Conference Dinner

In the evening of the first conference day Monday 12 June the participants are welcome to the conference dinner at the Restaurant Pikku-Pukki. The restaurant is one of the most popular banquet villas in Turku, located on the Pikku-Pukki island, only 30 min from Aura River by boat.

M/S Lily takes the conference participants to the dinner. Departure at 19:00 by the river Aura. Returning back around midnight.

Address: Läntinen Rantakatu 25, in front of the restaurant  “Vaakahuone”. It takes about 6 min (500 m) to walk from the conference venue to the departure pier.

Conference fee does not include the dinner. This is an additional cost of 70 euros and it can be purchased as you register for the conference. Accompanying persons are welcome to attend the dinner. Their tickets can be purchased at the same time.

The dinner ticket includes dinner, some drinks and cruise to the island Pikku-Pukki. Note that there is limited availability and places will be given away on a first-come, first-paid basis.


Dance Performance “Eana” at the Dinner

Eana.jpgEana (earth) is a dance performance inspired by ecological research in the Arctic area. The rapid change in vegetation, feedbacks and ecosystem processes due to climate change create a complex matter in sensitive Arctic nature. By combining the scientific knowledge with the artistic ways of constructing the information and the artistic experiences we are contemplating the destiny of our arctic landscape from the perspectives of humanity, knowledge, emotions, acceptance and action.

Concept and choreography: Satu Tuittila
Dancer: Sofia Koittola
Music and sound design: Kimmo Laaksonen
Nature sounds from Kilpisjärvi: Harri Wallenius
Scenography: Tiina Vainio
Costume: Kirsi Vaara
Producer: Marika Leinonen-Vainio

Text refrences: Maria Tuomi ja Virve Ravolainen (2016) Poro Pohjois-Fennoskandian tunturilaitumilla teoksessa Tapio Nykänen & Leena Valkeapää toim. Kilpisjärven poliittinen luonto SKS