Event Program

Taitaja2020 Jyväskylä event is much more than just a Finnish Championship in vocational skills! You can increase your knowledge in interesting seminars, peek into future working life through skill demonstrations, form useful networks in Uratori (Career Arena) and familiarize yourself with the products and services made by students in Tapahtumatori (Event Arena). You’ll love it!

Watching skill competitions and visiting side events is free of charge and open both for the participants and the public unless stated otherwise in the event program.

Venue: Paviljonki Trade Fair and Congress Center, Lutakonaukio 12, 40100 Jyväskylä. See the event area here! Exceptions in location are specified in the daily program.

The program is updated constantly.

Monday 11 May

Schedule

Registration and Opening Day
10.00–15.00 Accreditation of competitors and team leaders The main hall of Paviljonki
12.00-15.00 Co-operation time between the competitors, judges and other participants
14.00-15.00 Meeting of the jury, team leaders and trainers Auditorium 3 Wolmar
16.00-17.30 Opening ceremony Event Arena, Paviljonki outdoor area

Tuesday 12 May

Schedule

Event Day 1
9.00–18.00Finnish Championships in vocational skills,
competition day 1
Halls and outdoors
11.00-15.00Taitaja9 final, competition day 1Harju campus, Gradia, Sepänkatu 3, Jyväskylä
10.00–17.00 Theme day: Sports & Fun
Activities for elementary school students and other groups
Event Arena, Paviljonki outdoor area
10.00–13.00Taitaja Forum National Seminar
in Finnish
Auditorium 2 Wiwi
13.00-16.00 TaitajaPLUS Seminar in Finnish Auditorio 3 Wolmar
13.00–17.00Guided tours
in Finnish
Halls and outdoors, meeting at the main hall, starts every hour
17.00-22.00Casual Get-Together in Finnish style            
Cruise on the Lake Päijänne
Dinner
at Savutuvan Apaja, a traditional Finnish farmhouse
Meeting at Jyväskylä Lutakko Harbour at 17.00, Satamakatu 8, Jyväskylä
18.00–20.00Jyväskylä City reception
By invitation only
Jyväskylä City Hall, Vapaudenkatu 32, Jyväskylä

Wednesday 13 May

Schedule

Event Day 2
8.00–18.00Finnish Championships in vocational skills,
competition day 2
Halls and outdoor areas
8.30-15.00Taitaja9 final, competition day 2Auditorium 1 Wilhelm
9.00-17.00Theme day: Arts & Crafts
Activities for elementary school students and other groups
Event Arena, Paviljonki outdoor area
10.00–14.00International Seminar
Envision the future
K305 Alvar
14.00–16.00 Guided tours
– Tours in english
-TaitajaPLUS Skills, in Finnish
Halls and outdoors
19.00–23.00Night at Priimus
For Taitaja community and its partners, advance tickets
Restaurant Priimus, Gradia, Taulumäentie 45, Jyväskylä
19.00–21.00Taitajafest
Night for competitors
Lutakko, Lutakonaukio 3, Jyväskylä

Thursday 14 May

Schedule

Event Day 3
8.0012.00Finnish Championships in vocational skills,
competition day 3
Halls and outdoor areas
13:00-15.00Preparty – towards the closing ceremony Event Arena, Paviljonki outdoor area
16.00-17.30 Closing CeremonyAuditorium 1 Wilhelm

Partners

Main event partners