The Tall Ships Races

The Tall Ships Races Kotka 2017 is part of the international youth sailing event held 30.6.-8.8.2017 as a friendly competition. The event was expected to attract about 3,000 sailors and more than 100 vessels from over 20 countries. Guests can experience the magnificent tall ships, and enjoy entertaining programme in Kotka. The event is suitable for the whole family.
 
The tall ships visit Kotka 13.-16.7. The Tall Ships Races have been in Kotka previously in 1992 and 2007.

More:  http://tallshipskotka.fi/en/
 
 

Kotka Maritime Festival

Annual Kotka Maritime festival is a city-wide festival that encompasses arts, music, sport and whole family fun. It attracts around 200 000 visitors to hundreds of events around Kotka main island and nearly islands. The festival is over 50 years old and rooted in the sea and harbor culture.
In this year Kotka Maritime Festival is bigger than ever, because at same time in Kotka Old Port will be arranged The Tall Ships Races.

More: www.meripaivat.com
 

14.05.2017 to 17.05.2017

A JOINT APPROACH TO GUIDE A GROWING BALTIC CITY INTO A GREAT BALTIC CITY, Rostock 14-17 May 2017

Six international teams will be formed to elaborate three perspectives :

  • Entire City,
  • Inner City and its “Old Harbour”,
  • "Old Harbour" with a focus on small cruise liner area.

The six teams will consist of the members of the UBC Planning Cities and Smart & Prospering Cities Commissions, as well as the Interreg JOHANN network.