International Volunteer Day & FIKA applications for 2021

On the 4th of December 2020 we celebrate International Volunteer Day, a day to thank all volunteers worldwide, in Finland, and in Luckan. Especially in such challenging times as with COVID-19, we want to appreciate the valuable contributions that volunteers give to their communities. At Luckan, one way to volunteer is through the mentoring program…

In Swedish in Finland- По-шведски в Финляндии

In Swedish in Finland is a new book for you who are curious about the Swedish language and culture within the Finnish society. In the book you’ll familiarise yourself with Finland as a Nordic Country, as well as with Finland’s mutual history with Sweden. A large number of the people interviewed for the book have…

Integration2020: Seven pitches for strengthening engagement and inclusion

On the first day of Integration2020 seven organisations presented inspiring ideas and actions focused on strengthening engagement and inclusion. The audience then voted for their favourite and the winner “Suomi-Armenia yhdistys” was selected. The winning pitch “Valo, Language of Art” presented how Armenian and Finnish people come together through the passion of poetry. As the…

Luckan Integration at Integration 2020

Integration 2020 is a nationwide event for everyone involved in the integration or reception of refugees, organised by Ministry of Economic Affairs and Employment. This year it takes place on 25-26 November 2020, online, and Luckan Integration participates with both a booth and a pitch.

Dörren and FIKA live on Facebook

Week 45 is Svenska Veckan, Swedish Week, in Finland. This year Luckan celebrates it by sending lives at lunch time from the different departments, as a lunch break companion. On Monday 2.11.2020 it was Integrations turn so Elisa from Dörren and Cecilia from FIKA worked their magic, in Swedish. Enjoy!

Inspiration Day 29.10: Multilingualism and Inclusion

Welcome to an Inspiration Day at Luckan, Multilingualism and Inclusion, October 29th at 9–11.30 am at Luckan (Torget), and remotely via streaming.Is the Finnish-Swedish cultural field open for everyone? Even for people from another language background, and for people who are integrating in Swedish? What does it mean to work for a multilingual Finland, and…

Opistot loves kumppanit – Tillsammans är vi starka

Luckan Integration is taking part in Helsinki Arbis and Työväenopistos event Together we are strong! in STOA 16.9 between 12-15. Helsinki Arbis, Työväenopisto and some of their partners are having an opportunity for you to get new ideas for your own business, network, and see different forms of collaboration that works. Thanks to the good cooperation,…

Guidance for families with international background

Luckan Integration now offers guidance for families with international background with children in a Swedish-language school or daycare centre within the capital region. We offer guidance based on families’ needs on integrating in Swedish free-time activities the Swedish-speaking society and employment support in cooperation between home and school or daycare Guidance is available either near the…