Pori

What is Pori known for?


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huge+rivalry

; Still, one of the most famous rivalries in Finland is between the cities of Pori and Rauma (Rauma, Finland) in the Satakunta Region (Western Province). One of the things that make the difference is the language, which is very different although they're only 50 km apart. Rauma has its own dialect while Pori has a very different kind of lingo. Especially in ice hockey there is a huge rivalry: Pori has two-times champion Ässät and Rauma, one-time champion Lukko. Local


national opera

derbies tend to be very hectic. Inhabitants also like to make very humiliating jokes about each other. Although it would be very wise to create more co-operation between the cities, it is likely an impossible task. Still, one step forward was taken when the ports of both cities started planning more co-operation with each other. His other projects include being a composer, music director as well as guitarist for the jazz ballet "Still Point" for Estonian National Opera House


largest dance

. There are several floors, with electronic dance music in the basement, karaoke in the middle floor, and Finnish 'schlager' (''iskelmä'') in the largest dance floor. *


covering modern

Ostrobothnia and Ostrobothnia (Ostrobothnia (region)). The main city of the region is Pori. The name of the region literally means Hundred (hundred (division)). The historical province of the same name (Satakunta (historical province)) was a larger area within Finland, covering modern Satakunta as well as much of Pirkanmaa. During the Middle Ages, the major cities of the province were Ulvila, established in the 14th century and Rauma (Rauma, Finland), established 1442. Due to the rising of land, the former was left inland and lost its access to the sea. Consequently, the city of Pori was founded to the coast by Johan (Johan I of Sweden), Grand Duke of Finland in 1558. Administratively, the province lost its function in 1649 when it was combined with Finland Proper to form Turku and Pori County. In the 19th century, the eastern parts of the province were transferred to the Tavastia Commons:Pori


wooden buildings

. Reposaari is a unique village with a townscape of mostly wooden buildings and a population of 1,000 people. The island has a church, marina, hostel, camping site, several restaurants and a fishing port. Reposaaren yhdyskunta Finnish National Board of Antiquities. (in Finnish). Retrieved 28 November 2013. Juselius Mausoleum at the Käppärä Cemetery was built in 1901 for the 11-year-old daughter of businessman Fritz Arthur Jusélius. It is the only mausoleum in Finland. The building is decorated with a frescoes by Akseli Gallen-Kallela who is one of Finland's most prominent painters. Kirjurinluoto is an island and park at the delta (River delta) of river Kokemäenjoki by the city center. On the south side of the river stand the Empire style buildings of the "old town", raised after the 1852 city fire. 1841 built Old Town Hall (Pori Old Town Hall) is one of the few buildings saved from the fire. Central Pori Church and the Greek Orthodox Church of Pori dedicated to John the Theologian are the most notable churches. The Sights City of Pori. Retrieved 28 November 2013. 10 kilometres outside the city at the municipality of Ulvila are the Medieval St. Olaf's Church (St. Olaf's Church, Ulvila) and the 18th century ironworks of Leineperi. Villa Mairea is a design of Finland's most famous architect Alvar Aalto. It is considered as one of his most significant works. The villa is widely known all over the world among the ones interested in modern architecture. Commons:Pori


experimental rock

below a croup measurement of '''Circle''' is an experimental rock band, founded in Pori, Finland in 1991. Band Biography


music light

; Pori is a home for several amateur and youth theatres and the Kirjurinluoto Summer Theatre that presents open-air productions in summertime. Pori Symphony Orchestra was established 1938 and it is today known as Pori Sinfonietta. The orchestra performs in 1999 built Promenadikeskus music hall. The first city orchestra was founded in 1877. In its early years the orchestra was mostly performing light orchestral music (Light music) and its musicians were German. The very first symphony


performing+light

; Pori is a home for several amateur and youth theatres and the Kirjurinluoto Summer Theatre that presents open-air productions in summertime. Pori Symphony Orchestra was established 1938 and it is today known as Pori Sinfonietta. The orchestra performs in 1999 built Promenadikeskus music hall. The first city orchestra was founded in 1877. In its early years the orchestra was mostly performing light orchestral music (Light music) and its musicians were German. The very first symphony


local top

championship publisher Yle News date April 25, 2013 language accessdate November 13, 2013 Their victory parade gathered some 20,000 people to the Pori market square. Local top football side FC Jazz have won

Pori

'''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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