The Opening Ceremony for the Academic Year 2018–2019

Monday, 3 September 2018
OPENING CEREMONY at 12:00, Fellman Hall (Yliopistonkatu 8, Rovaniemi)

Academic procession

Erik Tulindberg: Polonaise with variations for solo violin
John Storgårds

Igor Stravinsky: 'Pastorale' for violin and wind quartet
John Storgårds violin, Jonna Staas oboe, Pekka Niskanen clarinet, Antal Mojzer bassoon, Ilkka Puputti French horn

Opening address
Rector Mauri Ylä-Kotola

Amy Beach: Pastorale op. 151
Woodwind Quintet of Lapland Chamber Orchestra

Address: Estonia & Finland 100 years
Philologist Mart Meri

Address: Estonia & Finland 100 years
Doctor of Arts, PHD, Kärt Summatavet

John Storgårds: 'Duettino' for flute and violin, I Allegretto, II Largo, III Allegro
Heli Haapala flute, John Storgårds violin

Student’s words
Anni-Sofia Sihvo
Chair, Executive Board of the Student Union

Director Timo Koivurova, Arctic Centre, University of Lapland

Hanns Eisler: Divertimento Op. 4, I Andante con moto, II Tema con variazioni – Coda
Woodwind Quintet of Lapland Chamber Orchestra

Coffee, Main Lobby

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Opening Mass at 17:00, Rovaniemi Church

Rovaniemi Church, Yliopistonkatu 2, Rovaniemi

Chaplain Heini Kesti

Coffee served by the Rovaniemi Parish

Get-together at 21:00, Cafe Kauppayhtiö

Get-together for students and staff of the university of Lapland will be held on Monday 3rd of September at Cafe Kauppayhtiö. Let's have a great evening together while enjoying drinks, small snacks, each others' company and live music (Kake Karisson).

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