<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Thu, 28 Nov 2019 00:33:32 +0200 Copyright City of Tampere webmaster@tampere.fi (Webmaster) City of Tampere https://www.tampere.fi/images/vaakuna.png 76 85 https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html <![CDATA[Promoting equality and gender equality Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/12/02122019_3.html Equality and gender equality are taking centre stage in Tampere. The City of Tampere has announced its desire to be the capital of equality, and the city is implementing a number of measures to achieve this end under the Tampere. Equally yours theme. Equality has also been chosen as the leading theme in the city’s application for the European Capital of Culture. On Monday 2 December 2019, Tampere hosted an event in which the Finnish Government presented its International Gender Equality Prize (IGEP). Gender equality will also be the topic of the seminar Hän – Equality, culture and women to be held on 3 December.

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Mon, 2 Dec 2019 16:42:02 +0200
<![CDATA[Finland’s International Gender Equality Prize awarded for changing discriminatory laws ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/12/02122019_2.html The Government of Finland awarded the International Gender Equality Prize. The prize, which was awarded for the second time, was presented to Equality Now, a global non-profit organisation, which has succeeded in changing discriminatory laws and ossified practices in different countries

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Mon, 2 Dec 2019 15:56:05 +0200
<![CDATA[The winner of the International Gender Equality Prize will be announced 2 December in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/12/02122019_1.html The International Gender Equality Prize (IGEP) will be awarded by the Government of Finland on 2 December at Tampere Hall. The prize, which was awarded for the first time in 2017, is a recognition of internationally significant work to promote gender equality. German Chancellor Angela Merkel received the prize in 2017. She directed the prize money to a Nigerien organisation that defends victims of domestic violence. The IGEP ceremony is organized by the Government of Finland, the City of Tampere and Tampere Hall. Watch the 2019 prize ceremony live stream on Yle Areena from 14.55.

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Mon, 2 Dec 2019 10:06:28 +0200
<![CDATA[Independence Day celebration at Frenckell square culminates in fireworks ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/11/29112019_1.html Waltteri Torikka and Diandra are the stars of the Finnish Independence Day Celebration festivities in Tampere. The celebration takes place at the Frenckell square Friday 6 December from 5 pm to 5.30 pm.

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Fri, 29 Nov 2019 16:38:32 +0200
<![CDATA[City of Tampere invests in systematic work towards equality – “We want to become the capital of equality”]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/11/28112019_1.html The City of Tampere will implement a number of actions that promote equality under the “Tampere. Equally yours” theme. The first actions to be published promote the equality of children and young people, as well as the equality of event activities. Equality has also been chosen as the leading theme in the City’s application for the European Capital of Culture.

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Thu, 28 Nov 2019 10:47:32 +0200
<![CDATA[Traffic arrangement control relating to the National Parade on the Finnish Independence Day in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/11/27112019_1.html The National Parade on the Finnish Independence Day will contribute to changes affecting traffic control, parking and public transportation in Tampere from 5 to 6 December 2019. The majority of the equipment will arrive in Tampere on 5 December, whereas on 6 December the return transfers back to home garrisons may cause traffic congestion in Tampere and its vicinity.

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Wed, 27 Nov 2019 14:27:17 +0200
<![CDATA[International, open seminar about gender equality in Tampere Hall]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/11/19112019_1.html What can cities, municipalities and people working in the cultural sector do to improve equality? 3rd of December we are trying to answer that question in an international seminar titled Hän - Equality, culture and women.

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Tue, 19 Nov 2019 13:05:13 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere tramway building project progressing faster than planned; 95% of track work completed, project on schedule and budget]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/11/15112019_1.html Most of the Tramway Alliance’s track work, as well as street and civil engineering work, will be completed by the end of this year. The track has been built even faster than planned, and track work is ahead of schedule. Three quarters of the whole project is now completed and the project is progressing on schedule and on budget.

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Fri, 15 Nov 2019 11:48:02 +0200
<![CDATA[Six competition entries to continue in the Viinikanlahti International urban ideas competition in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/11/14112019_1.html The second phase of the Viinikanlahti International urban ideas competition in Tampere started on 14 November 2019. Of the total of 57 competition entries submitted in the second phase, the jury selected six for the second phase. The pseudonyms of these entries are “Divercity”, “Lakes&Roses”, “SoBa”, “Pärske”, “Greenikka” and “Natural Alliance”. The jury will publish the winner and other prize-winning competition entries in April 2020.

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Thu, 14 Nov 2019 14:30:00 +0200
<![CDATA[National Parade on the Finnish Independence Day 6.12. in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/11/12112019_1.html This year’s national independence day 6.12. parade will be organised in Tampere. The review of troops will take place at Tampere Stadium in Ratina and the pass-in-review on Tampereen valtatie. The venue will also include familiarisation with a versatile equipment display of the Finnish Defence Forces in Ratinanniemi.

