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Independence Day Reception 29.11.2012.

for International Students and Staff Members. The reception takes place in the Main Auditorium of the University of Tampere (Main Building, Kalevantie 4) on 29 November 2012 at 6 p.m.

The reception is organized to celebrate Finland's Independence Day. Finland was declared independent on 6 December 1917. The Unipoli network invites all international students and staff members of UTA, TUT and TAMK to the event.

In Finland, the Independence Day is celebrated in a respectful and solemn manner. During the reception, we will hear reflections on Finland and enjoy Finnish music and dance.

The event is offered by the UnipoliTampere network (the University of Tampere, Tampere University of Technology and Tampere University of Applied Sciences). The event is formal, but there is no dress code.

Please, sign up on 23 November 2012 at the latest.

For further information, please contact:



‘Finland has it all’ by Monty Python
Images of Finland

Welcoming words
Kaisa Kurki
Director of International Education Services, UTA

Pertti Haapala
Vice Rector, UTA

Finnish folk dance and music
by Sorokoska

Experiences in Finland
Jens Närger & Stephen Burrell
International degree students, UTA

Finnish songs
Nouse lauluni (composed by Soila Sariola/lyrics. trad. ja S.S., arranged by Carlos Rubio)
Hiljaisuus (Essi Wuorela/Kirsi Kunnas, arranged by Carlos Rubio)
Hyvästi (Kaj Chydenius/Aulikki Oksanen)
Kulkuri ja joutsen (Lasse Dahlquist/Reino Helismaa)
Trio Rubio
Kielo-Kristiina Kärkkäinen, vocal
Henna Tahvanainen, accordion
Carlos López Rubio, bass
TAMK´s music students

National anthem

Coffee and Finland´s Birthday Cake


Detailed contact information of the
higher education institutions (TAMK, TUT
and UTA) in Tampere.

For more information about Unipoli Tampere
cooperation, please email:

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