70th anniversary of Tampere and Kyiv

Ukrainian flags in front of the Tampere City Hall.

This year marks the 70th anniversary of the twinning of Tampere and Kyiv. The cities will celebrate the cooperation, which started in 1954, with a variety of activities in both Tampere and Kyiv.

On this page you can find out about the events of the anniversary and ways to help Ukrainians and Kyivans. You will also find related news and a summary of how Tampere has supported Ukraine in the midst of the war.

If you would like to organise a programme to mark the anniversary, you can register it under the Tampere and Kyiv 70th Anniversary programme. Instructions for registering your event can be found below.

The social media hashtag for the 70th anniversary of Tampere and Kyiv is #TampereKyiv70. Instagram and X-posts containing the hashtag will automatically appear on the social wall of this page.

Do you want to read content in Ukrainian? Go to the Ukrainian page here.

Ukrainian page - 70-річчя Tampere та Києва

The events of 70th Anniversary

See here for the nearest upcoming events. Events are available in the Tampere events calendar at tapahtumat.tampere.fi. The City of Tampere is not responsible for events organised by other event organisers.

Register your event for the 70th Anniversary

70th anniversary of the twinning of Tampere and Kyiv in social media

Follow the news and moods of the centenary year on Instagram and the X messaging service.

Tampere's aid to Ukraine

The city of Tampere has made regular efforts to help Ukraine and Kyiv in the humanitarian crisis caused by the war of aggression launched by Russia. 

Pekka Pernu
Coordination of the 70th anniversary of Tampere and Kyiv International Affairs Specialist
041 730 2598

The short address for this page is tampere.fi/en/tamperekyiv70

Updated 5.3.2024