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Kuopio continues to be the second most attractive city in Finland

Сity of Kuopio is again in second place in T-Media’s list of the most attractive cities in Finland. Tampere has also held the top spot in previous surveys. Jyväskylä is […]

City of Kuopio and Puijo Tower send a signal for the climate by switching off the facade lights for Earth Hour on 23 March

City of Kuopio will participate in the event by switching off the facade lights of its own buildings in the city centre area, such as City Hall, Market Hall, Lyseo […]

Our Kuopio Festival

Our Kuopio festival is residents’ own urban festival 10. 25.8.2024. The events are spread all over the city from the suburbs to the countryside. Whoever can take part in the […]

Anti-racism week in Kuopio 18.-24.3.2024

National Anti-Racism Week will be celebrated again on 18-24 March 2024. Racism is the discrimination of a group of people on the basis of their ethnic origin, skin colour, nationality, […]

Women´s entrepreneurship day 18.3.

Have you ever wanted to start your own business? Do you want to meet other women who are passionate about entrepreneurship? Join us for an exciting evening of stories and […]

Welcome to Kuopio event 20.3.2024 at 15.00

For all newcomers in Kuopio – held in english! In Welcome to Kuopio event we will showcase different services for international newcomers in Kuopio to support integration and feeling welcome […]

The fifth issue of Kuopio by Nature is now published for the first time also in Finnish.

The journal takes a comprehensive look at the highlights of 2024, the strengths of the city and interesting prospects for the future. The journal is freely available to read online […]

New significant prize for dance artists will be awarded at Kuopio Dance Festival

A new annual award for the dance arts has been given to Kuopio Dance Festival. Dance Young Artist Award, worth €8,000, will be presented at the Supervisual Gala on 14 […]

Hyperactive activities for children and young people in Kuopio during the skiing holiday!

There’s plenty to do for schoolchildren and families of all ages every day, and in between outdoor activities you can pop indoors for a variety of events. There are plenty […]

Kuopiorock programme is ready: headliners are The Prodigy and KISS legend Gene Simmons Band

Kuopiorock has released the daily programme for next summer’s festival, which will be held on 25-27 July 2024.The festival will feature nearly 40 artists on four different stages. Green festival […]

"See me" light work will be installed at the Savilahti campus underpass

City of Kuopio has decided to complete the winning proposal of the design competition See me, which took place in spring 2023. The proposal was designed by Savonia University of […]

The effects of the strike in early childhood education services of the City of Kuopio

(Updated February 12, 2024 at 16:15) The trade unions Tehy and Super have announced a strike regarding early childhood education, which will start on February 13, 2024 at 00:01 and […]

Kuopio's Kuntolaakso Swimming Pool has been awarded the 2023 Water Sports Venue of the Year

Finnish Swimming Education and Lifesaving Association (SUH) and Swimming Hall and Spa Technical Association (UKTY) have chosen Kuopio’s Kuntolaakso Swimming Hall as the water sports venue of 2023. Kuntolaakso Swimming […]

Obligation to sort bio-waste requires action from property owners - several options available

The obligation to sort biowaste will be new for around 5,200 single family homes, semi-detached houses and housing companies. During February and March, waste collector company Jätekukko will send letters […]