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Oulu Urban Culture (OUC) is a non-profit cultural association that was established in 2018. The association is dedicated to fostering urban cultural enrichment in the Oulu region, facilitating employment in creative fields, and encouraging the participation of young adults.

Our activities encompass a range of events held in diverse venues, innovative art and culture projects, and contributions to urban development. We also initiate projects designed to enhance opportunities for young individuals to engage in creative industries. Our office is situated in Pikisaari, Oulu.

Oulu Urban Culture holds the role of cultural partner for the city of Oulu from 2022 to 2024.


Oulu Urban Culture logo

Our partners in the year 2023:


The board of the association

Oskari Elomaa, chairperson

Katri Alanko

Joonatan Hamari

Elina Hänninen

Jaakko Jokipii

Otto Koistinen

Inka Koutaniemi

Executive director

Heikki Myllylahti

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