Anniversary Celebrations 2018

Welcome to celebrate the 84-year-old students’ union of Jyväskylä University on 24th March 2018!


The festivities begin with a greeting ceremony at 3:30 p.m. in the university’s Agora building, in the Lea Pulkkinen -auditorium (Mattilanniemi 2).

The banquet will be served from 5 p.m. onwards in restaurant Alba at Mattilanniemi (Ahlmaninkatu 4).

The afterparty of the anniversary celebration is held from 10 p.m. onwards in the Student Union building Ilokivi. The bus ride to the afterparty leaves from Alba at 10 p.m.

A herring breakfast will be served on Sunday 25th March at 12 noon at the Opinkivi sauna.

Sign up quickly, there are limited seats available!

Avec. Formal dress, white tie or dark lounge suit, academic medals and decorations.

 Menu Options

Starter Broccoli soup & house bread with butter

Main course options

  • Lightly smoked salmon, roasted cauliflower-pyrée, vegetables and dark honey sauce
  • Lightly smoked pork tenderloin, roasted cauliflower-pyrée, vegetables and dark honey sauce
  • Lightly roasted nut-vegetable patty, roasted cauliflower-pyrée, vegetables and dark honey sauce (vegan)

Dessert Citruscake, liquorice gel, meringue and citrus foam

Coffee and tea


A limited number of rooms have been reserved for the guests from the Hotel Alba.

The prices for the guests of the Annual Celebration:

  • Economy room for one 70€
  • Standard room for one 80€
  • Standard room for two 86€
  • JrSuite for 1-3 guests (with sauna) 142€

The prices include buffet breakfast, free parking and wifi.

When making a reservation contact the Hotel Alba directly. Mention that you are coming to the JYY Annual Celebrations (Vuosijuhlat) when making the reservation.

+358 (0) 14 636 311

For more information Hotel Alba’s website.


Dinner reservations sign ups and payment are to be made before 7th March.

The dinner card costs 80€ for JYY members and 90€ for others. The herring breakfast costs 10€. Entrance to the afterparty is included in the dinner card’s price.

The dinner card and possible participation in the herring breakfast is paid to the JYY bank account FI49 8000 1200 6957 58. Please include the names of the dinner card recipients as well as mention “vuosijuhlat” in the payment’s message field.

Unpaid reservations are unfortunately deemed cancelled.

In case You have any questions please contact the cultural producer, Teemu Rahikka


Endowments to the Student Union can be directed to the Finnish Red Cross “Help them back on their feet” -campaign. The anniversary celebration’s campaign site can be found at