<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Tue, 15 Jun 2021 12:50:22 +0300 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[COVID-19 booster shots can now be taken earlier in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/07/26072021_1.html Tampere residents can now change their COVID-19 vaccination interval from the previous interval of 12 weeks to a shorter interval of 8 weeks if necessary. The booster shot for the BioNTech-Pfizer Comirnaty vaccine can be taken 8–12 weeks after the first shot.

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Mon, 26 Jul 2021 11:59:06 +0300
<![CDATA[Plenty of vaccination appointments available, you can also get the first vaccine without an appointment at Ratina and Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/07/19072021_1.html During July, there will be plenty of vaccination appointments available in Tampere at the vaccination units of both Ratina and the Exhibition and Sports Centre (Messukeskus / Pirkkahalli). We still recommend that you make an appointment online or by telephone.

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Mon, 19 Jul 2021 13:35:38 +0300
<![CDATA[The Hervanta coronavirus service point will be closed temporarily, open again on August 9th 2021]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/07/14072021_1.html The Hervanta coronavirus service point will be closed from 14 July to 8 August 2021. The service point will again continue to carry out coronavirus tests without appointment and provide coronavirus instructions in various languages starting from 9 August 2021.

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Wed, 14 Jul 2021 13:36:23 +0300
<![CDATA[The 1st coronavirus vaccine can now also be obtained without an appointment at the vaccination unit at the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/07/08072021_1.html In Tampere, you can now get your first coronavirus vaccine without an appointment. A so-called walk-in vaccination line has been opened at the vaccination unit at the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre (Pirkkahalli) at Ilmailunkatu 20. From Tuesday 13 July onwards to 30 July the vaccines will be available from 11 am to 4 pm without an appointment.

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Thu, 8 Jul 2021 08:55:17 +0300
<![CDATA[COVID-19 vaccinations are progressing – check your booster dose location]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/07/02072021_1.html Coronavirus vaccinations are progressing as planned in Tampere. On Friday 2 July, appointment booking for COVID-19 vaccinations will become available for everyone over 16 years of age. Booster doses will be administered at the Ratina and the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre vaccination units and health centres over the summer. You should check the location of your booster vaccine appointment beforehand on the city’s website as the location may be different from where you received your first dose.

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Fri, 2 Jul 2021 11:50:00 +0300
<![CDATA[City of Tampere and Tampere Universities sign strategic partnership agreement ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/29062021_1.html The City of Tampere and Tampere Universities (Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences) have created a unique new partnership and collaboration model with the aim of developing Tampere as a student city, attracting and retaining top talent and strengthening the international dimension of the city. The implementation plan for the partnership agreement was approved by the top management of the City of Tampere and Tampere Universities, respectively, on 28 June 2021.

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Tue, 29 Jun 2021 11:47:27 +0300
<![CDATA[16-year-olds soon able to book vaccination appointments in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/23062021_1.html By July 2, appointment booking for COVID-19 vaccination will become available in Tampere for people over 16 years of age. People aged 21 can book a vaccination appointment before Midsummer. Appointment booking for people aged 16–20 will become available after the Midsummer weekend.

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Wed, 23 Jun 2021 13:00:18 +0300
<![CDATA[COVID-19 vaccination begins for people aged 22–24-years-old and 12–15-years-old, who belong to the risk groups]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/21062021_1.html COVID-19 vaccinations are proceeding to the younger age groups. The next age group to be vaccinated is 22–24-year-olds (people born between 1997 and 1999).

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Mon, 21 Jun 2021 11:43:06 +0300
<![CDATA[The recount of municipal election votes in Tampere has been completed – the electoral alliance of the National Coalition Party and the Swedish People’s Party received the most votes]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/17062021_1.html The recount of municipal election votes in Tampere was completed on Monday, 14 June 2021. The electoral alliance of the National Coalition Party (NCP) and the Swedish People’s Party received the most votes: 28,010 votes, which amounts to 24.3% of the total votes cast. The Social Democratic Party (SDP) received the second largest number of votes, with 27,995 votes, 24.3% of the total votes. The difference between the biggest and second biggest party was very small, only 15 votes.

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Thu, 17 Jun 2021 10:36:39 +0300
<![CDATA[COVID-19 vaccination begins for people aged 25–29-years-old in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/16062021_1.html COVID-19 vaccinations are proceeding to the younger age groups. The next age group to be vaccinated is 25–29-year-olds, that is, people born between 1992 and 1996.

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Wed, 16 Jun 2021 16:42:52 +0300
<![CDATA[Library reading rooms and workspaces reopened for customers]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/15062021_1.html The libraries' reading rooms, workspaces and leisure facilities are open for customers. Also, the use of the customer computers has been returned to normal. In order to guarantee the safety of services and to ensure safe distances, fewer customers are allowed in the reading rooms, workspaces and leisure facilities.

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Tue, 15 Jun 2021 10:15:48 +0300
<![CDATA[Well-being survey results have been published ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/14062021_1.html The City of Tampere opened a survey to gauge well-being of citizens in February 2021 with over 4500 Tampere citizens participating. Most respondents stated that their quality of life and health is good, and neighbourhoods are widely experienced as safe and comfortable. The results are now available on the website of the City of Tampere.

