City News

Rovaniemi in the spotlight as the venue for Arctic meetings


"Thanks to the big meetings during the rest of the 2018 and in 2019, Rovaniemi will solidify its position as the Arctic capital of Finland and the EU", says mayor of Rovaniemi Esko Lotvonen.


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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Ounasvaara becomes center point of downhill skiers in Rovaniemi


The Ounasvaara Ski Resort, just four kilometers off the Rovaniemi city hub, has become a center point for downhill skiers, snowboarders and amateur skiers in winter. In the north of the Ounasvaara fell, the modern and well-equipped ski resort remains open from November 24, 2018 to April 22, 2019, offering skiing facilities for people at home and abroad.


Ode to Rovaniemi – a tribute to Finland’s Arctic capital


For around a year, no matter the season, a huge number of moments and places have been recorded in Rovaniemi in Lapland, Finland. The resulting film, Ode to Rovaniemi, which was produced by the city in collaboration with Flatlight Creative House, is finally ready for viewing.

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