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 exhibition presents the proposal for Porkkala national park made by the Finnish Association for Nature Conservation (FANC) and the World Wide Fund for Nature (WWF), as well as pictures of the beautiful maritime nature of the area.


  • Espoo is home to an internationally significant watchmaking and micromechanics cluster. The City of Espoo and the Finnish Watchmaking Cluster have now set out to raise the specialism’s profile and reputation to match other sectors currently enhancing the international competitiveness of the Finnish economy.
  • VTT has built a piloting centre aimed at refining biomass at Kivenlahti, Espoo. Bioruukki offers companies world-class platform for new technology development and realisation of bioeconomy concepts. It operates in an area of technology that is important to Finland: bioenergy, utilisation of biomass to make valuable products – such as biochemicals – and recycling.


  • Iisa, who charmed the crowds as the lead singer of Regina, is now also a solo artist. In her solo career, Iisa has taken on responsibility for more than just the lyrics of her songs; she also composes most of her material.
  • Egotrippi, which will release a new album in the spring, has established its place in the hearts of audiences with beautiful and touching melodies and insightful and touching lyrics for two decades now.