Welcome to Villa Victor!
Multicultural Centre Villa Victor provides activities for immigrants and Finns living in Oulu. We provide Finnish language lessons and assistance in different languages free of charge. At Villa Victor you may learn new languages, meet people and participate in a variety of different events.
NOTE! MULTILINGUAL ASSISTANCE HAS MOVED TO OULU10
Multilingual assistance has moved to Oulu10 (Torikatu 10). It can be found at the service point in the main lobby of Oulu10 (Torikatu 10).
Welcome to Oulu event
picture: Cathaoir Sóna
Welcome to Oulu – event at September 2019
City of Oulu welcomes its new and old residents together with collaborators to the event and to Oulu!
Come and familiarize yourself with a variety of different services, authorities and free time activities offered in Oulu. You can buy Waltti bus card, get a library card, ask about study and work possibilities and housing services. You can participate in Language Café, Poetry and Dance Workshop, find new friends and win in lottery.
Multilingual assistance also available!
Taste some Finnish pea soup, coffee and tea! Come and make with us winter scarf for The Bobby at the Market Place! Kids' play area will be organized during the whole event.
Event timetable* (Autumn 2018 programme)
15.00 The Lottery
15.50 Musical performance OTRA
16.00 Welcome Speech:
Piia Rantala-Korhonen, Director, Dpt. of International Affairs
17.00 The Lottery
18.00 Salsa Performance
18:15 The Lottery
19.00 Event ends
14.30 Immigrant’s speech
15:45-16.30 Digital services - presentation
16:45 Immigrant’s speech
17.30-18.00 Multilingual Information Service - presentation
18.15 Immigrant’s speech
14.00 International Comics Café
The participation of Immigrants in Oulu
17.30-19.00 Language Café – The Finnish Red Cross
The Entrance Hall:
16.30 – 18.00 Dance Workshop by Tanssitautiset
*programme changes possible
26 organisations were introduced at stands and information points in autumn 2018:
Byströmin youth services
Good beginning in Northern Ostrobothnia
Language – a key to participation - project
Kotona kulttuurissa -project, Vuolle Setlementti
Culture Power Station ry
Public engagement of municipal residents and community activities
Multicultural Centre Villa Victor
Museum and Science Centre Luuppi
Oulu University of Applied Sciences
Oulu Parish Union
Sports and recreation services
Oulu City Library
Oulu Comics Center
University of Oulu
The Finnish Red Cross
UMAKO-project, Oulu Institute
The lottery prizes sponsored by:
Studio Cinema, Jojo Oulu Dance Centre, Museo and Science Centre Luuppi, Oulu International Children's and Youth Film Festival, Sports and Recreation Services, Oulu Theatre, Sivakka
Mia Lindberg, mia.lindberg (at) ouka.fi, puh. 044 703 1326
Ritva Saloranta, ritva.saloranta (at) ouka.fi puh. 040 656 88 29
Finnish and other language courses and clubs
Monday 9.00 - 18.00
Tuesday 9.00 - 18.00
Wednesday 9.00 - 18.30
Thursday 9.00 - 18.00
Friday 9.00 - 16.00
Torikatu 23, 3rd floor (map)
Wheel chair entrance Torikatu 21
90015 Oulun kaupunki
Finnish courses start on Mon 12th Aug 2019.