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TAMKO TOPICS 22 / 2018

Tamko Topics is a weekly newsletter of The Students' Union of Tampere University of Applied Sciences.

English summary 22 / 2018

1. Tamko's Office Solu opening hours during summer and Student Card Sticker

2. Comedy O'Connell's Improv events 31 May - 16 June

1. Tamko's Office Solu opening hours during summer and Student Card Sticker

Tamko's Office Solu is open with shorter opening hours (Mon - Fri 10am - 2pm) in June. We're closed for Midsummer on Fri 22 June. After Midsummer (25 June - 30 July), we're open only by appointment. Please make an appointment beforehand: office(at) From 1st of August, we're open normally (Mon - Fri 9am - 4pm). 

Autumn's Student Card Stickers are available from 1st of August. The blue sticker (9/2018) is valid until 30 September. Tamko is wishing everyone a wonderful and relaxing Summer! : )

2. Comedy O'Connell's Improv events 31 May - 16 June

- FiiF2018 Celebration Show at Comedy O'Connell's 31 May

For the past 7 years Tampere has been the home to one of the world's most exciting gathering of International Performers: The Finland International Improv Festival! This festival brings hundreds of people together to celebrate, learn, perform and enjoy Improvised Theatre and Comedy from all around the world! This year FiiF takes place from June 12-17th, and has over 90 Improvisers from over 20 countries! Join us as we celebrate this momentous annual event with a Pre-Festival Celebration on 31st of May at Commdy O'Connell's at 8 pm. 

We'll have local performers who have taken part in FiiF's of the past, as well as players who will be on stage at this year's Festival presenting performances that are inspired by some of their favorite FiiF moments throughout the past 6 years. We'll also be giving away free passes to this year's festival, as well as Free FiiF Swäg! You don't want to miss it!

- JadaJada Improv show 7 June

This is the group that started it all! Come and check out Tampere's oldest and longest running English language improv team! Join us on the 1st Thursday of every month at O'Connell's Irish bar as we run headfirst into a fury of improvised comedy! Next show is on 7th of June at 8 pm. Free entry. 

- Finland International Improv Festival 13 - 16 June

The Finland International Improv Festival is an annual festival that brings improvisers from around the world to Tampere, Finland. The festival is held at Tampere Univeristy Theatre on 13th of June - 16th of June. Shows start at 7 pm. Tickets 18€ / 15€, from here

During the five-day festival, the audience has a chance to see improvised theatre shows performed by improvisers with unique styles and formats. FiiF offers improv workshops for professional and amateur improvisers, as well as beginners. 

- The FiiF2018 Off Stage 11 - 15 June

Each night after the Mainstage Shows finish up at Tampere University Theatre, we head to O'Connell's Irish Bar on the FiiF Off Stage - a small stage dedicated to players, projects and formats we couldn't fit on the Mainstage. 

The FiiF Off Stage shows are free entry and open to anyone. 


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