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SONDIP – The union of multicultural associations in South-West Finland is an organization promoting Finnish multiculturalism, which currently has 24 member associations, set up in 2006. Sondip is involved in influencing decision-making by participating in public meetings and work groups at both the national and municipal level. The aim of the association is to increase the visibility of membership associations and to promote interaction and cooperation between authorities and multicultural associations.





Multicultural Independence day party is held on the 8th of December from 2PM to 5PM at Sigyn-sali (Linnankatu 60, Turku).

The program includes ballet and Bollywood inspired dances, Ukrainian songs, dance performances from Senegal and plenty of other musical and dance performances from around the world. In addition you will have the opportunity to see a glimpse of Theater Mundo’s newest play. 

After the program there will be refreshments (coffee and a little treat) with background music provided by talented piano player Sibil Yanev.

The party is free of charge and open for all. The program will start at 2PM, the doors will be opened 30 minutes earlier. Approx. 300 people can be seated in the hall, the seats will be filled in the order of arrival. Dress code is free.

Welcome to celebrate independent and multicultural Finland! 

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The event is organised in cooperation with:

Turun kaupunki, Varsinais-Suomen monikulttuuristen yhdistysten liitto Sondip ry, MLL Varsinais-Suomen piiri, SPR Varsinais-Suomen piiri, Yhdessä-Yhdistys, Bosnialaisten kulttuurikeskus Suomessa ry, Turun tyttöjen talo, Mpkk ry, Step Europe ry, Länsi-Suomen Somaliseura, United Artist ry, Monikulttuurisuusneuvosto, Länsi-Suomen ETNO, Turun suomenkielinen työväenopisto (Luuppi).


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