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21.2.12
A new Finnish communication coordinator and an International affairs responsible were elected for Viri Lactis' board of 2013 at the general annual meeting on 18th of February. The composition of the board of 2013 is following:

Chair: Henna Moilanen
Vice chair: Elisa Kohtala
Secretary: Inka Luokkala
Treasurer: Elina Laaksonen
Finnish communication coordinator: Johanna Lindholm
International communication coordinator: Xusheng Zhang
International affairs responsible: Yuetuan Zhang
Study and event affairs responsible: Heli Siren
The Chief editor of Viri Lactis magazine: Antti Haapalainen


Photos!
Photos from Viri's Italy excursion in the FB-pages:
Verona and Parma 2012




UPCOMING EVENTS

22.3.13 International Dinner Party

Come and join us for an international potluck night for the 4th time! Bring a typical dish from your country: Kalakukko, dumplings, lasagna, sushi, etc. And lets enjoy it together!

More info coming soon, follow us!

Photos from last year's party:: International Dinner Party 2012



PAST EVENTS



18.2.13 General annual meeting

The financial statement and the annual report of 2012 and the plan of action for 2013, among the other things will be discussed at the meeting.

Time: Mon 18.2. at 6 pm
Place: Agronomiliitto, Pohjoinen Makasiinikatu 6 A 8

Welcome!



4.12.12 Board 2013 elected

Viri Lactis got new board at board election meeting at Valio:

Chair: Henna Moilanen
Vice chair: Elisa Kohtala
Secretary: Inka Luokkala
Treasurer: Elina Laaksonen
Communication coordinator: Joonas Marila
International communication coordinator: Xusheng Zhang
Study and events affairs: Heli Siren
International affairs: Li Han
Official: Johanna Lindholm
Chief editor of Viri Lactis -magazine: Antti Haapalainen

Congratulations and good luck for the new board!



4.12.12 Board election meeting & Christmas party

It's time to elect a new board for Viri! Board election meeting and Christmas party will be arranged traditionally at Valio on 4.12. starting at 16.

Board election meeting at 16: Presentation of Valio by Arto Tikkanen, Executive Vice President, Cheese, Butter and Ingredients. Election of board 2013 follows
Christmas party: after election meeting with cheese buffet!
Registration by 27th of November to jenni.parnanen@helsinki.fi. Registration it is binding because there will be limited number of places.

17.11.12 Viri 65-year-party

We'll celebrate our 65 years old organization at restaurant Blue Peter. More info in the autumn.



6.11.12 Excursion to Paulig coffee factory

Come and see how coffee is produced from bean to the coffee cup at the modern coffee roastery of Paulig. More info in the autumn!



22.-29.10.12 Excursion to Verona and Parma in Italy

Viri heads this year to Italy, where we'll get familiar with the local dairy industry and cheese production. We'll also visit Borgo Rocca Sveva wine yard. In the program there's also sightseeing, visting mediaval castle, Garda Lake and a day-trip to Venice or Milan. And of course we'll eat and drink well!

Enrollment to the to the excursion is finished and the group of 16 students is full.



10.10.12 Excursion to Vaasan Oy

We'll visit Vaasan&Vaasan bakery at Vantaa. We'll hear about the products, the company and see the production.

Enrollment in the autumn, follow our notices.



28.9.2012 Cheese&Wine party

The traditional Cheese&Wine party is organized on Friday 28.9. at C-grundi ground floor (Talonpojantie 13).

Join us for a cosy evening with cheese and different wines. During the evening we will also here two interesting stories about milk related summer jobs.

Tickets: Members 3 euro, non-members 5 euro. New students free.

We can only take a limited number of guests, so better to hurry up. Binding sign ups by sending a message to jenni.parnanen@helsinki.fi until Friday 21.9!

The evening starts at 18 o'clock sharp so please be in time!

The happening is sponsored by Valio and Juustoportti.





20.9.12 Excursion to ostrich farm and winery in Pälkäne

In autumn we'll go and see ostriches at farm Syrjynen and get familiar with wine production at Rönnvik winery. At the winery there's a chance to taste the wines and in the ostrich farm you can naturally taste the meat produced by the farm.

More info in September! Follow our mailing list and FB-pages!



30.3.12 International dinner party

Come and join us for an international potluck night! Bring a typical dish from your country: Kalakukko, dumplings, lasagna, sushi, etc. And lets enjoy it together!

Participants: Finnish and International students at University of Helsinki who are interested in foods and international culture.

Program:
18:00 -19:00 Introduction, Dinner
18:45 -19:00 Opening dance: Balinese dance
19:00- 19:15 Singing performance
20:00 - 20:15 "Best Chef" awards
20:15 Closing activity

Awards will be given to Best Cook Non-alcoholic drink will be provided. Please bring food from your country. Registration fee: FREE Registration method: Facebook and virilactis@virilactis.com



29.2.12 Chinese Afternoon
travelling, studying and culture

Feel the Chinese atmosphere and get to know about study opportunities in China! How’s the studying in a Chinese university? Chopsticks, exam books and tea at lunc time? Psorts between the lectures? Student association activities and product development competitions?

