Let’s make Tampere Region the European Capital of Culture 2026!

Tampere and Tampere Region applying as the European Capital of Culture 2026

Tampere and the Tampere Region are together applying to become a European Capital of Culture and we want you to join us. We want to permanently increase the quality of life of our residents and strengthen the Tampere Region’s cultural expression without forgetting the international aspect.

Hän – Equality, culture and women


Bloom is building a bridge between internationals and locals 

Bloom Office in Kehräsaari

Mayor Lyly and the city board got their copies of Tampere bid book

Lauri Lyly, Perttu Pesä

Bid books ranked: Which one is the best and which city needs the title most

compilation pic of logos

Tampere26 wants to be “Equally European” – Equality as the main theme in Tampere Region’s application…

Sauna in a car

Build the Capital of Equality with us!

Tammerfest / Photo by Laura Vanzo

Inform, discuss, comment — be part of our journey!