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...and international conteporary art. Museum activities based on interaction of art with science,
, the local multicultural community and the University of Lapland all strive for accessibility
services City Hall, Hallituskatu 7 P.O. Box 8216 FI-96101 City of Rovaniemi, Finland Tel (switchboard): +358 16 3221 E-mail: email@example.com Ms. Merja Tervo, Director of
Services Tel: +358 16 322 6550 merja.tervo(at)rovaniemi.fi
Art Thursday - free entrance to the exhibitions at 4pm-6pm
Rovaniemi Week takes over the town in the second week of September – the Night of the Arts makes a welcome return
...by architect Juhani Pallasmaa. In 2011 the former mail truck depot became Korundi House of
. The museum features the Finnish modern art collection of the Jenny and Antti Wihuri Foundation... ...as public lectures and workshops. The Provincial Museum of Lapland is the authority on Lappish
, prehistory, history, building tradition and nature. The Provincial Museum of Lapland is located...
...are related to the past of the City of Rovaniemi, but there are also material related to sámi
of Finnish settlement in Lapland and different kind of livelihoods (etc. turism... ...area, old buildings, destroys of the World War II, hiking in the Finnish Lapland and sámi
. Besides its other customers, the archives serve researchers and the media. The digital copies...
...time also denotes the arrival of Christmas light. The streets fill with the bustle of different
s and languages. A number of activities take place especially for Christmas. Rovaniemi’s...
...of the North The Arktikum in Rovaniemi provides a unique insight into the way of life,
and history of the North. It is a museum, science centre, popular cultural venue with impressive... ...and an architectural sight in its own right. The permanent and temporary exhibitions portray
, history, traditions and modern life in the Arctic regions. Come and find out about the...
...events in the history of Rovaniemi. The town of Kassel has put a great deal of investment into
and the town has a number of theatres, an opera house and museums. Every fifth year, the town... ...in 1972. Relations between the two towns have been active, especially in the fields of training,
and youth exchange. Official delegations have travelled back and forth on a regular basis. Kassel...
Sport and Leisure Time Services
...to support the organisation of physical activity and to be involved in creating a diverse sports
in the area of Rovaniemi. The sport and leisure time services organises supervised...
...animals. Take a glimpse at city birds and pearl catching. The exhibition also features Sámi
, with its costumes and languages, and small-scale models of Rovaniemi from 1939 and 1944. More...
...models. As the central museum of the region, the Provincial Museum of Lapland also displays Sami
. At the exhibition, you can learn more about the Sami languages and traditional music; costumes...
8 seasons Four seasons did not suffice for Laplanders and the Sami people in the olden days. Instead, they structured time into eight periods
Rovaniemi Art Museum
Rovaniemi Art Museum is situatedin the new
House Korundi. Welcome! www.korundi.fi Contact information...
...in Finland and abroad. Puppet theatres One vital and flexible element of children’s
is puppetry. Rovaniemi is the centre of the puppetry network of the Barents region which has...
Diversity is the word that best describes the Rovaniemi music scene. Considering its small number of residents, Rovaniemi is a very lively town for music. In addition to the European Union’s northermost professional orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra of Lapland , the town is ...
St. Johann in Tirol
...Industry The town’s most significant industry is tourism. In addition, the region also has agri
. Friendship town activities The Municipality of Rovaniemi and St. Johan in Tirol signed... ...friendship town agreement in 1989. The areas highlighted in the friendship town agreement are
, training and recreational sectors, tourism and commerce. The last friendship town programme was...
...the university holds in excess of 9,500 students. The University has Engineering, Arts, Agri
, Information trechnology and Economics Faculties. The university is a partner ofthe University of... ...Veszprém have signed a friendship town agreement in 1974. Activity has been focused on education,
and youth exchange. Delegations of civil servants and elected officials have paid regular visits...
...scope of friendship town activities has been sought in the fields of tourism, ICT, industry and
. Harbin’s other friendship towns are Niigata and Asahikawa in Japan, Aarhus in Denmark, Edmonton...
...settlement in the Rovaniemi area since the Stone Age. Periodic clearance of new land for agri
and the practice of slash-and-burn cultivation began around 750–530 B.C. Artifacts found in the... ...effectively as a set of small villages whose inhabitants earned their living mainly in agri
and animal husbandry – with fishing and hunting. The exploitation of Lapland's natural resources...
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