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 


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!