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Award for Excellent International Activity 2012

With the award granted by the City of Jyväskylä, the City wants to promote diverse international activity that is important for the international appeal of the City of Jyväskylä. The award is granted annually to an employee, team or unit of the City of Jyväskylä.

The City of Jyväskylä’s Award for Excellent International Activity 2012 is granted to Korpilahti School, its principal Markku Lahti and teachers Jarmo Vainionpää and Arja Antikainen.

Korpilahti School has cooperated with the Volksschule Salzachtal in Bavaria since 1999. The cooperation started with a three-year Comenius project.

Furthermore, Korpilahti School has a friendship school in Debrecen, Hungary, where a cooperation agreement was drafted with the Eötvös school in 2007. On average, visits take place once a year. In addition to culture, the schools share volleyball as a common interest.

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Ms Marketta Mäkinen
Director of International Relations, City of Jyväskylä

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