Weekly News – Week 17

Ellen Heikkilä

wappu ullis

Wappu is coming!


Events:
Wed 26.4. Vista’s Wappusima
Thu 27.4. AK International Movie Night
Fri 28.4. AYY Annual ball simulator
Fri 28.4. Walk-in patches workshop @ A:SPACE
Sun 30.4. Vista’s Wappu!
Sun 30.4. Declaration of Wappu Rowdiness
Sun 30.4. Wappu Punch of the Guild of Architecture
Sun 30.4. OtaWappu 2017
Sun 30.4. Wiinaton Wappu 2017
Mon 1.5. The Guild of Architecture’s Wappupicnic

Wed 26.4. Vista’s Wappusima
Come and have munkki and sima at the guild room on Wednesday at 12!
Event on Facebook.

Thu 27.4. AK International Movie Night
This week’s movie night offers a movie from China!
Event on Facebook.

Fri 28.4. AYY Annual ball simulator
Do you think that the Annual Ball is way too long-winded? Is the participation fee too damn high for your wallet? Don’t worry! The annual ball committee has found a solution to this problem.
Aalto University’s Student Union’s (AUS) 7th annual ball is approaching and it’s time to get oneself into the partymode. To ensure adequate facilities for this Jäynä’s Wappuareena transforms 28.4. into a mind-blowing annual ball simulator! The first joyride to reach the annual ball’s festival mood will start at 16 a’clock and following ones every 5-10 minutes. One ride lasts for about half an hour and the last call for this flight of joy is 18.30. The event is free of charge!
See you at Wappuareena!
Event on Facebook.

Fri 28.4. Walk-in patches workshop @ A:SPACE
Have you always wanted to design your own patch? Gather a group of min. 4 people and bring your best photo to A:Space at Otakaari 15 on Friday 28.4 and let’s make the bestest patch to your overalls ever! The workshop starts at 12:00 and lasts as long as we have patches left!

Sun 30.4. Vista’s Wappu!
Come and spray a tree on your landscape architecture overalls!
Event on Facebook.

Sun 30.4. Declaration of Wappu Rowdiness
With great Wappu comes great Rowdiness! Welcome to see the Declaration of Wappu Rowdiness on Wappu eve! All the fuzz starts at 12:30PM with jazz band of Polirytmi, continued by several winners of wappu competitions. At 2PM, from the roof of Smökki, can we hear the beginning of traditional Wappu-time festivities. Come celebrate to the Smökki courtyard!
Come experience the Wappu Rowdiness and meet with all the other people!
Event on Facebook.

Sun 30.4. Wappu Punch of the Guild of Architecture
Welcome to the traditional Wappu Punch of the Host and Hostess of the Guild of Architecture! The punch will be served by the statue of Runeberg in the Esplanade Park in Helsinki during the capping of statue Havis Amanda. She will be capped at 18.00. Come to meet active and former members of the Guild!

The best way to arrive to the capping of Manta and the wappupunch is with the Guilds own wappubus! The bus leaves from the Guildroom at 16.30 and costs 3e/person (payment with cash at the bus). You can register for the bus ride on Monday 24.4. at 12:00, the link to the registration will be posted on the event page on Facebook The registration is permanent. If you have any questions about the bus, please contact the Guild’s Wappumaster Suvi Rantamäki.
Event on Facebook

Sun 30.4. OtaWappu 2017
May day is coming once more and so is AYY’s May Day party: OtaWappu 2017!!! Are you ready?
AYY’s May day party are held this year at Otahalli here in Otaniemi! After all the celebration of May Day eve’s events it is time to head to the biggest and the most awesome party to Otaniemi! The main performers this year are HAUSMYLLY Tribute, a new composition of a band that has gathered a lot of popularity in Otaniemi. And SPEKTI, a finnish rapper who has a lot of hit songs in store that will raise the party mood to the roof! Make sure not to miss this year’s best May Day party and purchase your tickets immediately!
Event on Facebook.

