<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Mon, 7 Mar 2022 19:48:54 +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’s iconic landmarks shine in Finland’s colors during 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2022/05/12052022_3.html Tampere lights up its iconic landmarks and sites in the colors of Finnish flag during the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship. The blue and white illuminations can be seen during the tournament on May 13–29.

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Thu, 12 May 2022 15:05:13 +0300
<![CDATA[Home of Hockey celebrations will take place on Wednesday 11 May 2022 at Frenckell square]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2022/05/06052022_1.html The City of Tampere organizes Home of Hockey celebrations at Frenckell square on Wednesday 11 May 2022 from 5–6 pm as a kickoff for the 2022 Ice Hockey World Championship. The event will feature live music including Sani and Kalevauva featuring Waltteri Torikka, among others, and interviews with well-known hockey personalities. Finland’s ice hockey team will also go on stage to greet the crowd. The city welcomes everyone to celebrate the homecoming of ice hockey.

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Fri, 6 May 2022 15:23:16 +0300
<![CDATA[Frozen memory - an installation by Johanna Ilvessalo at Culture House Laikku]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2022/02/25022022_1.html The Studio at Culture House Laikku features an exhibition by visual artist Johanna Ilvessalo. The exhibition deals with traces that remind of the fragile nature of human existence. The spatial work is a dream-like combination of various materials and elements, such as water, light, reflections and shadows. Free admission.

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Fri, 25 Feb 2022 10:45:53 +0200
<![CDATA[Deniz Hartikainen - Ryijyt Lähtee Lapasesta at Gallery Muuntotila ]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2022/02/11022022_1.html Hartikainen bases all her design details and colors around the context of everyday life. She evidently reflects in her art the anxiety and worries which rise from the ever-increasing recent breaches on women and LGBTIQ+ rights in Turkey.

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Fri, 11 Feb 2022 12:36:01 +0200
<![CDATA[Joint exhibition of the Pirkanmaa region camera clubs]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2022/01/28012022_1.html Tampere Photographic Society organizes a joint exhibition of Pirkanmaa-based camera clubs at the Gallery of Culture House Laikku. The exhibition features works of amateur photographers. Free admission.

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Fri, 28 Jan 2022 11:50:17 +0200
<![CDATA[Public events cannot be held indoors and indoor swimming pools will remain closed until 4 February 2022]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2022/01/24012022_1.html All indoor public events and general meetings are prohibited until 4 February 2022.

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Mon, 24 Jan 2022 08:12:35 +0200
<![CDATA[Public events cannot be held indoors and indoor swimming pools will remain closed until 21 January 2022]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2022/01/11012022_3.html All indoor public events and general meetings are prohibited until 21 January 2022.

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Tue, 11 Jan 2022 18:29:01 +0200
<![CDATA[Contemporary landscape art of Sanna Kananoja at Culture House Laikku]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/12/29122021_1.html The Gallery of Culture House Laikku features works of art from Sanna Kananoja’s latest series of tempera paintings, Water Flows in the Desired Direction. By the means of landscape painting Kananoja examines the relations between man and nature, as well as the essence of time and the ability of nature to adapt to the circumstances at hand. The series is premised on the ditches dug for the construction of roads, and the flora that grows therein. Free admission.

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Wed, 29 Dec 2021 14:56:25 +0200
<![CDATA[COVID-19 related restrictions, vaccinations and recommendations in Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/12/28122021_1.html The COVID-19 situation is difficult in Pirkanmaa, and this includes Tampere. Always remember to wear a face mask, keep safety distances and maintain good hand hygiene. Here is a compilation of information on common COVID-19 related issues.

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Tue, 28 Dec 2021 09:33:00 +0200
<![CDATA[Photographs by Leena Ylä-Lyly at the Studio of Culture House Laikku deal with emptiness, silence and grief]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/12/27122021_1.html “Accept the grief. Accept the pain. Accept the loneliness and the broken heart. Let the grief sweep over you like a wave. Over, until it rises again. Everything is constantly changing. Breathe. Breathe. Everything is here.”

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Mon, 27 Dec 2021 11:03:30 +0200
<![CDATA[The usage of the COVID-19 passport is expanding in the sports services and cultural services of City of Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/12/14122021_2.html More strict restrictions imposed by the Regional State Administrative Agency, which will come into force on 13th December 2021, affect some services of City of Tampere and expand the use of the COVID-19 passport.

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Tue, 14 Dec 2021 15:53:01 +0200
<![CDATA[COVID-19 passport to be introduced for public events of more than 100 people]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/11/25112021_1.html The prevalence of coronavirus in Tampere Region is now at the highest level it has been at any time during the pandemic. The Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland has imposed assembly restrictions in the Tampere Region for indoor public events involving more than 100 people. The restrictions apply to events with an audience in stands. Communal singing events are also subject to restrictions.

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Thu, 25 Nov 2021 09:11:43 +0200
<![CDATA[Finland’s International Gender Equality Prize goes to combating violence against women]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/11/22112021_2.html The Government of Finland awards the International Gender Equality Prize now for the third time. This year's prizewinner is We Will Stop Femicide Platform, an organisation that does groundbreaking work combating violence against women in Turkey and whose work has a global relevance.

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Mon, 22 Nov 2021 17:03:51 +0200
<![CDATA[The Valontaivuttajat collective illuminates the Gallery of Laikku with their exhibition of unique works of light art]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/11/19112021_1.html The exhibition of the Valontaivuttajat collective at the Gallery of Culture House Laikku features works created by using light. The collective specializes in paintings, sculptures, experimental techniques and installations all made with light. Free admission.

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Fri, 19 Nov 2021 13:47:51 +0200
<![CDATA[Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad to visit Finland and Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/11/15112021_1.html Nobel Peace Prize laureate Nadia Murad will visit Finland at the invitation of Prime Minister Sanna Marin. Murad will speak at the International Gender Equality Prize award ceremony on Monday 22 November in Tampere.

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Mon, 15 Nov 2021 13:55:56 +0200
<![CDATA[Tiitu Takalo deals with illness and recovery in her exhibition The Finiteness of Time]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/29102021_3.html In her exhibition at the Studio of Culture House Laikku the artist Tiitu Takalo shares light on her personal experience of suddenly falling severely ill. She deals with themes of the momentary and finite nature of life as well as the passing of all things through her graphic novel artwork and other artistic means. Free admission.

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Fri, 29 Oct 2021 15:47:01 +0300
<![CDATA[The experimental films of Saara Ekström deal with the eroding layers of time and space]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/10/29102021_2.html The Gallery of Culture House Laikku features an exhibition of two experimental films by Saara Ekström. The artist is known for her long career in using various media such as photography, film and installation. Free admission.

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Fri, 29 Oct 2021 15:16:12 +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[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[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[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[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