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Jenni #Vartiainen - Missä muruseni on

Jenni #Vartiainen - Missä muruseni on

Tarot - Wings Of Darkness. More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarot_(band)

Tarot - Wings Of Darkness. More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Tarot_(band)

Reckless Love - Hot. More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reckless_Love

Reckless Love - Hot. More info: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Reckless_Love

The Micragirls - Electric Chair Twist. Garage rock from Kuopio.

The Micragirls - Electric Chair Twist. Garage rock from Kuopio.

Erja #Lyytinen - Dust My Broom

Erja #Lyytinen - Dust My Broom

Kuopio Rockcock is one of Finland's largest festivals, held yearly at Väinölänniemi, Kuopio.

Kuopio Rockcock is one of Finland's largest festivals, held yearly at Väinölänniemi, Kuopio.

Timi Lexikon - Huasteleppa Levveemmin. This is how our Savonian dialect sounds like, as performed by local rapper/hip hopper Timi Lexikon. Dubbed by Youtube users as "Ode to Kuopio" and "The National Anthem of Kuopio".

Timi Lexikon - Huasteleppa Levveemmin. This is how our Savonian dialect sounds like, as performed by local rapper/hip hopper Timi Lexikon. Dubbed by Youtube users as "Ode to Kuopio" and "The National Anthem of Kuopio".


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Aarno Ruusuvuori (1925–1992) was a Finnish architect, professor and director of the Museum of Finnish Architecture. He was born in Kuopio. Known for his modernist/brutalist works, #Ruusuvuori designed several churches, of which the most famous one is in Hyvinkää. Also Espoo's WeeGee-house (formerly a printing office), which serves as the largest exhibition centre in Finland, is of his design. In the 1960s Ruusuvuori designed a pre-fab sauna for #Marimekko, but those remained a curiosity.

Aarno Ruusuvuori (1925–1992) was a Finnish architect, professor and director of the Museum of Finnish Architecture. He was born in Kuopio. Known for his modernist/brutalist works, #Ruusuvuori designed several churches, of which the most famous one is in Hyvinkää. Also Espoo's WeeGee-house (formerly a printing office), which serves as the largest exhibition centre in Finland, is of his design. In the 1960s Ruusuvuori designed a pre-fab sauna for #Marimekko, but those remained a curiosity.

Sakari Kuosmanen is a Finnish singer and actor. He is known for bands #Leningrad Cowboys and Sleepy Sleepers. Currently Kuosmanen and his family run a restaurant 'Galley Kallamarina' in Kuopio Harbor.

Sakari Kuosmanen is a Finnish singer and actor. He is known for bands #Leningrad Cowboys and Sleepy Sleepers. Currently Kuosmanen and his family run a restaurant 'Galley Kallamarina' in Kuopio Harbor.

Olli Jokinen

Olli Jokinen

Marco Hietala is a Finnish heavy metal vocalist and bassist of #Nightwish and Tarot. #Hietala moved to Kuopio at the age of 15 to study in Kuopio Senior High of Music and Dance (like Tarja #Turunen at 18 to study in Sibelius Academy at Kuopio). Marco and his family currently live on the waterfront at #Saaristokaupunki.

Marco Hietala is a Finnish heavy metal vocalist and bassist of #Nightwish and Tarot. #Hietala moved to Kuopio at the age of 15 to study in Kuopio Senior High of Music and Dance (like Tarja #Turunen at 18 to study in Sibelius Academy at Kuopio). Marco and his family currently live on the waterfront at #Saaristokaupunki.

Aulis Rytkönen (b. 1929) is a Finnish football legend. He started his career with KuPS in Kuopio and became the country's first professional player when he signed for France's Toulouse FC in 1952. He won the French Cup (Coupe de France) in 1957. Rytkönen worked as Finnish national coach from 1975 to 1978. He was chosen Finland's Player of the Year in 1949, 1950, and 1952.

Aulis Rytkönen (b. 1929) is a Finnish football legend. He started his career with KuPS in Kuopio and became the country's first professional player when he signed for France's Toulouse FC in 1952. He won the French Cup (Coupe de France) in 1957. Rytkönen worked as Finnish national coach from 1975 to 1978. He was chosen Finland's Player of the Year in 1949, 1950, and 1952.

Old pharmacy at the Old Kuopio museum.

Old pharmacy at the Old Kuopio museum.

Hannes Kolehmainen (1889–1966) was a Finnish long-distance runner, born in Kuopio. He is considered to be the 1st of a generation of great Finnish long distance runners, often named the "Flying Finns". His brothers Willy and Tatu, also an Olympian, were also strong long distance runners. Hannes #Kolehmainen took three gold medals and one silver from 1912 Stockholm #Olympics. At the first post-war Olympics, 1920 in Antwerp, he ran gold in the Marathon. He found a worthy successor in Paavo…

Hannes Kolehmainen (1889–1966) was a Finnish long-distance runner, born in Kuopio. He is considered to be the 1st of a generation of great Finnish long distance runners, often named the "Flying Finns". His brothers Willy and Tatu, also an Olympian, were also strong long distance runners. Hannes #Kolehmainen took three gold medals and one silver from 1912 Stockholm #Olympics. At the first post-war Olympics, 1920 in Antwerp, he ran gold in the Marathon. He found a worthy successor in Paavo…

Erja Lyytinen is a Finnish blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. Dubbed the blues queen of Finland, she was born and educated in Kuopio. Erja #Lyytinen is especially appreciated for her abilities on the slide guitar. She was the first woman to major in electric guitar at the #Sibelius Academy. In 2010 she left the university with a Master of Music degree. Lyytinen has had considerable main stream media coverage. She has released several albums and has been touring Europe for quite some…

Erja Lyytinen is a Finnish blues guitarist, singer and songwriter. Dubbed the blues queen of Finland, she was born and educated in Kuopio. Erja #Lyytinen is especially appreciated for her abilities on the slide guitar. She was the first woman to major in electric guitar at the #Sibelius Academy. In 2010 she left the university with a Master of Music degree. Lyytinen has had considerable main stream media coverage. She has released several albums and has been touring Europe for quite some…

Karita Tykkä (née Tuomola) is a Finnish tv-host, actress and model. She won the Miss Finland beauty pageant in 1997 and the Miss Baltic Sea pageant in 1998. Karita Tykkä was born in Kuopio. She is considered one of the most successful pageants ever in turning their Miss Finland title into a full-fledged modeling career.

Karita Tykkä (née Tuomola) is a Finnish tv-host, actress and model. She won the Miss Finland beauty pageant in 1997 and the Miss Baltic Sea pageant in 1998. Karita Tykkä was born in Kuopio. She is considered one of the most successful pageants ever in turning their Miss Finland title into a full-fledged modeling career.

Kimmo Timonen is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenseman and an alternate captain for the Philadelphia #Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also represented Nashville #Predators. #Timonen was born in Kuopio and owns a major share of his hometown club #KalPa.

Kimmo Timonen is a Finnish professional ice hockey defenseman and an alternate captain for the Philadelphia #Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also represented Nashville #Predators. #Timonen was born in Kuopio and owns a major share of his hometown club #KalPa.

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