Sun 30.4. Wiinaton Wappu 2017
Once again at Eve of first of May at the heart of Otaniemi, in Smökki, is going to be Wiinaton Wappu, a non-alcoholic wappu party. There will be entertaining wappu activities and games, magic, music, and of course, wappu food. magician Miika Korkatti will entertein audience with his amazing tricks, and Hessu Kärhä will keep the athmosphere high with music. So, you are very welcome to join and celebrate teekkariwappu in good company! The event is organised by the Guild of the Cross. The event is free and non-alcoholic so its also compleatly family freindly. Juste before there is also Wappu evening service in Otaniemi chapel at 7 pm and the wappu party itself starts at 8 pm.
Event on Facebook.

Mon 1.5. The Guild of Architecture’s Wappupicnic
The guild of architecture has a picnic in Ullanlinnamäki! There will be some food and sparkling wine!
Event on Facebook.

Weekly News – Week 14

Ellen Heikkilä
Otaniemi Free Space

Otaniemi Free Space

Woop! After a couple weeks’ comatose, the translator is back with the weekly information! Spring is coming, as is Wappu, the holiest of holidays in the Teekkari culture. On Tuesday you can come take a coffee break with the guild on the EASA-coffee, and to hear what the guild is doing all April! After all your critiques you should take it easy. One way to achieve maximum relaxation is by coming and trying our transportable sauna and play board games at the guild room, and on Saturday with the white-overalls sitsit. Wishing you sun and a stress-free critique-week!


Events:
Tue 4.4. Guild Coffee – EASA-info
Tue 4.4. AK goes Teekkarispeksi
Thu 6.4. Afternoon w/ the Guild: 110-jubilee
Fri 7.4. AK International Movie Night -The Big Changes
Fri 7.4. Otaniemi Free Space – Opening Party
Sat 8.4. White overalls sitsit

Tue 4.4. Guild Coffee – EASA-info
EASA is the best thing an arcitecture student can do in summer. But what is it? Come to hear about EASA 4.4. at 12.00 in the room 103 in Miestentie. There will also be coffee, snacks and a list of events happening in April. Welcome!
Event on Facebook

Tue 4.4. AK goes Teekkarispeksi
Come and experience the amazing improv theatre Teekkarispeksi made by talented techonology students! Buy your ticket here.
Event on Facebook

Thu 6.4. Afternoon w/ the Guild: 110-jubilee
18:00 – 19:30 The 110th year of our beloved Guild starts in 9 months! What kind of year would you like to see? The planning of the jubilee year begins at the Guild Room.
19:30 – 22:00 After the workshop, it is time to relax playing board games and bathing in Sauna in Transit before the last period! Come see your buddies, the Guild provides snacks!
Event on Facebook

Fri 7.4. AK International Movie Night -The Big Changes
This week’s Movie Night takes us to Austria, welcome!
Event on Facebook

Fri 7.4. Otaniemi Free Space – Opening Party
Otaniemi Free Space is finally opening it’s doors! You are warmly welcomed to check out the space. Otaniemi Free Space is a volunteer-run collaborative playground where different students, student organizations, groups in Aalto University and others interested have the opportunity to do and create things together, test their own projects, experiment on event ideas and meet people outside their own social circles. There will be some snacks and performances, come and have look!
Event on Facebook

Sat 8.4. White overalls sitsit
Welcome to the White Overalls sitsit 8.4.! The sitsit is in Smökki (Jämeräntaival 4) and it starts with cocktails at 18.00. The sitsit starts at 18.30. with a bang in a gong. White overalls sitsit with SIK, FK, AK, Prodeko and Med students.
Event on Facebook


Volunteers for Aalto Open Air and Open Air afterparty!
We are looking for volunteers for Aalto Open Air and Open Air Afterparty. Aalto Open Air will take place on Alvari’s square and Open Air Afterparty at Täffä, and to succeed we need your help! The event needs volunteers for setup, cloakroom and tickect sales. As a volunteer you will get a free ticket to the afterparty, a badge of the event and food during your shift. Fill in the form here. Deadline for the form is 11.4.

