<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Fri, 17 May 2019 15:34:41 +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[Info for the immigrants about summer events will be held on 24 May]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/05/16052019_1.html Come and find out about your home town's summer and early autumn cultural events. The info will be held on Friday, 14 May 2019 at 11.30 - 14 at Kulttuuritalo Laikku (3rd floor), Music Hall.

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Thu, 16 May 2019 11:56:35 +0300
<![CDATA[An international ideas competition in a magnificent Finnish lakeside city]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/05/15052019_1.html An international ideas competition started off on 15 May 2019 in Viinikanlahti, a highly exciting area close to Tampere city centre. Competitors get to design a housing area of over 3,000 residents on the shores of Lake Pyhäjärvi, as well as a leisure time environment for the locals and tourists. With a population of roughly 370,000, the sustainably growing Tampere is the largest inland city in the Nordic Countries and, together with the neighbouring municipalities, forms the second-largest urban area in Finland.

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Wed, 15 May 2019 14:13:54 +0300
<![CDATA[Opening walk at the new Koukkujärvi lake nature trail in Vuores on 16 May]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/05/14052019_1.html The duckboards around Koukkujärvi lake in Vuores are now complete. Duckboards were constructed in the wettest areas of the trail, and information signs that describe the area’s natural environment were installed along the trail. An opening nature trail walk will be organised on Thursday, 16 May 2019 at 5 p.m. The start is from the end of Koukkuaurankatu.

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Tue, 14 May 2019 09:19:33 +0300
<![CDATA[Finland’s first national and international Walk of Fame is opening next autumn in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/05/13052019_1.html Next autumn, Finland’s first national and international Walk of Fame will be constructed in the Tulli area of Tampere. The street route on Åkerlundinkatu is a tribute to Finnish music, artists, musicians and producers. A central part of the street will be the star plates embedded in the street that honour distinguished professionals from the music industry. The first phase in autumn 2019 includes 11 stars that are embedded in the street. The public gets to select six of the stars. Suggestions for the names eternalised in the star plates can be submitted at www.tampere.fi/tahtikatu during May.

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Mon, 13 May 2019 12:33:22 +0300
<![CDATA[City of Tampere joins 210 European mayors to demand EU emissions peak by 2020, halve by 2030 and reach net-zero by 2050]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/05/07052019_1.html Mayors call on European Council and Member States to commit to long-term climate strategy and binding, ambitious emission reduction targets. Open letter published ahead of Future of Europe conference also calls for enhanced targets to ensure rapid and just energy transition, and an end to fossil fuel subsidies.

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Tue, 7 May 2019 15:19:07 +0300
<![CDATA[Celebrate Europe Day on May 9 with international cultural experiences]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/05/06052019_1.html In honor of Europe Day 2019, the city of Tampere is encouraging all city dwellers to experience international cultural events, explore new perspectives and influence Tampere’s and Tampere Region’s European Capital of Culture application process. On May 9, you can get inspired by the tales of a German puppet theater in the main library Metso at 10 a.m. and be entertained by a European folk dance show in front of the cultural house Laikku at 4 p.m. On May 11, Europe Day celebrations continue in Hervanta where Tampere 2026 Opinion Festival will take place at Shopping Centre Duo in Finnish, between 12 p.m. and 2 p.m. Admission is free.

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Mon, 6 May 2019 14:16:34 +0300
<![CDATA[Your best summer starts at Tampere’s outdoor swimming pool]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/04/29042019_1.html For the first time ever, the Tampere outdoor swimming pool will be opened for the whole summer season on 4 May at 10.00. A variety of different activities will be arranged to celebrate the opening and the admission fee is EUR 1 for everyone.

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Mon, 29 Apr 2019 16:12:09 +0300
<![CDATA[Adult social workers for under 30-year-olds can be reached at more flexible times than before]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/04/24042019_1.html The City of Tampere is improving the reachability of adult social workers for under 30-year-olds. From 18 April 2019, clients can call their personal social worker at 8–16 on working days and also send text messages. However, it is not recommended that you share sensitive information via text message. Employees will answer calls and messages within three working days of contact.

