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Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year 2021–2022

  • Celebration
  • Academic community
Event date:
Time:
13:00–15:15
Event location:
Joensuu campus, and online
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The Opening Ceremony of the University of Eastern Finland´s Academic Year 2021-2022 will be held on Wednesday, 8 September 2021, at 2.15 p.m. in Auditorium AU100, Aurora building, Yliopistokatu 2, Joensuu. Welcome!

PROGRAMME

1.00 p.m. Opening Ceremony Time of Prayer  

Liturgy by Sanna Kauppinen and Teemu Toivonen
Speech by Esko Ryökäs and Suvi-Maria Saarelainen
Music by Maria Takala-Roszczenko ja Varvara Merras-Häyrynen
Link for to follow the ceremony.

2.15 p.m. OPENING CEREMONY 

Opening Address
Rector Jukka Mönkkönen

Celebratory Address
Chairman, Doctor of Social Sciences 
h.c. Erkki Liikanen

Address by the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland
Chair of the Executive Board Vesa Janhunen

Choir Music 
University of Eastern Finland Choir Joy with Mari-Annika Heikkilä as the Conductor

The Finnish National Anthem 
“Maamme”

The Opening Ceremony will be hosted by University Teacher Sanna Niskanen and Director of Language Centre Lauri Tolkki.

The Opening Ceremony starting at 2.15 p.m. can also be followed online