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

The celebration for Finland's world championship in ice hockey 2019/ Photo by Laura Vanzo

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.

Build the Capital of Culture with us!

Tammerfest / Photo by Laura Vanzo

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

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