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Wed, 24 Apr 2019 14:57:15 +0300
<![CDATA[In addition to the tramway, Tramway Alliance will fully rebuild Hämeenkatu – Construction along the tramway line remains busy in the third year of the project]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/04/17042019_1.html Jointly with the building of the tramway, Tramway Alliance will also rebuild all pavements, underground municipal engineering (cabling and pipes) and streetlights along Hämeenkatu to comply with the street plan.

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Wed, 17 Apr 2019 14:41:27 +0300
<![CDATA[There is no need for a guardian to apply for a school transport subsidy]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/04/11042019_1.html The City of Tampere will test a school transport decision system that makes proposals. There is no need for guardians to apply for the right for a child’s school transport; instead, the city automatically sends the decision on the granting of the subsidy. A software robot will check the right for school transport for the school year 2019–2020.

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Thu, 11 Apr 2019 08:34:18 +0300
<![CDATA[The regional master plan phase of the Tampere tramway to begin]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/04/05042019_1.html The City of Tampere and the neighbouring municipalities and cities of Pirkkala, Kangasala and Ylöjärvi have launched a call for tenders on 29 March 2019 in order to procure the services of a planning consultant for the regional master plan of the tramway.

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Fri, 5 Apr 2019 09:39:01 +0300
<![CDATA[Everybody is invited to the opening event of Tampere’s bid for the title of European Capital of Culture on 30 March at Hiedanranta]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/03/22032019_1.html Tampere is looking to become the European Capital of Culture in 2026, and the application process will be launched with a public event in the industrial Hiedanranta venue on Saturday 30 March 2019. The event starts at 12:00 p.m. and goes until 7:30 p.m.

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Fri, 22 Mar 2019 14:50:58 +0200
<![CDATA[Screenings for intestinal cancer begin in Tampere and Orivesi in April]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/03/20032019_1.html Screenings for intestinal cancer will begin in Tampere in April. The screenings are part of a nation-wide trial by the Finnish Cancer Registry. After Tampere, intestinal cancer screening trials will commence in five other municipalities or federations of municipalities.

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Wed, 20 Mar 2019 15:26:58 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere wants more start-ups]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/03/13032019_1.html The City of Tampere aims to increase the number of start-ups in the city and promote the growth and internationalisation of local businesses. By supporting start-ups, the city creates an internationally competitive and attractive operating environment for budding businesses.

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Wed, 13 Mar 2019 09:57:07 +0200
<![CDATA[Viinikanlahti 2030 - New Lakeside District in Tampere City Centre ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/03/11032019_1.html In 2019–2020, Tampere, the most dynamic city in Finland, will provide an attractive competition task for creative urban and landscape planners from all around the world. The lakeside district of Viinikanlahti will extend the city centre towards the south. The location and the scenery are perfect for most interesting combinations of modern urban housing, flexible future-oriented services and other functions, as well as innovative urban green solutions. Smart urban traffic and infrastructure, low-carbon building activities and solutions based on a vibrant urban culture will be appreciated.

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Mon, 11 Mar 2019 10:30:08 +0200
<![CDATA[Application period for early childhood education places available in the autumn begins]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/03/06032019_1.html The application period for early childhood education and open early education clubs available in August 2019 in Tampere has started. The application period ends on 24 March 2019.

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Wed, 6 Mar 2019 10:06:46 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere 240 – Art along the Tammerkoski Rapids<br />]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/02/01022019_1.html Tampere celebrates its 240th anniversary on 1 October 2019. The jubilee year will be celebrated for 240 hours through arts and culture in a 10-day event organised by the City of Tampere between 27 September and 6 October 2019. The public art entity that will be constructed around the new Tammerkoski shore route will be an essential part of the celebrations. The aim is that the shore route will offer artistic experiences and become a special passage to both local residents and tourists visiting the city.

