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Turku Modern pääkirjaston pihalla

A block party event on Saturday July 17th

Turku 2011 goes Modern

Turku Modern and Turku 2011 set up an afternoon club in the Main library’s inner courtyard. This club was a stage for a face off between Turku-based DJs and their counterparts from Stockholm.

EU Culture logo

EU Monitoring and Advisory Panel evaluated the 2011 Capitals of Culture

EU Panel to recommend awarding 1.5 million euros to Capital of Culture Turku

On April 28th 2010, the European Capital of Culture Monitoring and Advisory Panel received status updates from Turku and Tallinn, regarding the upcoming programme and related administration work.

2011-ohjelman lipunmyynti alkanut

Reserve your seats early

Tickets for events during 2011 now available

The Capital of Culture programme was published on Wednesday, 9th June. At the same time, the tickets for the first performances became available.

Turku, Tallinna ja tori

Turku filled the Senate Square with its cultural programme

Turku showcased itself in Helsinki

Turku invited Helsinki residents to the Senate Square for a free-of-charge summer concert.

Matkailun Helmi

Finland’s window on the world

European Capital of Culture Turku wins Matka 2011 Nordic Travel Fair’s Pearl of Finland title

The candidates for the title may be a region, a town, a city or a municipality that wants to raise their profile as a domestic travel destination and has something of genuine interest to offer tourists.

Kauppatori 9.6.2010

The Market Square filled with people

Turku 2011 programme was celebrated with a concert 

The Turku, Turku! concert was organised at the Turku Market Square on June 9th. The concert attracted approximately 5.000 people to celebrate the programme for the upcoming Capital of Culture.

Turku 2011 -pallo kirjastopihalla

Culture does good!

Versatile Turku 2011 programme is now released

The Turku 2011 Programme is a wide entity that emphasises the long-term impacts of all of the activities. The programme’s key goal is highlighting the importance of culture for the well-being of people and the environment. The programme is being celebrated with concerts in Turku 9 June and in Helsinki 11 June. Welcome!

Taiteilija naapurina

Turku 2011 offers the residents ways to participate

City districts and neighbours take the limelight

Turku 2011 will introduce culture to the city suburbs and make the suburbs part of the city culture. Three major projects will present all Turku city districts, bring art on apartment building walls as well as open doors for neighbouring artists.

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