Tytti Tuppurainen puhujana lavalla Eurooppa-foorumissa 2021
Join in the discussions!

The Europe Forum can be seen and heard again at the end of summer in Turku on August 24–26, 2022. Experts, decision-makers and the public participate in topical discussions at the main event locations and online on the forum's own virtual event platform. Simultaneous Finnish-English-Finnish interpretation is available for live webcasts. This year the forum also includes the Speakers' Corner public event at Hansatori.

Tanssijoita ja harmonikan soittajia Rettiginrinteen Tapahtumamatolla.
Free of charge for performers and associations

Want to organize a street performance? Or reserve a place to sell, for example, flea market items, handicrafts or other products? On the Event Carpet you can enable a piece of urban space from Rettinginrinne, Puutori or The Summer Street portion of Kristiinankatu.

Econsult wins!

Econsult from Lauttasaari High School for International Business in Helsinki won the national upper-secondary-level Beyond 2030 Challenge science competition organised by the City of Turku and Bayer. Erika Pajunen's Econsult team's topical work in environmentally friendly urban planning impressed both the jury and the audience. The winner was decided in a close final of five teams in front of a live audience on April Fools' Day. The winning team was awarded with 4,000 euros.

Kirjastosilta Ukrainan lipun väreissä
Frequently asked questions

In December 2022, the City of Turku is helping the City of Kharkiv and its residents by organising a collection for electricity and heating equipment. Anyone can help Ukraine and Ukrainians also by donating money through international aid organisations. Updated November 22nd.


The national Beyond 2030 Challenge science competition of the City of Turku and Bayer is making rapid progress. The pre-jury has selected 25 teams to continue, of which the jury selected a further 10 teams to compete for the final phase of the science competition. The science competition is aimed at all students in upper secondary education on a national level.


The COVID-19 passport is an EU COVID-19 certificate, which can be obtained from your My Kanta Page. COVID-19 passport service point at Turku City Hospital’s main lobby is temporarily congested. (Updated 4.11.2022.)