As of the beginning of 2013, Oulu, Haukipudas, Kiiminki, Oulunsalo and Yli-Ii will join forces to build new Oulu. This merger of five municipalities will be marked with several events, high points and festivities. 2013 marks the celebration year of new Oulu.
Browse the versatile programme selection to choose events that interest you and join us in celebration. For information about the programme, browse this website, or contact Oulu City Tourist Office. Event organisers will also publicise their own events in local media.
The aim of the New Oulu Celebration Year and the programme is to promote a feeling of community and to showcase local talent and the variety of the region. Young people are in special focus during the Celebration Year.