Jyväskylän kesäyliopisto

Free time programme 2013

Intensive course in Finnish language and culture

WEEK 1

  • Mon 24.6.
  • Tue 25.6. from 6 to 9 pm A welcome evening in Salmia, grilling sausages, making pancakes, sauna.
  • Wed 26.6. from 3.30 to 5 pm A guided city tour in the center of Jyväskylä. A visit to the Harju sightseeing tower.
  • Thu 27.6. from 3 to 4 pm A lecture: “Finnish day care”. + at 4.30 pm a visit to the Kuokkala estate.
  • Fri 28.6. from 7.30 pm to midnight An open air dance + karaoke at Kuikan lava.
  • Sat 29.6. A free day
  • Sun 30.6. at 6.30 pm A football game Jyväskylä (JJK) vs. Rovaniemi (RoPS).

 

WEEK 2

  • Mon 1.7. from 4 to 7.30 pm A trip to the nature trail of Jääskelä (if it rains: Naissaari + an art exhibition at Wanha Woimala).
  • Tue 2.7. from 2.15 to 3.15 pm A lecture: ”Finnish nature” + from 6 to 7 pm Singing evening at Lounaispuisto (park)  ”Kesän lapsi oon”.  Let’s meet at the statue of Minna Canth at 5.30 pm.
  • Wed 3.7. from 5 to 6.30 pm A reception of the city of Jyväskylä ­­+ summer terrace
  • Thu 4.7. A free evening
  • Fri 5.7. from 3.30 to 6 pm A visit to museums and Jyväskylä city church.

-          The Craft Museum of Finland: Handcraft in our lives -celebratory exhibition + traditional costumes

-          A handcraft shop Taitoshop

-          The Arts Museum of Jyväskylä: Kesäkatu: The 68th annual exhibition of the Jyväskylä artists’ association

-          The city church of Jyväskylä

  • Sat 6.7. from 8.30 am to 8 pm A day trip to the city of Kuopio.
  • Sun 7.7. A free day

 

WEEK 3

  • Mon 8.7. from 6 to 9 pm An international dinner + game evening in Salmia.
  • Tue 9.7. from 4 to 6 pm A workshop at Toivolan vanha piha: Making a nail in a blacksmith´s forge.
  • Wed 10.7. from 10 pm to midnight Salsa Finlandiaano! Jyväskylä Big Band.
  • Thu 11.7. from 6 to 10 pm A farewell evening in Salmia: Programme organized by course participants + barbeque.
  • Fri 12.7. at 2 pm Diplomas are given