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IN TURKU

AUTUMN 2014


www.tfo.fi Student prices for the same day's normal-priced symphony concerts 3 €! Enjoy a symphony concert at an affordable price by showing your student card: tickets for the same day's concert for 3 €, if you book a ticket in advance from 8 €! If you would like to enjoy concerts more often you have the option of affordable season tickets: the autumn 2014 Thursday series (6 concerts) 38 € for students (normally 96 €), the Friday series for 46 € (norm. 104 €) or the deluxe-series, which includes all of the spring season's 13 concerts for the price of 85 € (norm. 202 €)! Autumn season tickets available until September 12th 2014. Tickets can be purchased at the Turku culture shop Ars Musica in the Concert Hall (Aninkaistenkatu 9, Mon–Fri 11 am–5 pm). Tickets also available through Lippupalvelu, www.lippupalvelu.fi


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www.turku.fi/library Centre for information, experiences and learning The Turku City Library is a new era library that cares for the needs of students and other citizens every day. The library provides everything for both study and recreation: study books, fiction, databases on various fields, wireless Internet connection and ample, well-lit spaces for study. You can look for and reserve material within libraries in several municipalities at one single address www.vaskikirjastot.fi We also have a continuously expanding collection of e-books which can be borrowed via the web library. The world opens up for the student through hundreds of domestic and foreign newspapers in both paper and digital format. Through PressDisplay you can read newspapers even at home with the help of your library user ID and pin code. Through the combined library and culture card you can get information on cultural events in Turku, for example theatre and concert tickets at reduced prices.


www.teatteri.turku.fi Ticket prices for students LOGOMO Theatre (Köydenpunojankatu 14) Seili, musical about crazy love Kvartetti, warm-hearted comedy about stubborn people who refuse to let age define who they are

37 € 32 €

LINNATEATTERI (Linnankatu 31) Vadelmavenepakolainen, comedy of a Finnish man who decides to become a Swede

28 €

Maailmannainen – an evening with Carola's songs Check the current prices at the box-office Tickets at our sales service, tel. +358 (0)2 262 0030. Tickets can be purchased in our places of business and in the Kauppahalli (market hall) ticket shop.

27 €


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www.museumcentreturku.fi Admission fees for students Pharmacy Museum and Qwensel House (Läntinen Rantakatu 13) 3 €

Biological Museum (Neitsytpolku 1) 3€ Luostarinmäki Handicrafts Museum (Vartiovuorenkatu 2) 4€ Turku Castle (Linnankatu 80) 5€ Wäinö Aaltonen Museum (Itäinen Rantakatu 38) 4€ Kylämäki Village of Living History (Jaanintie 45) Free admission Check the opening times and further information www.museumcentreturku.fi PICKS OF EXHIBITIONS: TURKU CASTLE • The Life of a Knight – Henrik Klasson Diekn and His Time • More Than a Thousand Words? Turku Castle in Literature and the Arts WÄINÖ AALTONEN MUSEUM • 13.6.–17.8. Contemporary Art from St. Petersburg • 5.9.–16.11. Kaarina Kaikkonen THE OLD GREAT SQUARE GALLERIES AND TURKU ARTOTEQUE The Old Great Square Galleries exhibits current art of different fields. Free admission to all galleries. The art-lending library offers the opportunity to rent or buy art for your home.


www.turku.fi/sports Affordable prices The City of Turku offers excellent facilities for water sports and gym training. The use of these facilities is especially affordable for students, as many places, including the Impivaara and Petrelius Swimming Halls and gyms, as well as the gyms at Kupittaa Sports Arena and Varissuo Ice Hall, offer student discounts. Good locations for outdoor sports Turku offers opportunities for outdoor sports in all seasons: jogging tracks, nature trails, skating rinks, ski tracks, cycle paths and swimming beaches. The 17 park gyms in Turku offer a fun way to work out outdoors. Theme maps for every occasion Theme maps provide a new perspective into the urban environment and spice up your walks. Public hours, free of charge Impivaara and Varissuo Ice Halls offer public skating hours, free of charge, from August to April. Impivaara Soccer Arena offers public hours, free of charge, in the afternoons. • Impivaara Ice Hall and Soccer Arena, Eskonkatu 1 • Varissuo Ice Hall, entrance through the parking garage, Suurpäänkatu 2


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www.turku.fi/nuoret Vimma – Art and Activity Centre for Youth A facility with many opportunities for you to practise your arts, crafts and media skills, participate in events or just enjoy the atmosphere. Remember to visit the reasonably priced cafe on the ground floor of Vimma! (Aurakatu 16) Further information: www.vimma.info NuortenTurku An information and guidance service point for those under 29, located in Vimma, which provides you information related to things like studying, searching for employment or housing, hobbies, international opportunities, as well as social and health care services. Further information: www.pointti.info/turku Outreach youth work For young people aged 18–29 who require help or guidance. Don't remain alone if you have problems with your studies or work, you lack things to do, you are lonely or need help filling in official documents. Further information: www.turku.fi/etsivanuorisotyo


The City of Turku rents out four beautiful camping areas and the cabins on them for a fair price. The camping areas include Vienola in Rym채ttyl채, Tippsund in Taivassalo and Ahtela in Sauvo, as well as the Nukkumajoki cabin in Inari. These facilities can be rented by youth organisations, associations and private persons. All camping areas are located in exceptionally beautiful locations, in the heart of nature and near water. Further information: www.turku.fi/nuorisoleirialueet, tel. +358 (0)2 262 3112


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You can also use your library card as Culture Card! With the Culture Card you can receive information on a wide range of cultural events in Turku, including various benefits and offers. Get yours now! The Culture Card feature can be added free of charge to the library cards of the Turku City Library and the Vaski libraries of Southwest Finland. For more information, ask your library or check the Internet!


Open Mon-Fri 11-22, Sat 13-23. Uudenmaankatu 1, Turku www.ravintolateini.fi

Have an enjoyable dinner in a unigue historic environment at Restaurant Teini! RESERVATIONS: 010 231 8444 or varaus@ravintolateini.fi Three private dining rooms available for 8 – 24 people.

WITH STUDENT CARD ALL A LA CARTE PORTIONS -10%! Valid until 30th Nov, 2014 for 1-4 persons. Not valid on Sundays or public holidays.

Cosy gastropub Bremer is open from Mon – Sat from 16!

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Freetime in Turku - Affordable for students, autumn 2014