The Centre of Folk Art, Kaustinen, Finland


Location: Kaustinen, Finland

Year: 1997 

Total Area: Gross area 18,800m2


For visiting information visit the centre's website here



The Kaustinen Centre of Folk Art is an international information, training and research centre about Finnish folk culture. The functional centre of the Centre of Folk Art is the concert hall and the exhibition area. The building also houses rooms for educational and research activities, as well as premises for the Kaustinen Folk Music Festival organisation.


The Centre of Folk Art is situated in the centre of the Kaustinen municipality, in the province of Ostrobothnia, on the west coast of Finland, a five-hour drive from Helsinki.



Mies van der Rohe Award nominee 1998