Conferment Ceremony at the University of Eastern Finland,
Joensuu campus 28-30 August, 2014

Changes of schedule are possible

Thursday 28 August, 2014

Special Programme for Honorary Doctors

Time: Action: Place:
a.m. Visiting Faculty / Department University campus
11:15 a.m. Press Conference University campus
12:00 Lunch hosted by Rector Perttu Vartiainen University campus
2 p.m. Planting of commemorative trees by Honorary Doctors Botanical Garden

Programme for all participants

6 p.m. Conferment Ceremony Concert Carelia Hall, university campus
8 p.m. Hat Fitting Carelia Building, university campus
8:30 p.m. Conferment Ceremony Rehearsal Carelia Hall, university campus
9:30 p.m. Evening Meal and Party Carelia Building, university campus

Friday 29 August, 2014

Programme for all participants

Time: Action: Place:
11:30 a.m.

Procession to the Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees, Get-together

Library lobby, Carelia Building
12:00 Doctoral Conferment Ceremony Carelia Hall, university campus
3:30 p.m. Procession to the Church  
4 p.m. Conferment Ceremony Service Evangelical Lutheran Church of Joensuu
7 p.m. Reception for the Banquet Restaurant Riverside, Hotel Kimmel
7:30 p.m. Banquet and Ball Restaurant Riverside and Joensuu cabinet
Midnight Late Night Snack and Address to the Rising Sun Restaurtant Riverside, Hotel Kimmel


Saturday 30 August, 2014

Programme for Honorary Doctors and all enrolled on the Cruise and Lunch

Time: Action: Place:
10:45 a.m. Get-together Joensuu passanger harbour
11 a.m. Cruise starts Boats from the Joensuu passanger harbour
12:00 Lunch Restaurant Utran uittotupa
2-2:30 p.m. Cruise back Boats to the Joensuu passanger

 

PROGRAMMES FOR THE EVENTS

Conferment Ceremony Concert

Thursday, 28 August, at 6 p.m., Carelia Hall, Yliopistokatu 4

JANNE MERTANEN AND SOULFUL CHOPIN
The Conferment Ceremony Concert of University of Eastern Finland

Conductor Atso Almila
Soloist Janne Mertanen, piano

Uuno Klami: Nummisuutarit-alkusoitto (The Cobblers on the Heath)
Manuel de Falla: El amor brujo: Ballet Suite
Frédéric Chopin: Piano Concerto No. 2 in F minor, op. 21

Hat Fitting

Thursday, 28 August, at approximately 8 p.m. in the lobby of the Carelia building, Yliopistokatu 4

NB! The promovendi need to deliver their doctoral hats to the hat fitting ceremony organisers before the Concert which begins at 6 p.m. The hat must have a name tag inside. Further instructions on how to deliver the hat to the organisers of the hat fitting ceremony will be made available later.

The hat fitting is a traditional ceremony before the conferment ceremony. The doctoral hats are arranged on tables and the fitting of the hats takes place under the guidance of the Master of Ceremonies. The doctoral hat is "fitted" so that the doctor's companion or a marshal lightly touches the hair of the doctor or honorary doctor with the hat. 

Conferment Ceremony Rehearsal

Thursday, 28 August, at approximately 8:30 p.m. in the Carelia building, Yliopistokatu 4

All doctors to be promoted – honorary doctors included – are expected to take part in the conferment ceremony rehearsal. The rehearsal will begin immediately after the hat fitting ceremony. The rehearsal starts with everybody finding their places for the procession. After that, the conferment ceremony will be gone through in detail to make sure that everyone knows what to expect and how to act in the conferment ceremony on Friday.

Evening Meal and Party

Thursday, 28 August at approximately 9:30 p.m. in the lobby of the Carelia building, Yliopistokatu 4

The event is intended as a get-together-and-get-to-know-each-other party.

PROGRAMME:
Welcoming toast
Welcoming address by Merja Sagulin, PhD, Chair of the Doctors' Committee
Address to the hat, Kati Parppei, PhD and Heta Hurskainen, ThD
Buffet dinner, wine. The menu of the buffet will be announced later.
Dancing and socialising. Music by Rytmihäiriköt.
The event ends at 12 midnight.

Procession to the Doctoral Conferment Ceremony

Friday, 29 August, Carelia Building, Library lobby, Yliopistokatu 4

The honorary doctors, the promovendi and others participating in the procession meet at 11:30 a.m.

PROCESSION ORDER:

Head Marshal

Rector
Academic rector
Chancellors and Rectors of other Universities
Director of Administration
Former rectors

Deans
Emeritus professors
Professors

Conferrers of Degrees

Honorary Doctors
Prima Doctor
Doctors
Ultimus Doctor

Master of Ceremonies

Doctoral Conferment Ceremony

Friday, 29 August, Carelia Hall, Yliopistokatu 4

The honorary doctors, the promovendi and others participating in the procession meet at 11:30 a.m.
The audience is expected to be in the hall by 11:45 a.m.
The doctoral conferment ceremony begins at 12 noon.

