Kulttuuriyhdistys Paivakoti

Name of Residency: Hailuoto Residency

Hailuoto Residency is open for the writers, musicians and other creatives. There are two spacious and atmospheric rooms (45m2) upstairs called Novel and Nocturne. Downstairs has common workspace and well-equipped kitchen. The residency also has traditional wooden sauna in the yard. For the musicians Hailuoto residency offers “World’s smallest studio” for free use. The studio is fully equipped for creating high quality demos and albums. Studio is very small and optimized to singer-songwriters.

The fees vary upon the duration of the residency: 350€Ž/2weeks and 500€Ž/month. Free use of the studio is included in the residence fee.

(Please note that we also arrange thematised residency programs where the lodging and materials are paid for the residency artists. There will be Open Call announced together with each starting program.)

Residency Programme since: N/A
Description of Organisation: Hailuoto residency is located in beautiful Hailuoto island in the Gulf of Bothnia, Northern Finland. Hailuoto is designated one of the national landscape of Finland as the island is characterised by traditional red buildings and unique nature with sandy dunes and pine forests. Residency offers very peaceful surroundings close to clean nature for working, inspiration and creating. Residency situates in the middle of the Hailuoto village.

Hailuoto Residency is run by association that aims to offer work space for creative workers, runs residence and produces cultural events like festivals in rural and surprising settings.

Organisation founded in: 2016
What type of organisation are you?:
  • Not-for-profit
Working Languages:
  • English
Duration of residency:
  • Weeks: 2
Number of studios: 2
Number of artists in residence at one time: 2
Studio type and size: Live/work studio
Accommodation type:
Private Room
Which disciplines does your residency cater to?:
  • Music
  • Literature
What practical facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Private accommodation
What artistic facilities does your residency offer to artists?:
  • Sound recording studio
Is your residency wheelchair accessible?: Yes
Companions Allowed:
  • Partners
  • Application process: Postal application
    Do you charge an application fee for your residency?: No
    Do you charge a residency fee for your residency?: Yes
    If yes, what is the residency fee? (in your local currency): 220€/week 350€/2weeks 500€/month
    Expenses paid by the artist:
    • Travel
    • Food
    • Supplies
    Are artists expected to do one of the following during their residency stay?:
    • No requirements
    Other activities happening at the space:
    • Workshops
    • Presentation
    Selection process: By committee
    Setting: Rural
    Nearest Airport: City of Oulu Airport
    Nearest Train Station: City of Oulu train station
    Street & Number: Haapalantie 4
    Postal Code: 90480
    City: Hailuoto
    Country long: Finland
    Haapalantie 4
    Hailuoto 90480 Finland
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