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Hello Espoo event

Date 17:00 - 19:00 Thu, 7 Mar 2024
Place Otaniemen lukio, Tietotie 6, 02150 Espoo


Are you a newcomer in Espoo or planning to move there in the future? Do you want to know more about the services and activities provided by the City of Espoo and organisations in the area? Do you also want to enjoy music performances, keynote about learning Finnish and activities for the whole family?

Welcome to the Hello Espoo event! You can meet and discuss with different units of the city of Espoo and organisations about their activities from living and working at Espoo to education, social services, health and well-being and leisure. You can ask questions about your hometown (or future hometown), Espoo.

The event is open for everyone, and you can join the event whenever it suits you.

Please register by 1.3.2024


17.00-17.30 Welcome guests, coffee & networking activities

17.30-17.50 Warm up music performances & Welcome words

  • Wenyi Zhang, piano performance, The Espoo Music Institute
  • Barbara Mussafia, cello performance, International School of Music, Finland

17.50-18.00 Keynote: Why and how to learn Finnish? Introduction to Kielibuusti information platform

  • Sanni Heinzmann, Content Project Manager at Kielibuusti & lecturer of Finnish as a Foreign Language at Aalto University

18.00-18.50 Mini services fair – Services from Espoo city, NGOs and other organizations

  • Services for children and families, Education and Healthcare
  • Hobbies and free time activities – Cultural and event services
  • City Planning and The urban environment
  • Services for immigrants and Employment services
  • NGOs activities

18.00-18.50 Language coffee & Networking

18.00-18.50 Workshops for kids and families

  • Fun activities from HNMKY
  • Music workshop with Ujjainee Ghos, International School of Music, Finland

18.50-19.00 Feedback and closing words

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The event is organised by the City of Espoo. The event is a part of the national Talent Boost -program and development work of guidance and counselling services for immigrants. The event is funded by the Ministry of Employment and Economy.

Hello Espoo event