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Welcome to Turku Reception at Turku City hall February 28

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Are you an international talent who has moved to the Turku region within a year or two? To welcome you and your family to Turku we warmly invite you for a welcome reception at Turku City Hall. The event is an informal get-together with refreshments greetings from city representatives, information about your new home Turku and networking with other internationals and their families.

We are delighted to announce that mayor Minna Arve will give opening words at 17.15. We will also hear greeting words from local stakeholders.

In addition there will be an opportunity to chat with City of Turku employees to discuss everything Turku has to offer on both personal and working life. tro

This event is free of charge, but registration in advance is required.



17:00 Doors open, welcome toast at the City Hall  

17:15 Welcome words, Mayor Minna Arve

More greeting words at Lindblom-hall: 
– Olli Hakala, Liaison Manager, Turku Chamber of Commerce 
– Karoliina Virkkunen, Culture Coordinator, City of Turku freetime services 
– Jonathon Murphy, Talent Advisor, International House Turku 

17:45 coffee service at the lobby, free networking and a chance to stroll around the stands 
18:50 Thank you and goodbye! 


Family members are also welcome (please contact us if you have any additional requirements for children). Please remember to register each participant. The language of the event is English.

Please also note, that photos will be taken during the event.

If you have any questions about the event, please don’t hesitate to contact us at