Design Competition 1.6.-1.7.

WHEN: 1.6.-1.7.2018

StepEurope ry is looking for a youthful, funky, new design for our promotional materials such as cloth bags! Do you want to put your fingerprints in it? Now is your time to shine! 

The design can be a drawing, cool logo, graphic design made with computer, paint or whatever comes to your mind (unfortunately photos are not accepted). Make a design and send it to us as a pdf and jpg file (print version and maximum size 28×36 cm) by 1st of July to Thank you!

The winner of the competition will get AN AMAZING PRIZE, which VALUE is 200 EUROS!!


Shortly about StepEurope ry:
The main goal is to see young people use their full social, creative and intellectual capacity. We are trying to inspire young people to take a positive step in their lives and play an active role for the creation of a more diverse and tolerant society.

StepEurope ry’s main activities include different international training, communal projects, workshops and local activities planned and implemented together with our volunteers. Our values: transparency, integrity, equality. excellence and partnership. We are not politically or regionally active organization.

World Refugee Day – Panel discussion 20.6

WHEN: Fri 20.6 at 17:00 – 19:00

WHERE: Migration Institute of Finland, Eerikinkatu 34, Turku

WHAT: StepEurope ry participates to the World Refugee Day together with the Migration Institute of Finland. This year we will celebrate this day with the end of the Mosul Art Exhibition and a panel discussion about integration, where panelists with a different background, will talk about their own experiences and opinions. Come to listen an interesting discussion and celebrate an important cause, entrance free of charge! 

Poetry Night 14.6

WHEN: Thu 14.6 at 19:00

WHERE: Bar Ö, Linnankatu 4, Turku

WHAT: Come to spend with us a nice and relaxing evening at the Bar Ö. We will read the poems from our Poetry Walk and enjoy the live music from different artists. The event is free of charge and open for everyone!

End of the Season Party 4.7

WHEN: 4.7 at 16:00 – 5.7 at 12:00

WHERE: Leiritie 22,  Vuolahti, Kaarina

Cottage, Food, Drinks, Sauna and so much more!!
End of the Season Party is an event for having fun, getting to know each other and enjoy the Finnish summer.
Sign up here by 1st of July:
(After signing up you will receive an email with more information about the practicalities).

We will start the evening with snacks and a short interactive workshop, later we will enjoy food, drinks, sauna and some funny games! We are going to sleep over the night at the cottage (including the breakfast), but you may also participate only the evening activities. We offer for you a brilliant opportunity to spend good time in a really international group of people while enjoying the Finnish summer and cottage culture. Join us with your friends, there is place for the first 30 people!!! Make sure you won’t miss this summer event and sign up and pay rather way!

The participation fee is 15€ (includes transportation, accommodation, food and all the activities). Please pay it right after signing up or latest 1st of July (invoice: NOTE! As a member of StepEurope ry the party is free of charge!! You still have time to become a member by paying the membership fee before 30th of June, more information here:

Brainstorming 6.6.

WHEN: Wed 6.6 at 17:30-19:00

WHERE: Logomo Byrå, Köydenpunojankatu 14, Turku

WHAT: Our monthly brainstorming meeting will be held with our volunteers and any interested participants. Come and plan local activities in Turku area with us and make friends from diverse cultural backgrounds. 

The event is free of charge and open for all. StepEurope ry will provide snacks, coffee and tea.

You are most welcome!

Privacy Policy

We are committed to respect individuals and data privacies. We treat personal information responsibly within the framework of the Personal Data Act.

We only request personal data for our own membership register, we will not disclose information to third parties.

Privacy Policy in accordance with Personal Data Act (523/1999) 10.


StepEurope ry

Business ID: 2743345-5

Address: Köydenpunojankatu 14, 20100 Turku


The person responsible for the register

Ronja Kankare, project coordinator

Name of the Register

Membership Register of StepEurope ry

The use of Register

The purpose of the register is to maintain the Membership Register of the StepEurope ry. The information in the register is used for personal direct marketing, unless the member has denied direct marketing. Electronic direct marketing is specifically requested by the member in accordance with the Personal Data Act.

The member has the right to check, modify and delete information about him/herself in the register.

Membership data of the register will not be disclosed to outsiders. Personal data will be processed within the limits permitted and required by the Personal Data Act.

Data content of the register

Membership register includes:

– Member’s first name and surname

– Email address

– Postal address

– Phone number

– Year of Birth


Information will not be released outside of StepEurope ry.

Protection of the register

The Membership Register is treated as strictly confidential and is duly protected from third party. The register is not stored as a paper printout. The ATK-based system is located in the association’s secure internal network. The system is protected against firewall access to external communications. In the event of a malfunction, the information will be verified by copying it regularly.

