<![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 Summer Park Concert Series returns]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/05/23052018_1.html Summer in Tampere is once again full of music and dance - the Park Concerts organised by Cultural Affairs spread around the city. The concerts continue throughout the summer, including nearly 200 free concerts and dance performances around Tampere. The artists of the Park Concerts are all local and, as usual, there is a wide range of events available. The musical selection ranges from classical to punk, and the dance performances include wheelchair dancing as well as Bollywood moves.

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Wed, 23 May 2018 15:36:39 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere offers an application to support Finnish learners]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/04/27042018_1.html Employment services at the City of Tampere will give a three-month WordDive license to 150 immigrants to support their learning of the Finnish language.

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Wed, 2 May 2018 06:00:00 +0300
<![CDATA[The Culture Carnival will start activities in Laikku and Rulla on 28 April]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/04/18042018_2.html The renovation of the old library has been completed on schedule. The decoration and moving work have been completed, and the building will reopen as the renewed Culture House Laikku on Saturday, 28 April with a large opening ceremony carnival. In the event, Laikku will demonstrate its versatility and take charge of the cultural centre, the surrounding park and the recently renovated Laikunlava from 10 am to 6 pm with its colourful programme.

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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 11:28:17 +0300
<![CDATA[Migration Info Centre moving to Cultural House Laikku at Tampere Central Square at the beginning of May]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/04/18042018_1.html Starting 2 May 2018, Migration Info Centre Mainio will provide service at the premises of Cultural House Laikku (the Old Library House) at Tampere Central Square, Keskustori 4 (3rd floor). Due to the relocation, Mainio will be closed on 23–30 April. The phone service will also be closed.

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Wed, 18 Apr 2018 10:21:34 +0300
<![CDATA[Removal of street grit began in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/04/17042018_1.html The removal of street grit from the main bicycle routes and some main streets has begun in Tampere. The removal has started a couple of weeks behind schedule this spring. Night frost and dry weather continue to slow down the removal. Due to sunny and dry weather, the main streets have been treated with salt brine to reduce airborne dust.

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Tue, 17 Apr 2018 09:23:30 +0300
<![CDATA[The application period for morning and afternoon activities for school children and for Eppu club activities has begun]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/04/12042018_1.html The application period for morning and afternoon activities and for Eppu club activities for the next school year 2018–2019 in Tampere has begun. The application period is 9–22 April 2018. Families will be notified if their child has been granted a place by 13 June 2018.

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Thu, 12 Apr 2018 09:22:52 +0300
<![CDATA[What do you think about your library?]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/04/10042018_1.html Reply and win a gift voucher for a bookstore!

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Tue, 10 Apr 2018 09:28:02 +0300
<![CDATA[Tesoma Wellbeing Centre to open on 9 April]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/03/27032018_1.html Tesoma Wellbeing Centre in Tampere will be the new place for encounters for the residents of Tesoma. The centre houses city services from a library to a health centre, all under one roof. The new wellbeing centre and its services will open in connection with the Wester business centre (Tesomankatu 4 A) on Monday, 9 April 2018.

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Tue, 27 Mar 2018 07:05:12 +0300
<![CDATA[Tramlines for the streets of Tampere – the busiest phase of the tramway project is starting ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/03/23032018_1.html The construction of part 1 of the Tampere tramway (city centre–Hervanta–Tampere University Hospital) is progressing according to plan and the current year will be the busiest in the project when it comes to construction work. This year’s target for building new two-track line is five kilometres, i.e. a total of 20 kilometres of new track, for the streets of Tampere. Most of the tramline stops as well as the largest tramway bridges near Hervannan valtaväylä will also be constructed this year. Work continues at both ends of Hämeenkatu. The construction of the buildings for the depot area in Hervanta will start in the autumn.

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Fri, 23 Mar 2018 09:26:20 +0200
<![CDATA[Talking robots to be piloted in preschools and first years of primary education]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/03/19032018_1.html The City of Tampere will be piloting talking robots in practising maths as well as English and German in preschools and in the first and second grades. The city is acquiring four robots: three little maths robots resembling owls and a small human-like humanoid robot for practising languages. The maths robots will be located in the Sorila school building, Vehmainen preschool and Pohjois-Hervanta School. Elias the robot teaching languages will be located in Tammela School.

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Mon, 19 Mar 2018 08:50:35 +0200
<![CDATA[Cutting-edge school complex opens in Tesoma]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/03/12032018_1.html The new building for the Tesoma day-care centre and school has been completed. Pupils and staff will relocate to the new school building on the Tesoma school plot in early March.

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Mon, 12 Mar 2018 10:52:43 +0200
<![CDATA[Chancellor Angela Merkel will grant the International Gender Equality prize EUR 150,000 to a cause combating violence against women and girls]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/03/06032018_2.html The award ceremony for the prize introduced by the Finnish Government was held in Tampere on 6 March. The main theme of the event was violence against women and girls. Chancellor Merkel, who was named the recipient of the award in December, will grant the EUR 150,000 prize to a Niger civil society organisation advocating the rights of women and girls. The organisation is planning to use the money to establish a residential shelter.

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Tue, 6 Mar 2018 16:20:12 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere will continue to be a city of equality]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/03/06032018_1.html Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany is the first-ever recipient of the International Gender Equality Prize introduced by the Finnish Government and will be honoured in an award ceremony in Tampere Hall in Tampere on 6 March 2018. The cause, which was chosen by Federal Chancellor Merkel to receive a prize of EUR 150,000, will be announced during the event. It is a privilege for Finland and Tampere to present the very first International Gender Equality Prize. Finland has a significant special characteristic that makes it a world leader in gender equality: It was the first country to grant women full political rights in 1906. Tampere played a significant role in the realisation of women’s suffrage. As early as in 1905, a total of 40,000 people gathered in the central square of the City of Tampere to demand general suffrage and it was granted the following year.

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Tue, 6 Mar 2018 12:54:47 +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/2018/03/05032018_1.html The application period for early childhood education places and open early education clubs available in August 2018 in Tampere will start on 5 March 2018. The application period ends on 18 March 2018.

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Mon, 5 Mar 2018 16:42:51 +0200
<![CDATA[International Gender Equality Prize ceremony in Tampere on 6 March]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2018/02/26022018_1.html Federal Chancellor Angela Merkel of Germany, first-ever recipient of the International Gender Equality Prize introduced by the Finnish Government, is to be honoured at an award ceremony on 6 March in Tampere. An international expert panel on violence against women will be held in connection with the event, and the whole event will be webcast live.

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Mon, 26 Feb 2018 13:10:24 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere Film Festival 7 - 11 March focuses on the international and national competitions]]> 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