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Jyväskylä’s City of Light event attracts record audience 06.10.14
 Virtual Dancer by Ocubo in Jyväskylä

The City of Light event staged last week attracted a record audience in comparison to previous years. One of the main attractions of the event was Virtual Dancer by Ocubo.

Thunderstorm warning 31.07.14

Extremely wet and warm air-mass will flow to Finland during the night between Wednesday evening and Thursday morning. Within Thursday a wavy front is approaching from west, and ahead of the front extremely strong thunderstorms are developing. Especially on the area extended from Pirkanmaa over Central Finland to Kainuu the thunderstorms might cause extensive destruction.

Neste Oil Rally Finland in Jyväskylä 31 July - 3 August 2014 31.07.14

Finnish round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Neste Oil Rally Finland, is a living legend. The international motorsport event is known around the world for spectacular jumps on the fast gravel roads, beautiful lakeside sceneries and great atmosphere.

Welcome to the Housing Fair event in Jyväskylä on 11 July - 10 August 2014 09.07.14

The Housing Fair in Jyväskylä is open daily between 11th July and 10th August 2014 from 10 to 18.

Jyväskylä Festival 8 - 13 July 2014 09.07.14

Jyväskylä Festival 2014 offers interesting free program for five days. The festival offers various performances of nonverbal theater. This year the main program consists of 37 performances with 163 performers.

Naming of the “Jyväskylä” tram car in Potsdam 06.05.14
Jyväskylä tram in Potsdam

A tramcar named “Jyväskylä” was inaugurated in Potsdam, the twin city of Jyväskylä, on 5 May 2014.

Award for Excellent International Activity 2014 granted to Palokka School 10.04.14

The City of Jyväskylä’s Award for Excellent International Acitivity 2014 was granted to Palokka School. The award was given for the eighth time this year. Palokka School got the award because of its longterm, active and versatile international activities.