<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Tue, 28 Nov 2017 13:25:46 +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[The Migration Info Centre offers video chat service in seven languages]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/11/20112017_1.html The City of Tampere’s Migration Info Centre Mainio has launched a new video chat service. In the Migration Info Centre video chat, you can use either an ordinary text-based chat or a video call. In a video call, it is possible to share the screen and look at websites or fill in forms together with the advisor.

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Mon, 20 Nov 2017 14:44:26 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere, Finland, aims for top Smart Mobility testing platform in Europe]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/11/08112017_2.html Smart mobility solutions are one of the most tangible ways to make citizens lives easier. In Tampere, Finland, these solutions are being developed in a vast scale and alongside major city development projects. For example, Tampere is utilizing real time traffic data, open data, positioning and robotics. 5G mobile network is being built. Tampere will be presenting its smart mobility solutions and testing platform possibilities at the Smart City Expo World Congress in Barcelona November 14th - 16th 2017.

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Wed, 8 Nov 2017 16:34:10 +0200
<![CDATA[First year of the Tampere tramway construction has proceeded according to plan ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/11/08112017_1.html Construction of part 1 of the Tampere tramway, Hervanta–Pyynikintori–TAYS, is under way in all five segments: the city centre, Kaleva, Hervannan valtaväylä, Hervanta and the property of the future depot.

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Wed, 8 Nov 2017 12:47:38 +0200
<![CDATA[Museum Centre Vapriikki is the Museum of the Century]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/10/26102017_1.html Museum Centre Vapriikki, which is situated in Tampere, has been crowned Museum of the Century. The musician A.W. Yrjänä rewarded Vapriikki at the Cultural Gala of the Century organized in Logomo in Turku on the 18th of October.

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Thu, 26 Oct 2017 13:41:08 +0300
<![CDATA[Big launch for Tampere’s Festival of Light in Koskipuisto Park on 27 October]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/10/24102017_1.html The Festival of Light’s opening ceremony will take place in the city’s Koskipuisto Park on 27 October at 7 p.m. The programme for the event includes the breathtaking Tammerkoski laser show and is set to culminate in a stunning fireworks display. The event’s headline act is Diandra Flores. This is the 52nd time the Festival of Light returns to Tampere to illuminate the city during the darkest time of the year. The festival run is set to conclude on 11 March 2018.

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Tue, 24 Oct 2017 10:28:53 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere city is opening an feedback survey for social and primary health care customers]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/10/23102017_1.html Tampere city is opening annual customer feedback survey at 23th October- 5th November 2017 for customers who have used Tampere or Orivesi services during 2017. You can participate at the survey at www.tampere.fi/welfareservices.

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Mon, 23 Oct 2017 07:47:38 +0300
<![CDATA[Influenza vaccinations to start in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/10/09102017_1.html Influenza vaccinations will begin at the health centres of the City of Tampere on Monday 9 October 2017. The school and student health services will also start vaccinating pupils and students included in risk groups.

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Mon, 9 Oct 2017 09:27:57 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Day fills the city’s streets with art and events]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/09/27092017_1.html Tampere will celebrate its 238th anniversary from 29 September to 1 October. Local providers, including associations and the city’s departments, will organise more than 100 individual events over the anniversary weekend. The festivities will include archery, robots, communal art and guided tours.

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Wed, 27 Sep 2017 11:40:04 +0300
<![CDATA[The first extensive exhibition of Robert Longo’s works in the Nordic countries]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/09/25092017_1.html The solo exhibition of the American artist Robert Longo (b. 1953) in the Sara Hildén Art Museum is the first extensive presentation of his works in the Nordic countries.

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Mon, 25 Sep 2017 12:09:36 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Jazz Happening features some of the most innovative musicians in modern jazz]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/09/18092017_1.html Tampere Jazz Happening, the festival that earlier this year won the prestigious EJN Award for Adventurous Programming, will be organized for the 36th time, taking place between 2nd and 5th November, 2017. The festival features some of the most innovative musicians in modern jazz, both from Finland and from abroad. The festival includes ten concert events that bring to the stages of Klubi, Pakkahuone, and Telakka altogether 25 ensembles and orchestras.

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Mon, 18 Sep 2017 15:05:06 +0300
<![CDATA[The City of Tampere is among the finalists of the European Capital of Innovation Award 2017]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/09/01092017_1.html Ten cities using the most innovative ideas to improve quality of life and to involve citizens in community life have reached the final stage of the European Capital of Innovation Award 2017. The City of Tampere has made it to this final stage. The other finalists are Aarhus, Berlin, Copenhagen, Helsinki, Nice, Paris, Tallinn, Tel Aviv and Toulouse. 32 cities applied to the competition. The winners will be announced on 7 November.

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Fri, 1 Sep 2017 13:12:53 +0300
<![CDATA[Renovation and expansion of Finnish International School of Tampere ready]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/08/04082017_2.html The three-year renovation and expansion of Finnish International School of Tampere (FISTA) is ready. The renovated facilities of the school, located on Satakunnankatu in Amuri, will be in use when the school year starts on 10 August 2017.

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Fri, 4 Aug 2017 14:55:27 +0300
<![CDATA[Over 2,000 pupils begin their first grade in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/08/04082017_1.html Approximately 2,100 first grade students will begin their primary education in Tampere this autumn, when the comprehensive schools of Tampere begin their school years on Thursday 10 August 2017.

