Weekly Digest 51


Still searching for New Year’s party? Luckily the New Year’s Eve at Maja answers to your call!

Culture tip of the week: Dominante Choir’s traditional Christmas concert 19. & 20.12.

You’re reading the last Weekly Digest of 2018. Thank you for this year the Guild of Architecture! Starting 2019 we have the almighty Netta Siljander as the Guild’s Publicist! The contact details (in the end of the Digest) remain the same.

Thanking for the Jubilee Year


I Events

Annual Ball of the AA-club 15.12.
Mosaic Christmas party 24.12.
New year in the CABIN 31.12.
Athene20: New Year’s Party 31.12.
World Championships of Academic Kyykkä 9.2.

II Pastime activities

Dominante Choir’s traditional
Christmas concert 19. & 20.12.
Invitation Pöyry-talo excursion 24.1.

I Events

Annual Ball of the AA-club 15.12.

The AA-club invites all its wonderful architecture and information network students students to celebrate the past year in the Annual Ball of the AA-club, this year in the fashion of Downton Abbey. The grandness of a traditional English country estate mixes with the cozy and safe Smökki in the party that lacks no action. Pick up your best Edwardian dress and join the various crowd of the AA-club!

There will be a Christmas tree, under which those who are willing, can bring their presents for the hosts. We wish, however, everyone to consider the ecology and ethicality of the given present.

Sign-up begins on thu 29.11. at 12:00 and the link will be posted in the FB event.
Location for the afterparty will be announced later as well.

WHAT: The Annual Ball of the AA-club
WHERE: Smökki, Jämeräntaival 4
WHEN: 15.12. at 18:00 (cocktail event), 19:00 (sitsit)
COST: 16 €
DRESSCODE: cocktail, in the fashion Downton Abbey
SIGN-UP: opens thu 29.11. at 12:00
FACEBOOK: https://www.facebook.com/events/553708738387302/

Mosaic Christmas party 24.12.

Staying in Otaniemi for Christmas? Join us in Rantasauna to celebrate Christmas together! Rantsu is filled with magic and anticipation on 24th-25th night, so come wait for Santa in sauna or in hot tub. Come early if you want to help decorate the tree. To participate in secret santa gift exchange bring a little present (5€) wrapped for more surprise!

secret santa!
glögi & festive food
fun and games
play cards – win prizes

What: Christmas together!
Where: Rantasauna, Otaniemi
How much: FREE, secret santa gifts optional
When: starting on Chistmas Eve (24.12) at 16:00 to Chrismas morning
Why: Christmas is better together!
Dresscode: ugly sweaters

Facebook https://www.facebook.com/events/378357739374867/

New year in the CABIN 31.12.

THE NEW YEAR PARTY IS HAPPENING AGAIN IN THE CABIN OF THE GUILD OF ARCHITECTURE! Come and bring some your bestest foods and share them with others in this potluck thing. There will be grill and smoker so you can prepare your food with those as well if normal kitchen environment uninspires you.

FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/2521483084544948/

Athene20: New Year’s Party 31.12.

Come and celebrate New Year’s party with your friends amongst the lovely Athenians! As the year changes, Athene20 jubilee starts – so there indeed is a reason to celebrate!

Dazzling New Year’s party is full of fun things to do. During the night there will be mesmerizing performers, beerpong, karaoke and delicious food & drinks.

Pöhinä, the most magnificent band of Otaniemi, will bring joy to the evening. Other performes will be announced later.

Tickets cost 5 euros and you can buy yours by sending the amount to number 59119 with MobilePay App or simply by scanning the QR code that can be found from the Facebook Event. When arriving to the party, you’ll get the ticket from the door by showing MobilePay receipt.

Event is open for everyone over 18. Be ready to show your ID by the door.

More info from FB-event: https://www.facebook.com/events/1229060167251772/


WHAT: Athene20: New Year’s Party
WHERE: Smökki, Jämeräntaival 4
WHEN: 31.12. at 18:00-02:00
PRICE: 5 €

World Championships of Academic Kyykkä 9.2.

