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Rovaniemi hosts Arctic Circle Jukola on June 13-14


The world’s largest orienteering relay Arctic Circle Jukola will be held in Rovaniemi on June 13-14, 2020. The event is organised by Ounasvaaran Hiihtoseura and the city of Rovaniemi and the competition takes place in the hilly area of Mäntyvaara-Vennivaara-Ollerovaara which lies west of Rovaniemi.

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Entrepreneurs of the Year: Rajanen gives all credits to Choco Deli Staff


Rovaniemi Entrepreneurs’ Association (RovaniemenYrittäjät) in early November awarded five businesspersons as Entrepreneurs of the Year. We interviewed all of them and asked what's the key for their success.


Rovaniemi receives European City of Sport 2020 award


The City of Rovaniemi has been awarded the title of European City of Sport 2020 by the ACES Europe. While a lot of development work has already been done in Rovaniemi in the field of sports and exercise, the city has its sights firmly set beyond the horizon. In fact, rather than resting on its laurels, this recognition will spur Rovaniemi on to achieve its goals regarding sports and wellbeing services.

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Gathering of Arctic Mayors’ Forum to give local authorities a bigger say in the Arctic development


On October 10, mayors representing some of the world’s northern most cities, the City of Rovaniemi among them, signed the Arctic Mayors’ Forum foundation paper, thereby forming the Arctic Mayors’ Forum.


Ounasvaara offers exquisite biking experience


Ounasvaara has long been a hub of outdoor activities for both local people and tourists. While perhaps being most famous for its skiing and hiking trails, Ounasvaara is also home to a wide variety of biking opportunities in all seasons.


Korundi becomes center point of cultural and social gatherings


The building which was once the Postbus Depot serves today as the home of the Lapland Chamber Orchestra and the Rovaniemi Art Museum. Its evolution from a transport hub to a cultural center has several distinct chapters and reflects the resilience and the community of the city surrounding it.

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