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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 […]

Employment week 2024

Employment services will participate in Employment week between 19.-23.2. during which there are a vast selection of events and workshops available for job seekers and employers. The week culminates in […]

The visit of foreign ambassadors to Kuopio generated new international contacts

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Finland expressed a wish to the city of Kuopio for ambassadors from foreign powers to visit Kuopio in January 2024. 22 ambassadors from different […]

Living room of friendship

Friendship Living Room on Tuesday 13.2.2024 from 13.00 to 16.00 Welcome to Kuopio Ohjaamo’s Friendship Living Room! The event is free of charge and open to all young people aged […]

Kuopio wants to improve its position as an attractive student city

What should be done in Kuopio to make the city more attractive for students and to make them want to live here after graduation? Answers to these questions will be […]

Russian-language version of website has been completed

City of Kuopio’s website was renewed in spring 2023, updating the look of the site to suit the city’s colourful brand and making changes to the structure to improve access […]

Record year for Kuopio city museums - use of library services also increasing

Year 2023 was a record year for city museums in Kuopio. Kuopio Museum, Art Museum and Old Kuopio Museum attracted more than 129 000 visitors. Both Art Museum and Kuopio […]

Work trial info 8.2.2024

Welcome to discuss work trial opportunities in the work trial info! Date:February 8, 2024, at 1:00 PM Place: TE-palvelut Messi työnhaun maailmaKauppakeskus ApajaKauppa katu 45, Kuopio Our team speaks Finnish, […]

Savilahti robot bus experiment starts - would you dare to jump on board?

Testing of a robot bus will start in Kuopio’s Savilahti this spring. City of Kuopio has signed a contract with Remoted Oy for a six-month test. Remoted Oy will be […]

Passionate tango and Vienna elegance at the concert on 5.1.

To start the new year, Kuopio City Orchestra’s concert on Friday 5.1. at 18:00 serves up an irresistible dose of bubbly Viennese atmosphere and fiery tango nuevo. Tango Fire & […]

Presidential election 28.1.2024: timetables and voting places

The election day for the 2024 presidential election is Sunday 28.1.2024. According to the Constitution, the president of Finland is elected by direct election from among native-born Finnish citizens. The […]

Kuopio Art Museum's year culminates in a free admission day on New Year's Eve

Nearly 10 000 more visitors than in 2022 Kuopio Art Museum has been buzzing with record-breaking visitor numbers. More than 60 000 visitors have visited the museum so far, including […]