<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Mon, 15 Jan 2018 14:29:14 +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[Tampere Film Festival 2018 programme is public]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/02/16022018_1.html This year Tampere Film Festival is in 7th –11th March and the main focus is on the International and National Competitions. The National Competition includes 37 films, the International 61 films.

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Fri, 16 Feb 2018 10:54:35 +0200
<![CDATA[EU-GUGLE pilot building in Tampere got an honorary award in the national local energy solution competition]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/02/05022018_1.html A demonstration target Limited liability housing company Pohjolankatu 18-20 took part in Finnish national Local energy solution -competition in 2017 held by Lähienergialiitto. The housing company got an honorary award for its first of the kind two-way district heating system in residential buildings. There are 8 BEST pilot buildings involved in Tampere’s pilot district Tammela. The project is run by City of Tampere and VTT and limited liability housing companies involved in the project have got xx€ subsidies from EU for their energy refurbishments.

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Mon, 5 Feb 2018 11:18:45 +0200
<![CDATA[Berlinde De Bruyckere’s comforting works at the Sara Hildén Art Museum]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/02/01022018_1.html The spring exhibition of the Sara Hildén Art Museum presents an overview of the moving works of the sculptor Berlinde De Bruyckere. In this, the centenary year of the Finnish Civil War, the exhibition offers an opportunity to confront human suffering and vulnerability.

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Thu, 1 Feb 2018 10:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Tramway work on Pirkankatu moves to area between Mariankatu and Pyynikintori]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/01/19012018_1.html The construction of the tramway on Pirkankatu will begin a new phase at the end of week 3. The construction site on the southern side of Pirkankatu will move to the area between Mariankatu and Pyynikintori. The first task is to move and replace the sewer pipes. The foundation of the railway track will also be laid.

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Fri, 19 Jan 2018 10:34:43 +0200
<![CDATA[Excavation work along Hervannan valtaväylä – exceptional traffic arrangements in the area]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/01/18012018_1.html The excavation work related to the construction of the tramway along Hervannan valtaväylä will commence during week 3. The work will begin on the portion between Pehkusuonkatu and Hervanta, where rock will be excavated along the tramway route. The excavated material will be transported northward to Suutalanahde in the Korkinmäki area. The work will last several months.

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Thu, 18 Jan 2018 14:21:46 +0200
<![CDATA[Tesoma library is moving and will be closed from 17 February]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/01/17012018_1.html The library will open its doors again on 9 April 2018 at the new wellbeing centre. Due to the closure, the return dates for items borrowed from Tesoma Library on 15 January or later will be postponed to the beginning of May.

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Wed, 17 Jan 2018 13:27:21 +0200
<![CDATA[Makerspace Tekomo opens in Sampola at the end of January]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/01/16012018_1.html The Tekomo makerspace will open in the Tietotori computer area of Sampola library on 22 January. The communal space has two 3D printers, vinyl cutter, heat press, sewing machine and overlock machine.

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Tue, 16 Jan 2018 10:24:07 +0200
<![CDATA[School enrolment in Tampere is renewed]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/01/12012018_2.html Children included in preschool education organised by the City of Tampere, who begin their school next autumn, are not required to enroll anymore. In future, information about new first-graders is transferred electronically from the municipal preschool system to schools.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 14:38:03 +0200
<![CDATA[Preschool education enrolment has begun]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/01/12012018_1.html Enrolment for children starting preschool next autumn has begun in Tampere. The enrolment must be completed by 23 January 2018.

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Fri, 12 Jan 2018 11:30:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Ideas for improvement from Social and Primary Health Care Services’ survey]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/01/11012018_1.html According to the results of the annual survey by the City of Tampere Social and Primary Health Care Services, customers were happy with the expert service and good treatment they were provided by social and healthcare services in 2017. However, respondents felt that their possibility to participate in the planning and evaluating of their own service track was in need of improvement.

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Thu, 11 Jan 2018 15:49:34 +0200
<![CDATA[Tramway plans continue west of Pyynikintori square]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/12/28122017_2.html On Monday, 18 December 2017, the City Board of Tampere decided to begin developing and planning Section 2 of the tramway from Pyynikintori to Lentävänniemi in western Tampere. It has been deemed necessary to hasten the detailed planning of the tramway route due to the progress of the construction work of the new Santalahti district, among other reasons. The land use planning of the Hietaranta district is also progressing.

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Thu, 28 Dec 2017 09:58:39 +0200
<![CDATA[The structural plan for the new Hiedanranta district has been approved – tramway to be built in two phases]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/12/28122017_1.html Policies on the further development of the new Hiedanranta district were drawn on 18 December 2017, as the City Board approved the structural plan to be used as the basis of the planning of the area. Hiedanranta’s new centre will be built next to the old factory. The structural plan drawing the initial plans for land use in the area has the tramway running through the old factory complex.

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Thu, 28 Dec 2017 09:44:59 +0200
<![CDATA[Christmas season changes opening hours of city social and health services]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/12/18122017_1.html Chistmas season changes opening hours of city social and health services. Treatment guidance and information on care are also available from the health services information and advice centre in Christmas and New Year’s day from 7 a.m. to 10 p.m.

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Mon, 18 Dec 2017 12:29:09 +0200
<![CDATA[Future smart city solutions to be tested in Tampere starting in January]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/12/15122017_2.html The City of Tampere and the Smart Tampere program offer companies a network built in Hervanta by Nokia Oyj. The goal is to create services and solutions for a smart city.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 15:25:17 +0200
<![CDATA[The cause of the International Gender Equality Prize chosen by the recipient Chancellor Angela Merkel will be announced in Tampere in early 2018]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2017/12/15122017_1.html The first-ever recipient of the International Gender Equality Prize introduced by the Finnish Government has been announced. The prize goes to Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany in recognition of her long-standing work as a defender of human dignity and human rights and commitment to women and girls globally.

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Fri, 15 Dec 2017 12:34:29 +0200
<![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