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
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.
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
Down by the Lake 14 years of Tampere-Düsseldorf-Artist-in-Residence Programme is open at Haihara Art Center 10.8.-1.9.2019
The Haihara Art Center will exhibit a contemporary art exhibition from August 10th to September 1st 2019 Down by the Lake -14 Years of Tampere-Düsseldorf Artist-in-Residence-programme. The art exhibition features a wide variety of works by contemporary artists from Pirkanmaa and Düsseldorf.
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
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
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
The Viinikanlahti international urban ideas competition that is open to all has aroused interest among urban designers in Finland and abroad. By the set time limit, more than 40 designer teams submitted a total of close to one hundred questions on the competition that was announced in mid-May. The q
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
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.
The City of Tampere distribution point for medical supplies moves to the former Anttila building on Kuninkaankatu. Operations at the new premises at Kuninkaankatu 14–16 begin on Monday 17 June 2019.
International Tampere Hub is a collaborative project to leverage the potential of international experts
The companies in the Tampere region are utilising the potential of international experts insufficiently. The Tampere region is currently losing international experts to other countries and the metropolitan area in Finland. The City of Tampere and the Tampere University Community (Tampere University
The freedom of choice pilot in health centre services ends on 30 September – customers can select a new health centre until 15 September
The freedom of choice pilot in health centre services in Tampere ends in September. Customers participating in the pilot can continue using the health centre services of their chosen private service provider until 30 September 2019. When the pilot ends, the customers will be transferred back to a ci
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
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
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.
Talent Tampere activities are transferred from Business Tampere to the City of Tampere in the beginning of May 2019. They will be included in the City’s new set of services for international talent attraction and migration management. The aim is to improve the Region’s readiness to manage employment
Come and find out about your home town's summer and early autumn cultural events. The info will be held on Friday, 14 May 2019 at 11.30 - 14 at Kulttuuritalo Laikku (3rd floor), Music Hall.
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
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
Next autumn, Finland’s first national and international Walk of Fame will be constructed in the Tulli area of Tampere. The street route on Åkerlundinkatu is a tribute to Finnish music, artists, musicians and producers. A central part of the street will be the star plates embedded in the street that
City of Tampere joins 210 European mayors to demand EU emissions peak by 2020, halve by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050
Mayors call on European Council and Member States to commit to long-term climate strategy and binding, ambitious emission reduction targets. Open letter published ahead of Future of Europe conference also calls for enhanced targets to ensure rapid and just energy transition, and an end to fossil fue
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
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.