The Taiteen talo arts centre was opened in Turku in spring 2022 as a home for art and culture – for artists, local residents, and tourists alike. Taiteen talo is located in Rettig's old tobacco factory in the middle of Turku's Old Town,.
Activities are spread out over the six floors of the former tobacco factory, and its courtyard buildings. A wide array of creative professionals, including visual and performing artists, work on the premises, and the house presents all kinds of exhibitions, performances, events, and workshops.
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The city of Turku along with Japanese cities Nagano and Yokohama challenged young people to share their best climate tips through video -art.
The program of Turku Day 2022 contained more than 90 events! The home district day, celebrated on Sunday, September 18th, had a versatile program that was scattered all around town!
Turku Day appro has been postponed
Turku Day appro -event what was planned to be on Turku Day 20th of September will not be held. City of Turku is working on finding a new date for the event.
Read newspapers and magazines
- The lists of newspapers and magazines contain all subscriptions
- The list of newspapers and magazines in stacks contains older newspapers and magazines
- Newspaper and magazine stacks are in the Main Library
- Materials in open stacks (non-fiction department, 2nd floor of the new Main Library building) are available without request
Stack materials can be requested at the service desks of all libraries.
Turku Day has been celebrated since 1961. This event, held annually on the third Sunday of September, is celebrated all over the city with all kinds of different activities and performances, offering lots to see and experience.
We have published unfinished versions of the web service and Event Calendar because we would like to get feedback from you, dear citizens and clients, to support us with the development. There will certainly be things that have not occurred to us and have not been taken into account. On the other hand, there may also be some things in which we have succeeded. Yes, it is possible.
Sail Training International is delighted to announce the five ports selected to host the annual Tall Ships Races in 2017, taking place across the Baltic Sea.
Turku will be hosting the Races for the fourth time. In addition to three full-scale Tall Ships Race events in 1996, 2003 and 2009 they also organised a Regatta in 2011. In 2011 Turku was the European Capital of Culture and the port has a thousand-year history.
The ships' route through the archipelago is spectacular before being brought right into the middle of Turku on the banks of the River Aura.
The increase in the employment impact of the Meyer Turku shipyard in recent years is largely related to the increase of the overall employment pote
Michelin Guide announces the new Michelin Stars for Nordic restaurants in an annual Michelin Star Revelation Event for Nordic Countries.
The UN Climate Change Conference in Sharm el-Sheikh in November sought agreement on ways to limit global warming to 1.5 degrees above pre-industria
As President of the Eurocities network, Dario Nardella has taken a powerful stand to support Ukraine against Russia's war of aggre
Photo: Student at Turku Vocational Institute Anna Botskova, Samuli Saarinen who together with colleagues from
-Turku Music Hall Fuuga is a great name, as were all the other suggestions.
– This Declaration of the Christmas Peace is of particular importance to all of us, and I sincerely hope that the core message of the Declaration w
Approximately 200 000 visitors were expected to attend this year’s light event in Turku.
Season started in July - Ruisrock got its own pop-up station
In July, the first users were able to ride bikes, for example, to Ruisrock, wh
- We are very proud to receive this award.
Content of the competition
Competition participants can propose a piece of art to be implemented on the two outer walls of the bicycle gara
“For a few winter seasons, the city’s residents have already been delighted by the red balls hanging from the trees in the Svante Dahlström parkett
The equipment that is needed are fuel-powered generators, industrial fan heaters, other heaters and food preparation equipment suitable for serving
A List cities are demonstrating their climate leadership through concerted and effective action, just as national governments have been asked to do
Today, the six largest cities in Finland − Espoo, Helsinki, Oulu, Tampere, Turku and Vantaa − published a report on the need for labour, ordered fr