Tampere celebrates its 245th anniversary

Tampere's 245th anniversary will be celebrated with the beloved Tampereen päivä – Tampere Day event from 27 September to 29 September 2024. Tampere turns 245 years this year.

The celebration, shared by the whole city, offers an autumnal atmosphere and a wide range of events. Welcome to celebrate the anniversary of Tampere!

The call for Tampere Day programmes starts in August 2024 – stay tuned!

Tampere was established on 1 October 1779 by Gustav III, the King of Sweden. Tampere celebrates this occasion every year on the first of October and the closest weekend to that date. Events of the day are organised by the city and by numerous third sector actors.

In 2024 the City of Tampere celebrates its 245th anniversary, Tampereen päivä – Tampere Day, from 27 September to 29 September. Welcome to join the celebrations!


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Tampere awards to Santtu-Matias Rouvali and Pauli "Pate" Mustajärvi

1.10.2023 On the 244th anniversary of Tampere, Tampere awards were granted to conductor Santtu-Matias Rouvali and musician Pauli "Pate" Mustajärvi.  The award recipients symbolise the importance of Tampere culture and music life both in Finland and internationally in a great way. The Tampere awards were presented at Tampere City Hall on 1 October 2023.

Tampere Päivä – Tampere Day atmosphere