The Annual Report gives an overview of the operating environment, the services and the key development areas in Espoo.
Operation of the West Metro will begin in August 2016 and Matinkylä will be the terminal station of the first stage. In the extension of the shopping centre will be the Iso Omena service square featuring the library, youth services, maternity and child health clinic, health centre, mental health and substance abuse services, citizens’ office, Kela and HUS’s laboratory and imaging services.


  • The Helsinki Capital Region is becoming a genuine global reference area for intelligent and ecologically sustainable solutions. Helsinki, Espoo and Vantaa have launched a large-scale Smart & Clean partnership project in collaboration with Sitra. The aim of this new kind of collaboration is to make the capital region more attractive to investment, establish new business and create more jobs.
  • A Nordic twin town meeting for the youth was arranged in Espoo 14 – 19 May 2015. The youngsters from Espoo and its Nordic twin towns met in Siikaranta, Espoo, to get acquainted with each other’s cultures and learn more about local politics in each town and how the youth can influence local matters.


  • The final day of April Jazz will begin with an afternoon dance ball. This time, the tunes will be provided by Tapiola Big Band, led by Erno Tiittanen.

    Espoo Big Band Association
  • The traditional April Jazz concert of the young musicians studying at the Ebeli pop and jazz department of the Espoo Music Institute.

    Espoo Cultural Centre, Café Louhi