Sweden/ 8.3 Arts and cultural education  

8.3.5 Basic out-of-school arts and cultural education

Voluntary municipal music schools have a long tradition in Sweden and were established in most municipalities during the mid-20th century. Today voluntary municipal music and culture schools focusing on after-school activities for school children form one of the major areas of cultural activity at the municipal level of government. According to the national council of music and culture schools (SMoK), 363 000 pupils participate in such out-of school municipal culture school activities.

Chapter published: 16-05-2017