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Alvar Aalto Design Seminar BIOSYMBIOSIS - top bio-based design and innovations in Jyväskylä on 24-25 May

09.05.2022
The Alvar Aalto Design Seminar, held every three years in Jyväskylä since 1995, is an internationally acclaimed design event that highlights top research and experts in the field. The two-day, hybrid format BIOSYMBIOSIS design seminar brings to the discussion top Finnish and international names in bio-based design.

Register now to the admission-free seminar!

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Alvar Aalto
design
biomaterials
circular economy
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Piirrosmainos, jossa teksti BIOSYMBIOSIS. Image Alvar Aalto -museo

City of Jyväskylä reacts to restrictions on the use of the COVID-19 passport

30.12.2021
The Government issued a decree on 28 December 2021 prescribing that the COVID-19 passport cannot be used as an alternative to regional restrictions on certain public events and customer premises. The temporary decree is in force from 30 December 2021 to 20 January 2022.

The Regional State Administrative Agency for Western and Inland Finland has issued the restriction on public events and general meetings in Central

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corona
coronavirus
covid-19 passport
restriction
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Henkilö pitää kädessään puhelinta, josta näkyy koronapassi. Image Jaana Pinson

The Covid-19 situation calming down in Jyväskylä - Sports restrictions for under 18 years old will be released and libraries and museums will be opened to the public from 15 February 2021

12.02.2021
During this week a total of 47 coronavirus infections have been confirmed in Jyväskylä. Jyväskylä's incidence rate has also decreased. The need for hospital care has not increased significantly either. Approximately 80% of the origin of infections can be traced. Consequently, Jyväskylä has returned to the accelerating phase of the coronavirus.

The Emergency Management Team stated in its meeting today (12 February) that since the infection situation has calmed down, sports activities for u

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korona
koronavirus
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Hoitaja laittaa koronanäytettä putkiloon. Image Jaana Pinson

Jyväskylä, the Capital of sport, to become the main driver of the European Erasmus+Sport cooperation

02.12.2020
The capital of sport, Jyväskylä, is building an international co-operation network with Umeå and Tartu, as well as the regional sports clubs, with the aim of supporting young people's physical activity in the target areas. The pilot project, funded by the European Union and coordinated by the City of Jyväskylä, will start in January 2021.

The project identifies best practices in the provision of sports and well-being services and exchanges experiences, especially from the perspective

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international
capital of sport
Eu
project
young
erasmus
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Poika ja mies liikkumassa Kangaslammen parkourpuistossa. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Draft report on cultural investment presented to Jyväskylä City Council

10.02.2020
The Heart of Jyväskylä project was presented to the Jyväskylä City Council on 3 February. The Heart of Jyväskylä project was set up to create a master plan for cultural investment in the city. The master plan will cover the potential development of a new music venue, as well as the significant refurbishment and new development that will be required across the city’s cultural infrastructure in the coming years. The first version of the draft report was presented to the city council by Heart of Jyväskylä project manager Janne Viitamies. A final report on the investment required is due to be published in March 2020.

The document will set out a number of alternative scenarios for re-thinking the way the city’s cultural services are run and proposes an action pla

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kaupunginvaltuusto