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Welcome to Independence Day torchlit procession! Torchlight procession is one of the oldest traditions of The Student Union of The Oulu. All of the OYY members and alumni are welcome to join the procession.
As a special celebrate of The Finland’s 100th Birthday Torchlight procession is joining The Processional of Time which is The Official event of Finland’s 100th Birthday Celebration in Oulu. The Processional of Time is choreographed by Petri Kauppinen, and consists of ten different sections. Join the once in a lifetime procession with The Student Union.
The procession begins from Oulu Market Square (meeting at the Toripolliisi -statue) at 14.30pm. There are 100 torches available so if you wish to have your own, please show up early. We will walk to City Hall with The Processional of Time to see Cassiopeia (and fireworks!). The Processional of Time ends at The City Hall, but the Torchlight procession continues from The City Hall to Intiö cemetery.
After the procession please join us at Bar Vanha Paloasema (address: Kauppurienkatu 24 A) to watch the Independence Day celebrations and the Presidential Ball.
What: Independence Day torchlight procession
Where: Start from Toripolliisi statue at The Oulu Market Square
When: Wednesday 6.12.
14.30 Gathering to Toripolliisi statue
15.00 Torchlight procession heads to city hall
abt. 15.30 Cassiopeia choir performs at the steps of the city hall
abt. 16.00 Torchlight procession heads to the cemetery of Intiö
abt 17.00 Torchlight procession ends, gathering to Vanha Paloasema!
Dress code: dark colored outerwear (if possible), student cap (if you have one)