Julkaistu 15.10.2018

Finnish Museum of Games receives an internationally esteemed award

Society for the History of Technology has chosen the Finnish Museum of Games, located in the Museum Centre Vapriikki in Tampere, to receive the 2018 Dibner Award for Excellence in Museum Exhibits. The award was announced on October 13th at the Society’s Annual Meeting in St. Louis. This is the first

Julkaistu 15.10.2018

Influenza vaccinations to start in Tampere

Influenza vaccinations to start at City of Tampere health centres on 15 October 2018. Vaccination appointments at the city’s health centres can be reserved from the City of Tampere website at www.tampere.fi/influenssarokotukset (only in Finnishs) or the health services counselling number 03 10023 da

Julkaistu 11.10.2018

City of Tampere published The Smart City Cookbook

The Smart City Cookbook provides an introductory guide with a set of examples that cities and other smart city program leaders can utilize when planning and managing their smart city activities. Examples in the book are from the Smart Tampere program by the City of Tampere in Finland.

Julkaistu 04.10.2018

Important EU role for Tampere

The Baltic Institute of Finland is the new coordinator of the Policy Area Innovation of the EU Strategy for the Baltic Sea Region.

Julkaistu 26.09.2018

Tampere Day fills the city with events and activities

King Gustav III of Sweden signed the foundation document of the City of Tampere on 1 October 1779. To commemorate this occasion, Tampere holds a yearly celebration on the first day of October and the closest weekend to that date. Tampere turns 239 this year. Tampere Day is celebrated from Saturday,

Julkaistu 19.09.2018

Anj Smith at the Sara Hildén Art Museum

The exhibition opening on the top floor of the Sara Hildén Art Museum on September 22 is the first solo show in Finland by the painter Anj Smith (b. 1978), who lives and works in London.

Julkaistu 14.09.2018

Tampere Jazz Happening Programme Published

The 37th annual Tampere Jazz Happening festival will be organized between 1st and 4th November, 2018. Altogether 25 ensembles and orchestras will perform during this year’s festival in 10 concert events.

Julkaistu 06.08.2018

Tampere to have 2,000 first graders

Tampere welcomes 2,000 first graders this autumn. The school year will begin at Tampere’s comprehensive schools on Thursday, 9 August 2018.

Julkaistu 03.08.2018

Tampere outdoor swimming pool opens on 1 August

The long wait is over and the Tampere outdoor swimming pool was opened on Wednesday, 1 August. On the morning of the opening day, Deputy Mayor Anna-Kaisa Heinämäki cut the ribbon and announced the pool as officially open to the public.

Julkaistu 11.07.2018

Tampere is testing new pedestrian signage

Black signs and information displays guide pedestrians from the Tampere railway station and Central Square to the Ratina Stadium. New signs are part of pedestrian guidance concept created for the Tampere city centre. The aim is to increase walking and biking by developing guidance in different ways.

Julkaistu 09.07.2018

Opening ceremony of the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 9 July at 18.30

The official opening ceremony of the IAAF World U20 Championships Tampere 2018 will take place at the Olympic Square in Ratina on Monday, 9 July 2018 at 18.30. The event is free and open to the public. The championships will be opened spectacularly when flag bearers carry 158 flags of the participat

Julkaistu 06.07.2018

The IAAF World U20 Championships will serve local tap water for drinking

The IAAF World U20 Championships, organised in Tampere, Finland in July 2018, will serve local tap water for drinking. Tampere Water turns 120 years old this year and offers each IAAF World U20 participant an empty water bottle that they can fill directly from the tap during the games. To reduce pla

Julkaistu 03.07.2018

Changes in health centre services in Tampere

The health centre service provider for the regions of the city centre and Hervanta of the City of Tampere will change as of 1 August 2018. The new service provider will be Mehiläinen Terveyspalvelut Oy. The change will be visible to customers, for instance, in a change of location: as of August, the

Julkaistu 26.06.2018

Tampere Brings Together the Best Young Athletes from 174 Countries

In July, Tampere becomes the venue of an exceptionally international event when athletes from 174 different countries come together to participate in the IAAF World U20 Championships. When measured by the number of participating countries, the championships in Tampere are even more international tha

Julkaistu 21.06.2018

Tampere applies to become the European Capital of Culture 2026

Tampere and Mänttä Vilppula together apply to become the European Capital of Culture 2026, which is the next time a Finnish city can become a Capital of Culture. With the help of the initiative, the cities want to become even more charismatic cities of experiences. Tampere is the main applicant city

Julkaistu 18.06.2018

Check the Summer Calendar for opening hours and leisure time tips

Even though the summer is quietening down the city streets and changing the opening hours of services, Tampere will provide a multitude of services to its residents in the summer months as well. Using the summer calendar, you can check which social and health services centres will be open and look u