<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Mon, 9 Aug 2021 10:21:23 +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[The 56th Tampere Festival of Light will light up the city from October 29th]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/19102021_1.html The traditional Festival of Light will shine light into the darkest time of the year in Tampere. The familiar light fixtures from earlier Festivals of Light will be joined by new and surprising light work, starting from October 29th 2021 for the 56th Tampere Festival of Light. The lights will illuminate the city centre until March 13th 2022. The Festival of Light’s opening ceremony will take place on October 29th at 7 pm in Koskipuisto Park.

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Tue, 19 Oct 2021 15:31:21 +0300
<![CDATA[COVID-19 vaccinations also from the vaccination bus in October]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/18102021_1.html A COVID-19 vaccination team will be travelling around Tampere in October. COVID-19 vaccinations are available without an appointment at the pop-up points and from the vaccination bus, which, in the coming weeks, will park in front of shopping centres, university campuses and even Hakametsä Ice Stadium.

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Mon, 18 Oct 2021 15:20:24 +0300
<![CDATA[E-invoicing of the city will become more simplified – the customers must renew their e-invoicing and direct payment agreements]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/11102021_1.html The City of Tampere will renew and harmonise its e-invoicing. Invoicing practices related to e-invoices and direct payments will change on 20 October 2021, and this change requires measures from the customers. In the future, the customer only needs to make one agreement for receiving invoices from the city. The new agreement will cover all the services invoiced by the city, with the exception of invoices sent by Tampere Water.

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Mon, 11 Oct 2021 15:42:14 +0300
<![CDATA[The Ratina vaccination unit to be closed on 10 October – vaccinations continued at the city’s health centres]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/08102021_2.html The Ratina vaccination unit in Tampere will close on 10 October 2021. You can still get vaccinated at the Ratina vaccination unit this weekend, 9–10 October 2021.

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Fri, 8 Oct 2021 20:36:52 +0300
<![CDATA[Influenza vaccinations to start in stages in Tampere and Orivesi]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/08102021_1.html Influenza vaccinations for people susceptible to serious influenza and for the personnel of health and social care will start in stages in Tampere and Orivesi. Vaccinations of the families of persons susceptible to serious influenza will start only after the regulations amended by the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health have entered into force.

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Fri, 8 Oct 2021 16:16:37 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Award granted to comedy crew Kummeli and Honorary Counsellor of Higher Education Markku Lahtinen]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/05102021_3.html Every Tampere Day, the City of Tampere traditionally bestows an award on distinguished individuals whose life’s work or activities have contributed to the development of the city and the well-being of its residents. This year, to celebrate the city’s 242nd anniversary, the jury decided to present two awards: one to the comedy crew Kummeli and another to Honorary Counsellor of Higher Education Markku Lahtinen. Both of the winners reflect Tampere as a city of high competence and great opportunities but also as a living city full of joy and humour.

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021 16:19:53 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Jazz Happening organised for the 40th time in November]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/05102021_2.html The 40th international Tampere Jazz Happening will be organized at the Tullikamari's Pakkahuone, Klubi, as well as restaurant Telakka venues between 4th and 7th November, 2021. During four days, altogether 22 ensembles will perform at the festival, including the winner of this year's Yrjö Award, who will be performing in conjunction with the award ceremony that takes place at the festival. This anniversary year's festival program includes artists such as John Scofield & Dave Holland, Lakecia Benjamin, and Pepe Willberg & Jukka Eskola Statement.

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021 13:43:33 +0300
<![CDATA[Walk of Fame Finland in Tampere has received five new stars]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/05102021_1.html Finland’s first international Walk of Fame for music, located in Tampere, has received five new star plates. To celebrate the Tampere Day on 1.10.2021, five new stars for the big names in the music industry were immortalised on the Walk of Fame: Mikko Alatalo, Yö, Värttinä, Kaija Koo and Esa-Pekka Salonen.

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Tue, 5 Oct 2021 08:49:49 +0300
<![CDATA[Raisa Foster and Arna Valsdóttir take the audience for a sensory journey through Iceland]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/01102021_1.html The sound and video art created by Icelandic artist Arna Valsdóttir and Tampere-based artist Raisa Foster at the Gallery of Culture House Laikku invite the audience to take part in a sensory journey through different layers of realities.

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Fri, 1 Oct 2021 12:51:47 +0300
<![CDATA[Ninni Luhtasaari's art offers a brightly coloured alternative view of humanity at the Studio of Culture House Laikku]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/30092021_2.html An exhibition of sculptures and textile art by Ninni Luhtasaari is on display in October at the Studio of Culture House Laikku. The works of Luhtasaari deal with themes concerning the animal in human, primitivity, self-image and self-acceptance through the use of ambiguous figures.

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Thu, 30 Sep 2021 13:47:42 +0300
<![CDATA[Yliopistonkatu Will Be Constructed According to Circular Economy – This Will Help Save Thousands of Truckloads of Materials]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/30092021_1.html The renovation of one of the key streets of Tampere, Yliopistonkatu, will be carried out using the principles of circular economy. It is the first time in Finland this type of circular economy procurement criteria is applied. Design and construction will begin in the fall of 2021.

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Thu, 30 Sep 2021 09:47:25 +0300
<![CDATA[Get a COVID-19 vaccination from Duo in Hervanta without an appointment on two Fridays in October]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/27092021_1.html Have you not yet had a coronavirus vaccination? At Duo Shopping Centre in Hervanta, vaccinations will be administered without an appointment on the following two Fridays: 1 October and 8 October 2021, 11.00 a.m.–6.00 p.m.

