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The project “Contemporary Old City” (Karelia ENPI CBC) has produced some tools and sources of information for culture tourists to help them to get started!

Are you interested in cultural holidays across North Karelia, Finland? Today North Karelia invites you to enjoy its rich cultural heritage and provides opportunities for perfect holidays. Annual calendar of events in North Karelia Useful information about history, culture and tourism of North Karelia Walking tour of Joensuu center in your mobile Download iOs version […]


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City guide “Petrozavodsk. 10 dimensions” has been published

The presentation ceremony of a Russian language tourist guide book about the capital of Karelia titled “Petrozavodsk. 10 dimensions” took place on the 3rd of September 2014 at the City Hall of Petrozavodsk within the international project “Contemporary Old City: Enhancing Cultural Tourism across the Border” (Karelia ENPI CBC Programme). The appearance of the information […]


“Joensuu Culture” and “Contemporary Old City” are now available to download from mobile markets!

  On 1st of July 2014 Karelia University of Applied Sciences launched five new mobile services.  Two applications, “Joensuu Culture” and “Contemporary Old City” have been done within the framework of the project “Contemporary Old City – Enhancing Cultural Tourism across the Border”.   “Joensuu Culture” includes information about the cultural sights located in the […]

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The summary of international conference “Maps, Apps and Other Tools”

  On March 18th “Contemporary Old City: Enhancing cultural tourism across the border “ project organized international conference on development of cultural tourism “Maps, Apps and Other Tools” in Joensuu, Finland. Conference brought together all in all 80 participants – regional authorities, tourism entrepreneurs, tourism students personnel from education and research organizations, culture organizations and […]


Exhibitions “The World of Kizhi” and “Koli – Today” are now open to visitors in North Karelia Museum.

The most important tourist attractions of North Karelia and the Republic of Karelia can now be found from the same building! Exhibitions of UNESCO’s world heritage site “Kizhi” and North Karelia’s national landscape “Koli” are open to visitors in North Karelia Museum until the beginning of the June “The World of Kizhi” presents the work […]

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Outcomes of the 2nd international conference “CITIES BY THE WATER: IMAGES REAL AND VIRTUAL”

You can find more photos of conference from “Materials” On February 20th-21st the 2nd international conference “CITIES BY THE WATER: IMAGES REAL AND VIRTUAL”, held within the international projects “Contemporary old city: enhancing cultural tourism across the border” (funded by the Karelia ENPI Cross-border cooperation programme), and “City Branding. Phase II: Common branding of medium-sized […]


The 2nd international conference on marketing of waterfront cities will take a place in Petrozavodsk on February!

We invite you to take a part in the international conference Cities by the Water: Images Real and Virtual in Petrozavodsk on 20th and 21st of February 2014. Overall subject of the conference is connected with marketing of the waterfront territories, appear interdisciplinary and involves wide range of issues – from scientific and methodological issues […]

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Are you interested in the development of culture tourism? International conference will take a place in Joensuu on March 2014!

Karelia ENPI-CBC project ”Contemporary Old City – Enhancing Cultural Tourism across the Border” wish all a warm welcome to attend the international conference “Maps, Apps and Other Tools” in Joensuu on 18th of March 2014. The event brings together speakers from Finland, Russia, Estonia and Latvia, and conference topics contain the economical aspects, strategies, regional […]