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Oulu Loves Me - Activities of the Action Week against Racism 2019

Oulu Loves Me week will be held for the eighth time. The week is a part of the European-wide action week against racism, which takes place on week 12.

The Oulu Loves Me events intend to bring forth tolerance and anti-racism, and bring them to public attention and debate. The events aims are to prevent prejudice and to spread the message of tolerance.

Oulu Loves Me is organised by: City of Oulu, Oulu Redcross, Oulu Vuolle-Setlementti, Culture Power Station ry, Doc Lounge and Oulun kirjailijaseura (Writers society of Oulu).
 

Programme:
 

Mon, March 18
14:00 Friendship walk
Meeting place: Rotuaari. A walk together to Vuolle for coffee (Nahkatehtaankatu 2).

16:30–18:00 Celebration of Humanity (Paakakatu 2)
Everyone is welcome to celebrate our shared humanity – the thing we all have in common!
Share the bread and water with each other. Bring unneeded clothes and small items to the table and take with you what you need. Relax with small treatments for your hands while surrounded by music. Free event. Come as you are. Meet us on Monday at Meri-Toppila, address Paakakatu 2.
 

Tue, March 19
Equality Day at the Main Library (Kaarlenväylä 3)

10:00 Multilingual Fairy Tale Reading, Satusoppi
12:00–15:00 Café Meet Up, Laituri
12:00–16:00 Bookmark Crafting, Aula
15:00 and 17:00 Escape game, Laituri
18:00–19:00 Minna Canth suomalaisen naisliikkeen muistikulttuurin kohteena (in Finnish) – Tiina Kinnunen, University of Oulu. Pakkalan sali
 

Thu, March 21
18:00–20:00 Multiculturalism through the Eyes of Peacekeepers, Long-time peacekeepers share their experiences of working in crisis areas. 
(in Finnish), Main Library, Pakkalan sali (Kaarlenväylä 3)

19:00 Film show, Island of the Hungry Ghosts, Gabrielle Brady, Ger/UK/Aus, 2018, A hybrid documentary of events on the Australian territory of Christmas Island that discusses migration through the natural migration and migration of the humans. 
Language: English. No Finnish subtitling. Tuba Food & Lounge, Mannenkatu 2, €5/ticket

20:30 Discussion after film 

16:30–18:00 Celebration of Humanity (Töllintie 38)
Everyone is welcome to celebrate our shared humanity – the thing we all have in common! 
Share the bread and water with each other. Bring unneeded clothes and small items to the table and take with you what you need. Relax with small treatments for your hands while surrounded by music. Free event. Come as you are. Meet us on Thursday next to the Kastelli church, Töllintie 38.
 

Fri, March 22 
15:30–16:30 Make a Noise at Rotuaari for Anti-Racism 
Let’s combine forces against racism: join us at Rotuaari in our most rollicking celebration yet!

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