Events and clubs
Villa Victor coordinates multicultural event management in Oulu. We also organize a variety of club activities.
The events support two-way integration and intercultural interaction, as everyone is welcome to the events.
Events, clubs and information sessions
Värikäs ravintola ("Colorful Restaurant")
We will launch the highly popular pop up event Värikäs ravintola ("Colorful Restaurant") once again in International school (Kasarminkatu 6)
on Saturday 25.5.2024 11-16!
Oulu at Your Service
The event will give you a comprehensive overview of the services and leisure activities offered by the City of Oulu and organisations in Oulu region. At the event, you will discover information useful for your everyday life at Oulu: Where to buy a bus card, find interesting events and multicultural activities, outdoor attractions, or boost for career after your graduation.
Oulu at Your Service will take place on Monday 19 Feb 2024 between 11.30-15.00 at the Career Centre lobby, on Linnanmaa campus (close to the green coat racks).
We welcome everyone to explore the variety of services and chat with experts from different fields!
Services and organisations participating in the event:
- Oulu Tourist Information Office
- International House Oulu
- Multicultural Center Villa Victor
- Oulu10 services
- Northern Ostrobotnia TE Office (employability office)
- Oulu Regional Transport
- Saaga Travel
Oulu Highlights guided walking tours
When? Sat 24 Feb at 11.00 & 13.00
Join a relaxing 1,5 hours walking tour in the centre of Oulu. You will start at the market square with old and new architecture, be acquainted with the iconic statue of a policeman and continue to other interesting details in the city. Along the way the guide will tell you stories about the past, the present and the future. Sign up here!
Oulu loves me - Anti-racism week
The national anti-racism week takes place on week 12. This is due to 21 March being the UN's International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination.
A variety of activities will be organized in Oulu during the anti-racism week. The events will especially discuss respecting other people and intervening in racism.
Oulu kylässä - Welcome to Oulu
Oulu kylässä event is organized every autumn as a part of Oulu Days.
Kahviklubi - Coffee Club
Kahviklubi ("Coffee Club") hosted by Villa Victor is organized every Wednesday between 14.00-16.00 at Villa's Akvaario ("Acquarium") space. Come talk in Finnish and spend a nice afternoon in great company. The themes of the discussions change weekly. You do not have to register in advance, you can just show up!
Coffee Club is organized in collaboration between Mobile Futures project and Multicultural Centre Villa Victor
Villaa ylle -käsityökerho - Knitting and Crocheting Club
The Knitting and Crocheting Club is open for all and gathers in Villa's Akvaario space at Oulu10 every Friday from 10.00-11.30. You do not have to register in advance, you can just show up. You can bring your own project and knit or crochet in a great company. If you do not know how to knit or crochet, we will teach you the basics. We will lend you a knitting needle or crochet hook and yarn to get you started!
Villa United Football Club for Men
The club is free of charge and for men over 18 years of age. You can join us to play football at Arina Areena in Heinäpää every Monday and Thursday from 21.30-23.00. You need football shoes to participate.
The club is organized in collaboration between the City of Oulu Sport Services and Multicultural Centre Villa Victor.
More information about clubs: email@example.com
Welcome to get to know some more about the Romany culture and the way of life. Romany café "Café Romano" is coming to Oulu10 every other Tuesday at 13 starting on 6th February. Along with the general presentations and exhibition, there are specific themes for every occasion. But always with the romany feeling served with a cup of coffee. The event is open to everyone. Note: the programme is in Finnish.
Read more (in Finnish): https://oulu2026.eu/uutiset/romanikahvila-kutsuu-pistaytymaan/
Spring 2024 info sessions:
- Thursday 25.1. Professional study possibilities (Businessasema)
- Friday 23.2. Higher Education possibilities (Aleksinkulma)
- Thursday 21.3. Housing and living in Finland (Aleksinkulma)
- Friday 19.4. Early Childhood Education and Basic Education
- Tuesday 23.5. Police in Finland (Businessasema)