Upcoming Events

1. Oulu Boost Event 9.-11.12.2019: Upscaling Digital Solutions in Cities

Finland’s Presidency of the Council of the EU underlines the importance of upscaling digital solutions – Digitalisation best practices will be explored in Oulu Boost Event 2019. Oulu2026 is organising a pre event that focuses on ”Digitalization and Creative Industries”. Keynote speakers are Visual Artist Hannu Töyrylä and Antonio Nicoletti from City of Matera. Read more and register here

2. Culture Next Meeting in Oulu 12.-14.3.2020

Culture Next network supports cities to implement culture-led urban development programmes and policies, building on the experiences, participatory processes and collaborations established during the preparation for the ECoC bid. The next meeting will be held in Oulu in March with some open keynote sessions. The programme will be updated to Culture Next website.

Past Events

14. LUCI City Under Microscope Oulu, 20.-22.11.2019

LUCI (Lighting Urban Community International) is the international network of cities on urban lighting. The next City Under Microscope conference will be held in Oulu at the same time with LUMO Light Festival. Read more about the conferenchere

13. ArTech seminar, 1.11.2019

Encounters of science, art and technology. Read more and register to the seminar here

12. Seminar for the City Council, 30.10.2019

Speakers: Franco Bianchini from the University of Hull and Sjoerd Feitsma from Leeuwarden2018.

11. National Equality Days in Oulu, 9.-10.2019

The next Equality Days will be organised in Oulu. Oulu2026 brings Pupuruusu community arts piece to the event. Read more about the seminar (in Finnish) here.

10. Artist in Every Place, 4.10.2019

Seminar in co-operation with artists in Oulu and Galway as part of the Irish Festival of Oulu. Read more here

9. Oulu2026 present at IlmastoAreena in Ii, 23.-24.8.2019 

8. Info on Europe for Citizens funding instrument at Oulu2026 Community Office, 8.8.2019

Mauri Uusilehto, Finnish National Agency for Education

7. Clinic for Oulu2026 Programme Proposals

On Thursdays in May at 2pm-5pm.

6. Oulu2026 Community Office was opened at Oulu10 Service Point

The opening celebration was on 25.4.2019. The address of the Community Office is Torikatu 10A. Welcome to pop in and talk to us!

5. Oulu2026 Road Show to municipal decision makers and culture actors during spring 2019

4. International Can ECoC Save the World conferece was organised in Oulu on March 12-14

Explore the conference from this link.

3. Oulu2026 announced its Open Call for Programme Proposals on 11.2.2019

The open call is organised from February 11th to May 31st, 2019. The Oulu2026 cultural programme content will be built around the programme proposals. Anyone can participate in the programme search. The proposals can be a ready-made project plans or just an idea at this point.

Read more and leave your programme proposals from this link.

2. Oulu2026 launched its themes on 1.2.2019

Read more about the themes from this link.

1. Oulu2026 Creative Advisors started their work on 9.11.2018