Webinar 6th Sep: How to apply to Open Call 2022

The Oulu2026 organisation is offering an unmissable opportunity in autumn 2022 for partners to become part of the capital of culture programme. The autumn 2022 Open Call is specifically aimed at large-scale projects that take several years to prepare or carry out. The call for applications for individual, communal projects will be announced closer to […]

What do you think about Oulu as a cultural city and how the region is preparing for its year as European Capital of Culture? Let us know your opinion by responding to our survey!

Oulu will be European Capital of Culture in 2026 along with 32 other municipalities from Northern Finland. The role of European Capital of Culture is important for the entire nation and Finnish culture, as the eyes of Europe will turn to the North. Oulu2026 will offer diverse, inspiring and unique contents already before the culmination […]

Visual artist Eloise Gillow to create the Oulu2026 mural in Rajakylä, Oulu

Visual artist Eloise Gillow has been selected through a global application portfolio process from among 530 applicants as the artist to create the Oulu2026 mural. The mural will be unveiled in Rajakylä in September. “We hope that culture and art will become an even more prominent part of our cityscape. A unique mural is an […]