Taitaja2019 Joensuu

Welcome to the largest vocational education event in Finland to Joensuu on 21–23 May 2019!

Taitaja2019 event will be held in the venue Joensuu Arena, the Training hall beside Arena, the Joensuu ice hall and at the yard area of them. The atmosphere, the joy of skill and the enthusiasm for doing have an impact on large area. Taitaja2019 Joensuu event is free of charge and open to the public.

44 Skill categories, 2 demonstration categories, a demonstration of a profession, TaitajaPLUS and Taitaja9 competition

The event brings together over 400 competitors from 44 skill categories to compete for Finnish Championships in their own fields. The competitors are vocational students, the future makers.  Some skills also have international competitors and students from upper secondary schools and universities of applied sciences. In addition, there is TaitajaPLUS competition for students with special needs, two demonstration skills and a profession demonstration. There will also be arranged Taitaja9 final where pupils of upper comprehensive schools compete in craftsmanship.

Come and join us!

The audience can follow the competition of vocational students and thus familiarize themselves with the different career and education options. In this event, entrepreneurs and companies will meet the young talents, who may become their future employees, and the young people will receive support for their choice of a career. There will also be smaller events in different skill categories, presentations, seminars and many other activities in Taitaja2019.