What's going on in the City of Tampere? Here you can find the latest news and other current issues.
Tips for summer days, changes to services
Summer season begins! The summer season will bring changes to service opening hours and public transport schedules. See also tips for summer days.
Manse Pride week from 12 to 17 June
Manse Pride invites all supporters of equality to come together to celebrate in Tampere when Manse Pride week will be celebrated from 12 to 17 June 2023. The City of Tampere will participate in the events and celebrate the week by raising rainbow flags. Sinuiksi ry and the City of Tampere are responsible for organising the week of events.
Nominate a candidate for the 2023 International Gender Equality Prize
The Government of Finland awards the International Gender Equality Prize now for the fourth time. We are now asking for nominations for the 2023 candidate. Anyone is welcome to make a nomination. The City of Tampere has had a significant role in planning of the prize concept, and it is responsible of the coordination process in cooperation with the Ministry of Social Affairs and Health.
The attractiveness of Tampere is increasing
Tampere is Finland's most attractive city. According to preliminary data from Statistics Finland in April 2023, there are now 250,353 inhabitants living in Tampere. In 2022, the city grew by a record-breaking 4,786 inhabitants. Net immigration to Tampere has been on the increase.
Summer sports for all ages
The swimming season at the Tampere outdoor swimming pool has started and will continue until 24.9.2023. In addition to swimming, the outdoor swimming pool offers swimming schools for children and pay per visit water exercise groups. Throughout the summer, the City Sports Services organizes a wide range of free low-threshold exercise and guided sports activities for all ages around the city.
Parks, forests and beaches are the favourite places for Tampere residents29.5.2023 | News itemTampere residents feel their well-being is better than before and want to live in their current residential areas also in the future. Every two years, the city maps the residents' lifestyles, leisure activities and experiences in their own neighbourhoods. According to the February 2023 survey, forests, parks, beaches and other nearby outdoor places are important for city residents. Loneliness has not decreased since the coronavirus years.
Tampere Technical Creativity Award for a sand battery that stores renewable energy6.6.2023 | News item
The Tampere Smart City Expo & Conference event kicked off with a dive into the possibilities of the metaverse for city dwellers and businesses6.6.2023 | News item
Young immigrants leave a floral mural in their school's concrete stairs6.6.2023 | Article
Moomin Museum’s programme during Manse Pride Week 13–17 June 20235.6.2023 | News item
You can receive invoices from the City of Tampere as e-invoices and now in a digital mail service5.6.2023 | News item
Tampere will host the Men's Floorball World Championship in 202626.5.2023 | News item