Celebrating the Day against Racism- Living library

March 20st at 12 pm, Kulturhuset Grand, Biskopsgatan 28, Borgå

At the Living library you find volunteer ‘books’ that are real people able to communicate their personal reality and experiences from a certain culture of their own. The books are available to meet with an interested ‘reader’ for a 30-45 minute private encounter. A living library event is intended to break down stereotypes and challenge attitudes about differences of a community.


Hygiene Proficiency Test in English – Price 20 €

April 13th at 5-6pm Kulturhuset Grand, Biskopsgatan 28, Borgå

Are you working in the food business? Do you need basic knowledge of food hygiene in order to safely handle food? The Food Hygiene Proficiency Certificate, i.e. Hygiene Passport gives you the skills needed according to the law. You need a photo ID for attending the test. The fee of 20 € should be paid in cash when you arrive to the test. Deadline for registration is 31st of March. For more information and registration: [email protected] or call 050-521 0093.


Guided tour at Porvoo Museum

April 22nd, 4 pm

Porvoo Museum is both a historical museum and an art museum. The two buildings stands on the edge of the square beside the Old Town Hall in the heart of the oldest part of Porvoo. The guided tour will be in English. Register by April 20nd to [email protected]


The Market of Possibilities

May 16th at 11-17, Taidetehtaan aukio/Konstfabrikens torg, Läntinen Aleksanterinkatu, 06100 Porvoo

The Markets of Possibilities is an events where organisations are welcome to present their activities, distribute information and offer visitors new experiences. The aim of these events is to bring out the multicultural side of Porvoo. At the Market you can try different kinds of food from around the world, enjoy ethnic and local music, find out about current global issues and meet people or participate in workshops. A wide range of organizations will be present at the Markets of Possibilities.


Let´s read together- Swedish language support group for persons with immigrant background

Wednesdays at 5.30-7.30 pm in Grand

Do you want to learn Swedish and practice everyday vocabulary? Join the LET’S READ TOGETHER language support group at Grand, Luckan, Biskopsgatan 28. The course is free of charge for the participants. For more information and registration please e-mail [email protected]