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Talking about cultural traditions of Tampere we have to mention the Week of Flowers. This beautiful summer festival over the years has enriched with lots of distinctive features and amazing traditions, and therefore bears no resemblance to similar themed events held in other cities and countries. The festival has been celebrated from 1984; it starts in late July and lasts for nine days. A rave of color, inexpressible solemn atmosphere and a wide range of recreational activities are the main distinguishing features of the festival.
The main cultural symbol of the city is the Tampere Cathedral. The construction of religious buildings was started in 1902 and lasted a little more than five years. The majestic and stately … Open
Most of the action takes place on the main square; on the eve of the holiday it is decorated with fabulously beautiful handmade floral arrangements. The carousel for the kids is set on the square; the Frenckellin Viinikylä (wine village) is working for parents, where they can taste the finest wines and enjoy the national food.
Most of the activities that take place in the central square are absolutely free; the most enchanting among them is the samba parade. According to the tradition, each year the festival 's flower lady and a flower mayor are appointed; the title is given for outstanding deeds. Copyright www.orangesmile.com
The unique entertainment center, Tampereen taidemuseon Muumilaakso, is situated in Tampere. It is a theme park dedicated to fantastic moomins that are known to kids from all over the world. … Open
After the opening ceremony there comes a series of continuous entertainment: bright fashion shows, flower auctions, shows, costume parades, music and dance performances and exciting entertainment programs for the whole family and particularly the youngest participants of the festival.
Tampere Theatre The festival is always attended by famous musicians and actors, which makes it even more interesting. Once again, it is worth noting that the range of entertainment is very wide, from classical music concerts, theatrical performances and parades to rock concerts and mystical performances. Each year, the festival reside thousands of tourists wishing to enjoy the achievements of local florists, taste the unique festive food and enjoy the friendly atmosphere of the charming city.
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National traditions of Finland

Finns love for hunting is reflected in their love of dogs – longtime hunter’s helpers. Today, about a quarter of the country’s population have dogs. In Finland, there is a strong dog-breeding culture: one can find dog breeders clubs with a hundred-year history, shops with things for dogs, specially designated areas for walking them, rights protection organizations. In Finland, it is customary to engage in sports all the time. Skiing is the most favorite sport of residents. There are more than 100 ski centers in the country. The commitment of Finns to sports and healthy lifestyles is manifested in their desire to take care of their health and that of others. In Finland, it is not only forbidden to smoke in public places, but guests should also ask the host for permission to smoke on the balcony or in the courtyard. … Open
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Hilton builds third luxury hotel in Kyoto

Hilton has announced that it will soon begin a project to build a new hotel in Kyoto. It will be located in the heart of the city, in the prestigious area of Sanjo-Kawaramachi. Guests will be able to easily reach all areas of interest in the dynamic city, many popular attractions and recreation areas will be within a walking distance from the hotel. Read this

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Traditions and festivals in cities around Tampere

Cityguide on traditions, mentality and lifestyle of people in Tampere. Learn the best periods to visit Tampere to discover its soul - authentic festivals, events and celebrations. We will also reveal the interesting habits, attitude towards the world and to tourists in Tampere.
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