Julkaistu 16.08.2019

Tampere gets over MEUR 3 of EU funding for improving urban and event security

The Tampere Region has the largest security competence cluster in Finland. Security is also an increasingly crucial competitive factor in international event hosting applications, for example. The funding facilitates the creation of pioneering solutions for improving the daily security of residents

Julkaistu 06.08.2019

2,140 pupils to start first grade in Tampere

A total of around 2,140 first-grade pupils will start school in Tampere this autumn. The school year begins at Tampere’s comprehensive schools on Thursday, 8 August 2019.

Julkaistu 06.08.2019

The extension of Vuores school has been completed

The amount of space available at Vuores school in South Tampere will increase significantly as the new additional building starts to be used at the beginning of the school year 2019-2020. At the same time, the school, which previously only had grades 1–6, will become a comprehensive school for grade

Julkaistu 02.07.2019

Osamu Tezuka, the God of Manga, at the Tampere Art Museum

Two significant exhibitions of Japanese manga art will open in September at the Tampere Art Museum. Osamu Tezuka – The God of Manga is the first European museum exhibition of work by Osamu Tezuka, known as the creator and god of Japanese manga. Consisting of original works, the exhibition is produc

Julkaistu 01.07.2019

Two new exhibitions in Tampere Art Museum

There are two new exhibitions opening in Tampere Art Museum on 8th June 2019. Nastja Säde Rönkkö has been chosen The Young Artist of the Year 2019 and her exhibition Altered Breaths, Future Feelings will be presented on the two upper floors of the museum. Lars Holmström’s exhibition LXX -spectrum- f

Julkaistu 20.06.2019

Tampere is the main venue for the 2022 Ice Hockey World Championship

City of Tampere has been confirmed as the main venue for the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. One preliminary round group, two quarterfinals, semifinals and final games will be played at Tampere Deck Arena, which is under construction and estimated to open in the latter part of year 2021. Da

Julkaistu 19.06.2019

Summer opening hours and leisure time tips in the Summer Calendar

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

Julkaistu 12.06.2019

Most health centres open for the whole summer

The Hatanpää, Hervanta, Kaukajärvi, Linnainmaa, Orivesi, Tammelakeskus and Tipotie health centres as well as the outsourced health centres Mehiläinen Oma Lääkärisi Hervanta, City Centre and Tesoma are open for the whole summer.

Julkaistu 05.06.2019

Freedom of choice pilot in oral health care ends in Pirkanmaa on 15 September

The freedom of choice pilot in oral health care ends in Pirkanmaa in September. Customers participating in the pilot can use the services of the provider of their choice, such as have a dental check-up, until 15 September 2019. After that, they will automatically be transferred back to the oral heal

Julkaistu 31.05.2019

Open Doors Day 7 June: Out of Office at Sara Hildén Art museum

Out of Office, the Summer Exhibition of this, the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Sara Hildén Art Museum, has been compiled from works in the Sara Hildén Foundation’s collection. It features both Finnish and foreign paintings, drawings and sculptures, including some of the collection’s most

Julkaistu 31.05.2019

A survey about discrimination – Answer before 9th of June

The City of Tampere collects information about discrimination experienced by residents or otherwise encountered in the city. The information is used when updating the statutory equality plan. This survey seeks to establish an understanding of the kinds of discrimination people encounter in Tampere.

Julkaistu 15.05.2019

An international ideas competition in a magnificent Finnish lakeside city

An international ideas competition started off on 15 May 2019 in Viinikanlahti, a highly exciting area close to Tampere city centre. Competitors get to design a housing area of over 3,000 residents on the shores of Lake Pyhäjärvi, as well as a leisure time environment for the locals and tourists. Wi

Julkaistu 14.05.2019

Opening walk at the new Koukkujärvi lake nature trail in Vuores on 16 May

The duckboards around Koukkujärvi lake in Vuores are now complete. Duckboards were constructed in the wettest areas of the trail, and information signs that describe the area’s natural environment were installed along the trail. An opening nature trail walk will be organised on Thursday, 16 May 2019

Julkaistu 06.05.2019

Celebrate Europe Day on May 9 with international cultural experiences

In honor of Europe Day 2019, the city of Tampere is encouraging all city dwellers to experience international cultural events, explore new perspectives and influence Tampere’s and Tampere Region’s European Capital of Culture application process. On May 9, you can get inspired by the tales of a Germa

Julkaistu 29.04.2019

Your best summer starts at Tampere’s outdoor swimming pool

For the first time ever, the Tampere outdoor swimming pool will be opened for the whole summer season on 4 May at 10.00. A variety of different activities will be arranged to celebrate the opening and the admission fee is EUR 1 for everyone.