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...international Arctic conference has been organized in Rovaniemi biannually since 2013 by the City
Rovaniemi and the Arctic Centre at the
Lapland. Read more: Rovaniemi Arctic Spirit Integration Programme Integration represents interactive learning, the acquisition
knowledge and the formation
a specific attitude. Integration measures are being implemented in...
The Chamber Orchestra
Lapland is the most northerly pr
essional orchestra in the European Union, the Chamber Orchestra
Lapland is a regional orchestra based on the city
Rovaniemi and giving performances both in the...
Sport and Leisure Time Services
The Rovaniemi Sport andLeisure Services
fers residents sports services to meet their needs. The purpose
sports services is to support the organisation
physical activity and to be involved in creating a diverse sports culture in the area
...public health care services. If you do not permanently live in Finland, you can use the services
private health care providers. You have the right receive emergency health care regardless
residence. Treatment costs may, however, be
afterwards if you do not permanently reside in...
...4. By the side
power Kemijoki Oy was founded in 1954 to exploit the hydroelectric power
the river basin Reconstruction projects and industry needed huge amounts
electricity, and water power was an excellent solution. The head
Kemijoki Oy controls...
...in North-East China, approximately one thousand kilometres from Peking, and is the capital town
Heilongjiang. The town has a population
3.2 million inhabitants. The greater urban region is home to 9.4 million inhabitants. Harbin is a large centre
commerce and traffic, via which the most important rail connections travel. Harbin’s history has...
Suomi 90 Finland br Anniversary Year 2007
Suomi 90 Finland Anniversary Year 2007 Finland gained independence on the 6th
December 1917 . The Parliament Act adopted already in 1906 created Finnish democracy: universal suffrage gave all adult Finns the right to vote and stand for election. The logo ME! (WE!)
the 90th anniversary year refers to the full range
’Finnishness’ − original...
Primary school The purpose
basic education is to give the pupils knowledge and skills necessary in life, and to give everyone an equal educational foundation. Other goals include supporting the development
pupils as human beings, and their growth into ethically responsible members
society, and the...
...96200 Rovaniemi, www.arktikum.fi), the museum also stages various temporary exhibitions which are
ten linked to topical themes. These exhibitions are either put together by the museum itself, or... ...is about stages in man and nature in the North. In the exhibition you can find out about the life
the moose and bear in the wild as well as the mythology surrounding these great northern animals...
...1. Lapland and the "Mother Lapland" The area
Lapland is very big, more than twice the size
Switzerland and as big as Hungary. There are more... ...and Russia are Lapland’s neighbours. Rovaniemi became the administrative centre
the former Province
Lapland (1938-2009) -nowadays same area known as Lapland's current...
Located at the confluence
two large rivers, the most important transport routes at the time, Rovaniemi began to adopt the role
the "gateway to Lapland". There has probably been continuous settlement in the Rovaniemi area...
...Diversity is the word that best describes the Rovaniemi music scene. Considering its small number
residents, Rovaniemi is a very lively town for music. In addition to the European Union’s northermost pr
essional orchestra, the Chamber Orchestra
Lapland , the town is home to dozens
Immigrant life in Rovaniemi
...The family supports itself with entrepreneurship. Stephane has his own business, started recently,
fering agricultural services, renovation, repair and troubleshooting. Nathalie runs a husky farm... ...named Wolftrail. “We have 50 dogs: husky, Malamute, dog wolf and Alaskan husky. Taking care
50 dogs on a daily basis is not easy, but I love my dogs and I like to take care
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providing city information and information about decisions made by the City Council and City Board City Hall, Hallituskatu 7 P.O. Box 8216 FI-96101 City
Rovaniemi, Finland Tel (switchboard): +358 16 3221 E-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org Mrs...
...comprising both general education subjects and vocational training instruction. This line
study is chosen by nearly all those who do not continue to upper secondary schools. Basic... ...further vocational qualification can continue their studies in polytechnics or other institutions
higher education. Lapland Vocational College Santasport Institute Upper...
Rovaniemi Theatre – Regional theatre
Lapland Rovaniemi Theatre is the northernmost pr
European Union. It
fers annually five to six premiers from drama to farce and musicals for all ages. Many
...in North-East Germany that dates back to the eighteenth century. The town acts as the capital
Mecklenburg–Strelitz, and has a population
approximately 22,000 people.
the town’s area, 56... ...the National Park region. Culturally, Neustrelitz is a very active town that hosts a number
events and festivals. Neustrelitz has one
Germany’s space research centres. Industry...
Jätkät Lossinranta Markkinat
...The Lumberjack’s Candle Bridge was completed in the autumn
1989 and became Rovaniemi’s landmark. On the top
the cable-stayed bridge there is... ...situated 47 m above the bridge. The bridge is 323.5 m long and its longest span is 126 m. The name
the bridge reflects local history. In fact, a lumberjack’s candle is a piece (about 1 m long)
Grindavik Basic information Grindavik is a small fishing town with a population
2,500 inhabitants, situated on the southern shores
the Reykjanes peninsula. Grindavik is... ...distance to Keflavik Airport is around 20 kilometres. Iceland’s most renowned hot spring and one
its most important sights, the Blue Lagoon, are located close to the town. Industry The most...
...On 1st January 1960, Rovaniemi was proclaimed a city from the balcony
the Town House, designed by architect Ferdinand Salokangas. City rights were being granted again after a break
more than half a century. Rovaniemi had obtained market town rights in 1929. Salokangas directed...
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