Kipinä Youth Activity House includes a youth centre, a radio studio, a music studio, dance activities, and Itäluotsi activities for upper comprehensive school aged young people.

Afternoon activities for 3rd–6th graders are organised on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 14:00–16:00. Activities are implemented according to visitors’ wishes, and they include all sorts of fun things from playing board games to making videos.

For 13–17-year-olds, we offer a place where they can hang out, dance hall activities and instructor-led small groups on Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday 17:00–21:00.


Kipinä houses the Helsinki Unity Music -studioverkoston musiikkistudiot Mummola, Kellari ja Puukkopaja for 13–29-year-olds.
Lisäksi tiloissamme toimii Signaalimedian radiostudio.

Itäluotsi, which engages in social youth work, operates in the building.

Luotsi provides you with support for various life situations, organises varied activities and participates in cooperation related to your goals. The activities are voluntary and intended for upper comprehensive school aged young people in Helsinki.

Various groups and organisations also operate at the youth centre outside its opening hours.

Visiting address
Turunlinnantie 1 A
00900 Helsinki
Postal address
P.O. Box 90406, 00099 City of Helsinki

Youth Workers

  • Joonas Halonen, Nuoriso-ohjaaja
  • Ville Vasara, Participation youth worker
  • Viet Tan Vuong, Nuoriso-ohjaaja
    040 6815728
  • Meiju Salminen, Nuoriso-ohjaaja
    040 5217452
  • Eevi Savolainen, Mediatuottaja
  • Heikki Anttonen, Nuoriso-ohjaaja (studio)
  • Mats Takila, Nuoriso-ohjaaja (studio)
    041 5121746
  • Jukka Mattila, Director
    041 512 1726

Opening times

Follow @kipina_official on Instagram and you’ll know what’s coming in the fall.

Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday:

9-12-years: 14:00-16:00

13-17-years: 17:00-21:00

Upcoming events

  • kulttuuri
  • concerts
  • music
11.9.2023 - 18.12.2023


Itäkeskus Youth Work Unit, Turunlinnantie 1 A, Helsinki
  • Operaatio Pulssi!
  • Operaatio Pulssi! Itä
  • anime
14.9.2023 - 30.11.2023

Anime- ja manga chillauskerho

Itäkeskus Youth Work Unit, Turunlinnantie 1 A, Helsinki