Our bid team had a meeting in Pyynikki. It was a very cold day last winter...

Why Tampere? The team tells us why, in the beautiful scenery of Pyynikki

Summer is coming and the selection of the European Capital of Culture 2026 is approaching. But why choose Tampere?

Let’s go back for a moment to the memories of last winter. It was a dark and long covid winter. Restrictions prevented the work community from meeting for almost the entire season, but once, on one very cold and bright frosty day, the Tampere26 bid team organized an open-air meeting with thermos coffees in the stunning scenery of Pyynikki.

At the same time, we filmed video greetings from all team members present. Why Tampere? Here are the answers: