<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Mon, 15 Jun 2020 12:51:58 +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[Jenni Yppärilä´s exhibition at the Haihara Art Centre]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/08/05082020_2.html Jenni Yppärilä’s exhibition Passing by at the Haihara Art Centre 8.8.–30.8. Since 2012 Yppärilä has been documenting built environments in Finland and elsewhere in the form on three-dimensional paintings.

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Wed, 5 Aug 2020 16:34:54 +0300
<![CDATA[Jukka Silokunna´s exhibition at Haihara Art Centre]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/08/05082020_1.html Jukka Silokunna's Entropy I exhibition at Haihara Art Centre 8.8.–30.8.2020. Jukka Silokunnas is a media artist working with video, animation, and Augmented Reality.

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Wed, 5 Aug 2020 16:23:46 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Capital of Culture application enters second stage under new leadership]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/07/09072020_1.html Tampere and 19 municipalities in the surrounding region continue to the second stage in the competition for the title of European Capital of Culture 2026. The second stage of the Capital of Culture application is being prepared by a new application team.

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Thu, 9 Jul 2020 14:41:40 +0300
<![CDATA[Museum exhibitions opening on 2 June]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/06/03062020_1.html The museums of the City of Tampere that have been closed due to the coronavirus situation are re-opening in June.

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Wed, 3 Jun 2020 08:40:43 +0300
<![CDATA[Libraries to open on 1 June]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/05/29052020_1.html The branches of the Tampere City Library will open on 1 June, with the exception of Koukkuniemi Library. Self-service opening hours will not be used for now.

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Fri, 29 May 2020 17:48:12 +0300
<![CDATA[Tampere Art Museum opens 2 June with two exhibitions]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/05/28052020_1.html Tampere Art Museum opens 2 June 2020 presenting two exhibitions. Covering two floors of the museum, the exhibition of Joseph Alanen (1885–1920) presents a wide selection of his works on Kalevala themes, but there are also depictions of folk life, religious subjects, prints and drawings. Tampere-based artist Ilkka Väätti (b. 1955) is known as a painter, graphic artist and builder of architectons. Ilkka Väätti’s exhibition Hommage presents his latest works from 2017-2020.

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Thu, 28 May 2020 12:34:48 +0300
<![CDATA[Pick-up of reserved items starts in five libraries on 11 May 2020]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/05/11052020_1.html Tampere City Library units will open on 1 June. However, customers can pick up their reservations from the Main Library Metso as well as Sampola, Hervanta, Lielahti and Koilliskeskus libraries already starting from Monday 11 May.

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Mon, 11 May 2020 10:28:13 +0300
<![CDATA[Coronavirus significantly impacting event activities in the Tampere region]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/03/26032020_1.html The City of Tampere used a survey to map out the impacts of the coronavirus on event activities in the region. The survey was sent to almost 400 culture and sports organisations in the Tampere region. 129 responses were received by 20 March. The aim of circulating the survey was to investigate the impacts of the precautionary measures taken due to the coronavirus on event organisers and the event production sector in the Tampere region. In order to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, public events of more than 10 persons have been forbidden in the entire country until 13 April 2020.

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Thu, 26 Mar 2020 13:33:11 +0200
<![CDATA[How the coronavirus impacts culture and leisure services]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/03/17032020_2.html All Tampere indoor swimming pools, youth centres, ice stadiums, indoor sports facilities, heated artificial turf fields and the artificial ice rink on Koulukatu Street are closed until further notice. Ski tracks, trekking paths and other similar sites for spontaneous exercise are still available and maintained when possible.

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Tue, 17 Mar 2020 14:27:53 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere invades Tallinn Music Week with music and an inspiring vision of equality]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/02/07022020_1.html Tampere Hall and Tampere Region’s Capital of Culture bid 2026 are collaborating with Tallinn Music Week and proudly presenting the opening concert of TMW on March 26.

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Fri, 7 Feb 2020 13:24:37 +0200
<![CDATA[Joseph Alanen - Jugend • Kalevala • Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/02/04022020_2.html Joseph Alanen was one of the leading illustrators of the Kalevala, the national epic of Finland. Covering two floors of the museum, this exhibition presents a wide selection of his works on Kalevala themes, but there are also depictions of folk life, religious subjects, prints and drawings.

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Tue, 4 Feb 2020 16:59:15 +0200
<![CDATA[Anna Alapuro's graphic art]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/02/04022020_1.html Anna Alapuro (b. 1953) from Tampere is one of the best-known Finnish graphic artists. The individual exhibition opening in the basement of Tampere Art Museum presents her colour-saturated graphic art from the last few years. It consists of about 60 works, including for the first time a series of works from 2019-2020 that was inspired by a trip to India and the Himalayas, as well as works related to St. Petersburg, Paris and Tampere from the period of 2014-2018.

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Tue, 4 Feb 2020 16:53:30 +0200
<![CDATA[Still Still Life at the Sara Hildén Art Museum presents an overview of the still life and its essence]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2020/01/31012020_1.html The common factor uniting the works in the Still Still Life exhibition, which opens on 1st February, is a conception of the still life and its essence. The exhibition presents an overview of the interpretations and forms that the still life has received in modern and contemporary art.

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Fri, 31 Jan 2020 16:00:04 +0200
<![CDATA[Changes to opening hours and timetables for the festive period]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/12/17122019_1.html Christmas and New Year cause changes to the opening hours of the City of Tampere health services, libraries, museums, swimming pools, as well as offices and customer service points. In addition to these, there are some exceptions in the public transport timetables.

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Tue, 17 Dec 2019 17:33:09 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere Jazz Happening takes place from Thursday to Sunday]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/31102019_1.html The Tampere Jazz Happening begins on Thursday, 31st October. The opening concert of the festival is free of charge for the audiences and includes performances by three exquisite French ensembles: Melusine, Three Days of Forest, and House of Echo.

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Thu, 31 Oct 2019 10:52:31 +0200
<![CDATA[Tampere Festival of Light illuminates the city for 156 days]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/09102019_2.html Tampere Festival of Light illuminates the streets of the Tampere city centre once again during the darkest season. This year, the Festival of Light was opened earlier than usual, on 5 October, to celebrate the City of Tampere’s 240th anniversary. The Festival of Light continues until 8 March 2020. Tampere Festival of Light is celebrated for the 54th time this year.

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Wed, 9 Oct 2019 16:46:00 +0300
<![CDATA[The stars of Cheek, Popeda, Juice, Sibelius, Katri Helena, Kaija Saariaho and Epe Helenius shine on Walk of Fame Finland]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/10/07102019_1.html Finland’s first international walk of fame for music has been inaugurated in Tampere. In the first phase, eleven star plates were embedded in the walk of fame street route, located on Åkerlundinkatu in the Tulli region of Tampere. Seven of the star plates honour Finland’s biggest national and international artists and professionals in the music industry. The public’s suggestions for the names to be immortalised on Finland’s Walk of Fame were collected last spring.

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Mon, 7 Oct 2019 15:45:12 +0300
<![CDATA[PIKI mobile library and the e-book service OverDrive launched]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/09/26092019_1.html On PIKI day, 23 September, libraries in the Pirkanmaa region introduced two new services: the PIKI mobile library application and OverDrive, which includes foreign language e-books and e-audiobooks.

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Thu, 26 Sep 2019 09:48:32 +0300
<![CDATA[Let’s celebrate the City of Tampere’s 240th anniversary together]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/09/24092019_1.html Tampere, established on 1 October 1779, celebrates its 240th birthday this year. In honour of the festive year and the European Capital of Culture bid, culture is the birthday celebration’s theme. The festive week’s programme includes a variety of cultural events, including arts, music, dance, theatre, exercise and communality. During the festivities, the City of Tampere is bursting with more than one hundred fantastic events and activities. As a birthday present to citizens, Tampere is offering a unique public art entity along the shore route by Tammerkoski Rapids.

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Tue, 24 Sep 2019 09:29:28 +0300
<![CDATA[Juhani Harri retrospective at Sara Hildén Art Museum]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/09/12092019_1.html The large-scale retrospective exhibition of Finnish artist Juhani Harri (1939–2003) includes over 100 works from 1960 until 2002.

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Thu, 12 Sep 2019 13:15:32 +0300
<![CDATA[Down by the Lake 14 years of Tampere-Düsseldorf-Artist-in-Residence Programme is open at Haihara Art Center 10.8.-1.9.2019]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/07/30072019_1.html The Haihara Art Center will exhibit a contemporary art exhibition from August 10th to September 1st 2019 Down by the Lake -14 Years of Tampere-Düsseldorf Artist-in-Residence-programme. The art exhibition features a wide variety of works by contemporary artists from Pirkanmaa and Düsseldorf.

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Tue, 30 Jul 2019 13:52:05 +0300
<![CDATA[Osamu Tezuka, the God of Manga, at the Tampere Art Museum]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/07/02072019_1.html Two significant exhibitions of Japanese manga art will open in September at the Tampere Art Museum. Osamu Tezuka – The God of Manga is the first European museum exhibition of work by Osamu Tezuka, known as the creator and god of Japanese manga. Consisting of original works, the exhibition is produced in association with the Osamu Tezuka Production company of Tokyo and it will be on the middle and upper floors of the museum. The MangaMania! exhibition on the ground floor addresses manga as an art form and a cultural phenomenon.

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Tue, 2 Jul 2019 13:51:52 +0300
<![CDATA[Two new exhibitions in Tampere Art Museum]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/07/01072019_1.html There are two new exhibitions opening in Tampere Art Museum on 8th June 2019. Nastja Säde Rönkkö has been chosen The Young Artist of the Year 2019 and her exhibition Altered Breaths, Future Feelings will be presented on the two upper floors of the museum. Lars Holmström’s exhibition LXX -spectrum- features large paintings, relief paintings, constructions and video pieces.

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Mon, 1 Jul 2019 15:12:16 +0300
<![CDATA[Summer opening hours and leisure time tips in the Summer Calendar]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/06/19062019_1.html Even though the summer is quietening down the city streets and changing the opening hours of services, Tampere will provide a multitude of services to its residents in the summer months as well. Using the summer calendar, you can check which social and health services centres will be open and look up the opening hours of libraries and indoor and outdoor swimming pools. Tampere in summer is full of festivals and other events where you can make the greatest memories to look back on in the wintertime.

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Wed, 19 Jun 2019 14:01:07 +0300
<![CDATA[Open Doors Day 7 June: Out of Office at Sara Hildén Art museum ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2019/05/31052019_2.html Out of Office, the Summer Exhibition of this, the 40th anniversary of the founding of the Sara Hildén Art Museum, has been compiled from works in the Sara Hildén Foundation’s collection. It features both Finnish and foreign paintings, drawings and sculptures, including some of the collection’s most recent acquisitions and previously unseen works. On Friday 7 June the 40th anniversary will be celebrated with the Open Doors Day.

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Fri, 31 May 2019 14:45:19 +0300