Ninho celebrates the 10th anniversary of Satakielikuukausi with a special program 

Satakielikuukausi, the Multilingual Month in Finland, celebrates this 2024 its 10th aniversary! A very special ocasion that deserves a unique program! This is the 4th year that Kulttuurikeskus Ninho takes part in Satakielikuukausi program, and we want to celebrate its ten years with 3 events you can’t miss!  

Save the dates and come along to celebrate heritage languages, multilingualism and diversity.  

Explore Helmet’s multilingual children’s books collection with the workshop Polyglot Pages 

If you have a multicultural family with childen, your family is newly arrived in Finland, or you are a cultural or educator worker who’s passion is children’s literature, you can’t miss this workshop! 

We’ll create a vibrant space where multicultural families can come together to 𝐞𝐱𝐩𝐥𝐨𝐫𝐞 𝐭𝐡𝐞 𝐫𝐢𝐜𝐡 𝐦𝐮𝐥𝐭𝐢𝐥𝐢𝐧𝐠𝐮𝐚𝐥 𝐜𝐨𝐥𝐥𝐞𝐜𝐭𝐢𝐨𝐧 𝐨𝐟 𝐇𝐞𝐥𝐦𝐞𝐭 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬, and learn how to 𝐟𝐢𝐧𝐝 𝐛𝐨𝐨𝐤𝐬 𝐢𝐧 𝐭𝐡𝐞𝐢𝐫 𝐡𝐞𝐫𝐢𝐭𝐚𝐠𝐞 𝐥𝐚𝐧𝐠𝐮𝐚𝐠𝐞. 

You’ll learn how to find books in your heritage language in Helmet’s system, and how to have fun with your children through literature. Music and meditation will also be part of our session! 

Members of Kulttuurikeskus Ninho, specialized in Literature, and Students from Bachelor of Social Services in Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu, will be in charge of this special workshop.  

The facilitators will be: 

  • Luciana Paltila. 
  • Louise Bueta. 
  • Tugce Koyuncu. 
  • Hien Nguyen. 
  • Gbemisola Obanla. 

💬 The main language of the workshop will be English, but guidance in Portuguese, Taglog, Vietnamese, Yorubá, Turkish and Spanish will also be available.

🗓 23.2.2024 | ⏰ 2 – 4 pm. | 📌 Itäkeskus library. | 🎟️ Free entrance. 

Save it on your calendar here

This workshop is organised by Kulttuurikeskus Ninho, Associação de Professores de Português na Finlândia (APPF), and Metropolia Ammattikorkeakoulu, with the collaboration of Itäkeskuksen Kirjasto, and the support of TAIKE and Moniheli. 

Enjoy with your children the best stories in Spanish with Leemos Juntos 

The traditional storytelling marathon in Spanish comes back to commemorate the multilingual month!  

We’ll wait for you at Oodi for an hour of beautiful stories for children up to 3 years old, but of course all families are more than welcome 😉.  

 🗓 9.3.2024 ⏰ 12 – 1 pm 📌 Oodi Library (Helsinki) – 3rd floor – Children’s Area Events room. 🎟️ Free entrance.

Save it on your calendar here

Leemos Juntos is a Kulttuurikeskus Ninho production and is possible thanks to the colaboration of the Embassies of Argentina, Chile, Colombia, Cuba, Spain, Mexico, Peru, Uruguay, and Oodi Library. Funded by TAIKE and Moniheli. 

Storytelling marathon in Portuguese with Lemos Juntos 

We couldn’t forget our beloved storytelling marathon to enjoy with all Portuguese speaking families!   

The selected stories are also recommended for children older than 3 years old, but this space is for all families, so come along!  

 🗓 9.3.2024 ⏰ 1 – 2 pm 📌 Oodi Library (Helsinki) – 3rd floor – Children’s Area Events room. 🎟️ Free entrance.

Save it on your calendar here.  

Lemos juntos is a Kulttuurikeskus Ninho production with the colaboration of the Embassies of Brasil and Portugal, Instituto Guimarães Rosa Helsinque, Camões – Instituto da Cooperação e da Lingua, APPF – Associação dos Professores de Portugues na Finândia and Oody Library. Funded by TAIKE and Moniheli.  

From 21.2.2024 to 21.3.2024, you can find other events and activities for the whole family 😉 Explore Satakielikuukausi program here.

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