The City of Joensuu hosts 8th International Winter Cycling Congress
in Joensuu, Finland 5 – 7 of February 2020. The WCC gathers advocates and specialists of cycling together for an international event to develop winter cycling conditions reinforce the role of winter cycling as an everyday form of physical activity and to share the best practices around the world. The event is organised by the international Winter Cycling Federation.
for the international Winter Cycling Congress has been opened! The congress will take place in Joensuu Arena 4.2.–7.2.2020. Three-day Early Bird tickets are available until the end of this year.
Through the Winter Cycling Congress 2020 Call for Papers, Joensuu got 40 proposals from all over the world. There were proposals from Finland, Canada, North America, Germany, Slovakia, Belgium, the Netherlands, Denmark and Sweden. Announcements of the official speakers will start soon.
During the conference in Joensuu participants can take part on various Mobile tours. On one of the tours guests will learn about the arrangements of the Winter Swimming Finnish Championships which will be held on Saturday 8th at Ilosaari, centre of Joensuu.
There will also be an opportunity to try winter swimming with sauna at the local ice swimming association Joensuu Polar Bears
’ winter swimming center.
There is plenty of additional program planned also after the congress. Excursion filled with activities to national park Koli on Saturday 8th will take participants to explore unique landscapes and enjoy North Karelian winter to the fullest.