Seinäjoki

What is Seinäjoki known for?


hosting

of cultural events in Seinäjoki nowadays. For example, Seinäjoki is known for hosting three large summer events: ''Tangomarkkinat'', which is a tango (tango (dance)) festival attracting more than 100,000 visitors annually, ''Vauhtiajot'', which is a motor racing event music festival, and ''Provinssirock'', which is one of the largest and oldest rock festivals in Finland. Rytmikorjaamo is a popular rock club, wherein almost every weekend play some Finnish or international artists

* Sterling James Keenan, an American professional wrestler. * Seinäjoen Jalkapallokerho, association football club from Seinäjoki, Finland. * ''Suomen JalkapalloKlubi'', a football team playing in Brussels. thumb The Court of Appeal and Academy House of Turku. (File:Turun hovioikeus.jpg) Being both a regional (regions of Finland) and provincial (provinces of Finland) capital, Turku is an important administrative centre, hosting the seat of the Archdiocese of Turku


power metal

-specific (acting, directing, etc.) awards -- A brand new non-replica production of ''Tanz der Vampire'' ("Vampyyrien tanssi") opened in Seinäjoki, Finland, on September 10, 2011. alias origin Seinäjoki, Finland genre Power metal Symphonic metal

'''Celesty''' is a Finnish (Finland) power metal band from Seinäjoki, formed in 1998. The band has released four albums, of which their latest (''Vendetta'') includes a collaboration with the Tampere Philharmonic Orchestra and a professional choir. '''Arto Saari''' (born


open book

Library (1964-1965) url email address Koulukatu 21 lat 62.7865 long 22.8427 directions phone +358 6 4162 326 tollfree fax hours Mon–Fri 10–19, Sat 11–15, During summer: Mon–Thu 10–19, Fri 10–17, Sat closed price content The City Library - Regional Library, the architectural pearl of the Aalto Centre, was constructed in 1964-1965. The open book shaped building is a very unique design. **


year offering

. In Seinäjoki there are also several other bars and clubs offering live music and other entertainment. The city theatre of Seinäjoki has a wide quality program throughout the year, offering plays for everyone. The city orchestra of Seinäjoki is performing many concerts in the area and has been making many tours in Finland and abroad. Sights *Lakeuden Risti Church ("The Cross of the Plains") *Alvar Aalto's cultural and administrative centre (Aalto Center) *the Southern Ostrobothnia District Museum *the Civil Guard and Lotta Svärd museum *Törnävä church *the railway exhibition *Mallaskoski brewery Other points of interest *Törnävä Museum Area *the Suviyö trotting-race *Törnävä summer theatre - Seinäjoki *Jouppi mountain winter sports centre *Seinäjoki City Theatre *Provinssirock *Tangomarkkinat *Vauhtiajot Notable people *Softengine, rock pop band *Arto Saari, skateboarder *Paula Koivuniemi, singer *Jorma Ollila, former Chairman and CEO of the Nokia Corporation *The Dudesons, stunt group that consist of four childhood friends. Also known as Extreme Duudsonit. *Pekka Koskela, speed skater *Veli Lampi, soccer player *Mari Kiviniemi, politician (Prime Minister of Finland 2010—2011) *Petri Kontiola, hockey player *Hanna-Kaisa Lehtiniemi, accordion player *Katja Kankaanpää, mixed martial artist Statistics *Population: 31,696 (2003), 35,918 (2005 after consolidation with Peräseinäjoki) and 56,229 (2009 after consolidation with Nurmo and Ylistaro). *Annual growth: 624 Economy Finncomm Airlines has its head office on the grounds of Seinäjoki Airport in nearby Ilmajoki. "Contact Information." Finncomm Airlines. Retrieved on 25 February 2010. Also Seinäjoki has a nationally and internationally significant food production and R&D industry. Headquartered in Seinäjoki food company Atria Corporation's net sales in 2009 were EUR 1316 million and it employed an average of 6,214 persons in several countries. Seinäjoki also is well known for having a large number of SME's and a big number of shops for its size. International relations WikiPedia:Seinäjoki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Western Finland Localities Seinäjoki Commons:Category:Seinäjoki


popular rock

of cultural events in Seinäjoki nowadays. For example, Seinäjoki is known for hosting three large summer events: ''Tangomarkkinat'', which is a tango (tango (dance)) festival attracting more than 100,000 visitors annually, ''Vauhtiajot'', which is a motor racing event music festival, and ''Provinssirock'', which is one of the largest and oldest rock festivals in Finland. Rytmikorjaamo is a popular rock club, wherein almost every weekend play some Finnish or international artists


