Oulu voittoon

Cheer on Oulu for the European Capital of Culture!

Sing, laugh, crochet or rock! Or encourage Oulu to victory with a trick, poem or dance and win great prizes.

How would you cheer on Oulu and its partner municipalities to win the Capital of Culture competition? Make a cheerful video, take a picture or express your cheer in another way and win great prizes!

 This is how you participate in the cheering


  1. Come up with a wild cheer for Oulu alone or with a good group
  2. Send the cheer to us by May 31 with one of the following ways:
  • WhatsApp 040 484 8741
  • email oulu2026@ouka.fi
  • Instagram #Ouluvoittoon #Oulu2026
  1. Include your name, phone number and email address to your message via WhatsApp or email.
  2. you participate in the competition with a team, select one contact person who will represent the entire team and put the video forward.

Win a hotel night and other top prizes

Awards for the places 13

A night for two at Original Sokos Hotel Arina’s reformed rooms which tell stories of Oulu.

Other awards

  • Oulu Symphony tickets
  • Oulu Theatre tickets
  • Oulu Museum of Art tickets
  • Science Centre Tietomaa tickets
  • Exit espace game in Oulu

Winners will be notified in person by June 7, 2021. If the winner is a team, the prize will be handed over to the team contact person.

Draws in Oulu2026 social media

Follow @Oulu2026official social media channels and take part in the weekly competitions. You can win amazing Oulu2026 products. 

The rights to the material related to the competition and the related intellectual property rights belong to the organiser of the competition. The participant hands over the right to use the produced material to the organiser and gives permission to publish the material on the organiser’s communication or Facebook, Twitter and Instagram channels and other social media platforms.

Examples of Oulu for the Win cheers: