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Opportunity Space Festival has ended
Tuesday, August 22
 

12:30 CEST

Opening Ceremony
Join us in celebrating the opening of the Opportunity Space Festival: Twelve days of free performances, workshops, and discussions to bring people together from different backgrounds to meet each other, build skills, or enter the job market. These activities take place daily in a custom-designed pavilion selected from an international design competition.

Exhibitors
VA

Van Alen Institute

www.vanalen.org


Tuesday August 22, 2017 12:30 - 13:30 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

14:00 CEST

Paths to Work
Looking for work is a skill and a story. Join us for three programs related to job-seeking: 1) A CV-writing workshop, 2) A storytelling workshop about looking for work or a job, 3) And an open house about job and training opportunities.

Exhibitors
GM

Good Malmö

http://goodmalmo.se/



Tuesday August 22, 2017 14:00 - 16:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

14:00 CEST

Starting Point

New to Sweden? Meet people from different backgrounds, learn more about Swedish society, and share your experiences with others. Open to all ages and languages.


Exhibitors
RC

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.se/


Tuesday August 22, 2017 14:00 - 16:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

14:30 CEST

Find Your Way

Malmö has many free programs for people finding their way in Swedish society - learn about how you can join or volunteer for these programs in this information session.


Exhibitors
I

IM

https://manniskohjalp.se/en
R

Rådrum

http://www.radrumsverige.se/


Tuesday August 22, 2017 14:30 - 16:30 CEST
Back Space

17:00 CEST

Global Green Thumb

Get your hands dirty with Malmö’s diverse urban farming community. Plant some late-season greens to enjoy during the fall, then bring your plant home to your balcony, windowsill, or neighborhood garden.


Exhibitors
OS

Odlingsnätverket Seved

http://odlingsnatverket.se/



Tuesday August 22, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Outside Pavilion

17:00 CEST

Design Transformations

Enjoy fika and conversation at temporary benches, tables, and planters designed and built by a group of newly-arrived and jobseeking architects.


Exhibitors


Tuesday August 22, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Outside Pavilion

17:30 CEST

Language Cafe

Have a cup of coffee and practice your Swedish with fluent speakers.


Exhibitors
I

IM

https://manniskohjalp.se/en


Tuesday August 22, 2017 17:30 - 19:00 CEST
Back Space

18:00 CEST

Inclusive City

How can we design places and experiences that encourage peoplefrom different backgrounds and beliefs to meet and develop connections? Designers and other experts will present strategies forcreating inclusive spaces.



Tuesday August 22, 2017 18:00 - 19:30 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park
 
Wednesday, August 23
 

13:00 CEST

Second Hand Cafe

Browse our second-hand shop for clothes, cookware, small furniture, and many other items, and enjoy eco “fika” at our café.


Exhibitors
RC

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.se/



Wednesday August 23, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Back Space

13:00 CEST

Malmö 2030

What kind of city will Malmö be in 2030? Join experts from the design, government, NGO, and real estate sectors to discuss the city's future.


Exhibitors
VA

Van Alen Institute

www.vanalen.org



Wednesday August 23, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

13:00 CEST

Work Abroad

Learn about job openings around the EU and in Denmark, and talk to representatives from EURES and Öresund Direkt.


Exhibitors
A

Arbetsförmedlingen

https://www.arbetsformedlingen.se/



Wednesday August 23, 2017 13:00 - 16:00 CEST
Inside Space

15:30 CEST

Paths to Work
Looking for work is a skill and a story. Join us for three programs related to job-seeking: 1) A CV-writing workshop, 2) A storytelling workshop about looking for work or a job, 3) And an open house about job and training opportunities.

Exhibitors
GM

Good Malmö

http://goodmalmo.se/



Wednesday August 23, 2017 15:30 - 19:00 CEST
Back Space

17:00 CEST

Immigrants Stand-Up Comedy Network

Participate in a stand-up comedy jam session; three winners will get a chance to perform at the Lund Comedy Festival with a famous stand-up comedian from the Middle East in September.


Exhibitors
FT

Fairooz Tamimi

http://www.innovationskane.com/staff/fairooz-tamimi/



Wednesday August 23, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park
 
Thursday, August 24
 

13:00 CEST

In Their Shoes

What does it feel like to be a refugee on the journey to her new home country? Join us for an interactive activity that brings together new arrivals and longtime residents to explore the migration experience.


Exhibitors
I

IM

https://manniskohjalp.se/en



Thursday August 24, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Back Space

13:00 CEST

Interfaith Storytelling

How do we bridge different religious beliefs and cultural values? In this interactive workshop, three young speakers from different religions share life stories reflecting their world views and values, and engage the audience to tell stories that find common ground.


Exhibitors
F

Fryshuset

http://fryshuset.se/



Thursday August 24, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Inside Space

13:00 CEST

Paths to Work
Looking for work is a skill and a story. Join us for three programs related to job-seeking: 1) A CV-writing workshop, 2) A storytelling workshop about looking for work or a job, 3) And an open house about job and training opportunities.

Exhibitors
GM

Good Malmö

http://goodmalmo.se/



Thursday August 24, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

13:00 CEST

Here Are the Jobs

Looking for work? Learn about what jobs are out there, and which industries and sectors are growing and hiring.


Exhibitors
A

Arbetsförmedlingen

https://www.arbetsformedlingen.se/



Thursday August 24, 2017 13:00 - 16:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

13:00 CEST

Textile Room

Learn or practice weaving, macramé, and other knitting techniques in this open workshop. Bring old t-shirts or sheets to cut up and reuse, or just join us and we will provide fabric, looms, and other tools.



Thursday August 24, 2017 13:00 - 17:00 CEST
Outside Pavilion

17:00 CEST

Breaking Bread

Bring your favorite type of bread to share in a communal meal and hear bakers, historians, and activists give short talks on how bread shapes everything from revolutions to waste in cultures worldwide.


Exhibitors
RF

Rude Food

http://www.rudefood.se/
G

Gro'up

http://gro-up.se/



Thursday August 24, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

17:00 CEST

Meet Me in Malmö

Want to meet someone outside your usual circles, and learn about someone else’s culture, traditions, and language? Join a City of Malmö program that connects hundreds of strangers each year.




Thursday August 24, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Back Space

17:00 CEST

Biking School

Riding a bike is not just a way to get from point A to B; it’s a way to connect with society. It's not to late to learn how to ride! You don't need a bike or equipment - just show up and get started.


Exhibitors
RC

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.se/



Thursday August 24, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Outside Pavilion
 
Friday, August 25
 

13:00 CEST

Paths to Work
Looking for work is a skill and a story. Join us for three programs related to job-seeking: 1) A CV-writing workshop, 2) A storytelling workshop about looking for work or a job, 3) And an open house about job and training opportunities.

Exhibitors
GM

Good Malmö

http://goodmalmo.se/



Friday August 25, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

13:00 CEST

Now Hiring!

Employers will be on site – sign up for job interviews and information sessions. Denmark, and throughout Europe.


Exhibitors
A

Arbetsförmedlingen

https://www.arbetsformedlingen.se/



Friday August 25, 2017 13:00 - 16:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

13:00 CEST

Textile Room

Learn or practice weaving, macramé, and other knitting techniques in this open workshop. Bring old t-shirts or sheets to cut up and reuse, or just join us and we will provide fabric, looms, and other tools.



Friday August 25, 2017 13:00 - 17:00 CEST
Outside Pavilion

13:30 CEST

Second Hand Cafe

Browse our second-hand shop for clothes, cookware, small furniture, and many other items, and enjoy eco “fika” at our café.


Exhibitors
RC

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.se/



Friday August 25, 2017 13:30 - 15:30 CEST
Back Space

17:00 CEST

Global Green Thumb

Get your hands dirty with Malmö’s diverse urban farming community. Plant some late-season greens to enjoy during the fall, then bring your plant home to your balcony, windowsill, or neighborhood garden.


Exhibitors
OS

Odlingsnätverket Seved

http://odlingsnatverket.se/



Friday August 25, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Outside Pavilion

18:30 CEST

Dance Performance: Hanan Group

Friday August 25, 2017 18:30 - 19:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park
 
Saturday, August 26
 

10:00 CEST

Intercultural Dialogue Medina

Join civil-society experts from Sweden, Denmark, and Finland for a presentation and a participatory workshop to brainstorm new social integration projects.


Exhibitors
AL

Anna Lindh Foundation

http://www.annalindhfoundation.org/



Saturday August 26, 2017 10:00 - 13:00 CEST
Inside Space

12:00 CEST

Studieförbund Day

Malmö’s ten “Study Associations” come together to offer a full day of workshops and performances, including Middle Eastern dance, hacking old electronics, children’s games, and lots of music and learning.


Exhibitors
S

Studieförbunden

http://studieforbunden.se/


Saturday August 26, 2017 12:00 - 17:30 CEST
Front & Back Space
 
Sunday, August 27
 

13:00 CEST

Soup Kitchen

There are over 1700 homeless people in Malmö, both EU-citizens and undocumented migrants. Each month, we organize a soup kitchen with free soup and bread donated by local restaurants.


Exhibitors
RC

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.se/


Sunday August 27, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Back Space

13:00 CEST

Volunteer Malmö

Learn more about Malmö's many volunteer activities, with a focus on

inclusion. Soup kitchens, bicycle school, meeting points, language

cafés and much more - come and find out how you can get involved.


Exhibitors
RC

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.se/


Sunday August 27, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Back Space

13:00 CEST

Digital Storytelling

What's your story? Join this storytelling workshop designed to bring together new arrivals and established residents, and record your own 60-second story—we’ll share it on the festival website!


Exhibitors
AL

Anna Lindh Foundation

http://www.annalindhfoundation.org/
WC

World Culture Museum

http://www.varldskulturmuseerna.se/en/varldskulturmuseet/


Sunday August 27, 2017 13:00 - 16:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

16:00 CEST

Malmö Share

Do you have a skill you want to share or learn? Register in person or online to share skills or services, and find your match at the festival.




Sunday August 27, 2017 16:00 - 19:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

17:00 CEST

Design Transformations

Enjoy fika and conversation at temporary benches, tables, and planters designed and built by a group of newly-arrived and jobseeking architects.


Exhibitors


Sunday August 27, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Outside Pavilion
 
Monday, August 28
 

13:00 CEST

Paths to Work
Looking for work is a skill and a story. Join us for three programs related to job-seeking: 1) A CV-writing workshop, 2) A storytelling workshop about looking for work or a job, 3) And an open house about job and training opportunities.

Exhibitors
GM

Good Malmö

http://goodmalmo.se/



Monday August 28, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

13:00 CEST

Entrepreneurs Lab

Want to start or restart your own business? Get a one-on-one consultation that includes an initial assessment of your business ideas and some practical advice on turning an idea into a company.


Exhibitors
IS

Innovation Skåne

http://www.innovationskane.com/




Monday August 28, 2017 13:00 - 17:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

16:00 CEST

In Transit

In Transit provides support for newly arrived refugees. We answer everyday questions, offering advice on where to turn for help, and share information about your rights in Sweden.


Exhibitors
RC

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.se/


Monday August 28, 2017 16:00 - 18:00 CEST
Outside Pavilion

16:00 CEST

Meet Me in Malmö

Want to meet someone outside your usual circles, and learn about someone else’s culture, traditions, and language? Join a City of Malmö program that connects hundreds of strangers each year.


Exhibitors


Monday August 28, 2017 16:00 - 19:00 CEST
Back Space
 
Tuesday, August 29
 

13:00 CEST

Find Your Way
Are you a newcomer to Sweden? Get advice and support with questions about the asylum process, finding help, and meeting others, or just talk to someone about what you’re going through.

Exhibitors
RB

Rädda Barnen

https://www.raddabarnen.se/
I

IM

https://manniskohjalp.se/en


Tuesday August 29, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Back Space

13:00 CEST

Not Alone

Learn more about Malmö's social programs to support newcomers, or just to talk to someone about what you’re going through. Established Swedes can also find out about volunteer opportunities.


Exhibitors
RB

Rädda Barnen

https://www.raddabarnen.se/



Tuesday August 29, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Inside Space

13:00 CEST

Find Your Dream Job

Meet one-on-one with a job coach to discuss your skills and your career goals, and get advice on the job market, networking, and how to tailor your CV for specific positions.


Exhibitors
MG

Manpower Group

http://www.manpowergroup.com/



Tuesday August 29, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

15:00 CEST

Admiral City Visions

How can we create an equal city through the way we build? Find out more about the plans for Admiral City with the help of virtual reality glasses, and share your ideas for the district’s future.


Exhibitors
A

Amirasstaden

http://malmo.se/Stadsplanering--trafik/Stadsplanering--visioner/Utvecklingsomraden/Amiralsstaden.html



Tuesday August 29, 2017 15:00 - 18:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

15:30 CEST

Paths to Work
Looking for work is a skill and a story. Join us for three programs related to job-seeking: 1) A CV-writing workshop, 2) A storytelling workshop about looking for work or a job, 3) And an open house about job and training opportunities.

Exhibitors
GM

Good Malmö

http://goodmalmo.se/



Tuesday August 29, 2017 15:30 - 17:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

16:00 CEST

Admiral City Visions

How can we create an equal city through the way we build? Find out more about the plans for Admiral City with the help of virtual reality glasses, and share your ideas for the district’s future.


Exhibitors
A

Amirasstaden

http://malmo.se/Stadsplanering--trafik/Stadsplanering--visioner/Utvecklingsomraden/Amiralsstaden.html




Tuesday August 29, 2017 16:00 - 18:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

16:00 CEST

Walk to the Future

Take a guided walking tour of Sofielunds and Amiralsstaden, and learn how their histories inform plans for future jobs, housing, and social inclusion in these neighborhoods.


Exhibitors
A

Amirasstaden

http://malmo.se/Stadsplanering--trafik/Stadsplanering--visioner/Utvecklingsomraden/Amiralsstaden.html
SB

Sofielund Business Improvement District

http://www.fastighetsagaresofielund.se/


Tuesday August 29, 2017 16:00 - 18:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

17:00 CEST

Sewing/Knitting Social Club

Interested in sewing, knitting, and meeting others? Learn how to use your creativity to reuse old textiles in our social club.


Exhibitors
RC

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.se/


Tuesday August 29, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Inside Space
 
Wednesday, August 30
 

10:00 CEST

Migrants and Refugees: City Policy and Development for Inclusion

What can Malmö learn about social integration from the rest of Europe? Hear six case EU studies of sustainable solutions to promote immigrant entrepreurnship and inclusion, and create positive images of migration.


Exhibitors
I

INTA

https://inta-aivn.org/en/



Wednesday August 30, 2017 10:00 - 16:30 CEST
Back Space

13:00 CEST

Living School
Know your housing rights! Find information in Swedish, English, and Arabic concerning tenant rights and obligation

Wednesday August 30, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

13:00 CEST

Gateways to the Jobs: The CV

Learn how to create a strong and clear CV through a group session and individualized support.




Wednesday August 30, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Inside Space

13:00 CEST

Here Are the Jobs

Looking for work? Learn about what jobs are out there, and which industries and sectors are growing and hiring.


Exhibitors
A

Arbetsförmedlingen

https://www.arbetsformedlingen.se/



Wednesday August 30, 2017 13:00 - 16:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

13:00 CEST

Paths to Work
Looking for work is a skill and a story. Join us for three programs related to job-seeking: 1) A CV-writing workshop, 2) A storytelling workshop about looking for work or a job, 3) And an open house about job and training opportunities.

Exhibitors
GM

Good Malmö

http://goodmalmo.se/



Wednesday August 30, 2017 13:00 - 16:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

17:00 CEST

Biking School

Riding a bike is not just a way to get from point A to B; it’s a way to connect with society. It's not to late to learn how to ride! You don't need a bike or equipment - just show up and get started.


Exhibitors
RC

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.se/



Wednesday August 30, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Outside Pavilion

17:00 CEST

Scouts: Leadership and Opportunity

Join this workshop on leadership and group dynamics, and take home lessons you can use in your career and work life.


Exhibitors
TG

The Guides and Scouts of Sweden

http://www.scouterna.se/other-languages/en/



Wednesday August 30, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Back Space
 
Thursday, August 31
 

10:30 CEST

Migrants and Refugees: City Policy and Development for Inclusion

What can Malmö learn about social integration from the rest of Europe? Hear six case EU studies of sustainable solutions to promote immigrant entrepreurnship and inclusion, and create positive images of migration.


