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 centre of Joensuu. The application provides seven different types of cultural walking routes in three languages (Finnish, English, Russian) that allow an easy exploration of the city.
Implemented by Karelia UAS and City of Joensuu
“Contemporary old City” provides an opportunity to experience Petrozavodsk with user’s personal smartphone. Application contains sounds, photos and other information from Petrozavodsk’s cultural sites in two languages (English and Russian).
Implemented by Karelia UAS, City of Joensuu and Kizhi State Open Air Museum
More applications and information in Finnish: http://mobiili.efilon.fi