Volunteers for the Wappu-party 2017, OtaWappu
2017 Wappuparty is on 30.4. in Otaniemi and the best party of the holiday also needs lots of workers! We need volunteers for tasks such as ticket sales, security, bar workers, logistics, decorations, tech, food, and van-driving. Sign up for work starts on Monday 3.4 at 12.00 behind this link!

Weekly News – Week 10

Ellen Heikkilä

About half left of the current period, keep up the good work! As a good balancing act for school acts e.g. the Architecture freshmen’s first KIIMA-party.


Events:
Tue 7.3. Jäynäsauna
Wed 8.3. Annihilaatio’17
Thu 9.3. Eden-KIIMA
Fri 10.3. AK International Movie Night – The Big Changes

Tue 7.3. Jäynäsauna
Jäynä is having a sauna-evening at Rantasauna. There is food and information!
Event on facebook

Wed 8.3. Annihilaatio’17
The Physics freshmen’s party is here! 21:00 at Uggla, Annankatu in Helsinki.
Event on Facebook.

Thu 9.3. Eden-KIIMA
The legendary KIIMA by students of architecture is here again! This spring you don’t have to suffer from the cold, because we are going to take you and your friends to the Garden of Eden. This is where reality meets all your desires. You will find yourself enjoying the great DJs Antonio Finn and Ni-Xell and our guild’s very own dance crew #SWAGSWAGNAMNAM.
Come and wear the greenest leaf you can find! 9.3. /// Smökki /// be there!
Event on facebook

Fri 8.3. AK International Movie Night – The Big Changes
On Friday starts the guilds International Movie Marathon. This is a casual, come as you are, version of a film festival, with comfier dress code, better snacks but no less intellectual approach than the best of film festivals. Movie sessions take place about every other week. Participants can suggest the movie of the week and present their pick, opening the discussion for all. Share your favorite movies reflecting the very authentic parts of your homeland. The main theme is the stories in the big change time, including the transition of cultures, the shift of political power or the change of personal life. The films we would never know without your introduction will be amazing. No need to follow the mainstream tastes.
Event on facebook

Weekly News – Week 9

Ellen Heikkilä

Laskiainen, Finnish event associated with Shrove Tuesday, is the day of the year to take out your sledges and other descending gear and head to Ullanlinnanmäki. If you feel like you haven’t rolled around in the snow enough yet this winter, you still have the chance to this Tuesday. The official afterparty, Gravitaatio, happens at 8pm at Apollo Live Club.


Events:
Mon 27.2. Sports tutor info-evening!
Tue 28.2. Laskiaisrieha 2017
Tue 28.2. Gravitaatio 2017
Wed 1.3. Event coffee break with the Guild
Thu 2.3. Exotic fruit night
Fri 3.3. KIIMA ticket sales begin

Mon 27.2. Sports tutor info-evening!
Today from 17:00 onwards there is some light exercise on Alvarin Aukio, after which there is an information evening about Sports tutoring at Kattosauna from 1800. Come along!
The sign-up opens on 1.3. You can find the form here.

Tue 28.2. Laskiaisrieha 2017
On Shrove Tuesday, 28.2.2017, it’s time to find you something that passes for a sled and head on over to Kaivopuisto park, Helsinki! Students from all over are showing up for an action-packed afternoon outdoors – so why not you as well?
The event on Facebook

Tue 28.2. Gravitaatio 2017
Gravitaatio, the traditional afterparty for the Laskiaisrieha on Shrove tuesday, will be held in Apollo Live Club this year. Stop shivering from the cold and come enjoy the hot winds of Gravitaatio, when the atmosphere is raised to the roof by Portion Boys and Günther & The Sunshine Girls in the biggest interdisciplinary student party of the beginning of the year! The easiest way to buy tickets is through bailataan.fI: bailataan.fi.
The event on Facebook.

