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.

Hän – Equality, culture and women

News

This will keep you up to date on how the Tampere Capital of Culture bid is progressing

Six Points on the European Capital of Culture and Internationality

Moomin Museum

Maria Mattila – About Mental Health, Trust and Equality

Artistic Board leads now the bidding process

Artistic Board

Build the Capital of Equality with us!

Tammerfest / Photo by Laura Vanzo

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

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