Hämeenkadun Appro 2021
Finland’s biggest and the most beautiful student event will be held on the 21st of October 2021.
Finland’s biggest and the most beautiful student event Hämeenkadun Appro has been organized since 1982. The event gathers over 10 000 students from all over Finland to Tampere every year. The event consists of Keskustori’s event area, the pub crawl and the after party.
In Hämeenkadun Appro you’re supposed to go around predetermined bars, restaurants around Tampere’s city center and stamps in your crawl pass. After collecting required amount of marks, the participant achieves equivalent degree.
Hämeenkadun Appro takes place on Thursday 14.10.2021
Schedule will be announced in the early autumn.
- Clothing according to the weather
- Water bottle
- Leave big backbags at home. The cloack room in the after parties is meant for coats only.
Transportation on Appro day
- The City Center is easy to reach with public transportation. Routes and scheduless can be found here: https://www.nysse.fi/aikataulut-ja-reitit.html
- The public transportation has been notified and there will be added shifts in the night time after the event. Routes 1, 3, 5, 6 and 9a follow Friday’s night schedule.
- The walk from railway station and from bus station to City Center is fairly short.
- During the event, transportation must happen on foot.
Event area at Keskustori works as the center of the event. Starting and finish point for the pub crawl is located at Keskustori. Additionally, you can find several activities, event partners’ stands and music among other things there. The official information stand is located there to serve participants throughout the event.
The activities in City Center are available for Appro participants from the beginning of event until the after parties start. In the previous years City Center has offered you for example the possibility to bungee jump, participate in fun competitions on our partners’ stands and enjoy your self on different exiting activities. The activities of 2021 will be announced in the autumn.
The academic degrees have to be accomplished in correct order and you get the next degree badge by proving the previous degree with the badge attached to your overalls. You get a stamp in your crawl map by having the official Hämeenkadun Appro drinks or foods or by participating in event partners’ activities. The pub crawl is possible to accomplish without alcohol. The time to complete the degree is 4 hours and it starts at the time marked in the map and stops at the finish line. (Tohtori and Emeritus candidates have 5 hours) Transition between bars must be by foot.
The Academic Degrees
The degrees have to be accomplished in correct order and they require following number of stamps.
- Approbatur 7
- Cum Laude 9
- Laudatur 12
- Tohtori 15
- Emeritus (after two Tohtori badges) 15
You can get stamps from participating bars, restaurants and company stands. You can only get one stamp per one place. For Tohtori and Emeritus candidates the limit is two stamps per place. Participating bars and restaurants are tagged in the map and you can find “Virallinen suorituspaikka”-poster in all of them. The map will be published in the early autumn.
At the afterparties in multiple different clubs there are top artists performing. The afterparties open doors at 21 and artists’ showtime is at 00:30. Artists will be announced at the end of August.
The event wristband is your ticket for the afterparties, and you can only enter the party marked in your wristband. You can also purchase a ticket to any afterparty after 00:30 o’clock at the doors. The ticket is 5€ with other parties’ wristband and 10€ without.
The nightclubs have a right to collect 3€ cloakroom fee from everyone. There’s the same student friendly pricelist at the afterparties as there is at the pub crawl.
The after parties include awesome front row artists and there will be something for everyone! The artists will be announced in the early autumn.