The Opening Ceremony for the Academic Year 2020–2021

The Opening Ceremony for the Academic Year 2020–2021

University of Lapland cordially invites you to follow the Opening Ceremony of the Academic Year 2020–2021 on 7th September 2020 at 12.15.

The ceremony takes place online without live audience. Please choose the opening ceremony website link to watch the event.


Franz Danzi: Quintet B Major op. 56/1, I part: Allegretto
Lapland Chamber Orchestra

Opening address
Rector Antti Syväjärvi

George Gershwin: Promenade
Lapland Chamber Orchestra

Chancellor of Justice Tuomas Pöysti

Carl Nielsen: Wind Quintet op. 43, I part: Allegro ben moderato
Lapland Chamber Orchestra

Student's words
Esa-Pekka Tuppi
Chair of the Board of the Student Union

Heitor Villa-Lobos: Chôros no 2
Lapland Chamber Orchestra


Musicians of the Lapland Chamber Orchestra:
Heli Haapala, flute; Jonna Staas, oboe; Pekka Niskanen, clarinet; Aleksi Mäkimattila, horn; Antal Mojzer, bassoon

Event presenter:
Researcher Johan-Eerik Kukko