Kuopio was ranked number one in the category of good growth environment for children. Kuopio also made a great leap to the fourth place among the most attractive Finnish cities, according to the survey.
The Kuopio Dance Festival 2016 is where Asia meets Europe. Cinderella by Thierry Malandain, MESH by Tero Saarinen, and creations by Andonis Foniadakis, Philippe Kratz and Giuseppe Spota, interpreted by Compagnia Aterballetto. Les Ballets Trockadero de Monte Carlo will also perform in Kuopio.
The annual publication 2016 of Kuopio Innovation carries the theme ”Think outside the box”. Publication includes articles about digitalisation, virtual reality, businesses growth and internationalisation and the importance of networking
Courses of Kuopio Community College for the season 2016 - 2017 are published. Registration can be made by Internet or by visiting the Customer service of Community College.
The city of Kuopio is investing in development of the area, which covers Savilahti, Kuopio Science Park and the campus site comprising the Kuopio campus of the University of Eastern Finland with its surrounding businesses and the University Hospital.