building created

, textiles and glassware. The Aalto Centre is composed of six buildings which were mainly completed between 1960 and 1968. The first building created was the church, Lakeuden Risti ("Cross on the Plain") and the last one, the theatre, in 1987. ** WikiPedia:Seinäjoki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Western Finland Localities Seinäjoki Commons:Category:Seinäjoki


year award

Rovaniemen Palloseura (RoPS). For the 1995 season, he moved to Seinäjoki and took the local club, TP-Seinäjoki into the Veikkausliiga. In 1997, he was offered a post at FC Haka, which he accepted, getting the club promoted from the second tier (Ykkönen) and winning three league championships in a row with the Valkeakoski team. He received the Manager of the Year award in 2000, after Haka's second subsequent title. The first electric trains started


significant+feature

Aallonkatu 12 lat 62.7856 long 22.8402 directions phone tollfree fax hours price content This building constructed during 1966-1968 holds many city and state offices in Seinäjoki. Its most significant feature in the interior is the court room. ** WikiPedia:Seinäjoki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Western Finland Localities Seinäjoki Commons:Category:Seinäjoki


quality+program

. In Seinäjoki there are also several other bars and clubs offering live music and other entertainment. The city theatre of Seinäjoki has a wide quality program throughout the year, offering plays for everyone. The city orchestra of Seinäjoki is performing many concerts in the area and has been making many tours in Finland and abroad. Sights *Lakeuden Risti Church ("The Cross of the Plains") *Alvar Aalto's cultural and administrative centre (Aalto Center) *the Southern Ostrobothnia District Museum *the Civil Guard and Lotta Svärd museum *Törnävä church *the railway exhibition *Mallaskoski brewery Other points of interest *Törnävä Museum Area *the Suviyö trotting-race *Törnävä summer theatre - Seinäjoki *Jouppi mountain winter sports centre *Seinäjoki City Theatre *Provinssirock *Tangomarkkinat *Vauhtiajot Notable people *Softengine, rock pop band *Arto Saari, skateboarder *Paula Koivuniemi, singer *Jorma Ollila, former Chairman and CEO of the Nokia Corporation *The Dudesons, stunt group that consist of four childhood friends. Also known as Extreme Duudsonit. *Pekka Koskela, speed skater *Veli Lampi, soccer player *Mari Kiviniemi, politician (Prime Minister of Finland 2010—2011) *Petri Kontiola, hockey player *Hanna-Kaisa Lehtiniemi, accordion player *Katja Kankaanpää, mixed martial artist Statistics *Population: 31,696 (2003), 35,918 (2005 after consolidation with Peräseinäjoki) and 56,229 (2009 after consolidation with Nurmo and Ylistaro). *Annual growth: 624 Economy Finncomm Airlines has its head office on the grounds of Seinäjoki Airport in nearby Ilmajoki. "Contact Information." Finncomm Airlines. Retrieved on 25 February 2010. Also Seinäjoki has a nationally and internationally significant food production and R&D industry. Headquartered in Seinäjoki food company Atria Corporation's net sales in 2009 were EUR 1316 million and it employed an average of 6,214 persons in several countries. Seinäjoki also is well known for having a large number of SME's and a big number of shops for its size. International relations WikiPedia:Seinäjoki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Western Finland Localities Seinäjoki Commons:Category:Seinäjoki


traditional style

is one of the most important and emotional parts of the event. These figures receive much domestic media attention and often recording contracts as well and they also perform their own shows at the tango Festival the following years. Besides the opportunity for dancing and the Tango Royalty contest, another purpose of this Festival is to show new ways to do Tango and to erase the idea that Tango has only one style, the traditional style. Tango specialists say that this rehearsal can certainly have

Seinäjoki

'''Seinäjoki''' is a city (list of towns in Finland) located in Southern Ostrobothnia, Finland. Seinäjoki originated around the Östermyra bruk iron and gunpowder factories founded in 1798. Seinäjoki became a municipality in 1868, market town (köping) in 1931 and town in 1960. In 2005, the municipality of Peräseinäjoki was merged into Seinäjoki, and in the beginning of 2009, the neighbouring municipalities of Nurmo and Ylistaro were consolidated with Seinäjoki.

The Town library, Lakeuden Risti Church and central administrative buildings are designed by Alvar Aalto.

The asteroid 1521 Seinäjoki bears the town's name.

Seinäjoki was historically called '' '' in Swedish (Swedish language). Today this name is very seldom used even among the Swedish speakers. Literal translation for Seinäjoki is "Wallriver".

Seinäjoki Airport is located in the neighbouring municipality of Ilmajoki, south of the Seinäjoki city centre.

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