Seinäjoki

What is Seinäjoki known for?


summer events

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


outstanding architecture

address Kauppakatu 17 lat 62.78922 long 22.83841 directions phone +358 6 416 2734 tollfree fax hours 15.5.–31.8. Wed 12–18, Thu-Sun 12–16 1.9.–14.5. Wed 12–18, Thu, Fri, Sun 12–16 price content This center is the administrative and cultural center of Seinäjoki. The center was designed by Alvar Aalto, a renowned Finnish architect and designer of the 20th century and one of the most important architects in the world. His work includes outstanding architecture, furniture


directing

-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


acting directing

-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


famous wooden

plans for the theatre building as early as 1969, but its construction was not carried out until 1986-1987 under Elissa Aalto´s supervision. The theatre seats 429 people and the small stage 120. In the lobby there are famous wooden reliefs and Aalto’s biggest glass designs exhibition. * WikiPedia:Seinäjoki Dmoz:Regional Europe Finland Western Finland Localities Seinäjoki Commons:Category:Seinäjoki


unique design

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. **


genre power

-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


big number

." 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


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


special blue

62.7867 long 22.8414 directions phone +358 6 416 2111 tollfree fax hours Mon–Fri 9–15 price content The competition for the City Hall design took place during 1958-1959. It was finally constructed during 1961-1962. The Council´s meeting chamber is also used for concerts. The façade of the City Hall is clad with special blue porcelain rods. The whole interior of the building is characterized with Aalto’s singular style and design. **

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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