“Finally!” or “Here we go again?” – a look at diversity and equality in Finnish music in 2022

by Anna Dantchev, Kare Eskola, Jari Juhani Kallio, Amanda Kauranne, Kimmo Korhonen, Riikka Talvitie, Désirée Saarela, Saara-Maria Salonen, Anette Åkerlund

Some years ago, debate emerged once again about equality, diversity and oppressive structures in Finnish music. This time, the debate became more than just debate, leading to shifts in attitudes and thinking – and to concrete measures. The second FMQ Special Feature of 2022 takes a look at debates, projects and phenomena in the context of equality and diversity in Finnish music.

Equity or equality?

by Amanda KaurannePublished 30 Jun 2022

The quest for diversity in music

by Kimmo KorhonenPublished 30 Jun 2022

Organic equality at the Musequal Festival

Reviews by Jari Juhani KallioPublished 25 May 2022

Translation: Jaakko Mäntyjärvi