Oulu Music Center – the congress venue

Oulu Music Center (Oulun Musiikkikeskus), your SSAI2024 congress venue, is conveniently situated near Oulu’s city center.

Address:  Leevi Madetojan katu 1–3, 90140 Oulu

You can view Oulu Music Center’s location on the map here.

Oulu Music Center – a cultural hub in the northern Finland

Oulu Music Center is the most influential point of culture in the northern Finland. The venue hosts about 100 entertainment events annually including concerts, ballets, theater musicals, stand up shows as well as conferences and fairs – all both with national and international front-line stars.

Venue is also the home for Oulu Sinfonia – the only full-size symphony orchestra in the northern Finland, and for the only conservatory in Finland where musical education is given in classical, rhythm and church music.  

Oulu Music Center combines two architecturally valuable buildings:

  • Oulu Music Center
  • Pohjankartano

Together these venues offer high class and versatile facilities in the close vicinity of the Oulu City Center. Warm welcome to Oulu!

How to get to Oulu Music Center?

The Oulu Music Center is located next to the center of Oulu. Bus stops are located next to the building, and the city center is within walking distance.

Public Transportation:

The nearest Oulun Seudun Liikenne (Oulu Regional Transport) bus stops are:

  • Musiikkikeskus P and E (Routes 15 and 18)
  • Ratakatu P and E (Routes 1, 14, 35, and 35K)
  • Paljetie P and E (Routes 21 and 21A)
  • Linja-autoasema P and E (Routes 2, 4, 4A, 5, 7, 8, 10, 10+, 20, 20B, 20K, 23, 23K, 25, 40, 40+, 49S, 51, 51+, 53, 53A, 53R, 53R+, 54, 57, 59S)


The congress venue is accessible. There are accessible pathways to the lobby, halls, and restaurant.

Madetoja Hall is equipped with an infrared sound transmission system. This system covers the entire seating area of the hall.