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


A Disappointment for Tampere but the Work Hasn’t Been for Nothing: ”We Are More Unified Than Ever”

“Warm congratulations to the winner” – Oulu was chosen as the European Capital of Culture 2026

Tampere26 application – European Dimension

Inside the Cultural Programme of Tampere26: Moomin on Ice

Photo by Visit Tampere / Laura Vanzo

Build the Capital of Equality with us!

Tammerfest / Photo by Laura Vanzo

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