Using the Turku.fi source code attracted wide interest also in the autumn when sharing the code was made public.
The Turku region and Southwest Finland will require thousands of new employees by 2020 for the manufacturing technology industry and its growth pha
President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö has accepted an invitation to act as patron of the Tall Ships Races events to be held during the summer in
The year comprises large-scale events and special investments in honour of the centenary, the production of which the City of Turku is involved in.
An exhibition that explores the life of Touko Laaksonen, also known as Tom of Finland , is on display at the Studio at Wäinö Aaltonen Museum of Art.
The name Cisne Branco means ‘white swan’, and it is the first Brazilian vessel in the history of the Tall Ships Races events to arrive in Turku.
The archipelago and the maritime heritage are well present.
Turku is one of the most culturally diverse cities in Finland.
The growth of the region's marine and manufacturing industries has increased international interest in the expertise found in the Turku region.
Explore Turku’s city scene on a walk 3.5 km long from the Turku Cathedral to Turku Castle.
The fleet for the Tall Ships Races split the city as they line up side by side along both banks of the River Aura.
Paavo Nurmi is alongside Usain Bolt and Carl Lewis as one of the only athletes in the world to have won 9 gold medals.
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The aim of the international climate negotiations in Paris was to establish a new global climate agreement.
An increasing number of residents of Turku also cycle in the winter.
Mahatma Gandhi's famous words "You must be the change you wish to see in the world" acts as a title for a series of six concerts and lectures, expl
Independence is honoured – together – with small and big acts of respect and pride. The acts may be for instance events, campaigns, exhibitions, declarations or pieces of art work.
The Regional Council of Southwest Finland encourages the area’s inhabitants to carry out their ideas by granting economical and marketing support to Finland 100 projects. Applications via our Finnish site.
The application period is 9.1.–10.2.2017.
Europeade is the largest folklore event in Europe and in 2017 it arrives in Finland for the first time. The host city Turku on the western coast of Finland will receive close to 5,000 folk music and folk dance fans, as well as tens of thousands of spectators between 26th and 30th July 2017.
Turku City Theatre’s new musical tells the story of how Touko Laaksonen became Tom of Finland. It shows a gifted, eccentric Finnish boy growing into an artist whose work is celebrated worldwide.
The traditional programme of New Year’s Eve in Turku is complemented by more participatory elements at the Cathedral Square. The audience is served a taste of next year’s events and festivities, along with surprise programme. The evening begins at 6.30 PM and contains joint karaoke, a ball pit rock, sail dances, pom-pom dances and flashy pyro shows. The centenary begins at 0.00 AM with a blue-and-white fireworks show accompanied by the Finlandia Hymn.
A notification about compulsory education will be sent in the beginning of January to all children resident in Turku who are about to start their s
The aim of the Network is to help internationally oriented people promote South-West Finland abroad and to gather together internationally and busi
International Conference on Arabidopsis Research (ICAR)
June 25-29, 2018
Europeade is a meeting place of art and culture celebrating an open and multicultural Europe.