Creative design in different forms of art is one of the main sources to create competitive advantage, both when it comes to products and services but also for marketing and brand publishing. Besides education for a future working life art is boosting creativity in general. This development has been acknowledged by the Finnish Minister of Education and Culture, Sanni Grahn-Laasonen that after sending a survey to all pupils in Finland that totally 120 000 answered about their interest in art, culture and exercise. Now she is putting the result into action. Besides the funding of €800 000 to basic art-education, the Minister of Education also is funding specific art projects in school with €1 060 400. Professionals of art and culture are running the projects within fields like dance, photographing, film and visual arts. Source: Finnish Ministry of Education and Culture
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