Events and Infos

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


Valentine's Day party

Welcome to the Valentine's Day party for the whole family in Aleksinkulma (Aleksanterinkatu 9) on February 14 from 17:30 to 19:30. The program includes a pleasant time together, crafts and dancing, as well as coffee, juice and buns. The event is free of charge.


Week against Racism

In 2023 Week Against Racism will be during 20.- 26.3.2023.

There will be a variety of different events arranged during the week in Oulu. 

The week starts with Oulu loves me -event already on Saturday 18th March.


Big dreams - stories about Finnish people, who changed the world
March 18th to 27th, Photo Exhibition

Valve, café Paljetti during the opening hours, Mon to Fri 8 - 22, Sat to Sun 10 - 22

Big dreams is an exhibition produced by Faisa and Salaado Qasimi with Peace and Well-being Organization (RAHY ry), which tells carreer stories of some Finnish infulencers, and how unique path they all have had to get to their present position.

For more information see this link.


Colorful Restaurant

The application period for Colorful Restaurant event has started!

Next Colorful Restaurant event will be on Saturday, the 20th May 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 14.4.2023 at the latest!

We will inform the selected chefs on 18.4. and give more details about the event.

Register primarily by e-mail to or by a text message to 040 6568829, or to or text message to 044 703 1326.

The event is coordinated by the City of Oulu, Multicultural Centre Villa Victor


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.


Info sessions

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

Spring  Info Sessions:

Thursday 26.1. Secondary Education possibilities, Aleksinkulma

Friday 24.2. Higher Education possibilities, Aleksinkulma

Thursday 16.3. Information about the reform of healthcare, social welfare and rescue services, Businessasema Telesali

Thursday 23.3. Housing and living in Finland, Businessasema Telesali

Friday 21.4.  Families with special needs 

Tuesday 9.5. Sport services

Thursday 25.5. Police in Finland, Aleksinkulma


If you or your group is interested in taking part in the info sessions, you can ask more information about time tables 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.

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, Nov. 19th 2022. There were 900 visitors! Villa Victor wants to thank all the visitors and participants! See you again in May 20th, 2023!