Let’s make Tampere Region the European Capital of Culture 2026!

Tampere and Tampere Region applying as the European Capital of Culture 2026

Tampere and the Tampere Region are together applying to become a European Capital of Culture and we want you to join us. We want to permanently increase the quality of life of our residents and strengthen the Tampere Region’s cultural expression without forgetting the international aspect.

Do we find 2026 good reasons to come to Tampere region?

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Build the Capital of Equality with us!

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Inform, discuss, comment — be part of our journey!


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