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Haikara won the general art competition for Jyväskylä's Kankaanaukio

29.11.2022
The art competition organized by Kangas Service Ltd to choose artwork for Kankaanaukio (Kangas square) has now ended. The competition winner is Haikara (Stork), designed by Teija and Pekka Isorättyä.

Haikara also overwhelmingly won the public vote, so the prize amount for the winners rose to 7,000 EUR.

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Jyväskylän Kangas
Kangas
art
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Haikaraa esittävä taideteos

Planning as a means to support a climate-friendly way of life

24.11.2022
Community planning enables a city structure in which one can move without emissions and live sustainably. In Jyväskylä, the emphasis is on compact infill development.

As motoring still relies heavily on fossil energy, the CO2 emissions caused by it contribute to the accelerated greenhouse effect.

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pinnalla
ajassa
fiksu liikkuminen
resource wisdom
Sustainable living
city planning
smart city
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Pyöräilijä valaistun sillan edessä. Image Maris Grunskis

The Art Museum's street art event promises a relaxed atmosphere on Wednesday 30.11.

22.11.2022
The street art event features good music, a graffiti workshop and visual artists Anna Ruth and Jukka Silokunnas presenting street art. The event at the Jyväskylä Art Museum is inspired by Swoon, a female pioneer of street art from the US, whose works is on display for the first time in Finland in the Graphica Creativa exhibition. The event is open to everyone interested in street art, free of charge and without age limit.

The entertaining and relaxed event features expert talks from long-time street artists Anna Ruth and Jukka Silokunnas.

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Jukka Silokunnaksen kuva graffitista. Image Jyväskylän taidemuseo

Save the Children association has granted the Ukraine project of Jyväskylä Youth Art Workshop with the Year 2022 Childish Act Recognition

18.11.2022
Save the Children association of Jyväskylä will present Aurinkopaja- Sun workshop with the Year 2022 Childish Act recognition on Monday, 21 November. Ukrainian youth will also be able to watch the Finnish premiere of the film Outside (Olha Zhurba, Ukraine, 2022) at the Arktisen Upeeta film festival on the previous Sunday.

The Ukraine project of the Youth Art Workshop of the City of Jyväskylä's youth services has been awarded the Year 2022 Childish Act

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youth
ukraine
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Ukrainan lippu ja sydän. Image Terhi Pekkarinen

Car-free everyday life is possible in Jyväskylä

17.11.2022
Jyväskylä supports smart mobility with fluent public transport. The cycle path along Yrjönkatu street represents the latest investment in commuting and leisure cycling.

In the Jyväskylä region, 30,000 Linkki trips are made every day, most of them in the area of the city of Jyväskylä.

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ajassa
pinnalla
kestävä arki
fiksu liikkuminen
Fiksusti liikkeellä
resurssiviisaus
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Polkupyöriä pyörätelineissä. Image Erja Mutanen

Secto Rally Finland brought over EUR 17 million to the Jyväskylä region

17.11.2022
The Finnish round of the World Rally Championship, or Secto Rally Finland, returned this year to its full four-day glory after the difficult coronavirus period. A total of 230,000 spectators were recorded in Jyväskylä and Central Finland, the visitor record was broken in Harju, and the Finnish World Cup Rally left a jackpot of income behind for the Jyväskylä region and Central Finland.

In the general competition, there was no opportunity to celebrate a victory for Finland, but a great sports weekend was crowned by the second-place

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Auto ajaa Harjulla Secto Rally Finland 2022. Image AKK Sports Oy

Green Kangas

11.11.2022
Kangas area is next to Jyväskylä city center. Transformed from paper production industry, the last paper mill was closed in 2010 and the City of Jyväskylä has owned the property since then. The regeneration brings new life to the area.

Kangas aims to provide high quality housing.

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Jyväskylän Kangas
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punatiilinen saunarakennus Kankaan alueella. Image Fu-Yu Deng

Solar power is here to stay in schools and daycare centres

10.11.2022
A total of 14 public buildings of the City of Jyväskylä make good use of ecological and inexpensive solar power. New solar panel sites will follow in the near future.

The real estate properties of the City of Jyväskylä generate solar power throughout the year.

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pinnalla
kestävä arki
ajassa
rakennusvalvonta
tilapalvelu
resurssiviisaus
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Katolle asennetut aurinkopaneelit. Takana metsää ja sininen taivas. Image Juha Heikkola

Joint celebration for World Rally Championship winners Kalle Rovanperä, Jonne Halttunen and Toyota to be staged in Jyväskylä on December 16, 2022! 

08.11.2022
The City of Jyväskylä will organise a joint World Rally Championship celebration for Kalle Rovanperä, Jonne Halttunen and the Jyväskylä-based TOYOTA GAZOO Racing team on Friday 16 December 2022 at Paviljonki, Jyväskylä. 

Open to everyone and free of charge, the event will feature a live appearance on stage by the new world rally champions and representatives of the

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Toyota Gazoo Racing -tiimi autoineen Kuokkalan sillalla. Image Touho Häkkinen

Energy-Saving Building Automation Monitors And Alerts

07.11.2022
Jyväskylä invests in remote monitoring of HVAC and electricity systems in the city buildings. New technology enables more accurate monitoring and defect prediction of technical building systems.

The City of Jyväskylä Facility Services have approximately 270 pieces of real estate, most of which have their ventilation and heating monitored by

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pinnalla
ajassa
kestävä arki
tilapalvelu
rakennusvalvonta
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Nainen istuu tietokoneen ääressä ja katsoo näyttöjä. Image ISS

Hands on Ukraine – Crafts of exceptional time collected as part of research and museum collections

07.11.2022
The war in Ukraine has affected us in many ways, and the desire to help has been manifold. Thoughts and emotions have been channelled into a wide range of works and activities, including making things with our hands. How can we capture this time and our collective work for future generations and as material for researchers?

The Craft Museum of Finland, together with the University of Eastern Finland, Taito Organization Finland, Punomo.fi – Craft Online Association and

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Suomen käsityön museo
dokumentointi
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Virkattuja kukkia ukrainan lipun keltaisen ja sinisen sävyissä. Ukraina käsillä - tarinoiden keruu Suomen käsityön museon verkkosivuilla. Image Tarja Kroger

Artificial intelligence saves energy and reduces carbon footprint

27.10.2022
Jyväskylä is running an experiment that uses artificial intelligence to optimise the consumption of electricity, water and heat in the city's buildings. The Ines artificial intelligence will report consumption deviations and make suggestions for corrections.

 

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ajassa
pinnalla
kestävä arki
tilapalvelu
ympäristö
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Mobiililaite ja tietokone. Image kuvapankki:pexels

Burn only dry and clean wood

20.10.2022
Fireplaces bring warmth to the home. When the wood is burnt correctly, emissions incurred by burning are reduced.

The cold season tempts you to light a fire in the hearth and enjoy the pleasant atmosphere created by the warmth of the wood stove.

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kestävä arki
ympäristö
pinnalla
ajassa
ympäristöterveys
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Takka, jossa puut palavat. Image Timo Sillanpää