Lappeenranta Christmas Market opens at the Market Square on Saturday December 4th

Lappeenranta Christmas Market consists of familiar red cottages where you can shop for Christmas. This year, the cottages offer everything from traditional handcrafts and pastries to Highland meat products and cane horses.

A separate event area will be built next to the Christmas Market, which will include a performance of the Kimpinen School’s music class choir on weekdays at noon.

On Sunday December 12th, there will be a feasting moment when the SaiPa and Lappeenranta Energia charity Christmas porridge event will be held from 12 noon. At the event, key players from saiPa’s ice hockey team will arrive to distribute Christmas porridge for 300 doses to all interested parties.

On Saturday December 17th at 12 noon, the market will declare the traditional Christmas peace of animals. The event, which will be held for the fourth time at Christmas Market, is organized by the Animal Welfare Association of Southeast Finland.

Lappeenranta Christmas Market will be held 4.–23.12.2021 – Lappeenranta Market Square
Open Mon-Fri 10–16, Sat-Sun 10–14

LTKY’s traditional torchlight convoy of independence day is held on Finland’s independence day 6.12.!

The procession starts at 18:00 from the central marketplace and ends in a memorial celebration at the soldier’s graveyard. So join us and come to celebrate Finland’s independence in this traditional and graceful event.
A bus to the event leaves at 17:00 from the university. The bus leaves back to the university after the convoy.
DC: Tidy outdoor clothing and teekkari/kylteri cap (NO freshman cap)
More information:
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News from LTKY 

Teekkari cap order, batch 1

Last moments to order the teekkari cap! Teekkari cap costs 126 € for students who began their studies this autumn and 145 € for older tech students. The bill will come in email at the beginning of March. Deadline for this first round of orders is 2.12.2021. Caps ordered after this date will cost more! Answers to questions and more information from Virpi Partti at LTKY’s office, by phone 045 261 2670 or by email [email protected].
Order from here!


The city of Lappeenranta

How do you feel about Lappeenranta?

By taking different experiences into account, we strive to better serve citizens and also those who move here or plan it.

Compared to many other image studies, this survey, named empathy research, is short: it only takes a couple of minutes.

Choose the feeling that best describes your relationship with Lappeenranta, and in an open field you can tell the reasons behind your feelings in a few words.

The survey is anonymous, we don’t recognize the defendants. Welcome to the answer:

The link is open until December 3rd, 2021. The survey link can be shared, we hope that as many people as possible will express their feelings. Thank you for your answer and participation!


News from LUT university

Come and join the events provided by the Career Services!

Thursday 2.12. at 10-11 How to create good application letters? – webinar. More information at JobTeaser.
Wednesday 8.12. at 12-14 How to create good application letters? – workshop at Lahti campus. More information and registration at JobTeaser.
Thursday 9.12. at 12-14 How to create good application letters? – workshop at Lappeenranta campus. More information and registration at JobTeaser


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