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Tampere and Tampere region wish to become the capital of equality

Children and the theme balloons at Puistofiesta 2019

The themes of our Capital of Culture bid are revealed on 16 August!

Players at Puistofiesta 2017 / Photo by Laura Vanzo

Tampere needs an art campus along the tramway, near the city centre

The Mayor Lauri Lyly and the Debuty Mayor Anna-Kaisa Heinämäki at the presentation of the working group's final report

The people of Tampere value saunas, lakes and festivals

The Sauna Day at Rajaportti Sauna / Photo by Laura Vanzo

The Capital of Culture bid was discussed in the international seminar 30 July

Ulrich Fuch at the Ultimate Bid-Book Seminar / Photo by Pauli Sivonen

Tampere is preparing a long-term cultural strategy in cooperation with residents and cultural actors

The Opening Ceremony of the Capital of Culture bid

Celebrate Europe Day on May 9 with international cultural experiences

Dancers at the Europe Day / Photo by Laura Vanzo

Everybody is invited to the opening event of Tampere’s bid for the title of European Capital of Culture on 30 March at…

The Opening Ceremony of Capital of Culture bid

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The Toriseva Ravine lake, Virrat