Activities for Students in Kuopio
On this website you can find different kind of program organized for students in Kuopio. Although your Finnish might not be so fluent you can take part in many of the events. Here are a few ideas.
Friday Open House
On Fridays there’s a possibility to come and spend a relaxed
evening at Vanha Pappila at Kuninkaankatu 12 starting at 8pm.
After this it is possible to stay until 11pm and spend time
with friends, get to know new people, play board games or pool.
Snack is served during the evening. More info here.
Vanha Pappila organizes Christian gigs approximately once a month. These “living room gigs” are held at Kuninkaankatu 12 and are free of charge. Usually the bands perform in Finnish but these special nights are worth seeing so you are more than welcome!
Check the upcoming gigs here
(by clicking the band name you can listen to a sample of the music).
Floorball / Sports
Have you ever tried floorball? It is one of the most
popular sports in Finland and quite easy to learn. Come and try,
eagerness is more important than skills. The floorball game is held every Thursday (8.30pm) at a school at Opistotie 1
(close to Kuopiohalli). More info here.
You will need indoor shoes to play.
Christian Student Nights
In addition there are Christian student night organized twice a week. These night consist of Bible teaching, prayer and worship. The teachings are held in Finnish but despite of it you are welcome to join.
The student night are held on Wednesdays and Saturdays at Sairaalakatu 11 in the city center. For more info here.
Organizers and Contact
All the activities are organized by the Lutheran church of Kuopio
and the Christian organisation IFES - International Fellowship of Evangelical Students (OPKO)
and the Finnish Lutheran Mission (Kansanlähetys).
If you have any questions about the activities, please contact: firstname.lastname@example.org