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Mon, 27 Sep 2021 11:45:05 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Day will be celebrated from 1 October to 3 October – event weekend programme]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/24092021_1.html Tampere Day will be celebrated from 1 October to 3 October 2021. As usual, the city will be filled to the brim with culture, art and events with open access to everyone on the weekend of the event. This year, Tampere celebrates its 242nd anniversary.

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Fri, 24 Sep 2021 14:07:49 +0300
<![CDATA[Tickets to the Ice Hockey World Championship played in Tampere include free Tampere Regional Transport tickets ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/22092021_1.html The 2022 men's Ice Hockey World Championship will be played on 13–29 May in Tampere and Helsinki. Sustainability is one of the event’s values. We want to emphasise visible and effective acts of sustainability while organizing and implementing the event. One significant act of sustainability is the location of the event arenas: they are easily accessible with public transportation. The City of Tampere has made a major sustainability act by including free Tampere Regional Transport tickets in the game tickets.

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Wed, 22 Sep 2021 08:56:43 +0300
<![CDATA[Do you have a booster shot appointment at the Ratina vaccination unit on 11 October 2021 or later? Your vaccination appointment will be moved to an earlier date ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/15092021_1.html The Ratina vaccination unit in Tampere will close on 10 October 2021. Because of this, all booster shot appointments booked at the Ratina unit for 11 October or later will be moved to an earlier date. By doing this, we are also seeking to speed up the vaccination roll-out so that society can start to open up again.

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Wed, 15 Sep 2021 17:18:13 +0300
<![CDATA[Marcel Dzama: Tonight We Dance at the Sara Hildén Art Museum]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/10092021_1.html Tonight We Dance, a solo exhibition of works by Marcel Dzama, originally from Canada and now living and working in New York, presents works on the theme of dance that reflect his powerful subconscious world.

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Fri, 10 Sep 2021 12:47:14 +0300
<![CDATA[You can now receive the booster shot six weeks after your first vaccination in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/08092021_2.html In Tampere, you can now receive the booster shot just six weeks after your first vaccination.

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Wed, 8 Sep 2021 17:25:11 +0300
<![CDATA[COVID-19 pop-up vaccinations at two of Tredu’s largest campuses]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/08092021_1.html There will be pop-up vaccinations at two of Tampere Vocational College Tredu’s largest campuses. Vaccinations at Hepolamminkatu are given on Monday, 13 September 2021, from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Vaccinations at Santalahdentie are given on Tuesday, 14 September 2021, from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.

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Wed, 8 Sep 2021 17:14:10 +0300
<![CDATA[Älä saapastele onnesi ohi! MSC Finland – Tom’s Club’s 45th Anniversary Exhibition]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/07092021_1.html Älä saapastele onnesi ohi! is the 45th anniversary exhibition of MSC Finland – Tom’s Club, established in 1976. In addition to works by Tom of Finland, the exhibition presents pieces by Leeku, as well as material created for MSC by photographer Mikko Karekivi in the 2000s.

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Tue, 7 Sep 2021 12:51:23 +0300
<![CDATA[Higher education students can get vaccinated at pop-up stations at the Tampere University and TAMK]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/03092021_2.html Higher education students studying in Tampere can get vaccinated at pop-up stations at the Tampere University and Tampere University of Applied Sciences.

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Fri, 3 Sep 2021 16:45:07 +0300
<![CDATA[Xenization – A Guest Exhibition by the Swedish ID:I Galleri at Gallery Muuntotila]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/03092021_1.html A quest exhibition shows works of art of ten artists who represent ID:I Galleri from Stockholm, Sweden. The exhibition is on display at Gallery Muuntotila from 4 to 25 September.

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Fri, 3 Sep 2021 14:04:40 +0300
<![CDATA[The right to buy tickets to games played in Tampere will be drawn]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/09/02092021_1.html The 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship games are played in Tampere and Helsinki 13 - 29 May 2022. Tickets for the Championship will go on sale for the first time through a draw. In the draw, one can win purchase rights to the day tickets for the games to be played in Tampere. Registration for the draw starts on 2 September and ends on 26 September.

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Thu, 2 Sep 2021 11:19:01 +0300
<![CDATA[Students in Tampere will be vaccinated against COVID 19 at Ratina — plans for pop-up stations]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/08/30082021_1.html Students who are studying in Tampere have the possibility to receive a COVID 19 vaccine at Ratina’s vaccination unit (Ratinan rantatie 1), regardless of their home municipality. At Ratina, vaccinations will be offered both with and without appointments. In addition, plans are being made for pop-up vaccination stations at the university and in other locations. More information about the pop-up stations will be announced later.

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Mon, 30 Aug 2021 16:13:04 +0300
<![CDATA[Ratina’s vaccination unit closed 26–27 August 2021]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/08/25082021_1.html The Ratina vaccination unit in Tampere will be closed on Thursday, 26 August and Friday, 27 August 2021 due to events.

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Wed, 25 Aug 2021 18:57:07 +0300
<![CDATA[City Council elects representatives for key positions in political decision-making]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/08/23082021_1.html Tampere City Council held its first meeting of the term on Monday, 16 August 2021. At the meeting, all appointments to key positions of political decision-making were made.

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Mon, 23 Aug 2021 14:45:51 +0300