The FIS Ski Jumping World Cup competition will take place in Kuopio on Tuesday 10 March, 2015. On Monday, 9 March, will be jumped the qualification round. The international world cup event takes place at Puijo, the winter sports centre of Kuopio.
During the school winter break in Kuopio there are lots of activities, both outdoors and indoors. The activities and happenings take place from Friday 27 February to Sunday 8 March 2015.Most of activities are free unless otherwise informed.
The population of Kuopio exceeded 111,000 at the beginning of the year 2015, when the municipal merger of the city of Kuopio and Maaninka community took place. Kuopio continues to grow in population also due to the migration and natural increase of population.