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Fri, 4 Aug 2017 14:05:22 +0300
<![CDATA[Traffic arrangements at Tuulensuu on Hämeenkatu will change - car traffic will be prohibited at the western end of Hämeenkatu]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/08/03082017_1.html Construction of the tramway at Tuulensuu on Hämeenkatu will move to the next phase, which will introduce new changes to traffic arrangements. Westward car traffic at Tuulensuu will be discontinued on 3 August from 9 a.m. onwards.

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Thu, 3 Aug 2017 12:49:40 +0300
<![CDATA[Changes to services for unemployed job-seekers in Pirkanmaa as of 1 August]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/08/01082017_1.html A regional pilot project for labour force and business services begins in Pirkanmaa on 1 August 2017. The municipalities will become responsible for services for the unemployed in Tampere, Lempäälä, Nokia, Orivesi, Pirkkala, Punkalaidun, Sastamala, Vesilahti and Ylöjärvi. The change will affect about 22,000 unemployed job-seekers. From the start of August, services to unemployed job-seekers who are eligible for the labour market subsidy or basic unemployment allowance will be provided by the municipality instead of by the Employment and Economic Development Office.

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Tue, 1 Aug 2017 10:59:21 +0300
<![CDATA[Smart Tampere is created together]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/07/18072017_1.html Working together is one of the hallmarks of a smart city. Tampere is introducing new ways to involve residents, businesses, universities and other communities in joint development and experimentation. Hackathons, for example, fit well with the new operating culture.

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Tue, 18 Jul 2017 16:27:53 +0300
<![CDATA[Finnish language courses -info for immigrants 16 August]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/30062017_1.html Looking for a Finnish language course? Come and get more information about language courses starting this autumn in Tampere. Info session takes place on Wednesday 16.8.2017 at 4 pm to 6 pm at Tampereen seudun työväenopisto Sampola (entrance hall, Sammonkatu 2).

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Fri, 30 Jun 2017 14:10:27 +0300
<![CDATA[The Mayor’s programme for 2017–2021 was approved]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/28062017_1.html The Humane and attractive Tampere programme created by Mayor Lauri Lyly for 2017–2021 was presented in the City Council’s meeting on 19 June 2017. The first priority of the Mayor’s programme is to promote work and entrepreneurship in Tampere. According to the programme, they create the foundation for well-being and vitality in Tampere.

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Wed, 28 Jun 2017 14:04:29 +0300
<![CDATA[The Moomin Museum Great opening party on June 18th and 19th]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/15062017_1.html Renovations for Tampere Hall are complete and the world’s only Moomin Museum opens. Welcome to the get-together 17.-18.6. Tampere Hall and Sorsapuisto are filled with festivities the entire weekend. All festivities at the event are free, admission fee to the Moomin Museum is 12 € for adults, 6 € for children aged 3-17. Moomin Museum is open until midnight on Saturday.

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Thu, 15 Jun 2017 09:27:01 +0300
<![CDATA[The City Council chose people for key positions in political decision-making]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/14062017_2.html The Tampere City Council organised its first meeting on Monday, 12 June 2017. In the meeting, all appointments to key positions of political decision-making were made.

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:53:08 +0300
<![CDATA[Check the summer opening hours of the City of Tampere’s services and event tips from the Summer Memo]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/14062017_1.html When are the health centres open during the summer? How do the buses operate? Are the indoor swimming pools open? What should we do? The summer season brings changes to the opening hours of the city’s services. The Summer Memo is a compilation of the opening hours of services and tips on what to do in Tampere during the summer.

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Wed, 14 Jun 2017 13:12:26 +0300
<![CDATA[Traffic in the city centre affected by construction projects]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/02062017_2.html Traffic in and around central Tampere will be affected by several major concurrent urban development and traffic projects over the coming years. In addition to the tramway construction project, they include the construction of Ranta-Tampella and the Rasti block as well as the Ratina shopping centre.

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Fri, 2 Jun 2017 12:32:56 +0300
<![CDATA[Tramway construction begins on Hämeenkatu – the eastern end of the street is closed to private cars, westbound traffic still allowed at the western end]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/06/02062017_1.html The construction of the Tampere tramway on Hämeenkatu will begin on Monday, 5 June 2017. The Tramway Alliance will build the first section of the tramway on Hämeenkatu between Hämeenpuisto and Näsilinnankatu. Traffic arrangements have been implemented in the area before the start of the work, partly during the nighttime. Pedestrians are guided around the construction sites by signposts.

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Fri, 2 Jun 2017 12:22:19 +0300
<![CDATA[Employee rights advisory for immigrants 1 and 6 June]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/05/31052017_1.html You can meet representatives of Service Union United (PAM ry) on Thursday 1.6.2017 and on Tuesday 6.6.2017 from 10 am to 6 pm at the Migration Info Centre Offices (Tuomiokirkonkatu 12).

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Wed, 31 May 2017 14:23:11 +0300
<![CDATA[The Summer Park Concert Series begins]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/05/30052017_1.html The Summer Park Concert Series will once again bring life to the parks and yards of Tampere with music and dance performances. Groups of local artists will perform rock, country, choral music and much more from late May until August around the city. The programme for the park concert series has now been published on the new website, which presents all 150 performers to the public. Website users can also create a customised event calendar for the summer. The first concert takes place at Näsinpuisto on Tuesday 30 May.

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Tue, 30 May 2017 13:54:31 +0300