<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi http://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Wed, 21 Sep 2016 23:11:48 +0300 Copyright City of Tampere webmaster@tampere.fi (Webmaster) City of Tampere /images/vaakuna.png 76 85 http://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html <![CDATA[The winners of the idea competition for the new district of Tampere were Hiedanrannan Innovaatiolahti and Reflecting TRE]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/12012017_1.html The winning proposals of the international idea competition of Hiedanranta in Tampere are Hiedanrannan Innovaatiolahti and Reflecting TRE. The jury decided to award two second prizes for proposals that best fulfilled the goals set for the competition.

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Thu, 12 Jan 2017 16:59:22 +0200
<![CDATA[City of Tampere puts forward motion to Committee of Child and Youth Services for the removal of children from privately run day care facility]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/11012017_1.html Under Chapter 29 of the Early Childhood Education and Care Act, the City of Tampere is to submit a proposal for consideration by the city’s Child and Youth Services Committee that will prohibit the provision of childcare services at the privately run ABC Daycare Tampere facility (ABC-Päiväkoti) from Monday 30 January 2017. The City of Tampere has worked closely with the Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland on this matter.

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Wed, 11 Jan 2017 14:51:50 +0200
<![CDATA[Basic education enrolment begins for children born in 2010]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/10012017_2.html Enrolment for children starting primary education next autumn has begun in Tampere. The enrolment must be completed by 23 January 2017. Compulsory education begins for children born in 2010.

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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:19:13 +0200
<![CDATA[Preschool enrolment begins for children born in 2011]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/10012017_1.html Enrolment for children starting preschool next autumn has begun in Tampere. The enrolment must be completed by 23 January 2017.

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Tue, 10 Jan 2017 19:18:09 +0200
<![CDATA[Libraries stopped collecting reservation fees on 1 January 2017]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/05012017_2.html Tampere City Library stopped collecting reservation fees on items housed in its own collections at the start of the year.

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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 13:55:26 +0200
<![CDATA[Expert and friendly service—negative feedback on long waiting times]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/05012017_1.html According to the results of the annual survey by the City of Tampere Social and Primary Health Care Services, customer satisfaction is high among social and health services customers. The area that was criticised the most was long waiting times.

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Thu, 5 Jan 2017 09:14:39 +0200
<![CDATA[The Finnish Museum of Games opens in Tampere]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/01/03012017_1.html The Finnish digital gaming culture finally gets its own museum when The Finnish Museum of Games opens at Museum Centre Vapriikki on 5 January 2017. This is the first museum of gaming in Finland, and one of the first ones in the world, and gives the many decades of Finnish gaming history the surroundings it deserves.

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Tue, 3 Jan 2017 14:55:44 +0200
<![CDATA[The old library building will be closed due to alteration work]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/20122016_1.html The alteration work for converting the old library building into a cultural centre will begin in January. The existing conference and gallery facilities were closed on 18 December 2016 and remain out of use during the renovation work until spring 2018, at which point the building will be opened as a new type of cultural centre.

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Tue, 20 Dec 2016 08:31:29 +0200
<![CDATA[The health centres of Atala, Kämmenniemi and Tesoma closed between Christmas and New Year’s Day]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/19122016_1.html Between Christmas and New Year’s Day, the health centres in the city of Tampere will only treat patients in need of urgent care. Of the city health centres, those of Atala, Kämmenniemi and Tesoma will be closed between 24 December 2016 and 8 January 2017. Omapihlaja Kehräsaari is closed from 24 December until 30 December 2016.

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Mon, 19 Dec 2016 14:21:30 +0200
<![CDATA[Sara Hildén Art Museum 2017 Exhibitions]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/14122016_1.html Sara Hildén Art Museum presents three artists in 2017: Jarmo Mäkilä, Kimmo Kaivanto and Robert Longo. All three artists have dealt with social issues in their artistic production.

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Thu, 15 Dec 2016 08:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere Christmas Market brings holiday cheer]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/08122016_2.html The Tampere Christmas Market will once again be open for visitors until 22 December; Monday to Saturday from 11 am to 7 pm and Sundays from 12 noon to 7 pm. At the Market you can find unique crafts for Santa’s sack as well as Christmas treats. The event is held for the eighth time this year.

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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:33:21 +0200
<![CDATA[Finland’s centenary begins in Tampere]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/08122016_1.html The year 2017 will be a celebration of Finland’s 100 years of independence. The centenary will be celebrated throughout the country, with many special events to be held in Tampere as well. The centenary will be seen and felt in Tampere’s events and cityscape throughout the year.

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Thu, 8 Dec 2016 14:22:18 +0200
<![CDATA[Basic income support will be transferred from the City of Tampere to Kela as of the beginning of 2017]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/12/07122016_1.html The tasks of granting and paying basic income support will be transferred to Kela from the municipalities as of 1 January 2017. Written income support applications can be submitted to the City of Tampere until the end of 2016. Electronic applications can be submitted to the City of Tampere until 11 December 2016.

