Application periods 2021–2022:
Villa Vikan: for the first half of residency weeks 1–26, apply starting from Thusday, October 28 at 10 a.m. and applying ends on Monday, October 8, at 10 am.
London: after the pandemic London residency is open for the second half of residency weeks Applying for the first half of residency weeks opening soon.
Berlin: the weeks 2021–2022 will be open for applications for at a later date to be announced.
The members of the Musicians’ Union have three artist residences at their disposal. The residences abroad are located in Kreuzberg in Berlin and Fulham in London. The Villa Vikan residence in Raasepori includes three separate buildings.
The members can use the residences for practising, other work or even promotional purposes. Since the residences are mainly intended for work purposes, you cannot bring guests apart from your family members. Villa Vikan’s cabin no. 2 can also accommodate pets, but they are not allowed in the other buildings. Pets are not allowed in the Berlin and London residences. The residences are furnished with work-related equipment.
The right to use the residences is granted to members based on draws for specific weeks held every six months. Members of the Musicians’ Union who have been members for at least six months by the application date can participate in the draws. For more information on applying as well as prices and application periods, see the page for the residence in question.