The register is used only by persons whose job description is used. Each user has a personal username and password. Registry access rights are granted and supervised by a person responsible for registry matters.

The obligation of confidentiality binds employees and members of the board dealing with member register information. Information is disclosed to third parties only as a result of a statutory notification obligation, such as at the request of a member or by a lawful authority.


Are you between 18 and 35 years old? We want to hear your opinion! Our questionnaire takes about 5 minutes to answer and gives you a chance to win movie tickets!

StepEurope ry wants to learn more about the interest in international experiences of young adults living in the Turku area. The questionnaire is part of a thesis ordered by StepEurope ry. The answers will be saved anonymously and will be used only by StepEurope ry to develop its activities. After answering the questions you will be directed to a separate contact form through which you can participate in the lottery. Every answer is valuable to us! Thank you for taking the time!


The questionnaire will be open until 1.6.2018. The winner will be announced 4.6.2018. If you have any questions, you can contact us by email to

Find the English version of the questionnaire here.

The Finnish version of the questionnaire can be found here.



Poetry Walk 31.5

WHEN: Thu 31.5.2018 at 5PM
WHERE: Tuomiokirkko
The Poetry Walk will give for any person (also for an amateur) a possibility to get to know better the secrets of writing! The event will be organized just in the beginning of summer, in the beautiful city of Turku. Writing is helping you to explore the city from a totally new perspective. Soon is coming more information, so follow our Facebook page!

City Carnival 2018 – “Kaupunkikarnevaalit” 2018

WHAT? StepEurope ry promoting our actions

WHEN? Friday 11.5 at 12 AM

WHERE? Thalia tori, Hansa

Celebrating the arrival of Spring with the City Carnival in the centre of Turku 9-12.5.2018. More information here

Kaupunkikarnevaalit is a four days event meant for the whole family and free of charge! It is organized by Ydinkeskustayhdistys and more than 350 shops. The program is versatile and involves many businesses and actors. In addition, in several restaurants and shops, you can find carnival offers during the week.
Friday 11.5 is dedicated to the young people from Turku. In the pop-up living room in Hansa, you can meet and hear stories from Turku´s famous people. There will be also many activities and info desks for young people. The Street City Carnival will be at 13:00-16:00 in the pedestrian street.

As StepEurope, we will be in Hansa from 12:00-17:00 with an informative point and funny activities for everybody. YOU CAN WIN MOVIE TICKETS just by filling in a simple questionnaire!

Gardening project – summer 2018

StepEurope ry is organizing a gardening project for the summer of 2018. Sustainability is a really important subject in today’s world where our generation is facing big challenges like global warming and climate change. This project aims to provide basic knowledge about gardening, tools to live a more sustainable life and to be more aware of the environment.

The project will begin on 28h of April (WE WILL INFORM THE VENUE LATER) and the group will be meeting regularly during the project period. The meetings include an introduction to the topic, hands on work in the garden and workshops.

As part of the project we will organize a harvest party, where we will cook with the harvest from our garden and enjoy each others company. 

The project will be implemented in a beautiful place Elävän Kulttuurin Koroinen. Check out their website: You can follow them on Facebook as well:

If this sounds interesting to you, join us by signing up at latest by Thursday 26nd of April. Signing up is required and means you want to be a commited participant of the project.

For sign up and more information:

The project is sponsored by Turku City. The meetings will be held in English.

StepEurope ry järjestää kesällä 2018 puutarhaprojektin. Kestävä kehitys on todella tärkeä aihe nykyään. Ilmaston lämpeneminen ja -muutos ovat todellisia haasteita. Tämä projekti tarjoaa kaikille halukkaille puutarhanhoidon perustaitoja, työkaluja kestävämpään elämäntyyliin ja lisää ympäristötietoutta. 

Projekti alkaa 28. huhtikuuta (PAIKKA ILMOITETAAN MYÖHEMMIN). Ryhmä kokoontuu säännöllisesti projektikauden aikana. Tapaamisissa esitellään kestävän kehityksen perusteita, hoidetaan puutarhaa ja työskennellään työpajoissa. Osana projektia pidetään sadonkorjuujuhlat, jossa hyödynnämme puutarhamme satoa ja vietämme aikaa yhdessä.

Projekti toteutetaan kauniissa ympäristössä Elävän Kulttuurin Koroisissa. Heidän nettisivut: ja Facebook: .

Jos tämä kuulostaa mielenkiintoiselta, ilmoittaudu mukaan torstaina 26. huhtikuun mennessä. Ilmoittautuminen on sitova. 

Ilmoittautuminen ja lisätietoja: sudhir.karki@stepeurope.or

Projekti on Turun kaupungin sponsoroima. Projektin tapaamisissa puhutaan englantia.