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Fri, 1 Feb 2019 17:05:53 +0200
<![CDATA[Customer feedback: Social and health services receive a school grade of 8.7]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/01/30012019_1.html Customers of the City of Tampere’s social and health services (non-institutional and housing services) were very satisfied with the quality of the services. During 2018, 42,000 instances of feedback were collected using customer feedback devices at 37 locations. The overall feedback score received by social and health services is equivalent to a school grade of 8.7. Among customers, 72% would recommend the service to their friends or family. The result remained at a level similar to last year’s.

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Wed, 30 Jan 2019 15:50:19 +0200
<![CDATA[Remote video interpretation found useful in day care and health services]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/01/24012019_1.html The City of Tampere tested mobile interpretation at health centres as well as at day care centres for acute interpretation needs. The service enabled the same level level of service across all customers so it will be used in the future too.

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Thu, 24 Jan 2019 17:00:00 +0200
<![CDATA[The City of Tampere engages in wide-ranging cooperation to ensure the safety of its residents]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/01/23012019_1.html The sex crimes targeting children in Oulu and Helsinki have provoked discussion in Tampere as well. The City of Tampere constantly monitors the safety situation in close cooperation with other authorities. For example, the city has increased safety cooperation and information exchange with the police in the form of regular cooperation meetings as well as other kinds of cooperation. Through wide-ranging cooperation, we aim to guarantee the safety and the basic rights of everyone. Prevention work is a key part of making communities safer.

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Wed, 23 Jan 2019 15:15:51 +0200
<![CDATA[Classics, film scores, theme concerts and great visitors adorn the spring of Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/01/18012019_1.html The spring programme of Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra features classics of orchestral music from composers such as Beethoven, Tchaikovsky, Mahler, Stravinsky, Sibelius and Shostakovich. Highlights of the spring include Space Odyssey 2019, a concert of space-themed classical and film music as well as the film Song of the Blood-Red Flower, accompanied by new music from Jonne Valtonen. Families get to enjoy Carnival of the Animals children’s concerts. The spring season also includes the traditional concert of Baroque music, a choir concert on Holy Thursday as well as the May Day concerts. In February, the orchestra will perform Puccini’s La bohème at the Tampere Opera under conductor Alberto Hold-Garrido. The season ends with a concert with the a cappella group Club for Five at Tampere Vocal Music Festival.

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Fri, 18 Jan 2019 15:28:50 +0200
<![CDATA[The provision of free contraception to young people under 20 to be extended in Tampere and Orivesi]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/01/16012019_1.html The City of Tampere will extend the provision of free contraception in Tampere and Orivesi in February. Starting from 1 February 2019, all young people in Tampere and Orivesi who are under 20 years of age as well as all young people under 20 from other municipalities who are pursuing their upper secondary education in Tampere or Orivesi will be entitled to the extended free contraception.

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Wed, 16 Jan 2019 18:28:30 +0200
<![CDATA[Irjala’s new day care centre and school building welcomed its first users in January]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/01/15012019_1.html A new day care centre and school building has been completed in the Irjala district of Tampere. The building welcomed its first users at the beginning of 2019. The new unit provides facilities for a day care centre with places for 160 children, a preschool and grades 1 and 2 in basic education. Two other new day care centres will also be opened in Tampere in early 2019.

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Tue, 15 Jan 2019 16:20:54 +0200
<![CDATA[Preschool education enrolment has begun in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/01/11012019_2.html Enrolment for children starting preschool next autumn has begun in Tampere. The enrolment for preschool and supplementary activities on the City of Tampere website must be completed by 21 January 2019.

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Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:29:59 +0200
<![CDATA[The application period for morning and afternoon activities for school children has begun]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/01/11012019_1.html The application period for morning and afternoon activities for the next school year 2019–2020 in Tampere has begun. This application period concerns children currently participating in preschool education who will start school in August 2019. Furthermore, this application period concerns first grade pupils who will commence in second grade in August 2019. Applications must be submitted by 21 January 2019.

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Fri, 11 Jan 2019 10:12:32 +0200