Wed 1.3. Event coffee break with the Guild
On Wednesday 1.3. at 12.30 we’re having event guild coffee! Yassss. Find out what is happening in March.

Thu 2.3. Exotic fruit night
Exotic fruits will take over Ossinkulma on March the 2nd! If you have ever wanted to taste dragonfruit or paint or sketch a still life image, come to Otakaari 18 A at 6 PM on 2.3. You will get to taste and draw fruit you have never even heard of before! The event is free, but remember to bring your own drawing/ painting equipment!
The event on Facebook

Fri 3.3. KIIMA ticket sales begin
The legendary KIIMA by students of architecture is here again! This spring you don’t have to suffer from the cold, because we are going to take you and your friends to the Garden of Eden. This is where reality meets all your desires. You will find yourself enjoying the great DJs Antonio Finn and Ni-Xell and our guild’s very own dance crew #SWAGSWAGNAMNAM.

Ticket sales begin on the 3rd of March and will be held every day at 11-14 until the event at the main lobby of Otakaari 1.
Click “going” on the event!!!!


Weekly News – Week 8

Ellen Heikkilä

This week is spent in scandinavian collaborative-vibes. On Tuesday, Jan Gehl is holding a lecture in the Undergraduate centre! On Thursday, we’re getting to know some visiting students from KTH, the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm. Welcome!

Ha en trevlig vecka!


Events:
Tue 21.2. Livable Cities for the 21st Century – Lecture by Jan Gehl
Tue 21.2. TalviAalto: FinLympics
Wed 22.2. Kaikkien aikojen laulut -sitsit
Thu 23.2. KTH Visits Aalto

Tue 21.2. Livable Cities for the 21st Century – Lecture by Jan Gehl
“Architects Know Very Little About People” – Jan Gehl
Jan Gehl, renowned Danish architect, urban design consultant, Professor and champion of the human scale, is a great believer in Cities for People. Over the course of his career he has redefined the role of the architect in public life, provoking the profession to consider the act of design in public space.

Time: Tuesday 21.02.2017, 14.00-16.00
Place: Aalto University, Main Auditorium A, Otakaari 1, Otaniemi
The event will be live-streamed.
Event on Facebook.

Tue 21.2. TalviAalto: FinLympics
Have you forgotten to hone your skills in throwing a rubberboot for a while? Are you a little rusty on wife carrying? Fear not! AYY’s Community Section Aava has bundled up all the traditional finnish sports into an astonishing winter spectacle. Arrive at the Alvari square on February 21st @ 15.00 to experience the most finnish sports ever created! All this while enjoying the natural beauty of the finnish winter weather. The best teams will be awarded with more than mere fame and glory ;) After the sports event, the athletes can freshen up at Otaniemi Rantasauna. In addition to the the steamy sauna, complimentary food is served.
Event on Facebook.

Wed 22.2. Kaikkien aikojen laulut -sitsit
The first seminar of the songleaders of the year is arranged on Wednesday! Many old and new songs will sound through Smökki.
Event on Facebook

Thu 23.2. KTH Visits Aalto
Architecture students from the Royal Institute of Technology in Stockholm come for a visit in Aalto University from February 22nd to 24th. The Guild of Architecture organizes a get-together with the Swedish architect student-collegues on Thursday 23th of February at 18.00. Come to Otarannan kerhotila and meet up with fellow architect students and enjoy a nice evening together. Welcome!
Event on Facebook


Gravitaatio Ticket sales begin!
Gravitaatio, the traditional afterparty for the Laskiaisrieha on Shrove tuesday, will be held in Apollo Live Club this year. Stop shivering from the cold and come enjoy the hot winds of Gravitaatio, when the atmosphere is raised to the roof by Portion Boys and Günther & The Sunshine Girls in the biggest interdisciplinary student party of the beginning of the year! The easiest way to buy tickets is through bailataan.fi: here! Tickets can also be bought from the AYY service points, or in the Undergraduate center, Alvari Lobby: 20. Feb – 24. Feb, and 27. Feb, 10am-2pm.
Event on Facebook