Oulu is Northern Finland's oldest city and home to the University of Oulu and University of Applied Sciences. At Oulu’s heart the Market Square is a comfortable and relaxed way to spend a nice summer day. Charming waterfront storehouses encompass restaurants and small shops and sheds that sell handmade products. The Rotuaari is a pedestrianized shopping street in the centre of Oulu and is one of the city’s gems. There is always something to do in Oulu, no matter what time of year you visit. Entertaining the nation in summer is Qstock festival or perhaps Finland's biggest open-air theatre - Meri Oulu. In fact there is a strong culture of theatre consumption in Oulu which is home to two of Northern Finland's largest professional theatres; the Oulu City Theatre and the Rio. Heavy metal music lovers can enjoy the annual festival of dedicated to heavy metal music.

Raksila sports center is one of the most important sports venues in Oulu, there is an ice rink located in the Oulu Energia Arena and there’s also a multi-purpose arena called Ouluhalli. Oulu’s own hockey league team, Oulun Kärpät, play their home matches in the Energia Arena. Founded in 1946, Oulun Kärpät struggled to get into the League level for quite some years, but finally in 1995 they made it into the First Division and in 2000 they reached the SM-Liiga. Kärpät have won the ice hockey league six times during the team’s history.

The Oulu Symphony Orchestra the northernmost symphony orchestra in the EU. The orchestra has been operating since 1937 and currently is composed of 61 musicians, the orchestra's home is located in the Oulu Music Centre Madetoja Hall, which hosts many concerts.

Oulu is conveniently located to travel. Oulu boasts fantastic port connections to different parts of Europe as well as good rail and road connections to Scandinavia and Russia. Oulu Airport is the second busiest airport in Finland.

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