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Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year 2020-2021

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The Opening Ceremony of the University of Eastern Finland´s Academic Year 2020–2021 will be held online on Thursday, 3 September 2020, at 13.00. 

Opening Ceremony Service online at 12.40–13.00
Liturgy by University Chaplain Raimo Hakkarainen,
Speech by Vicar Juha Määttä
Music by Reetta Karhunen & Co and Cantor Jarkko Maukonen

Link to recording of Opening Ceremony Service will be published here soonest.

PROGRAMME at 13.00

Opening Address
Rector Jukka Mönkkönen

Celebratory Address
President and CEO Mikko Helander,
Kesko Corporation

Address by the Student Union of the University of Eastern Finland
Chair of the Executive Board Aino Peltonen

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 Editor Anne Heikkinen and Director of Language Centre
Lauri Tolkki.

Please use hashtag #UEFOpeningCeremony2020 to share your Opening Ceremony mood on social