Vulcanalia – Celebrating the beginning of a new academic year
Vulcanalia is the University of Oulu’s annual kick-off event organized by the Student Union. The event includes:
- A student fair, which offers students the opportunity to familiarize themselves with Oulu’s most influential companies and the University’s many student guilds
- An evening party to open the new school term.
This year’s Vulcanalia Festival will take place on Wednesday, the 12th of September, 2018 at the Limingantulli Areena.
This year’s Vulcanalia Festival will feature artists:
Widely hailed as the most successful Finnish indie band in Europe, this band’s story was born out of the corridors of the University of Oulu. The band announced this past May that their collective story would come to an end this fall as they pursue their own individual stories. However, the band has agreed to include Vulcanalia on their farewell tour. So, if you want to see the band return to their home stage it’s now or never! Satellite Stories new album “Cut Out the Lights” debuts on 07.09.18.
Stig has been a well-known figure in the Finnish music scene for many years. He is known for his many hits, such as “Ryyppy”, “Roy Orbison” and “Puumaa mä metsästän.”
Tickets will be available for purchase through online ticketing retailer Bailataan. Ticket sales open Monday 20.8 from 10.00 hr at bit.ly/vulcanalia. Bailataan’s online ticketing platform allows you to buy your tickets wherever and whenever you’d like, all from the convenience of your electronic device. To find out more about the Bailataan service you can check out frequently asked questions here.
A limited number of tickets will also be sold at the Linnanmaa campus on 4th of September from 10-13 hr near the green coat racks across from the Tellus Innovation Area, and on the Kontinkangas campus on 5th of September from 10-13 hr.
Event Timetable (estimated times):
- 20:00 Opening ceremony
- 20:15 Teekkaritorvet
- 21:15 Satellite Stories
- 22:30 STIG
- 23:45 DJ
- 1:00 The event ends
Vulcanalia Day also includes the Student Fair on the Linnanmaa campus.
The Official Vulcanalia After Party will be held at Viihdemaailma Ilona.
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