PROGRAMME:

The procession enters the Carelia Hall at 12 noon
Processional music: J. Hilander / J. L. Runeberg Till en fågel
University of Eastern Finland Choir Joy, conducted by Helena Hulmi

Rector's address
Rector Perttu Vartiainen

Rector's decision on the organisation of doctoral conferment ceremonies
Director of Administration Tuomo Meriläinen

Music
S. Sariola Väinämöisen veneretki (Kanteleen synty)
University of Eastern Finland Choir Joy

Address by the Conferrer of Degrees
Professor Tapani Pakkanen

Question to the Prima Doctor
Professor emerita Hilkka Seppälä

Reply by the Prima Doctor
ThD Maria Takala-Roszczenko

Conferment of Honorary Doctorates

Conferment of Doctorates by Faculty. Conferrers of Degrees: Professor Lea Siilin, Professor Tapani Pakkanen and Professor Markku Tykkyläinen.

Address by the Ultimus Doctor to the invited guests
DSSc Jussi Ronkainen

The Finnish National Anthem "Maamme"
University of Eastern Finland Choir Joy and audience

Processional music: An Irish blessing
University of Eastern Finland Choir Joy
The procession leaves the hall

Procession to the Church

Friday, 29 August

The procession gets organised in front of the Carelia building at 3:15 p.m. The procession starts at 3:30 p.m.
The procession walks via Yliopistokatu/ Koskikatu towards the city centre. At the crossing of Kirkkokatu, the procession turns right and walks via Kirkkokatu towards the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Joensuu.

PROCESSION ORDER:

Master of Ceremonies

Conferrers of Degrees
Honorary Doctors
Prima Doctor
Doctors
Ultimus Doctor

Rector
Academic rector
Chancellors and Rectors of other Universities
Director of Administration
Former rectors

Deans
Professors
Emeritus professors
Previously conferred Honorary Doctors
Docents
Other teachers and personel

Companions and other guests

Head Marshal

Conferment Ceremony Service

Friday, 29 August, from 4 p.m. to 5 p.m. at the Evangelical Lutheran Church of Joensuu.

Liturgy: ThD Pauliina Kainulainen and Professor Paavo Kettunen
Sermon: Bishop Jari Jolkkonen
Organist and cantor: Janne Piipponen
Assistants: Archbishop Leo, Rector Perttu Vartiainen, Professor Anu Puusa
Choirs: University of Eastern Finland Choir Joy, conducted by Helena Hulmi; The Chanters of John the Theologian Church, conducted by Petri Nykänen
Flautist: Pekka Mustaniemi

Banquet and Ball

Friday, 29 August, at restaurant Riverside, Sokos Hotel Kimmel, Itäranta 1. (private occations)

The reception begins at 7 p.m. at the lobby of the restaurant Riverside. Rector Perttu Vartiainen and Chair of the Organising Committee Hannu Mustakallio receive the banquet guests.

The banquet begins at 7:30 p.m.
Appetisers, a main course, dessert and coffee will be served. Sparkling wine will be served as a toast, white and red wine with dinner, and cognac or liqueur with coffee. More detailed information about the menu will be announced later.

PROGRAMME OF THE BANQUET AND BALL:

Opening of the banquet, Master of Ceremonies Anu Puusa
Address to the Conferrers of Degrees, ScD Mirjami Ikonen
Answer by a Conferrer of Degrees, Professor Markku Tykkyläinen
Address to the Honorary Doctors, PhD Valerio Lucarini
Answer by an Honorary Doctor, Docent Tuomo Kauranne
Address to Companions, PhD Johanna Uotinen

After the banquet, the guests can move to the Joensuu cabinet to view the conferment ceremony ball. In the ball, the doctors and honorary doctors dance traditional dances. Music by Joensuu brass band.

Dance rehearsals will be held in August. More detailed information about the rehearsal timetable will be announced later.

After the conferment ceremony ball, the Joensuu brass band will continue with lighter music in the restaurant Riverside. The guests may purchase drinks in the restaurant bars.

Late Night Snack and Address to the Rising Sun

Friday, 29 August, at the restaurant Riverside, Sokos Hotel Kimmel (private occation)

At midnight, a light snack with a glass of sparkling wine will be served.
Address to the rising sun by Tiina Sotkasiira, Doctor of Social Sciences.

After the address, the guests can continue socialising and partying at the restaurant Riverside or at the night club Night.

Conferment Ceremony Cruise and Lunch

Saturday, 30 August, beginning at 10:45 a.m.

PROGRAMME:

Gathering at the Joensuu passenger harbour at 10:45 a.m.
Cruise starts at 11:00 a.m.
Welcoming toast at the restaurant Utran Uittotupa at around 11:45 a.m.
Lunch at the restaurant Utran Uittotupa. The menu will be announced later.
The boats return to the Joensuu passenger harbour at around 2:30 p.m.

End of the festivities.