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Independence Day celebrations in Jyväskylä on 6 December

On the 6th of December, 2023, Independence Day will be celebrated in Jyväskylä with a program organized by the City of Jyväskylä, the Jyväskylä Garrison, and the Jyväskylä Parish.

The Independence Day celebratory church service takes place at 10 a.m. at Taulumäki Church, located at Lohikoskentie 2.

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Suomen lippu. Image Riikka Kaakkurivaara

Jyväskylä as a student city and education options on display at Studia event 28.-29.11.

Study options in Jyväskylä will be on display at Studia fair in Helsinki on 28-29 November 2023. At the joint stand 1d31 of the University of Jyväskylä, JAMK, Student City Jyväskylä and Edufutura, you can learn about the fields of study and degree programmes available in Jyväskylä and hear the personal experiences of current students about Jyväskylä and studying here.

On Tuesday 28.11.

logobannerimainos tapahtumasta. Image Messukeskus

The Artisans' Christmas Market offers unique Finnish handicrafts directly from the creators

The delightful Artisans' Christmas Market of the Craft Museum of Finland brings together Finnish craftsmanship experts on Saturday and Sunday, December 9-10, 2023. Throughout the weekend, it's easy to find unique Finnish handicraft gifts for yourself, your family, or your friends. The Christmas market is open on Saturday and Sunday from 11 am to 6 pm, and admission is free.

With a long tradition, the Artisans' Christmas Market surprises with its freshness every year, offering delightful gift ideas, charming products, a

Käsityöläisten joulutorin tunnelmaa vuodelta 2013. Image Mikko Oikari

In Jyväskylä, students' everyday journeys are quick and environmentally friendly

Students in Jyväskylä prefer to make their everyday journeys on foot, by bicycle or by Link. Thanks to short distances, getting around Jyväskylä is quick – you can often get to the city centre or school in 15 minutes.

Students living in Jyväskylä prefer to walk (56% of respondents), cycle (43% of respondents) or use Link local transport (40% of respondents).

Opiskelija lukitsee pyörää bussipysäkillä. Image Tero Takalo-Eskola

Jyväskylä has maintained its strong position as a student city

Jyväskylä is particularly known as a university and student city. The city has established itself as a popular choice for students. The results are based on a national survey published in the spring, Student Cities 2023 - Image and willingness to recommend, and a local student survey commissioned by the City of Jyväskylä.

National survey shows how the status is evolving

A national survey conducted by Taloustutkimus, which is repeated annually, provides comp

lähikuva haalariasuisten opiskelijoiden jaloista. Image Tero Takalo-Eskola

Important encounters and tips for your future career

The Jyväskylä Paviljonki was filled with eager job and education seekers at the Rekry, työelämä & koulutus event yesterday, Thursday 28.9.

The recruitment event is an important meeting place, especially for those considering their career direction and for companies looking for the righ

ihmiset keskustelevat messuosastolla. Image Marinna Mäkelä

30-day season ticket offer from Linkki 28.9.–7.10.

You get a 25% discount on Linkki's 30-day season tickets during the Jyväskylä City of Light event. Grab Linkki's Valonvälays offer and download a month's worth of travel time!

Offer prices are valid for the entire City of Light event 28.9.–7.10.2023

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Mies näyttää Waltti-matkakorttia asiakaspalvelijalle. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Elina Brotherus' extensive series of three exhibitions opens in Central Finland

Elina Brotherus, Finnish artist working in photography, opens her three-part exhibition compilation, Space – Time – Movement, this October in Jyväskylä, Finland. This unprecedentedly extensive, themed exhibition trilogy presents a new series on Alvar Aalto’s architecture as well as work from periods throughout the artist’s whole career.

"I seek, do, find – and take pictures. I don't interfere with the space, but the human presence awakens it." – Elina Brotherus

Valokuva kallioiden ympäröimästä purosta, kuvan keskellä tummiin pukeutunut nainen katsoo kohti. Image Elina Brotherus

International guest conductors and soloist virtuosos charm on Jyväskylä Sinfonia’s autumn season

The opening concert of Jyväskylä Sinfonia's autumn season will take place on Wednesday 6 September under the baton of Spanish conductor Ramón Tebar. The concert will feature Ludwig van Beethoven's Symphony No. 3 and Clara Schumann's Piano Concerto, composed when she was only 15 years old, performed by pianist Laura Mikkola.

A week after the opening concert, Jyväskylä Sinfonia's latest addition, double bassist Joonas Korjus, will bring the rarely soloist double bass int

Kontrabasisti Joonas Korjus. Image Tuomas Tenkanen