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Christmas season opening is celebrated on the 20.-22 of November 2015 19.11.15

Christmas season opening is celebrated on 20-22 of November 2015. Joulukylä Jyväskylä (Christmas Village Jyväskylä) is inviting people to the city centre to celebrate the opening of the Christmas season in Jyväskylä. Opening programme offers a number of different events.

Cooperation in environment and education with Kunming, China 02.11.15

On 29–30 September, mayor Li Wenrong led a group of representatives and entrepreneurs visiting Jyväskylä from Kunming. During the visit, the group met representatives of the city and people from the fields of the environment and education.

Have you moved to Finland and Jyväskylä recently? 27.10.15

Come to the info meetings to hear about income, financial matters, day care and child welfare services, work, training and education, health and security.

Volleyball team from Jyväskylä participating Eötvös-Cup tournament in twin city Debrecen, Hungary 16-22 August, 2015 13.08.15
Korpilahden Pyrintö Etvös Cup 2015 team

Young ladies’ team from Jyväskylä is participating international volleyball tournament 16-22 August 2015 in Debrecen, which is a twin city of Jyväskylä. Cities have been twinned since 1970 and this volleyball cooperation has tradition of almost 15 years.

French-Italian food market in pedestrian area in Jyväskylä, 11–16 August 2015 10.08.15
French-Italian food market

The highly popular French-Italian food market will arrive in Jyväskylä for the first time on 11–16 August 2015. The European group Team Fantastique will bring delicacies from French and Italian culinary culture to central Finland.

Italiano di Jyväskylä – rally recordman Fabrizio de Sanctis meets Mayor of Jyväskylä Timo Koivisto 30.07.15
Mayor Koivisto and Fabrizio Sanctis and his wife

Mayor Timo Koivisto had a meeting with a rally driver, recordman and Jyväskylä fan Fabrizio de Sanctisi at the Jyväskylä City Hall on 30 July, 2015. This year De Sanctis participates in Neste Oil Rally Finland for the 30th time and holds the world record number of participating in the Rally of Finland. Italian 60 year old rally fan has participated Rally of Finland in Jyväskylä since 1986.

Champions' Park established in Jyväskylä in honour of rally stars - Give your vote and be a part of the park opening 14.07.15
Photo: AKK Sports Ltd. / Mika Mäki

Champions’ Park is a joint venture between Neste Oil Rally Finland organizer AKK Sports Ltd. and the City of Jyväskylä. It is established to honour Finnish rally stars, which have also gained success in traditional Jyväskylä based rally.