DG Weekly News 21/2022

Yay, another newsletter.

0. Calendar

  • 15.9.: SCI study advisor at the guild room!
  • 16.9.: Ylikulku rave
  • 30.9.: Otatarha Grand Prix and Lakinlaskijaiset
  • 20.10.: Alvarin Appro

1. Guild

Guild exists

Indeed it does.

2. Events

Song writing evening

Are you interested in creating lyrics for new sitsi songs, but don’t know where to start? Have you ever thought that you could write a song? Have you thought about how new songs appear in your songbooks?

If you answered yes to any of the questions above, YOU should participate in the song writing event organized by the brand new Song Culture Committee on Tuesday, September 13th, from 5 PM onwards! There you can learn what you should keep in mind and the most common pitfalls in song writing. WHAT: Song writing evening WHERE: Otaranta rooftop sauna WHEN: Tue 13.9. at 5-10 PM WHY: You can learn new skills and improve Aalto’s song culture

PRICE: 0€ Contact @vittumikko on Telegram if you have questions about the event.

Otatarha Grand Prix

Otatarha Grand Prix is here once again! In this traditional event teams that have built their own racing vehicles will race against each other in the safety of Alvari Square.
Alongside Otatarha Grand Prix there will also be the Teekkarius 150 events, Resiinat Raidejokerilla and City Challenge, at the same location.
Register for the event or come join us to watch the competition on the last day of September, Friday 30th, from 12 o’clock onwards.
More information and the link for registration on the event page. FB: https://www.facebook.com/events/754809145595071


The end of September is looming near and our caps shall be put to rest then!

So come to Dipoli, the kingdom of the Queen of Hearts on the 30th of September to join us and our magnificent artists at Lakinlaskijaiset 2022! ❤️

Everyone is welcome, whether you study science, arts or business! <3

More information can be found from our telegram channel https://t.me/lakinlaskijaiset

And from instagram @ayy_fi and @teekkarijaosto

Ps: the Queen requires eager volunteers and each one earns a little something for their troubles. So apply right now! https://lomake.ayy.fi/jtmk/lakinlaskijaiset/

Alvarin Appro

Alvarin Appro – the greatest, oldest, and moistest bar crawl in Otaniemi – comes again on October 20! Put on your overalls, round up your buddies, and come check out both new and old bars and restaurants in Otaniemi in this banger bar crawl. 😎

The ticket sales start on Monday, September 12, at 12:00 on kide.app. The cost is a whopping 6e, or 8e with a BYgnificient afterparty. ⚡️


Teekkari Tradition Weeks: Elonkorjuu

At the end of the first week of Teekkari Tradition weeks it is time to put on your classiest clothes and step into the shadows of Smökki as chill music fills the space. This is because on Friday, 11th of November, Elonkorjuu is back.
The event is organized by the Teekkari culture committee of AYY, GAYY and Jalostajat. During the night, you get to enjoy live music, good food and an excellent drink selection.
More information about the event and ticket sales from event page: https://www.facebook.com/events/363702765836992

3. AYY associations

Teekkarispeksi Improv and Dancing Courses!

Teekkarispeksi dancing and improv courses are here! We have beginner and advanced Improv and an Acting course (in Finnish).

For dancing we have 4 courses: acrobatics, contemporary, modern and boogie woogie (can be in English).

Application DLs are 7.9. Improv and 14.9. Dance courses. Improv courses are in Finnish, dance courses can be arranged in English.

You can apply here.

P.s. We have a newcomers meetup at 7.9. at 18 at Ossinsauna. Come join us if you are interested in theater!

Join Teekkarispeksi 2023 musical production!

Do you dream of making theater? Teekkarispeksi 2023 is recruiting! Take the leap to the world of theater and join us in making the next musical theater production!
Our production is mainly in Finnish so we can’t offer stage roles in English. However, we are looking for people to work behind the scenes in scenery, props, costumes, makeup, etc. Check all the options in the form below.

Apply with this form: https://forms.gle/FDpnaJ8JrGSWu4ho9 . Application is open until 4.11.

Polijazz dance classes are starting again

Bored of sitting home and can’t groove to music in your tiny apartment? Join the dance classes 12th Sep onwards and meet new people! We offer the first time for FREE to you.
12.9.-25.11.2022 Modern dance: Thu 16:00–1755 (beginner) Thu 17:00-17:55 (intermediate Oriental dance: Tuesdays 18-19 (open level) 26.9.-9.12.2022
Breaking: Wed 19:10-20:10 (beginner) Wed 20:15-21:15
Our professional teachers speak FI&EN and we are located at Aalto University. All student minded people are welcome!

Sign up: www.polijazz.fi

Telegram: https://t.me/polijazzinfo

Dissonanssi Choir is Looking for New Singers!

Dissonanssi choir is looking for new singers. This Fall we are looking for singers from all vocal ranges from soprano to bass.

Dissonanssi is a mixed choir based in Otaniemi singing diverse music – without forgetting having fun!
Our auditions will be held on 21.9. at 5pm at Ossinkulma (Otakaari 18, Espoo). You can also apply with no prior choir experience.
You can apply using this form: https://forms.gle/JLfz8DGewFn1qa5A9

Teekkaripurjehtijat info evening 14.9.

Whether you were just interested in sailing or an experienced skipper who has conquered oceans, you should now arrive to the second information evening of the year. You get to hear what Teekkaripurjehtijat has to offer just for you! Also, don’t be confused by the name, as Teekkaripurjehtijat (more commonly known as TRIP) welcomes anyone interested in sailing, regardless of field of study.

Event is organised in Studio in Design Factory (Betonimiehenkuja 5 C, 02150 Espoo) starting at 18.00. Please register to the event with this form.

More info
Karri Pönni
Head of Events
+358 503725538 | Telegram: @karriponni 

4. Other

Nominate new honorary members for the Guild of the Round Tower

The Guild of the Round Tower is an honorary and senior organisation operating in the vicinity of Aalto University. Persons who are at the final stage of their studies or who have recently graduated and have shown continuous interest in the culture of engineering students or other same-minded student activities at Aalto University and promoted its development in the Student Union or its associations may be nominated for the position of an honorary member. Nominations can be made until 23:59 on October 19th 2022 at https://lomake.ayy.fi/ptk/ehdota-uusia-arwoisia/.

Nominations can be made by an individual, guild, association or by several people, guilds or associations. More information on PTK is available at: http://ptk.ayy.fi/.

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