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Tue, 12 Nov 2019 13:33:11 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere Jazz Happening takes place from Thursday to Sunday]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/31102019_1.html The Tampere Jazz Happening begins on Thursday, 31st October. The opening concert of the festival is free of charge for the audiences and includes performances by three exquisite French ensembles: Melusine, Three Days of Forest, and House of Echo.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2019 10:52:31 +0200
<![CDATA[Influenza vaccinations to start in Tampere and Orivesi in November]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/15102019_1.html Vaccinations against influenza will start at health centres in Tampere and Orivesi on Monday 4 November 2019. Vaccinations will also start at child welfare clinics in November as soon as the vaccines have arrived.

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Tue, 15 Oct 2019 13:11:49 +0300
<![CDATA[Finland’s first European Council remembered in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/14102019_1.html It marks 20 years since the European Council held a special meeting on 15 and 16 October 1999 in Tampere. In retrospect, the view of the experts has been that the summit of Tampere was one of the most important ones in European history. Under the leadership of Paavo Lipponen, who served as Prime Minister during Finland’s Presidency in 1999, the summit of Tampere aimed for the construction of a common space of freedom, security and justice for the European Union.

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Mon, 14 Oct 2019 15:10:08 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Festival of Light illuminates the city for 156 days]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/09102019_2.html Tampere Festival of Light illuminates the streets of the Tampere city centre once again during the darkest season. This year, the Festival of Light was opened earlier than usual, on 5 October, to celebrate the City of Tampere’s 240th anniversary. The Festival of Light continues until 8 March 2020. Tampere Festival of Light is celebrated for the 54th time this year.

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019 16:46:00 +0300
<![CDATA[A total of 57 entries submitted to the Viinikanlahti International urban ideas competition in Tampere ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/09102019_1.html A total of 57 proposals were submitted by the set time limit to the Viinikanlahti international urban ideas competition in Tampere, launched in May 2019. The jury will select a maximum of six competition entries to the next phase. All designs equipped with a pseudonym can be viewed on the competition website. The winner of the entire competition will be announced in April 2020.

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019 11:31:35 +0300
<![CDATA[The stars of Cheek, Popeda, Juice, Sibelius, Katri Helena, Kaija Saariaho and Epe Helenius shine on Walk of Fame Finland]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/07102019_1.html Finland’s first international walk of fame for music has been inaugurated in Tampere. In the first phase, eleven star plates were embedded in the walk of fame street route, located on Åkerlundinkatu in the Tulli region of Tampere. Seven of the star plates honour Finland’s biggest national and international artists and professionals in the music industry. The public’s suggestions for the names to be immortalised on Finland’s Walk of Fame were collected last spring.

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Mon, 7 Oct 2019 15:45:12 +0300
<![CDATA[The freedom of choice pilot in health centre services ended in September ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/01102019_1.html The freedom of choice pilot in health centre services in Tampere has ended on 30th September. The customers have been transferred back to a city health centre or an outsourced health centre starting from 1 October 2019.

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Tue, 1 Oct 2019 12:45:16 +0300
<![CDATA[PIKI mobile library and the e-book service OverDrive launched]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/09/26092019_1.html On PIKI day, 23 September, libraries in the Pirkanmaa region introduced two new services: the PIKI mobile library application and OverDrive, which includes foreign language e-books and e-audiobooks.

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019 09:48:32 +0300
<![CDATA[Let’s celebrate the City of Tampere’s 240th anniversary together]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/09/24092019_1.html Tampere, established on 1 October 1779, celebrates its 240th birthday this year. In honour of the festive year and the European Capital of Culture bid, culture is the birthday celebration’s theme. The festive week’s programme includes a variety of cultural events, including arts, music, dance, theatre, exercise and communality. During the festivities, the City of Tampere is bursting with more than one hundred fantastic events and activities. As a birthday present to citizens, Tampere is offering a unique public art entity along the shore route by Tammerkoski Rapids.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019 09:29:28 +0300
<![CDATA[Business mentoring program for local entrepreneurs -]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/09/13092019_1.html City of Tampere is looking for entrepreneurs to join the business mentoring programme.

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Fri, 13 Sep 2019 09:09:30 +0300
<![CDATA[Juhani Harri retrospective at Sara Hildén Art Museum]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/09/12092019_1.html The large-scale retrospective exhibition of Finnish artist Juhani Harri (1939–2003) includes over 100 works from 1960 until 2002.

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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:15:32 +0300
<![CDATA[Freedom of choice pilot in oral health care ends on 15 September]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/09/10092019_1.html 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 health care services of their town of residence. Transferring does not require any action from customers.

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Tue, 10 Sep 2019 10:58:33 +0300
<![CDATA[New low-threshold drug abuse service for young people]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/08/26082019_1.html The City of Tampere has established a new low-threshold service for 16–25-year-olds living in Tampere and Orivesi who have drug-related problems. The youth drug clinic Nuppo in Sarvis, Hatanpää, also helps the families and friends of young people.

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Mon, 26 Aug 2019 08:16:25 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere gets over MEUR 3 of EU funding for improving urban and event security]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/08/16082019_1.html 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 and visitors.

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Fri, 16 Aug 2019 09:55:21 +0300
<![CDATA[2,140 pupils to start first grade in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/08/06082019_2.html 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.

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Tue, 6 Aug 2019 14:23:35 +0300