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Alvar Aalto Week is a new kind of urban happening that will run in Jyväskylä from August 27 – September 2, 2018


The themes of this interactive, multi-artistic urban event, which has something for everybody, will range from architecture and housing to the built environment. Alvar Aalto Week will include guided tours, multi-artistic performances, exhibitions, lectures and all kinds of surprises. Program of the Alvar Aalto Week will be launched in June:

Jyväskylä will also host the 14th International Alvar Aalto Symposium during Alvar Aalto Week. It will be held on 30–31.8.2018 with the theme “New housing solutions for cities in change”.

The weekend will culminate in the inaugural Aalto Open House event on Sunday 2.9.2018. This will provide a unique opportunity to peep into residential buildings designed by Alvar Aalto in Jyväskylä when residents open up the doors to their private homes.

Alvar Aalto Week is jointly organized by the Alvar Aalto Foundation, the City of Jyväskylä and numerous partners. This year’s event in Jyväskylä is the second Alvar Aalto Week. Each Alvar Aalto town can take a turn to host Alvar Aalto Week.

Further information:
Alvar Aalto Foundation
Producer Mari Forsberg
Tel. +358 45 679 0920