, 2013. Sports thumb Speedway track in Yyteri (File:Speedway Extraliiga 22. 5. 2010 - erä 13.jpg) Major team sports in Pori are ice hockey and football (Association football). Pori is especially known for its popular hockey team Ässät which is a three-time Finnish Champion (Liiga), most recently in 2013 (2012–13 SM-liiga season).
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
and spectacular "Danny-Shows" which toured around Finland every summer all the way to the late 1970s, with a different theme every year and an entourage of other well-known singers and entertainers. During the 1960s Danny recorded a number of hits, among them "Kesäkatu" (Loving Spoonful's "Summer In The City"), "Vähän ennen kyyneleitä" ("El angel de la guarda"), "Tuuliviiri", "Rebecca" and "Se eikö todista että muutuin"
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. Villa Mairea is located in Noormarkku, a municipality annexed with Pori
Pori, Finland * Porsgrunn, Norway alias origin Pori, Finland genre Melodic death metal History The band was formed in 1999 in Pori, Finland by singer lead guitarist Jori Haukio, guitarist Jarkko Kokko and keyboardist Toni Nummelin. Drummer Mikko Sipola joined in late 1999, soon followed by the arrival of new vocalist (singer) Ville Viljanen in early 2000 when
Haukio decided to focus on his guitar work. Bassist Teemu Heinola was not appointed until after the band's first demo (demo (music)), ''Before Birth'', which attracted attention from French (France) record label Listenable Records in 2001.
concert was played in 1902. Most famous classical composer from Pori is Selim Palmgren, even called as "The Finnish Chopin". Pori Opera was established in 1976. It performs a yearly production together with Pori Sinfonietta and Pori Opera Choir. In 2004 they recorded Kung Karls jakt which is the first opera composed in Finland. Museums Satakunta Museum is a historical museum established 1888. It is one of the oldest historical museums in Finland and presents
, 2013. Sports thumb Speedway track in Yyteri (File:Speedway Extraliiga 22. 5. 2010 - erä 13.jpg) Major team sports in Pori are ice hockey and football (Association football). Pori is especially known for its popular hockey team Ässät which is a three-time Finnish Champion (Liiga), most recently in 2013 (2012–13 SM-liiga season). Commons:Pori
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>
, Pori and Salo (Salo, Finland). The university is a member of the Coimbra Group. birth_date '''Henry Saari''' (born 14 January 1964, in Pori, Finland), also known as '''Henry the Great''' (''Henry Suuri'') is a Finnish (Finland) actor, director and porn star (Pornographic film actor). In 1993, Saari won the title of Mr. Finland and placed 3rd in the Mr. Europe
). 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. Commons: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.