The residential area has grown to become the second largest in Kuopio. The district, which housed the Finnish Housing Fair in 2010, will welcome several thousand more citizens in the coming years.
ANTI – Contemporary Art Festival 2015 was held in Kuopio in the beginning of September. The festival brought artists, speakers and participants from all over Finland to Kuopio, as well as from several different countries. The festival tested the endurance and stamina of the artists.
The stagecoach tradition still lives on in Kuopio, thanks to express driver Tapio Karhunen and his Finnhorse Kesäsade.