Events and Infos

Villa Victor coordinates multicultural event management in Oulu. Events are organized similarly to information sessions, both in different locations and online.

The events support two-way integration and intercultural interaction, as everyone is welcome to the events.

Welcome to Oulu, Colorful Restaurant and the Independence Day celebration are organized every year.

In addition, Villa Victor organizes monthly information sessions on various current topics. The info sessions are interpreted into several languages.


Info sessions

The info sessions in autumn 2023 are held in Aleksinkulma (Aleksanterinkatu 9) in juhlasali (ballroom) or at Businesssema in Telesali (Hallituskatu 36B). All the info sessions start at 9 am.

Autumn Info Sessions:

Friday 25.8.  Families with special needs ( Aleksinkulma)

Tuesday 12.9. International House Oulu, Oulu Skills Centre and BusinessAsema: introduction and presentation of services and activities (BusinessAsema Telesali)

Thursday 21.9. Mental wellbeing ( Aleksinkulma)

Tuesday 10.10. Information about the Alcohol Legislation Exam, Hygiene Passport Test and the Occupational Safety Card. (Businessasema)

Friday 20.10. Road safety ( Aleksinkulma)

Tuesday 7.11. Instructions for foodindustry 

Thursday 16.11. Rescue services (Aleksinkulma)

Friday 15.12. Young People's Life in Finland (Aleksinkulma)

If you or your group is interested in taking part in the info sessions, you can ask more information about timetables and register to the sessions by writing an e-mail to Ritva Saloranta (ritva.saloranta(at) Changes may occur, please follow Villa Victor's website on updates.


Colorful Restaurant 18.11.2023

The application period for Colorful Restaurant event has started!

Next Colorful Restaurant event will be on Saturday, the 18th Nov 2023 at 11-16  in Aleksinkulma, Aleksanterinkatu 9.

We are looking for home chefs from different countries to join in with us to organize the event!

The selected home chefs will prepare their dishes at home.

Please note that we will select only 20 home chefs. Please apply by 8th Oct. 2023 at the latest!

We will inform the selected chefs on 10th Oct.. and give more details about the event.

Application for the Colorful Restaurant

More information: or tel. 044 703 1326 / Mia


Welcome to Oulu

Welcome to Oulu event will be organized on September 1st 2023 in Kuusisaari as part of the Oulu Days.

In the event you  learn more about the hobbies and activities, study and work opportunities, and other local services. 


Oulu at Your Service

Oulu at Your Service event is arranged yearly together with the City of Oulu, the University of Oulu and the University of Applied Sciences. 

What you can do here in Oulu? The event will provide information on everyday life in Oulu for international students, exchange students, researchers, staff of the Universities, for family members and all the others interested in getting tips on living in Oulu.

At the event, you will be informed about attractions in Oulu, what to do in your leisure time, where to study Finnish, where to buy tickets, where to get advice on employment, entrepreneurship etc. During the event you can ask specific questions in chat from experts in different fields.

Video: Participate in Villa Victor´s diverse events


Video: Welcome to Villa Victor´s information sessions


Colourful Restaurant


Colorful Restaurant was in Aleksinkulma on Saturday, May. 20th 2023. There were over1000 visitors! Villa Victor wants to thank all the visitors and participants! See you again in Nov. 18th, 2023!