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Mon, 14 Jun 2021 15:30:32 +0300
<![CDATA[Booking of vaccination appointments for the age group 30–32 will begin in stages based on the year of birth]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/11062021_1.html COVID-19 vaccinations are progressing in Tampere. Next, those who turn 30–32 years old in 2021, i.e. those born in 1989–1991, will be able to make an appointment.

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Fri, 11 Jun 2021 19:58:30 +0300
<![CDATA[Appointments for 33–35-year-olds to become available in Tampere – Vaccinations at Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre begin on 14 June 2021]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/04062021_3.html COVID-19 vaccinations are proceeding to the younger age groups. Next, those who turn 33–35 years old in 2021, i.e. those born in 1986–1988, will be able to make an appointment. Vaccination appointments are available at Ratina or the new vaccination centre at the Tampere Exhibition and Sports Centre, which will open on 14 June 2021.

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Fri, 4 Jun 2021 16:15:17 +0300
<![CDATA[Suggest your favourite musical artist to be awarded a star on the Walk of Fame]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/04062021_2.html The first international Walk of Fame for music in Finland was opened in Tampere in the autumn of 2019, when 11 of the first star plates were embedded in the street. Last year, six new names were added to the Walk of Fame. New stars are added every year based on suggestions from the public. Now, it is time to suggest the recipients of stars for 2021.

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Fri, 4 Jun 2021 15:53:09 +0300
<![CDATA[A new PIKI online library has been opened on an experimental basis ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/04062021_1.html The updated PIKI online library, which is part of Pirkanmaa's public library network, has been opened on an experimental basis. Customers can use the PIKI service at piki.finna.fi.

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Fri, 4 Jun 2021 15:09:10 +0300
<![CDATA[“Warm congratulations to the winner” - Oulu was chosen as the European Capital of Culture 2026]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/02062021_1.html Oulu has been selected as the European Capital of Culture 2026. The selection was announced by an international panel of experts in Helsinki on 2 June 2021.

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Wed, 2 Jun 2021 12:24:06 +0300
<![CDATA[COVID-19 vaccination begins for people aged 36–37-years-old in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/06/01062021_1.html The next age group to be vaccinated is 36 and 37-year-olds, that is, people born 1984 and 1985. Vaccination appointment booking will become available gradually based on the individual’s year of birth.

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Tue, 1 Jun 2021 17:27:24 +0300
<![CDATA[Booking of vaccination appointments for the age group 38–39 will begin in stages based on the year of birth]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/05/26052021_1.html COVID-19 vaccinations are progressing in Tampere. The next age group to be vaccinated is 38–39-year-olds, that is, people born 1982 and 1983. Vaccination appointment booking will become available gradually based on the individual’s year of birth.

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Wed, 26 May 2021 19:04:53 +0300
<![CDATA[Ensuring the safety of voters in municipal elections]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/05/25052021_2.html The arrangements of the municipal elections have been made with the COVID-19 pandemic in mind. The most central matter in the preparations for the municipal elections has been to ensure the health and safety of the voters in Tampere voting in advance between 26 May and 8 June and those voting on the official voting day 13 June 2021.

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Tue, 25 May 2021 13:40:48 +0300
<![CDATA[Library workspaces and computers can be reserved from 24 May onwards ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/05/25052021_1.html The libraries’ reservable workspaces, computers and other devices can be booked again by customers from 24 May 2021 onwards. The usage time of customer computers is also increased to one hour. In order to guarantee the safety of services and to ensure safe distances, fewer customers will be allowed in the reservable workspaces at the same time compared to usual.

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Tue, 25 May 2021 11:22:35 +0300
<![CDATA[Lumen Valo brings the new Sara Hildén Art Museum building into the Finlayson area – the international architectural competition in Tampere has been resolved ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/05/20052021_1.html The open international architectural competition for the design of the new Sara Hildén Art Museum building in the Finlayson area in Tampere has been resolved. The competition proposal Lumen Valo by architect Janne Hovi won the competition. The result was announced on 20 May 2021 at a public live broadcast from the current Sara Hildén Art Museum in Särkänniemi, Tampere.

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Thu, 20 May 2021 11:28:03 +0300
<![CDATA[COVID-19 vaccination begins for people aged 40–42-years-old in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/05/19052021_1.html COVID-19 vaccinations are progressing in Tampere. The next age group to be vaccinated is 40–42-year-olds, that is, people born between 1979 and 1981. Vaccination appointment booking will become available gradually based on the individual’s year of birth.

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Wed, 19 May 2021 15:24:10 +0300
<![CDATA[COVID-19 vaccination begins for people aged 43–44-years-old in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/05/17052021_1.html COVID-19 vaccinations are progressing in Tampere. The next age group to be vaccinated is 44 and 43-year-olds, that is, people born 1977 and 1978. Vaccination appointment booking will become available gradually based on the individual’s year of birth.

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Mon, 17 May 2021 10:12:16 +0300
<![CDATA[A Reverse Birthday Present, Finnish Style]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/05/11052021_1.html How the International Gender Equality Prize helped Equality Now hold governments accountable in 2020

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Tue, 11 May 2021 17:50:58 +0300