The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux is a cultural institute founded in 1993 and its scope of operations covers Belgium, the Netherlands and Luxembourg. The Finnish Cultural Institute for the Benelux serves as a liaison between stakeholders in the field of culture from Finland and the Benelux countries. The Institute is an expert organisation that provides information and builds up contacts in a broad field of culture. It offers artists and organisations opportunities to create discussion, new projects and new possibilities of collaboration in a wide range of activities throughout the whole field of culture, including e.g. visual arts, performing arts, literature, design and cinema arts. The operations aim at long-term, sustainable cooperation among artists and other professionals in the field from Finland and the Benelux countries.