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Information events for immigrants on a range of themes

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This autumn Joensuu will offer information events on 17 different subjects to immigrants with a residence permit.

The themes are designed to assist integration and range from Finnish history to taxation, from hobbies to parenting.

The events will be held in four languages: English, Russian, Arabic and Dari. The first ones will take place in October, and each event will be repeated.

All immigrants having a residence permit are welcome, irrespective of the cause of immigration and justification of residence. Participants are asked to register at or phone 050 411 2737.

To find out more about event schedules, venues and themes, go to

About 2,300 immigrants live in Joensuu. Their main countries of origin are Russia, Bangladesh, Syria, Estonia and China.

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