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Events at the Art Museum 2024

At the events, you can discover the new exhibitions at the openings or paint with family or friends in an open workshop.

February 

 

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Ihmisiä katselemassa seinälle ripustettuja tauluja taidemuseossa. Image Sanna Lahti

Linkki local transport stops due to the AKT strike 14.-15.2.2024

On Monday morning, 12 February, the Transport and Transport Workers' Federation (AKT) announced a two-day strike for bus and coach drivers. The drivers will be on strike on Wednesday 14 February and Thursday 15 February from 00.00 to 24.00 on both days.

Linkki services during the strike

Services on buslines 5 and 5K and the Linkki VIP service will run as normal on Wednesday

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Nova 1 -pysäkki Hoitajantiellä. Image Juulia Puurunen

Teaching arrangements, school travel allowance and reimbursement of school lunch for pupils covered by school transport due to the bus strike on 14–15 February

The strike of bus and coach staff announced by the Automobile and Transport Trade Union AKT will affect the commuting of comprehensive school pupils to school on Linkki local transport 14.–15.2.2024.

The strike announced by AKT is part of the political industrial action announced for the municipal sector in opposition to the changes in working l

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työtaistelu
linkki
strike
school transport
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Koululaiset pysäkillä. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Effects of strikes by JHL, Super and Tehy on early childhood education and care and school meals 13.–14.2.2024

In Jyväskylä, the strike will affect all early childhood education units in the public and private sectors, as well as municipal food services, and in Jyväskylä, the operations of the entire Kylän Kattaus regarding JHL ry members.

In the municipal sector, political industrial action has been announced against the changes in working life planned by the Finnish government.

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strike
day care centre
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työtaistelu
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Oppilaat syömässä koulun ruokasalissa / Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Lomalokki collects winter holiday activities for children and young people in Jyväskylä

A compilation of holiday activities for children and young people, Lomalokki, has been published on the City of Jyväskylä's website. This time, Lomalokki has activities for children and young people for the winter holiday of the primary school, week 9.

In addition to the City of Jyväskylä's own activities, Lomalokki lists activities from a wide network of youth activities in the Jyväskylä area.

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Talvinen maisema ja silmää iskevä piirretty lokkihahmo pipo ja kaulaliina yllään. Image Rita Suhonen

Jyväskylä's English-language programmes attract applicants

University of Jyväskylä's and Jamk University of Applied Sciences' English-language Master's and degree programmes attracted applicants again.

The popularity of Jyväskylä's English-language programmes continues to be strong.

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opiskelijakaupunki
yhteishaku
jyväskylän yliopisto
jyväskylän ammattikorkeakoulu
jamk
university of jyväskylä
study
studying
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Ihmiset kiipeilevät Jyväskylä-kirjaimilla talvella. Image Tero Takalo-Eskola

Linkki ticket prices rise 1.2.2024

Linkki local traffic ticket prices rise in Jyväskylä, Laukaa and Muurame from 1st of February.

The new ticket prices will be valid from 1 February to 2 June.

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Asiakkaat istuvat talvella Linkki-linja-autossa. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

The City of Jyväskylä, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team, Toyota Mobility Foundation established a new Central Finland Mobility Foundation

The City of Jyväskylä, TOYOTA GAZOO Racing World Rally Team, Toyota Mobility Foundation established a new organisation to promote Jyväskylä’s City Planning Projects on January 19, 2024.

January 19, 2024 - The City of Jyväskylä (*1), Toyota GAZOO Racing World Rally Team (“TGR-WRT”), and Toyota Mobility Foundation ("TMF"), has establ

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Vasemmalta oikealle Lauri Perämäki, Timo Koivisto, Haruka Arai ja Tomohiro Nakano.

Conductor Okko Kamu started as Jyväskylä Sinfonia's Principal Guest

Okko Kamu, who has had a long and distinguished career as a conductor, will be Jyväskylä Sinfonia's next Principal Guest for the next 1.5 years. Kamu began his tenure at the Jyväskylä Sinfonia's opening concert 18.1.2024, where the contract was announced. Kamu also launched the Sibelius Cycle, during which Jyväskylä Sinfonia will perform all of Jean Sibelius' symphonies under rotating conductors over the coming years.

The theme of Kamu's Principal Guest season in Jyväskylä is Sibelius's music, which he has focused on during his career, including his time as princ

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Kapellimestari Okko Kamu

In Jyväskylä, sixth-graders will register for seventh grade by 30.1.2024

The guardians of sixth-graders have received a Wilma message with instructions on how to register for seventh grade and the admission practices.

Sixth-graders in basic education in Jyväskylä will register for seventh grade 16.-30.1.2024 in the Wilma system.  

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Ryhmä iloisia oppilaita koulun käytävällä istumassa. Image Hanna-Kaisa Hämäläinen

Bottle mail with textile art in Finnish-Japanese exhibition

This Finnish-Japanese exhibition is based on a textile-focused art exchange exploring the theme of journeys in various contexts. The art exchange has been enriched by easily approachable and teachable techniques, such as creative Saori weaving and Sashiko embroidery.

Sashiko embroidery is equivalent to Finnish front-stitch sewing or its more advanced form, running stitch embroidery pattern.

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käsityö
Suomen käsityön museo
näyttely
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Annukka Mikkolan sininen Boro-matto vihreällä nurmella. Matto on esillä Dialogi-näyttelyssä Suomen käsityön museossa. Image Mathilda Mikkola

Registration for the first class must be completed by 30.1.2024

During week 3, guardians will receive a letter with more detailed instructions on registration practices.

In August 2024, all children born in 2017 or earlier who have not yet started school will start school. 

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Joukko lapsia kulkee jonossa lumisessa metsässä. Image Anette Aittanen

The website of the city of Jyväskylä received a school grade of 7.54 from users

The city of Jyväskylä's website (www.jyvaskyla.fi) had a user satisfaction survey on 10.10. - 17 December 2023, when a total of 512 respondents participated in the survey.

A similar survey has been carried out annually since 2001, and the city of Jyväskylä has participated in most surveys - but not all.

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Kysely. Image Jyväskylän kaupunki

Some of the Craft Museum of Finland’s collection materials are now also available on Europeana

The Craft Museum of Finland is publishing some of its collection materials on the Europeana platform. The platform is a long-standing collaborative project of the member states of the European Union and the European Commission, with the goal of promoting the accessibility and use of European digital cultural heritage for leisure and benefit since its launch in 2008.

From the digital material provided by the museum, object, photo and drawing materials that can be found in the domestic Finna service (

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käsityö
käsityöt
Suomen käsityön museo
esinekokoelmat
kokoelma
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Suomen käsityön museon kokoelmanäkymä Europeana-palvelussa. Image Suomen käsityön museo (SKM) (Craftmuseum.fi)

Jyväskylä Sinfonia’s new era begins at Paviljonki’s Encore

Jyväskylä Sinfonia's inaugural season at Paviljonki is designed to be diverse, inviting and artistically ambitious. The programme includes numerous premieres, major works by great composers and unforgettable visits by conductors and soloists. To celebrate the new era, the orchestra's visual identity has also been redesigned down to the last detail. Many things are new, but the most important thing, the high quality of Jyväskylä Sinfonia’s music, remains strongly unchanged.

From the opening concert to megalomania

The opening concert of the spring season kicks off with two commissioned pieces with special guest

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Jyväskylä Sinfonia Encore-salissa. Image Jyväskylä Sinfonia

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.

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logobannerimainos tapahtumasta. Image Messukeskus

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

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lähikuva haalariasuisten opiskelijoiden jaloista. Image Tero Takalo-Eskola

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