<![CDATA[Tampere - Tampereen kaupunki - Tiedotteet]]> fi-fi https://www.tampere.fi/en/index.html Mon, 10 Jan 2022 08:31:09 +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[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[Tampere strengthens its investments in the development of the creative industry]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2022/01/27012022_2.html The City of Tampere, Yleisradio, Akun Tehdas and the property company SBB Norden have signed a letter of intent on 27 January 2022, which will launch the planning and construction of a new studio in Tohloppi, Tampere. A new world-class studio is needed as the current studio facilities in Mediapolis have been fully booked for a long time.

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Thu, 27 Jan 2022 19:06:25 +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[The number of customers to be restricted to 25 at Frenckell]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/12/14122021_1.html During 13–31 December 2021, the number of customers at Frenckell will be restricted in line with the regulation of the Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland. No more than 25 customers may be on the premises at once.

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Tue, 14 Dec 2021 13:55:16 +0200
<![CDATA[The City of Action strategy shows the direction for the future of the City of Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/11/26112021_1.html Tampere's new strategy The City of Action was approved by the City Council on 15 November 2021. The strategy describes the future strategic intent of the City Council and summarises the guidelines according to which the city will be developed in the coming years. The strategy goes up to 2030.

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Fri, 26 Nov 2021 08:25:39 +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[The search for Technical Creativity Award candidates has started]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/11/08112021_1.html Every year, the City of Tampere presents a Technical Creativity Award. The candidate search for the recipient of the year 2021 award has now started and will end on 5th of December 2021. The city is looking for a candidate who has applied technical competence in practice in an innovative way.

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Mon, 8 Nov 2021 09:12:41 +0200
<![CDATA[The Miracleo mascot invites you to the 2022 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship to Tampere]]> https://www.tampere.fi/en/city-of-tampere/info/current-issues/2021/11/04112021_1.html The 2022 men’s Ice Hockey World Championship will be played on 13–29 May in Tampere and Helsinki. In Tampere the games are played in the Tampere Deck Arena, which is located in the centre of Tampere and has good transport connections.

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Thu, 4 Nov 2021 11:06:52 +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[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[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[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