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Information related to the exceptional arrangements caused by the coronavirus epidemic

We will be updating this page with information about exceptional arrangements caused by the coronavirus epidemic as they pertain to the clients and event visitors at Cultural Centre Valve. 

Update 30th of July

Valve is open to the public 2.8. onwards

The Cultural Centre Valve is from 2.8. onwards open Mon–Fri 8–22 and Sat–Sun 10–22. For upcoming events, see our event calendar on the front page.

Our clients and personnel are important to us, and some changes have been made to the procedures at Valve owing to the safety and hygiene instructions related to the coronavirus epidemic. We will be updating our plans on this webpage as the situation develops. Therefore, please look into the instructions and service information below before you visit us.

Thank you, and you are warmly welcome to our house and our events!

Please observe general safety and hygiene when visiting Valve:

  • Please don’t come to Valve if you have any coronavirus related symptoms
  • Keep to a social distance of 2 metres
  • Good hand hygiene is important: wash your hands or use hand sanitizer
  • Cough into a handkerchief or your sleeve
  • We recommend wearing a face mask

Additional information from this link:

Recommendation on the use of face masks for citizens >> (Finnish institute of health and welfare)

Please note that many different organizers operate in the premises offered by Cultural Centre Valve. Please also observe any safety instructions and exceptional arrangements posted on the event organizer’s own website.

About our services (July 30th, 2021)

Valve Ticket Office
The Valve Ticket Office is open Wed–Thu 14–19, Fri–Sun 12–19, as well as Tuesdays 30 minutes before the screening. Ticket Office can be reached by phone at 08 5584 7575. We ask you to buy your tickets in advance to avoid crowding at the office. Tickets are also available online with Ticketmaster:

Real estate manager services
The real estate managers are at your service whenever the centre is open. You can reach them by phone at 044 703 7501. Please don’t come to the information desk in person unless necessary. 

See complete list of recommendations and restrictions in Oulu >>


Contact Information

Arja Huotari, Pauliina Eronen and Timo Pirttimaa from Valve follow and provide information about the situation. Please contact them if you have any questions.

Arja Huotari, Director of the Cultural Centre Valve, arja.a.huotari(at), 044 703 7510
Pauliina Eronen, Production Manager, pauliina.eronen(at), 044 703 7545
Timo Pirttimaa, Chief of Security, timo.pirttimaa(at), 044 703 7521


Kulttuuritalo Valve
Hallituskatu 7
90100 Oulu
Valveen lippumyymälä
Puh. 08 5584 7575
Puh. 044 703 7501