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.


Colorful Restaurant

Very popular pop-up restaurant: Colorful Restaurant will be open on May 14th at 11-16 in Aleksinkulma (Aleksanterinkatu 9) or as long as the food will be available. Prices are 1-5 euros/dish. Cash payment! Homecooks are from Finland, Indonesia, India, Iraq, Japan, Morocco, Nepal, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Turkey and Yemen. 

The event is arranged by Multicultural Centre Villa Victor.

You are warmly welcome! Menu 1 and Menu 2

New feature in Colourful Restaurant – experience the presentations of different food cultures! You are welcome to hear about different food cultures and traditions from around the world. You will learn about the main ingredients used in different cultures and cuisines, and how important role food plays in people's lives. With the recipes you will receive at the event, you can try cooking some exotic delicacies at home. Presentations from Great Britain, Bulgaria, Peru, Taiwan and Ukraine at 12-14.30 in Aleksinkulma. 


Welcome to Oulu

Welcome to Oulu event will be organized in September 2022.

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


Week Against Racism (week 12)

In 2022 Week Against Racism was during 21.- 27.3.2022.

In Oulu the main event of the week was Oulu Loves Me. Oulu Loves Me 2022


Public living room and culture café

Join us for music and coffee at Oulu's public living room in Rotuaari. The event is open for all. 

Organizers: UNIC and Villa Victor


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.

Link to Oulu at Your Service 30.11.2021 


Info sessions

The info sessions in Autumn 2022 are held in Aleksinkulma (Aleksanterinkatu 9) in juhlasali (ballroom). All the info sessions start at 9 am.

Spring Info Sessions:

Friday 26.8. Young's life in Finland

Thursday 22.9. Road traffic safety

Friday 21.10. Mental wellbeing

Thursday 17.11. Presentation of wellbeing services county 

Friday 16.12. Rescue services


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 arranged in Aleksinkulma Saturday Nov. 20th after two years. There was 500 visitors at the Aleksinkulma during the event. Villa Victor wants to thank all the visitors and participants! Hope to see you all in May 2022!