School autumn break in Kuopio 2017 offers children and youth a wide range of fun things to do. Many of the activities are free unless otherwise informed. School autumn break of Kuopio comprehensive school takes place on 16–22 October 2017.
The city of Kuopio welcomed new international students by arranging Welcome to Kuopio event, where students met each other and got useful information on living and studying in Kuopio. In addition, the popular #fromKuopiowithLove photo competition was also launched.
In October of this year, a Shanghai landmark, the Shanghai World Financial Centre, is presenting Finland's unspoilt nature and the powerful story of a Finnish woman. The City of Kuopio and the Shanghai Pudong New Area are celebrating their friendship with a two-week exhibition.