Elävän Kulttuurin Koroinen ry

In English

Elävän Kulttuurinen Koroinen (EKKy) is a non-governmental association located in Koroinen which is a culturally, historically and environmentally important place in Turku, Finland. EKKy respects natural and cultural diversity and works to protect them. In order to that, it provides e.g. an allotment garden, courses concentrated on sustainable lifestyles, an ecological cafeteria on Sundays and cultural events.

In addition EKKy rents space for weddings, graduations, birthdays, parties, meetings and hobby groups.


Elävän Kulttuurin Koroinen ry
Koroistentie 2
20380 Turku
tel. +358 40 360 0830 (Please leave an SMS, if we can’t answer)

Email: koroinen@gmail.com for reservations. If you are interested in organizing a cafeteria, please write to the subject field: ”KAHVILA”.


EKKy offers space for weddings, namings, birthdays and other big personal celebrations.

The main building has a kitchen, a small room downstairs and a hall for possible lectures, exhibitions, and small gatherings for 20 to 30 people. There is also a room for relaxation and possible accomodation upstairs. There is also a possibility to rent a sauna for less than 10 people at a time.

As the whole area is quite wide, altoghether it can accomodate approximately 50 people and provide a place for celebrations to more than 70 people. There are two toilets in the main building and one outhouse.

You can rent the main building also for hobby groups, such as for yoga, painting, cooking and dancing.

If you are interested in renting space from Koroinen, please send email to koroinen@gmail.com and check if the place if available or what could be your chances be to spend quality time near Aura river (Aurajoki).

The rental prices

Meetings and other short events

2 h (minimum) 60 €
3 h 80 €
4 h 100 €
5 h 120 €
6 h 130 €

and for longer periods than 6 hours

1 day 150 €
2 days 300 €
3 days 450 €

and from then on + 100 € per day

If Sunday cafeteria has to be closed during the rental time, there is an extra 100 € fee.

Also if the building and area is left unclean there is an extra 100 € charge.

Sauna(from May to September) 2 h 50 €
longer than 2 h + 10 € per hour
Towel rent 5 €

Hobby groups
On weekdays 5 € / hour (e.g. 12,50 € per 2,5 hours)
On weekends 50 € per day / during the Sunday cafeteria no fee
Membership of EKKy is obligatory