely with both regional and national actors and networks.
Taikusydän is a cooperation network for the development of arts and well-being in Finland.
Read more at Taikusydän's website.
The Northern Ostrobothnia Cultural Welfare Regional Network POPkulta is one of the regional networks of Taikusydän.
AILI is a nationwide network of cultural senior and elderly work that aims to promote the well-being and ability of elderly people through artistic and cultural activities and to develop the services available to elderly people.
ILME is a multidisciplinary cultural cooperative in Oulu that aims to increase society’s well being
through equally accessible art. Read more at ILME's website.