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HYY150 Birthday Party

HYY150 b-day

PARTY LIKE IT’S 1868 – The celebrations at the HYY150 Birthday Party will be worthy of 150 years!

The entire HYY150 Anniversary year culminates in the unique Birthday Party held at The Circus on 24 November. The evening will be full of festive atmosphere, glitter, music, surprises and friends, as we celebrate our Student Union in the most memorable party of the century. The party kicks off at 10 pm, and the dance floor will not rest until the early hours – if even then, as the party continues afterwards at the epic after-afterparty! Grab your friends and secure your spots in the party of the century – it will be at least another 50 years before an opportunity as dazzling as this next presents itself!


The strength of the roof at The Circus will get tested when the party atmosphere raises towards the night sky thanks to the main act of the evening, one of the brightest stars of Finnish rock, Olavi Uusivirta!

We Love Helsinki DJs’ sparkling set full of hits will also be making the party people dance for 150 years’ worth.

You can experience your own 15 minutes of fame during the 150th Anniversary year in the karaoke room of the Birthday Party, where singalongs ring out all around! Share your favourite song on stage or enjoy the collective joy of karaoke in a more relaxed fashion among the audience.

The party night will certainly not be found lacking in splendour with the fantastic Glitternisti conjuring a dazzling Birthday Party experience for us! The ECO glitters used at the party are not only shiny but also environmentally friendly. In addition to this, it is possible to snatch a unique commemorative golden HYY150 overall badge for yourself at the party! Not to mention the abundance of impressive surprise effects at the party…

To ensure that the memory of the night will always be with you, you can record your most unforgettable Birthday Party moment with a polaroid camera and send yourself your regards for the next day’s Sillis where you can pick up your photo. The action obviously does not die down when the official party ends, as the party simply moves to the magical, phenomenal HYY150 After-afterparty at Gustavus Rex. Everyone participating in the Birthday Party is welcome to attend the after-afterparty!

The Anniversary weekend fever does not even stop at sunrise at the after-afterparty, as we will make our way to the HYY150 Sillis in Kumpula after noon on 25 November: linkki silliksen ohjelmaan

Dress code for the Birthday Party: a sparkling birthday outfit that reflects yourself and lends you the energy to dance till dawn.

Official hashtag of the party: #hyy150bday


Advance tickets:

17 October–18 November: €120 for a 10-ticket package

24 October–18 November: €15 per ticket

24 October–18 November: Combo ticket for HYY's members €25 for a ticket to the Birthday Party + Sillis

On the week of the event (19–24 November): €17 per ticket

NOTE! The prices include the cloakroom service fee (€3). You can buy a maximum of 5 packages per organisation or group of friends.

There is only a limited number of all ticket types available – act fast!

If you have signed up for the Anniversary, you do not need to buy a separate ticket for the Birthday Party.


HYY’s events during the anniversary weekend have zero tolerance for all kinds of harassment, racism, bullying and discrimination. We want everyone to be able to participate as themselves and to be able to spend a delightful weekend while feeling safe. You commit to HYY’s event principles by signing up for any of the events during the anniversary week, thus participating in the creation of a festive spirit for everyone.

HYY’s event principles

  • Care about the people around you. Care about how they are doing, how they feel and how your words and actions affect them.

  • HYY’s events have zero tolerance for all kinds of harassment, racism, bullying and discrimination.

  • Respect other people’s physical and mental integrity. No means no; do not harass anyone verbally, by touching them or by staring at them.

  • If you see or experience inappropriate behaviour, you have the right to take action against it or report the incident to the safety contact persons of the event. If you wish, you may also contact HYY’s harassment contact persons after the event.

  • Contribute to a positive atmosphere with your own actions.


The Circus is wheelchair accessible. There is a ramp from the front door and an elevator to the second floor. There is an accessible unisex toilet. More information or questions regarding accessibility:


Anniversary Masters Marika Tuominen and Elina Nieminen


Earlier Event: November 24
HYY’s 150th Anniversary
Later Event: November 25
HYY150 Sillis