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Programme of the Ceremonial Conferment 2019 at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Programme 2019 - Ceremonial Conferment at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture
Ceremonial Conferment of Doctoral Degrees 2013 at the School of Arts, Design and Architecture

Programme on 13 June 2019

A moment of reflection, Otakaari 1

13:00-16:00 (audience seated 12:45)
Act of Conferment, Otakaari 1

Official Doctoral Portraits (optional)

Doors open for Banquet & Ball, Väre

Ceremonial Conferment Banquet & Ball, Väre

Afterparty, Väre

On Tuesday, 11 June 2019 takes place the Garland Weaving & Doctoral Gown Signing Ceremony and Dinner at Väre. The event begins at 18:00 with garland weaving and doctoral gown signing activities, and is followed by a dinner buffet at 20:00.

On Friday, 14 June 2019 takes place the Farewell Brunch in Suomenlinna. The excursion starts at 11:00 (optional meeting time) when the Kauppatori-Suomenlinna ferry takes the party to Pirunkirkon juhlasali in Suomenlinna. The brunch is served from 12:00 until 15:00.


The old dances are danced at the Conferment Ball. It is recommended to attend at least one dance rehearsal session. The number of guests taking part in the old dances will be estimated at the rehearsals.

Ballroom Dance Rehearsals are held in Kaleva Hall at Dipoli
Sunday, 9 June 2019, 18:00-21:00
Tuesday, 11 June 2019, 15:00-18:00

General Rehearsal of the Conferment takes place at Otakaari 1, U2 Hall,
Wednesday, 12 June 2019 at 18:00-21:00 (honorary doctors at 17:00-18:00)

For further information, please contact the organising team at [email protected]

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