The Foundation

The bilateral cultural foundation Norwegian-Finnish Cultural Foundation and Finnish-Norwegian Cultural Foundation was established by the Norwegian and Finnish governments in 1979. The Foundation and its annual returns are administered by a board situated in Helsinki and Oslo. The Foundation has a secretary both in Norway and Finland.


The Oslo-based board consists of the following members:

Espen Stedje, Chairman
Päivi Tervonen
Petter U. Morken


For further inquiries please contact:

The Foundation’s Secretary in Norway

Norsk-finsk kulturfond
Wergelandsveien 23 B
0167 Oslo
phone: +47 91 00 50 19
e-mail: post(at)


The Foundation’s Secretary in Finland

Hanasaari – Suomalais-norjalainen kulttuurirahasto
Hanasaarenranta 5
FI-02100 Espoo
e-mail: fonderna(at)