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Renovation of the Alvar Aalto Museum Commences

15.10.2021
Renovation is underway for the Alvar Aalto Museum in Ruusupuisto in Jyväskylä. During the renovation in 2021-2023 a new connecting wing will be built between the two neighbouring museums.

As the renovation project progresses in stages, building engineering technology will be overhauled, structures repaired and the premises rearranged

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Alvar Aalto
keski-suomen museo
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Alvar Aalto -museon ja Keski-Suomen museon välille rakennetaan nivelosa.

Covid vaccinations and traveling abroad

Before departing on your autumn holiday, you should be aware of any vaccination requirements that may apply to your destination. At present, it is particularly important to be informed of coronavirus vaccination matters.

Families travelling abroad should be aware of coronavirus regulations at the destination

Before a family embarks even on a short trip abroad, the parents should verify whether a child or youth travelling with the parents is required to present a certificate of COVID-19 vaccination at the destination. 

World-famous acoustician Eckhard Kahle to help design the acoustics in Jyväskylä Sinfonia’s new concert hall

16.09.2021
Jyväskylä Sinfonia, Jyväskylä’s symphony orchestra, is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser from year to year. Now the institution is embarking on an ambitious quest for new audiences to join the old, a new dwelling, and even a new sound. The world-famous acoustician Eckhard Kahle has been invited to be part of the design team for the orchestra’s new concert hall. Kahle visited Jyväskylä on September 15 and 16, and got to know the orchestra’s work and the available space at Jyväskylä Paviljonki.

Jyväskylä Sinfonia is preparing to move to the Jyväskylä Paviljonki fair and event centre in 2023.

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acoustics designing
twin city
Jyväskylä Sinfonia
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Jyväskylän Paviljonki ja messuaukio Lutakossa.

Visions of Colour – Yrjö Saarinen

17 September 2021–9 January 2022

Yrjö Saarinen (1899–1958) was known as an efferscent expressionist and a daring colourist. He both charmed and irritated his audience and critics in the years 1930–1950. This exhibition presents Saarinen’s core work and sheds light on the artist’s signature use of colour.

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värikäs jokimaisema, jossa etualalla punainen kivi

COVID-19 test results in Omakanta

31.08.2021
The health care services have received a large number of calls from persons whose COVID-19 test results have not been displayed in the Omakanta online service. The error causing this breakdown has now been located and is in the process of being corrected.

The corrections will apply to positive COVID-19 test results, as  a positive result in Omakanta constitutes a certificate of immunity to COVID-19 v

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corona
corona virus
coronavirus test
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Koronatestissä viedään näytteenottotikku nenään

“Are we ready to look at colour with fresh eyes?” asks the Sustainable Colour exhibition in Jyväskylä

26.08.2021
Culture city Jyväskylä offers colour and joy to the autumn through the Sustainable Colour exhibition, which dives into the secrets of textile dyeing. Dyeing with natural dyes, dyeing trends, future and sustainable development, as well as various dyeing techniques and their ecology are discussed in the exhibition of the Craft Museum of Finland from 11 September to 5 December 2021.

The colour splendour of textiles is day-to-day norm and the presentation of personality for us, but what lies behind the colours?

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Suomen käsityön museo
näyttely
väri
kasvivärit
värjääminen
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Vastavärjätyt langat kuivuvat narulla. Kuva: Värjärikilta.

Carousel: Sustainable Colour

26.08.2021

Are we ready to look at colour with fresh eyes? Sustainable Colour dives into the secrets of textile dyeing. 

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Vihreää väriä -näyttelyn kutsuilme. Värillisiä palloja ja kasveja.
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Sustainable Colour 11.9.–5.12.2021

Culture city Jyväskylä offers colour and joy to the autumn through the Sustainable Colour exhibition, which dives into the secrets of textile dyeing. Dyeing with natural dyes, dyeing trends, future and sustainable development, as well as various dyeing techniques and their ecology are discussed in the exhibition of the Craft Museum of Finland from 11 September to 5 December 2021.    

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Vihreää väriä -näyttelyssä käydään läpi värjäämisen tekniikoita, kestävyyttä ja tulevaisuutta.

Covid-19 recommendations for the City of Jyväskylä sports services from 17 August 2021

23.08.2021
Swimming pools, gyms and other indoor sports facilities are safely open under normal opening hours. Recreational activities for the autumn period will open for all age groups. The services maintained by the city comply with the current coronavirus guidelines.

On 16 August 2021, the City of Jyväskylä emergency conditions steering group discussed the Covid-19 situation and the impact of the new orders give

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sports
corona
coronavirus
restrictions
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Pojat pelaavat jalkapalloa tekonurmikentällä kesäpäivänä.

What to do if I want to be a volunteer?

20.08.2021
We invite you to participate the "Vapaaehtoistoiminnan info" (Information on volunteering) to get to know more. The event is open for everyone. Next one is on Tuesday 31.8.2021 at 5 pm via Teams. These infos are organized once a month.

In the info meeting you will learn about voluntary work at Jyväskylä and help you to find the place which you are interested in. 

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volunteering
volunteer
vapari
info
participation
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Kaksi naista selin tietokoneella

Help and support available for those who are concerned by the situation in Afghanistan

20.08.2021
The current situation in Afghanistan may cause concern and anxiety, especially for residents from Afghanistan. There is no need to be left alone with the concern, as support is available.

On Wednesday 25 August and on 1 September from 17.00 to 19.00, the Gloria Multicultural Centre has an open group

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help
support
crisis
anxiety
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Erilaiset kädet yhdessä

Tips for students: Reservations of sport facilities

10.08.2021
Do you want to sweat on outdoor gym for free or are you more up to beach volley with few euros per hour? Nice, you are in the right place!

Jyväskylä is the capital of sport in Finland and the home for sporty students. We have sport facilities for multiple sports with easy access.

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study
studying in English
exercise
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nuoria toistensa reppuselässä Tuomijärven rannalla

20 people quarantined in connection with Kotimäki day care centre

09.08.2021
Over the weekend, 20 children and staff members have been quarantined due to possible exposure to the coronavirus at Kotimäki daycare centre. Health care has reached all guardians of quarantined children. All those exposed will be directed to coronavirus testing.

Altistuminen on tapahtunut tiistaina 3.8. ja karanteeni kestää 10 vuorokautta.

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korona
koronavirus
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Kyltti koronanäytteenottoon kävelijöille.