Hello Espoo event 28.9.2023 – explore Espoo

Hello Espoo tapahtuma


28.9.2023 16.30 – 19.00 EET/EEST


Espoo Cultural Centre

See location on the map(external link)


City of Espoo, HyTe Ry, International School of Music, Finland, Yhteiset Lapsemme Ry and International House Helsinki


Free entry

Calling all Espoo residents, newcomers, and future adventurers! Do you want to know more about the servicies and activities provided by the City of Espoo and organisations in the area? Are you interested in an event with activities for the whole family?

Let us show you reasons to fall in love with Espoo at the Hello Espoo event. There will be music performances, interactive workshops and engaging activities for you and your family. You can meet and discuss with different units of the city of Espoo and organizations about their activities from living and working at Espoo to education, social services, health and well-being and leisure. You can ask us about your hometown (or future hometown), Espoo.

📅 Date: Thursday 28.9.2023
🕘 Time: 16.30-19.00
🏠 Venue: Espoo Cultural Centre, Kulttuuriaukio 2, 02100 Espoo
• Cost: free of charge.

The event is open for everyone, and you can join the event whenever it suits you. Please register for the event for the best communication & preparation by 21.9.2023. We will pick one winner from all registrations for a little gift. The winner will be announced at Espoo Cultural Centre.

The event is organized in English, in easy Finnish and many other languages. The keynote is organised in English.

Event agenda
📢14.00-19.00 Bicycle maintenance services on the right-hand side of the main doors at Espoo Cultural Centre.
The bicycle quick maintenance includes minor adjustments, such as brake and gear tuning or changing riding settings. The service is provided by the City of Espoo's "It’s Like Riding a Bicycle’" project.

📢 16.30-17.00 Welcome guests & networking activities
🎤 17.00-17.20 Warm up music performances & Welcome words
🎸 Guitar- Alan Noè Avendaño Guerra
🎤 Voice - Laura Maria Rinta

🎤 17.20-17.30 Keynote "Well-being in Espoo"
🎤 17.30-17.45 Quiz about Espoo

📢 17.45-18.45 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

📢 17.45-18.45 Music lesson, photo exhibition, networking and workshops for kids
🎤 Singing orientated workshop with Myra Owens, International School of Music, Finland
🎼 Latin dance workshop for everyone with Laura Maria Rinna, International School of Music, Finland
🎯 Welcome to Yhteiset Lapsemme ry's pop-up workshop with crafts, engaging activities, centered around the theme of diversity and friendship.
📸 Retrospective photo exhibition: Mikki Kunttu: Lucid Dreams

🎹 18:45–18:52 Piano performance - Yifan Wang, from The Espoo Music Institute (EMO)

📢 18.52-19.00 Winner of registration and Closing words

The event is organized by the City of Espoo in collaboration with HyTe Ry, International School of Music, Finland, Yhteiset Lapsemme Ry and International House Helsinki. 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.

Please don't hesitate to be in contact if you have any questions: nga.phan@espoo.fi, Coordinator of City of Espoo.


Event in social media

  • Tapiola
  • participation
  • entrepreneurship
  • nature
  • early childhood education and care
  • music
  • work
  • libraries
  • tourism
  • museums