Good to know
Tampere is called Manse, i.e. the Finnish Manchester, because both of them are working-class towns.
The Rajaportti sauna in Tampere is Finland's oldest public sauna still in use.
Simo Frangen, Pasi Heikura and Jyrki Liikka, who host the Alivaltiosihteeri radio program on YleX
musician Juice Leskinen
the band Popeda
hockey teams Tappara ja Ilves
Kyä viksup päriää (Aku Ankka = Donald Duck)
Tamperelaisten katkismus (the catechism in the Tavastian dialect)
nysse = linja-auto
People from Tavastian area are gawky and backward. There are many jokes about it: How can you give a happy old age to a man? Tell him a couple of good jokes when he is young.
People from Turku make jokes of people living in Tampere.