Year of ISHA-Turku (2017)

When I write this text, it has been almost 365 days from that moment when the term of the current board of ISHA-Turku began at the cold Large Cabinet of Pub Proffan Kellari. Looking back  I can tell that the annual meeting, with its positive and constructive atmosphere, was that moment that started the chain of events that we can now afterwards call  “events of ISHA-Turku in year 2017”.

From the point of view of the year, events held in the last year were a great success for the association. ISHA-Turku organized several events from traditional ISHA Sitting Party to smaller scale board game nights. Like previous years, members also came to test their general knowledge at Pub quizzes and also met other members of our umbrella organization ISHA International  in the summer. All the events were successes for their own part, although most of the participants mainly came from one member organization. This is an issue that I hope the following boards will work in one way or another.

Year 2017 also brought with itself a new member association when student association Seita ry joined ISHA-Turku as a full-time member. I believe that this decision will be reflected in a positive way throughout our association’s operations and will allow new types of events to be organized in future by our association.

The ISHA-Turku that we now leave for other generations to look after is different kind of association compared to what it was a few years ago. The boards of recent years have done a great deal of work to keep this association alive and increased the variety of events steadily rolling out the association’s visibility in the eyes of university world. As a result of many hours of altruistic work  we are currently in a situation where ISHA-Turku as an association has set for itself  far-reaching goals and plans for the future. Much remains to be done to achieve these goals but with the results of the positive work of previous boards and the creativity of future generations, I believe that the goals will be achieved.

At the end of this post I would like to thank all those people who have worked and will work in the future for this association in accordance with the aims set out in its statutes. With your work ISHA will live forever. Viva la ISHA!

 

Juho Kankare

President of ISHA-Turku ry

Year 2017 of ISHA-Turku in visual form 

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ISHA-Turku’s pub quiz

ISHA-Turku held its biannual pub quiz 12th of April at the restaurant Koulu. Many participants took part in the quiz and there were also exchange students with us! The quiz consisted of 25 questions and one bonus question: What is the meaning of life? We had some pretty awesome answers on every question and the team M.J.J.J. won and got a terrific prize. ISHA-Turku will now prepare for VAPPU and summer. If you still want to see us before summer we will be in the TYY International Vappu at 28th of April (at Merca, TSE). Have a great spring!

New Board of ISHA-Turku

ISHA-Turku elected its new board for 2017 8th of February at bar Proffan Kellari.

Juho Kankare was elected as president and Ville Kukkonen as vice president. The other members of the board are Julia Lintunen, Nestori Liminka, Elina Finne, Marius Aho, Taru Lappalainen, Dita Tammivaara and Marjaana Tuominen. The tasks of all the members of the board can be seen in here.

Congratulations and best of luck to the new board!

ISHA-Turku’s autumn 2016

ISHA-Turku’s autumn has been full of planning because there were two major events booked for this years autumn: ISHA Turku Pub Quiz and ISHA Turku Sitting Party!

Now a tradition, the history-themed pub quiz was held at 28th of September and again, the event was a great success! We are especially happy that the event attracted a lot of new students and  specially exchange students. This was the second time the Pub Quiz was arranged and at the end of the year it will become a permanent part of the annual activity calendar of ISHA Turku.

On this week ISHA Sitting Party is held after a long break. More than 40 people have signed up for the event which theme this year is War and Peace. Needless to say, it’s time to celebrate!

 

ISHA-Turku’s spring 2016

ISHA-Turku’s spring has been full of planning and settling running business. Most of this was probably not very visible for our members but with all the work done we can start next semester with a boom! This spring we established a new dazzling tradition with the history-themed pub quiz which gathered a breathtaking group of clever players interested in history. The tradition will surely be continued in the future! ISHA-Turku’s online presence was also enhanced with update of the website and a brand new Instagram account!

It’s almost vappu which means the spring semester is drawing to a close. ISHA-Turku will be participating in TYY International Vappu on Friday April 29th at 12.00-13.30 at Mercatori (Turku School of Economics). Next month the board will also have one last meeting before summer – we have some very exciting things planned out for autumn!

We hope you all have a nice summer and we wish to see you in September when ISHA-Turku starts the new semester off with an awesome get-together with its member organizations and new freshmen. Stay tuned!

ISHA Turku Pub Quiz at Panimoravintola Koulu on 5th of April 2016

ISHA Turku will host its first history-themed Pub Quiz at Panimoravintola Koulu (Eerikinkatu 18, 20100 Turku) on Tuesday the 5th of April 2016 at 7:00 PM.

The Pub Quiz will be hold at Panimoravintola’s historianluokka (history class) and is free for participants. Quiz will take place in small teams (about 2-5 people per team) and the winning team will receive fame and glory plus a nice prize!

Anyone can participate, so grab your friends and come to quiz!