Exhibitors
I

INTA

https://inta-aivn.org/en/



Thursday August 31, 2017 10:30 - 12:30 CEST
Back Space

13:00 CEST

Find Your Dream Job

Meet one-on-one with a job coach to discuss your skills and your career goals, and get advice on the job market, networking, and how to tailor your CV for specific positions.


Exhibitors
MG

Manpower Group

http://www.manpowergroup.com/



Thursday August 31, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

13:00 CEST

Gateways to Jobs: The Interview

Get tips on how to prepare for a job interview using a live dynamic stop-start interview.




Thursday August 31, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Inside Space

13:00 CEST

Keys to Workplace Diversity

Is your company hiring? Join this seminar to learn the business case for diversity, and the importance of a diverse workforce in fostering productivity, innovation, and a healthy office culture.


Exhibitors
M

MINE

http://mine.se/



Thursday August 31, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Back Space

13:00 CEST

Start Your Own Company

Get advice on entrepreneurship and learn what it takes to start a business.


Exhibitors
A

Arbetsförmedlingen

https://www.arbetsformedlingen.se/


Thursday August 31, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

15:00 CEST

Keys to Swedish Working Culture

Learn about Swedish cultural norms, networking, and opportunities that will help you to integrate smoothly into Swedish work culture.


Exhibitors
M

MINE

http://mine.se/



Thursday August 31, 2017 15:00 - 17:00 CEST
Back Space

17:00 CEST

Next Stop: Malmö Rosengard Station

Join designers and other experts from Malmö and South Africa to share your ideas for what Rosengard station could be when it opens in 2018. Come co-design the world’s coolest public transport station!


Exhibitors
I

ISU

http://isumalmo.se/



Thursday August 31, 2017 17:00 - 19:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

18:00 CEST

Swedish Language Workshop

Practice Swedish, and learn about Swedish culture and society. Storytelling workshop about looking for work or a job, and an open house.


Exhibitors
RC

Red Cross

http://www.redcross.se/


Thursday August 31, 2017 18:00 - 20:00 CEST
Back Space
 
Friday, September 1
 

13:00 CEST

Next Generation Architect

White Arkitekter leads 8th graders from Rosengård’s Verner Rydén School in this hands-on introduction to design. Students will learn new ways to understand and change the city .


Exhibitors
WA

White Arkitekter

http://en.white.se/



Friday September 1, 2017 13:00 - 15:00 CEST
Back Space

13:00 CEST

Now Hiring!

Employers will be on site – sign up for job interviews and information sessions. Denmark, and throughout Europe.


Exhibitors
A

Arbetsförmedlingen

https://www.arbetsformedlingen.se/



Friday September 1, 2017 13:00 - 16:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

17:00 CEST

My Meeting Place

What would your ideal meeting place look like? What could you do there? Join this youth workshop to share ideas for a new youth activity space.


Exhibitors
TI

Tjejer i Förening

https://www.facebook.com/tjejeri.forening



Friday September 1, 2017 17:00 - 18:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

18:00 CEST

Hip Hop Workshop

Learn new moves and meet young people from around Malmö in this hip-hop workshop and performance.


Exhibitors
TI

Tjejer i Förening

https://www.facebook.com/tjejeri.forening



Friday September 1, 2017 18:00 - 19:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park
 
Saturday, September 2
 

13:00 CEST

Meet Me in Malmö

Want to meet someone outside your usual circles, and learn about someone else’s culture, traditions, and language? Join a City of Malmö program that connects hundreds of strangers each year.


Exhibitors


Saturday September 2, 2017 13:00 - 16:00 CEST
Back Space

13:00 CEST

Next Stop Malmö

Join designers and other experts from Malmö and South Africa to share your ideas for what Rosengard station could be when it opens in 2018. Come co-design the world’s coolest public transport station!


Exhibitors
I

ISU

http://isumalmo.se/



Saturday September 2, 2017 13:00 - 19:00 CEST
Front Space Enskifteshagen Park

14:00 CEST

Crossroads Conversations

Ever want to know what a total stranger thinks or feels? Sign up to be part of a 10-minute moderated conversation with a fellow stranger at the festival about immigration, social inclusion, and urban change.


Exhibitors
VA

Van Alen Institute

www.vanalen.org



Saturday September 2, 2017 14:00 - 15:00 CEST
Back Space