Event Program

Photo: Antti Varonen

The exact program will be announced later close to the event. We reserve the right to changes.

Monday 20 May 2019 – Competition Registration and Opening Day

9.00 – 13.00 Accreditation of competitors, trainers and team leaders. Joensuu Arena
10.30 – 13.00 The competitors have the possibility to have lunch. University of Eastern Finland, University restaurants
13.15 Team instructions for the opening march. Joensuu Arena,
the main straight
13.30 The teams will march to the Ice Hall for the Opening Ceremony
in alphabetical order guided by the guides.
Joensuu Arena,
the main straight
14.00 – 15.30 Taitaja2019 Joensuu Opening Ceremony (a public event) Joensuu Ice Hall
15.30 – 18.00 Accreditation of competitors, trainers and team leaders. Joensuu Arena
16.00 – 17.30 Co-operation time between the competitors, judges and other participants. Joensuu Arena
16.30 Meeting of the jury, team leaders and trainers. Joensuun Tiedepuisto, conference room Louhela-sali

Tuesday 21 May 2019 – Event Day 1.

10.00 – 18.00 Competition day 1. for Finnish Championships
in professional skills
Competition sites
9.00 – 14.45 Taitaja2019 seminars Joensuun Tiedepuisto, conference room Louhela-sali
9.00 – 18.00 Taitaja2019 Enterprise village open Joensuu Ice Hall
10.30 – 11.30 Meeting of the jury, team leaders and trainers. Joensuun Tiedepuisto, 3 A, 2. floor, Karelia university of applied sciences, auditorium
11.00 – 15.00 Epic Challenge Joensuu Ice Hall
16.30 Meeting for all North Karelia lower secondary school and secondary school pupils’ parents Joensuu Arena
 eSport demonstration (the exact time will be announced later) Competition site
Game development
18.00 – 20.00 Joensuu City reception (by invitation only) Art museum Onni

Wednesday 22 May 2019 – Event Day 2.

9.00 – 18.00 Competition day 2. for Finnish Championships
in professional skills
Competition sites
9.00 – 16.00 Taitaja9 Finals Joensuu Ice Hall
9.00 – 16.00 Taitaja2019 seminars Joensuun Tiedepuisto, Temple of Challenge,
conference room Louhela-sali,
auditorium
9.00 – 18.00 Taitaja2019 Enterprise village open Joensuu Ice Hall
9.30 – 10.30 Meeting of the jury, team leaders and trainers. Joensuun Tiedepuisto, 3 A, 2. floor, Karelia university of applied sciences, auditorium
18.15 – 19.00 Taitaja2019 See you at the market square Event Joensuu market square
19.00 – 22.00 Taitaja2019 Buddy-Night (for competitors) Restaurant Kerubi
19.00 – The Taitaja Soiree
(for Taitaja actives, affiliates and partners)
Restaurant Kimmel

Thursday 23 May 2019 – Event Day 3.

8.00 – 12.00 Competition day 3. for Finnish Championships
in professional skills
Competition sites
8.30 – 9.30 Meeting of the jury and team leaders University of Eastern Finland, Natura, N111
9.00 – 13.00 Taitaja2019 seminars Joensuun Tiedepuisto, Temple of Challenge, conference room Louhela-sali
9.00 – 15.00 Taitaja2019 Enterprise village open Joensuu Ice Hall
12.00 Competition time ends in all skill categories Competition sites
12.00 – 14.00 Dancing with the Taitaja masters Joensuu Ice Hall
16.00 – 17.30 Taitaja2019  Joensuu Closing ceremony (a public event) Joensuu Ice Hall