City of Kuopio
Tulliportinkatu 31
P.O. Box 228
FIN-70101 Kuopio, Finland
Tel. +358 17 182 111
Fax +358 17 182 058





The population of Kuopio grows steadily

There are over 112,000 inhabitants in the city of Kuopio, according to the latest analysis. The net migration has remained lively. In addition, construction in Kuopio has also continued actively.

FIS Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined World Cup at Puijo 22 - 23 February

FIS Ski Jumping and Nordic Combined World Cup competitions will be arranged in Kuopio at Puijo on 22 -23 February 2016. The World Cup race in Nordic combined will be competed at Puijo for the first time.

Kuopio Dance Festival will celebrate world-class stars in the summer 2016

Tero Saarinen Company and the legendary Butoh Dance Company Sankai Juku perform at Kuopio Dance Festival in the summer 2016. The programme will also feature Cinderella by the Malandain Ballet Biarritz, the flamenco star Israel Galván, and the leaders of contemporary Italian dance, Aterballetto.

Welcome to Finland Ice Marathon in Kuopio

Finland Ice Marathon will be arranged in Kuopio on the ice of Kallavesi lake in February 2016. The main event day is Saturday 27th of February. Registration is open. Welcome to the international skating event!

Spanish Andrea Marques Goma wins the #welcometoKuopio photo competition

City of Kuopio welcomed international students to Kuopio by declaring a photo competition. After carefully judging all the participating pictures the jury decided to award the prize to Andrea Marques Goma for her picture with students forming the letters K U O P I O with their bodies.


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