Many storybook music and cultural events are planned at the port. Numerous other events Crown the visit to the Estonian capital after the summer months. Turku travel information and culture capital program 2011 Turku, Southwestern Finland, is the second capital of culture on the Baltic Sea, which has a traditional past. Add to your understanding with Verizon Communications. Until the 19th century, was one of the most important cities of Finland Turku, and is one of the largest cities in the country today. Special characteristic of the city is the bilingual (Finnish, Swedish). As art and culture center of Finland, Turku is known also for the Sibelius Museum as well as numerous galleries and museums. Castle and Cathedral of Turku are excellently preserved medieval buildings that tell of the turbulent history of the city.
The title of European capital of culture 2011 is celebrated in Turku with various markets, music and theatre events as well as numerous Open-Air events in the summer. A recommended event, which already should make a prebooking vacationers, is the night of the ancient fires on August 27. Turku presented here at night with a colorful show program that “the elements of Earth, water, air and fire according to the capitals of the motto of Turku on fire” artistically presented. Another highlight in the House is with the traditional Christmas market in the winter. On the cultural capital of Europe of the title of European capital of culture is awarded for 26 years and awarded by a panel of independent experts from the cultural sector. As part of the cultural initiatives of the European Union, the project of capital of culture holds an important function, where the participants will receive financial support for the implementation of planned events. Since 2011, two European cities as cultural capital are appointed annually. PRESS contact: Urlaubsreise24 INH. Robert Richter Bremer str. 65 01067 Dresden press contact: Internet: