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to the sea. The banks of the 14th century Korsholm castle are still visible and can be found west of the Church of Korsholm. *'''The campuses of Vaasa'''. Vaasa has three university level educational institutions with campuses that make use of Vaasa's industrial past. WikiPedia:Vaasa commons:Vaasa

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and eventful. The band publishes records in very short intervals (about one LP per year), and has experienced many line-up changes. The only remaining original member is the current vocalist, Vesa "Vesku" Jokinen. The band is notable for founding its own record company, Kråklund Records. The facility finally became a civilian service training and general-purpose schooling facility in 1997, when the civilian service training was moved from Vaasa to Lapinjärvi. alias


- Jyväskylä - Hirvaskangas - Oulu * Western route (used occasionally): Turku - Rauma (Rauma, Finland) - Pori - Vaasa - Raahe - Oulu '''Heli Koivula Kruger''' (née ''Heli Maarit Koivula;'' born 27 June 1975) is a former Finnish (Finnish people) track & field athlete (sportsperson). She was born in Kauhajoki and represented Kauhajoen Karhu throughout her career. She currently lives in Vaasa. Her main athletic events were

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, which head to Vaasa. There are also trains that go straight to Vaasa via Seinäjoki. Three of these trains also go from Vaasa to Jyväskylä via Seinäjoki. Check timetables at VR's web site. By bus There are west coast bus connections from Oulu to Turku, which go through Vaasa. Buses connect Vaasa also to Tampere, Pori and Kokkola. Check '''Matkahuolto''' for timetables and such. By boat A ferry line called ''' http

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eight children and who wrote poems and novels, too. death_date '''Matti Pellonpää''' (28 March 1951 in Helsinki – 13 July 1995 in Vaasa) was an award-winning Finnish (Finland) actor and a musician. He rose to international fame with his roles in both Aki Kaurismäki's and Mika Kaurismäki's films; particularly being a regular in Aki's films, appearing in 18 of them. DATE OF DEATH

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as Ritz url http: index.html email address Kirkkopuistikko 22 lat 63.0955 long 21.6090 directions phone tollfree fax hours price content A place that tries to combine all forms of local and international culture on to one scene. Ritz has featuered over a hundered shows in just under two years. The performers vary from artists that have traveled all over the world to those who are taking their first tumbling steps. Sports * WikiPedia:Vaasa commons:Vaasa

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). As the technique differs much between the two events, few modern top-level shooters even attempt to excel in both. He was born in Vaasa and died in Helsinki. The company Strömberg expanded in an early stage and founded another factory branch in Vaasa, Finland, in an area which is now known as Strömberg Park. The Strömberg Park area was planned, and parts of the buildings there today were designed by Alvar Aalto. '''Kai Hahto''' (born in 1973 in Vaasa

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of Ostrobothnia'''. Vaasa is the perfect base to go out on daytrips to the smaller towns of '''Kristinestad''' (''fi: Kristiinankaupunki''), '''Kaskinen''' (''sw: Kaskö'') and '''Närpes''' (''fi: Närpiö'') in the south or '''Nykarleby''' (''fi: Uusikaarlepyy''), '''Jakobstad''' (''fi: Pietarsaari'') and '''Kokkola''' (''sw: Karleby'') in the north. *'''Provinssirock''' is a good rock festival in the city of '''Seinäjoki''', some 80 kilometers east of Vaasa. As most hotels are fully booked in the area during the Festival, Vaasa could provide a comfortable base for a musical visit. The annual festival is organized in the middle of June. *Or why not take the boat over to Umeå in Sweden. WikiPedia:Vaasa commons:Vaasa


) is a Finnish (Finland) conductor (conducting) and composer. background group_or_band origin Vaasa, Finland genre Punk rock '''Klamydia''' (Finnish language for Chlamydia (Chlamydia infection)) is a punk rock band from Vaasa, Finland. The band's name was chosen because it was the worst name that came to their minds. The band was assembled in 1988, and has been continuously active since then. The history of the band is long

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'', '''Sv (Swedish language)''': ''Slaget vid Jutas'') was fought on September 13, 1808 between Swedish (Sweden) and Russia (Imperial Russia)n troops south of Nykarleby in Ostrobothnia (Ostrobothnia (region)), Finland. Before the battle the Swedish army was in retreat after the campaign of the previous summer. The main Swedish force was retreating from Vaasa to Nykarleby. The Russians sent a force to cut off the Swedish retreat. In response the Swedes sent a force under Georg


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The city is bilingual with speaking Swedish (Finland-Swedish), but the surrounding municipalities have much higher rates of Swedish-speakers than that. These circumstances make the region as well as the city an important centre for Finland-Swedish (Swedish-speaking Finns) culture.

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