Have you heard about the courses offered by Confucious Institute of UH? Viri Lactis also presents the best shots from the China-trip last autumn!

SOME CHINESE REFRESHMENTS WILL BE SERVED

Time: Wed 29.2. at 2-4 pm
Place: EE-building, sh11+12

PROGRAM

Chinese dance performance (hall of EE-building ATTENTION! at 1:45 pm)

Opening words and introduction to study possibilities in China

Student life in china!
Presentations of the 5 partner universities of UH by Chinese students

Studying in China as a Finnish student

Chinese language and culture at UH!
Programs offered in Confucius Institute

Viri Lactis ry: The best shots from China-trip!

Time for discussion

Organizer: Viri Lactis ry in cooperation with MMTDK, CSSA-UH & Confucius Institute



9.2.12 Annual meeting

It will be discussed about the regular things and the upcoming events for year 2012.

Time: Thu 9.2. at 6 pm
Place: Agronomiliitto, Pohjoinen Makasiinikatu 6 A 8

Welcome!

1.12.11Board 2012 elected

Viri Lactis got new board at board election meeting at Valio:

Chair: Jonna Erkkola
Vice chair: Suvi Alakalhunmaa
Secretary: Roosa Jaakkola
Vice secretary: Elina Laaksonen
Treasurer: Pia Kivelä
Communication coordinator: Jenni Pärnänen
International communication coordinator: Zhongqing Jiang
Web page responsible & event organizer: Alejandra Culebro
Study and cultural affairs: Heli Siren
International affairs: Tessa A. Sugito
PR-representative: Silja Kopra
Officials: Antti Haapalainen, Elisa Kohtala ja Anand Mohan
Chief editor of Viri Lactis -magazine: Anish Kiran

Congratulations and good luck for the new board!

1.12.11 Board election meeting & Christmas party

It's time to elect a new board for Viri! Board election meeting and Christmas party will be arranged traditionally at Valio R&D on Thu 1.12. starting at 15.

Board election meeting at 15: Presentation of Valio, following election of board 2012
Christmas party: after election meeting around 16:30-17
Place: Valio R&D premises, Meijeritie 6 (Pitäjänmäki)

21.10.11-29.10.11 Excursion to China

Join Viri's excursion to China! Zhongqing, our board memeber, will be our travel guide during the trip. Our major destination is Hohhot city in Inner Mongolia, where we'll visit China's biggest dairy company Meng Niu and if timetabe allows, another dairy company Yili. We'll also visit Beijing university. Seightseeing and the wonders of China are of course a part of our programme: we'll see for example The great wall of China, Forbidden city and Tiananmen Square etc and experience the food culture of China. Enrollment and more information from Jenni Pärnänen jenni.parnanen@helsinki.fi

Enrollment to the excursion finished on 11.7.11.

22.9.11 Cheese&Wine party at 19, C-grundi

Come and taste delicious cheeses and wines in out traditional autumn happening! The party is free for new students and for others only 3e. Sign up by e-mail virilactis@virilactis.com by 18th September. Only 40 people can join, so hurry up!



1.9.2011The lottery winners of Student society days have been announced!

The winners are Elina Pörsti, Hanna Kuusisalo and Jenni Hunnakko. Congratulations on behalf of Viri Lactis!

Student society days, 1st September at 13-15 in Info-building.

Come to our stand to hear information about our organisation, activities and join us. There's also a quiz with cool prizes!

17.7.11 Summer event Picnic on the Beach at 12-16

Hellooo Summer People! The weather is getting HOT and SIZZLING! It is time to get outside and have fun. Viri is going to have picnic on Aurinkolahti Beach. Everyone should bring their own picnic foods and drinks. Moreover, bring your volleyballs and frisbees, they'll will make the picnic a lot more FUN. SOOOO, PACK YOUR SUNBATHING GEARS, SUMMER SPIRIT and LET'S EMBRACE THE SUN!

14.4.11 Cowhouse visit at 10 am

Hi milk lover!
Have you seen where does your milk come from? Come and see the origin of milk in a cowhouse!

Viri arranges a visit to the cowhouse of the Department of agricultural sciences. We'll see the daily life of the milk farm and the cows. The first 30 people who sign up by e-mail can join the visit.

Please sign up by e-mail: suvi.alakalhunmaa@helsinki.fi We'll confirm the participation for the first 30 people who sign up.

We'll meet in the hall of EE-building and leave together for the cowhouse at 9:45. Be in time! You can also come to the cowhouse by yourself, if you know the place (Koetilantie 3).

17.3.11 International dinner party, 7 pm at C-grundi

Viri's international dinner party was a great success last autumn, so Viri will arrange it again with the theme CULTURAL NIGHTS! Everyone brings a dish typical for his/her home country. Some programme will be arranged also and the best food will be awarded . A great chance to meet Finnish and foreign students!

Please sign up by Wednesday 16.3. at Viri's Facebook-group or by sending e-mail to mirja.kiurusalmi@helsinki.fi

P.S. If you are very thirsty, bring your own drinks!

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