May 23rd OSAKO’s 16th Anniversary & Super Sweet Sixteen Birthday Party
Our dear Student Union has reached the sweet age of 16. Welcome to celebrate our teenager on Thursday, May 23rd!
The celebrations begin with a cocktail party in Gloria at 6:00 pm. The cocktail card costs 15 euros for OSAKO members and actives in other student unions, and 20 euros for others. Dresscode: cocktail.
Please sign up for the cocktail party at the latest on May 19th by emailing to email@example.com. Please mention if you are a member of OSAKO or a student union active. After signing up you’ll receive a confirmation email with payment details.
When the cocktail party ends at 10 pm, the night in Gloria will continue as a Super Sweet Sixteen birthday party. No registration is needed for this afterparty, and the entrance fee is only 3 euros. Dresscode for the afterparty: smart casual.
Event in Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/421837964580927/
May 21st OUTDOOR GAME PICNIC
It’s time to get yourself ready for the summer and outdoor game season!
Join us for an outdoor game picnic on Tuesday, May 21st, at 4-6 pm in Hiironen. On the menu croquet, mölkky, football, ultimate and frisbee golf - at least! Take it as an exercise or just relax and enjoy the day.
There’s a frisbee golf course in Hiironen, and the 10 fastest will have a change to take part in a frisbeegolf training at 4:00, free of charge. Anyone with or without previous experience is welcome.
OSAKO will provide the equipment, so all you need to bring is yourself, your friends and some picnic snacks, if you like. Any extra equipment is welcome, of course!
The park has not been reserved for us, so please take the other users into consideration. In case of rain the picnic will be cancelled.
Event in Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/538520709524064/?fref=ts
April 30th WAPPURALLY
Welcome to the hottest event of the spring!
On Tuesday, April 30th, the wappu celebrations begin with a checkpoint orienteering around the city at 12 pm-6 pm. Sign up your team (preferably 5-10 persons) before April 26th by emailing to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please include in your message the name of the team + the name, email address and phone number of the team leader.
The afterparty will take place at the summer theatre in Ainola park at 8 pm. The winner of the checkpoint orienteering and the teacher of the year will be announced at the party. Both orienteering and afterparty are free of charge.
Wappurally in Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/events/145000582349343/?fref=ts
Other wappu events:
April 28th Tynskän työntö: https://www.facebook.com/events/582070371812378/?ref=22
April 29th Otovappu: https://www.facebook.com/events/557836340904263
April 27th TRIP TO RANUA WILDLIFE PARK
Welcome on OSAKO’s day trip to Ranua Wildlife Park, the home of brown bears, polar bears, wolves, bobcats, wolverines, and many more.
Schedule of the day:
10:00 Departure from Oulu
*10:00 Otokuja 2, Otokylä
*10:15 Oulu bus station, Raksila
12:30 Arrival in Ranua
15:30 Departure from Ranua
17:30 Arrival in Oulu (bus station > Otokylä)
The entire trip (incl. transportation and entrance fee) costs only 20 euros for OSAKO members and 25 euros for others. Special discount prices for children!
More information and signing up: http://www.osakoweb.fi/news/Ranua 270413.pdf
April 9th TAKE IT EASY
Cheer up your Tuesday evening with live music and good company!
Join us for a relaxed evening accompanied with live music on Tuesday 9.4. The laid-back rhytms of the night will be served by Elämän Jani, a local reggae-ish band with a chill attitude.
There's room only for the first 60, so be on time! The event starts at 6 pm and ends at 8:30 pm. Also drinks and snacks will be offered for the first to arrive.
The event is alcohol-free and there is no entrance fee. Organizers: Ev.Luth. congregation and OSAKO.
Elohuone: Isokatu 11B.
Event in Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/233530936788840/
April 6th SKIING TRIP TO RUKA
Put on your ski boots, Ruka is calling!
No matter if you’re dreaming of the sunny slopes, cross-country skiing tracks or just after ski, make sure you book your seat fast, as with these prices it won’t take long before the trip is sold out! For a return bus ticket, OSAKO members pay only 5 euros and other Oulu UAS students 10 e. Everyone can arrange possible ski passes and equipment rentals in Ruka according to their own needs.
Schedule for the day:
08:00 Leaving from Oulu
*08:00 Kotkantie campus
*08:15 Oulu bus station, Raksila
appr. 11:00 Arriving in Ruka
17:00 Leaving from Ruka
appr. 20:00 Arriving in Oulu (bus station > Kotkantie)
Register before March 28th here.
To buy a cheaper ski pass online, see http://ski.ruka.fi/ski_passes/?id=540&area=ruka
March 16th TRIP TO THE SNOWCASTLE IN KEMI
OSAKO will organize a day trip to the SnowCastle in Kemi on March 16th. The SnowCastle is an enormous complex with a restaurant, bar, hotel and a chapel made entirely out of snow and ice. The castle - with all its architectural details and ice sculptures - is lit with thousands of lights.
Bus will leave from Oulu at 2:30 pm, and we return to Oulu appr. at 8:30 pm. Price for student card holders is only 20 euros, and children are welcomed on board with a considerable discount! The price includes transportation and entrance ticket to the castle.
February 25th SNOW FOOTBALL TOURNAMENT
It’s time for the ultimate challenge! Who will celebrate the victory of the Snow Football Tournament this year?
The tournament takes place in Huuhkajanpuisto on Monday 25.2. at 12 pm. See the location of Huuhkajanpuisto here.
Recommended minimum size of the team is 5+1. If you’re feeling victorious, also a team with fewer members can take part. The maximum size of the team is ten players. One match takes 10 min.
Sign up your team by emailing to Toni Lyytikäinen (email@example.com) or visit the office of OSAKO by FRIDAY, FEBRUARY 22ND.
And even if you’re not taking part in the challenge, come and see the battle and cheer for your favourite team!
Event in Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/336506743117603/
February 13th LASKIAISRALLY - SHROVE DAY RALLY
Join this year’s coolest event! Besides the traditional snow sliding team competition, we have a newcomer: Valentine's Day pair-sliding with your special friend! And who knows, you might even slide straight to the hearth of your partner-to-be.
Snow sliding takes place at Välkkylä hill from 17:00 on. Come and present your best outfits and gorgeous snow sliding skills!
Please send the competition entries to Toni Lyytikäinen via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or to the office of OSAKO.
We end the night with a huge after-ski party in Gloria at 22-04. Tickets in advance 2 €, at the door 4 €.
Event in Facebook: http://www.facebook.com/events/107141709466595/?fref=ts