About NIPÅ

We are a cultural institution with an objective to strengthen the cultural life in Åland and contribute to Åland’s participation in the Nordic cooperation. 

About NIPÅ

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The Nordic Institute on Åland (NIPÅ) is a cultural institute under the Nordic Council of Ministers and our mission is to support, stimulate and develop cultural life by

  • enrich Åland with culture from all over the Nordic region
  • convey Åland culture to the Nordic countries
  • promote Åland's participation in Nordic cultural co-operation
  • act as advisors to help project entrepreneurs and cultural workers to be realized in the Nordic cultural work.
  • contribute to children and young people having a central place in Nordic cultural co-operation.

NIPÅ is a sister organization and information point for Nordic Culture Contact and the Nordic Culture Fund. We offer advice and help you find the right one among the various support programs.

The Nordic Institute on Åland opened on 3 May 1985.

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Therese Hjälmarstrand

Project manager
Mobil: +358 457 355 0075
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Anders Berndtsson

Project manager
Mobil: +358 457 355 0046

The board 2020-2022

The Board of Nordic Institute on Åland consist of representatives from Nordic countries and autonomous areas

Board members under period 1.1.2020-31.12.2022

Martin Schjerven (NO)
Anusha Andersson (SE)
Rasmus Vestergaard (DK)
Inger Eriksen (GL)
Kristine Dzene (AX)

Statutes and annual reports


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