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Wed, 7 Dec 2016 14:24:56 +0200
<![CDATA[Finnish language studies -info for newcomers 13 December]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/29112016_1.html Are you looking for a Finnish course that suits you? We will be sharing information about the Finnish courses that start in Tampere, that begin in spring.

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Tue, 29 Nov 2016 08:56:24 +0200
<![CDATA[Paasikivenkatu and Kekkosenkatu are blocked to vehicle traffic between Näsijärvenkatu and Naistenlahti ]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/25112016_1.html Construction work is currently in progress in the Ranta-Tampella residential area and the northern part of the Naistenlahti interchange, following the opening of the Rantaväylä tunnel. Due to the work, the Paasikivenkatu-Kekkosenkatu street is blocked between Näsijärvenkatu and Naistenlahti. There is also a block on Tampella Esplanade, near the railway bridge. We recommend using the tunnel when driving from Tampella or the western city centre, particularly during rush hours.

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Fri, 25 Nov 2016 15:42:53 +0200
<![CDATA[The city ploughs roadways and cycle paths, the proprietor pavements]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/14112016_1.html The onset of winter will again be accompanied by the maintenance of thoroughfares by the city and building maintenance companies. The city will be responsible for winter maintenance of roadways, pavements and cycle paths. Proprietors—in practice, building maintenance companies and the occupants of low-rise dwellings—are responsible for the winter maintenance of the driveways to their plots and the pavements adjacent to them. The winter maintenance of streets entails the removal of snow and ice and gritting.

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Mon, 14 Nov 2016 15:40:37 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere to receive a tramway]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/10112016_1.html Tampere to receive a tramway On Monday 7 November 2016, the City Council decided to implement the first phase of the tramway infrastructure - the Hervanta depot and the Hervanta – City Centre – Tays section - as planned. The target schedule for the second phase was also approved. The tramway system will be implemented through a limited liability company. The council voted on the matter, and the construction of the tramway was passed by 41 votes to 25 (1 no vote).

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Thu, 10 Nov 2016 11:08:45 +0200
<![CDATA[The world’s only Moomin Museum will open on 17 June 2017]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/08112016_1.html The Tampere Art Museum Moominvalley is moving to new premises in Tampere Hall, and it will re-open as the world’s first Moomin Museum in 2017. The new Moomin Museum will open right before the holiday season, on 17 June 2017, welcoming visitors to the fascinating world of the Moomins created by Tove Jansson.

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Tue, 8 Nov 2016 09:38:54 +0200
<![CDATA[City encourages immigrants to vote]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/07112016_1.html The City of Tampere wants to promote affinity and equality among its residents by encouraging immigrants to use their right to vote in next spring’s municipal elections.

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Mon, 7 Nov 2016 15:47:48 +0200
<![CDATA[Making of Moomin Museum at Tampere Hall]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/04112016_1.html The first plans for the new Moomin Museum were made almost two years ago. Now, Tampere Hall is offering a glimpse behind the scenes in the Making of Moomin Museum exhibition, which has now opened in the Winter Garden. The first moving crates for the new Moomin Museum have arrived at the Winter Garden, and they tell stories of the making of the museum and offer glimpses into its future. The Tampere Art Museum Moominvalley closed its doors on Puutarhakatu on 30th October 2016.

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Fri, 4 Nov 2016 13:27:05 +0200
<![CDATA[Jazz Happening takes over Tampere for the 35th time]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/02112016_1.html The 35th annual Tampere Jazz Happening begins this Thursday, the 3rd of November. The opening concert of the festival is free for all audiences and features performances by the Swedish ensembles Naoko Sakata Trio, Susanna Risberg Trio, and Nuaia.

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Wed, 2 Nov 2016 11:14:51 +0200
<![CDATA[Courses about internet services and jobhunting for migrants]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/11/01112016_1.html There are three different courses for migrants about how to utilize internet: one course is about digital and internet services in Finland and two others are about learning Finnish and jobhunting online.

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Tue, 1 Nov 2016 15:18:24 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere surveys its customers’ satisfaction with social and health services]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/10/24102016_1.html The City of Tampere will once again organise a broad customer feedback survey for users of social and health services. The survey is available online at www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/organisation/welfareservices.html. It can be completed in Finnish or in English. The survey will be open from 24 October to 6 November 2016.

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Mon, 24 Oct 2016 09:29:40 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere and the region to reduce carbon print with digital pilot projects]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/10/18102016_3.html The City of Tampere and eight other municipalities of the region participate in the Green Digital Charter related to the Eurocities climate declaration. To promote the goals of the charter, the Tampere Central Region is committed to carrying out five ICT pilot projects among the themes of the charter in five years’ time. The aim of these and other development actions is to reduce the carbon print caused by ICT by 30 percent in the next ten years.

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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 15:10:23 +0300
<![CDATA[The City of Tampere invites companies, communities and citizens to develop the smart city of Tampere together]]> http://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2016/10/18102016_2.html Smart Tampere program builds Tampere into internationally known, attractive, smart city where companies and citizens are involved in developing the city. The aim is to develop the cooperation of different parties in order to enable economic growth and the daily lives of the citizens by developing digital solutions.

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Tue, 18 Oct 2016 12:51:04 +0300