On Saturday, February 9th 2019 the Tampere University campus area in Hervanta, Tampere, will once again be filled with thousands of students who have come to enjoy the spectacle of the World Championships of Academic Kyykkä! Starting at 09:00 in the morning hundreds of teams will fiercely compete for victory on fields around the campus.

The ISE (I Speak English) Series is specially reserved for internationally-minded people and exchange students who would like to compete in academic kyykkä. The official language for the series is English which guarantees that all the referees will speak English and the rules are also available in English.

The sign-up for the ISE starts on Saturday, December 1st, 2018 and a spot for one team costs 55 euros. Every team has a minimum of 4 players and a maximum of 8. Remember the signup only provides 4 meal tickets and 4 overall badges! Additional items can be purchased through the link. These items are afterparty tickets (10e, maximum 8) and extra overall badges (3e, max 4). The sign-up link will come to our website and to ISE facebook event. Stay tuned and follow us on Facebook and www.kyykka.fi for more information!

After the tough matches, it’s good to relax and party a bit, which is why you should attend the official afterparties! The parties take place in the city center of Tampere, at Ravintolamaailma in Koskikeskus shopping center and at Union.  At Ravintolamaailma the party atmosphere is guaranteed by an unbelievable electropop artist Alex Mattson, and at Union by a Finnish freestyle rap duo Lyömättömät. Both clubs also have their own DJ’s to keep the party going all night. The After Party Overall Badge that also serves as your entry ticket costs 10 euros and can be purchased online at https://bailataan.fi/events/cd74ba28-96d6-45d2-9571-1c25ff528bea. Please note that your ticket only allows you to enter the club indicated on the badge.

You can also find the event and afterparties on Facebook:

World Championships of Academic Kyykkä 2019

Afterparty of the World Championships of Academic Kyykkä 2019, Ravintolamaailma

Afterparty of the World Championships of Academic Kyykkä 2019, Union

II Pastime activities

Dominante Choir’s traditional

Christmas concert 19. & 20.12.

Dominante Choir’s traditional Christmas concerts are around the corner again! You are warmly welcome to come and listen to beautiful Christmas songs and feel the holiday spirit. The wonderful organist Laura Nurkka will be performing with us. The choir is conducted by Seppo Murto.


Wednesday December 19th, 2018 at 6:00 p.m., Helsinki Cathedral
Wednesday December 19th, 2018 at 8:30 p.m., Helsinki Cathedral
Thursday December 20th, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., Tapiola Church, Espoo


Purchased in advance:
From members of the choir or from Dominante’s Holvi online store 24/12 €
Link to the Holvi online store: https://holvi.com/shop/Dominante/section/liput-joulun-tahden-dominanten-perinteinen-jouluko/

From Lippupiste online store: 26,50/13,50 € (including the service free)
Link to the Lippupiste online store: https://www.lippu.fi/lippuja.html?affiliate=ADV&includeOnlybookable=false&xtcr=1&xtnp=1&erid=2346333&doc=artistPages/tickets&action=tickets&xtmc=dominante&fun=artist&language=en

Purchased at the door:
27/15 €

The reduced tickets are for children (ages 4–18), students, conscripts, and the unemployed. Personal assistants and children under the age of 4 do not need to purchase a ticket.

FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/383819465521298/

Invitation Pöyry-talo excursion 24.1.

Let us take you to an excursion to Pöyry
on Thursday 24 January at 16-20 at Pöyry House in Vantaa.During the excursion, you will learn more about our business and the opportunities we offer for
students and graduates. You will have a chance to discuss face-to-face with our experts and management from various business units and hear more about working at Pöyry.

The application period of the first Pöyry Stars – Career accelerator program for students will be opened in January, and this is your chance to hear more about this unique opportunity. You will also
have a chance to introduce yourself in a short interview. If you are interested in this, please take your CV and any other relevant documents with you.

Facebook event can be found here: https://www.facebook.com/events/184309399186310/

Sign up here: http://bit.ly/2AeDDiG

Sign up for the event  no later than January 15, 2019.*

Note! Free shuttle bus connection from Otaniemi to Pöyry.

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