The goal of SuomiAreena is to be an arena for democracy and freedom of expression. SuomiAreena presents important issues and themes by discussing current events and social issues.In SuomiAreena, people can create a vision of what Finland and the world should be like in the future.
ALMEDALSVECKAN; the democratic meeting place for everyone. It’s a magical place for dialogue, change and unexpected meetings that help improve our society. The unique Almedalen spirit is created with openness, accessibility and mutual respect.
ARENDALSUKA is an annual national forum where delegates from politics, NGOs, industry and the public come together to discuss and develop policies for today and the future. Arendalsuka is politically independent ;it aims to strengthen faith in politics, political debate and the power of our democracy.
ARNAMUSFESTIVAL is an inspiring meeting place for different views and new ideas where discussions on important issues are held and these discussions are brought to life. Our mission is to bring all social groups together, to empower people and thus to develop a culture of debate.
This festival is an annual gathering in a cozy open-air space with a festival-type atmosphere where people from political, business, academic, cultural and non-governmental organizations discuss important issues for their development. The mission of the festival is to develop a culture of debate, to promote tolerance by creating common ground , and to contribute to the development of the democratic welfare state, advanced society.
FOLKEMØDET (Public Meeting) creates interaction and an environment to enable politicians to interact not only with other politicians, but also with ordinary citizens. The aim of Folkemødet is to bring people together. Whether you are a politician, a lobbyist or an ordinary citizen, you primarily belong to the category of “people”.
The JUBEL festival proposes an innovative approach to building a dialogue with citizens about their concrete concerns and proposals for European democracy and the functioning of the European Union. In addition, the festival contributes to a bottom-up approach and innovative ways to interact with citizens.
LAMPA has become a meeting place to exchange ideas and seek understanding among people with different ideas, political points of view and expectations. The aim of the festival is to strengthen the culture of democratic speech in Latvia, promote civic participation and active participation in social and political processes, and promote the desire for lifelong learning in an ever-changing world.
LÝSA wants to support and strengthen the democratic dialogue in Iceland. The Festival aims to build trust in the community among different community groups. The Festival provides a framework for meetings and discussions among decision makers at all political levels, as well as a platform for interest groups to share their ideas and thoughts on how to improve our society.