Ukrainian center in Helsinki

Ukrainian Center

Ukrainian Center
was founded by Ukrainian Association in Finland in April 2022. 

Coordinator: Nadiya Maksymyuk

Contact: Asemapäällikönkatu 1, 00520 Helsinki, community.center@ukrainians.fi

Social media: Ukrainian community center on Facebook

Our aim

  • to unite Ukrainians 
  • to provide a common space and friendly environment for Ukrainians to support their well-being and smooth integration into Finnish society
  • to share knowledge about Ukraine
  • to strengthen Ukrainian-Finnish cultural and people ties 

What we do

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Educational Activities

  • Finnish courses for Ukrainians
  • Finnish for Kids by Finnish Red Cross
  • Ukrainian courses for Finns
  • Ukrainian books acquisition 
  • Library for Ukrainians
  • Webinars on working life in Finland
  • Employment seminars
  • Q&A session with consul

Hobby Clubs

  • Kids club (June – August)
  • Free skateboarding lessons for 18 children and adults 
  • Singing classes for kids
  • Painting and art classes for kids
  • Ukrainian Scouting (Plast)
  • Free body percussion workshop
  • Yoga club
  • Dancing Club 

Events

  • Art Summer Camp for Kids
  • Charity mini-football tournament among Ukrainian teams
  • Shadow Theater Master Classes
  • Free tickets for sport and cultural events
  • Excursions
  • Basketball project “The Game that Unites Us”: 30 Ukrainian and 10 Finnish kids
  • Free floorball training 
  • Bachata Charity Event 
  • Camp for Ukrainian scouts in Finland