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Jyväskylä picnic event with Yona concert in May 2023

Finnish Pop music artist Yona will perform at the Jyväskylä picnic event this year. The concert is free and will be held in Lounaispuisto (Seminaarinkatu 34) on 28 May at 15:00. The Jyväskylä picnic event is the city's birthday gift to the residents.

Singer and songwriter Yona from Jyväskylä has released eight albums in her career.

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Kuvituskuva. Image Jyväskylän kulttuuripalvelut

Finland’s Susijengi, the Lauri Markkanen homecoming, and amity across borders

For the first time in 34 years, Jyväskylä will host a men’s basketball national team game. Finland’s national team, Susijengi, faces Ukraine at LähiTapiola Areena on Thursday, August 18, as they gear up for EuroBasket 2022. This will also be the first national team game for Lauri Markkanen, the premier star of Finnish basketball, in his hometown.

The schedule of events for this hot week of Jyväskylä basketball includes:

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Lauri Markkanen koripalloa heittämässä. Image Ville Vuorinen

Jyväskylä gives an extensive mask recommendation to its residents over the age of 15 for two weeks - masks must always be worn in all indoor public places as well as at public events.

The city also appeals to student organisations to further postpone student events. Jyväskylä recommends extensive use of face masks to all its residents over the age of 15 during the next two weeks. The reason is the growing number of Covid-19 infections in Jyväskylä and the estimate that an acceleration phase of the disease is underway in Jyväskylä.

During this week, there have already been 37 positive test results in the Jyväskylä health services (the situation on 24 September). The incidence

Naisella ja miehellä kasvomaskit linja-autossa. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Jyväskylä City Library and Finnish Schools on the Move want to get kids moving

A themed collection on the 2nd floor of the Main Library (Vapaudenkatu 39-41) of titles that provide inspiring information and tips on how to encourage children at schools and kindergartens to be more physically active.

The Jyväskylä City Library and the Finnish Schools on the Move initiative have together created a themed collection on the 2nd floor of the Main Li

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Liikkuva koulu teemahylly. Image Joonas Puuppo