Date and time: Monday 8.5.2023, from 12:00 to 18:00
Address: Jyväskylä main library, Vapaudenkatu 39–41, 40100 Jyväskylä

Welcome to Meidän Jyväskylä event, where to get familiar with International Jyväskylä and network at the same time. In the main library’s Minnansali, information desks provide visitors with information about educational institutions and associations activities and the city’s services. There will be presentations and speeches from International Jyväskylä on the 1st-floor stage of the library. There is also a special program for children on the 2nd floor.


  • at 12:00, the opening of the event, 1st-floor stage
  • at 12:15, opening speech by mayor Timo Koivisto, 1st-floor stage
  • at 12:30, music performance by Zambian singer Barbra, 1st-floor stage
  • at 12:40, Jamk students presentation of “Talent Boost” 1st-floor stage

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  • at 13:30, Meidän Jyväskylä panel discussion, 1st-floor stage
  • at 14:45, Persian music performance by Farshad Sanati, 1st-floor stage
  • at 15:00, International Jyväskylä Service manager, Päivi Pöntinen, tells us about the new service unit of the city of Jyväskylä, 1st-floor stage
  • From 15:20 to 18:00, introductory speeches by operators, in Minnansali
  • From 18:00 to 19:00, Cultural stage: Monimessi songs and spring joy, 1st-floor stage

In Minnansali you can find info desks of: Paremmin yhdessä ry, Wari ry and City of Jyväskylä’s Sports services, Multicultural Center Gloria ry, Employment Services, Inclusion services, Youth services, Library, Early Childhood Care and Basic Education.

In the children’s section of the library you will find: Multicultural Center Gloria ry and City of Jyväskylä’s Early Childhood Care and Basic Education.

The event is free of charge and intended for all residents of Jyväskylä. The language of the event is Finnish. At the event, you can receive language support in different languages.

The event is organized by Paremmin Yhdessä ry, City of Jyväskylä, Multicultural Center Gloria ry, and Wari ry.

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