What is Pori known for?

popular band

, Poland background group_or_band origin Pori, Finland genre Rock (Rock music), Pop rock Through different occurrences Dingo recorded their first album ''Nimeni on Dingo'' before they started playing live gigs. The album sold amazingly right from the beginning. Although at this point Dingo was still in the shadow of another popular band from Pori - Yö, since their debut album ''Varietee'' had sold over 60 000 copies and right

time signature

underground music culture of the city of Pori, Finland. Deep Turtle's music fused the energy of hardcore punk, the harmonies of jazz, latin rhythms, and the experimentalism of progressive rock into a style, which was sometimes dubbed jazzcore (punk jazz) by listeners and reviewers. Signature elements of the band's music were an abundance of uncommon time signatures; frantic and abrupt mood changes between soft jazz tones and blistering punk (Punk rock) assault; nimble

beautiful red

and prominence showing in the neo-renaissance buildings in downtown and in several beautiful red-bricked industrial facilities alongside the Kokemäenjoki river. However, the city has suffered heavily during the economic downturms, especially in the early 90's, earning a somewhat gritty reputation. Things are now looking brighter again with lots of students coming to city and city centre being revamped. Today Pori is most famous for the excellent Yyteri beach and the annual international jazz

popular team

NiceFutis is competing in the top division Naisten Liiga. Other popular team sports in Pori are bandy and pesäpallo, the Finnish version of baseball. Women's pesäpallo team Pesäkarhut and bandy side Narukerä are both playing in the premier divisions. Pori has also male or female teams of lower divisions in almost all major team sports, including clubs like Musan Salama (football), Pori Futsal (futsal), Bears (Pori Bears) (American football), Pori Rugby (rugby union) and Karhut (floorball). The oldest sportsclub in Finland, Segelföreningen i Björneborg was established 1856 in Pori. History of Segelföreningen i Björneborg (in Finnish). Retrieved November 13, 2013. thumb Harness racing at Pori Racetrack (File:Porin ravirata 6.8.-11 - 49.jpg) Most successful Pori athletes are Olympic (Olympic Games) gold medal winners Kelpo Gröndahl and Kaarlo Kangasniemi. Other Olympic medalists from Pori are Arvo Aaltonen, Jouni Grönman, Jyri Kjäll and Sari Fisk. Today the best known athletes are swimmer Matti Mattsson, hurdler Nooralotta Neziri and Paralympic (Paralympic Games) gold medalist Leo-Pekka Tähti. Mikko Salo won the 2009 CrossFit Games (CrossFit#CrossFit Games) in Aromas, California and was declared as "World's Fittest Man". Commons:Pori

culture events

). Culture thumb Pori Jazz 2010 (File:Pori Jazz 2012 2.jpg) Pori Jazz Festival Pori is widely known for its international jazz music festival, established in 1966. Today Pori Jazz is one of the major jazz festivals in Europe as well as one of the largest culture events in Finland. The nine-day festival is held annually in July.

published weekly

;ref Keskustan uimahalli (in Finnish). The City of Pori. Retrieved November 13, 2013. Media The most widely read daily newspaper of Pori area is the independent Satakunnan Kansa. Other local papers are the Social Democrat (Social Democratic Party of Finland) Uusi Aika and Satakunnan Työ which is aligned with the Left Alliance (Left Alliance (Finland)). They are both published weekly as well

picturesque wooden

61.4894 long 21.7923 directions phone tollfree fax hours price content The Theater building and its neighbouring house Hotel Otava, the world's first theater house built for performances in Finnish. * Commons:Pori

film comedy

; ("If I Promise"). In 1968 Danny appeared in Spede Pasanen's film comedy ''Noin seitsemän veljestä'' as a medieval troubadour and performed his song "Seitsemän kertaa seitsemän" which became another hit. DATE OF BIRTH September 24, 1942 PLACE OF BIRTH Pori, Finland The constituency is largely rural, and the largest cities are Pori and Rauma (Rauma, Finland). The largest parties in the parliamentary elections are the Social Democratic

rock progressive

at www.circlefinland.com Their eclectic style is "ever changing, ever Circular", classified into genres such as progressive (Progressive rock), Krautrock, ambient (ambient music), heavy metal (heavy metal music), speed-kraut, and avant-rock, among others. On some albums they have defined themselves as New Wave of Finnish Heavy Metal (NWOFHM). The Allmusic blog ref>

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'''Pori''' ( ). Pori is the capital of the Satakunta (Satakunta (region)) region (regions of Finland).

The municipality has a population of largest city in Finland, and the 7th largest urban area.

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