Peeks into the opening ceremony


Peeks into the opening ceremony

On Wednesday, we’ll launch the 25th BOBCATSSS with an opening ceremony packed with interesting speeches, words from the organizers, music and dance performances. The ceremony will begin with a speech from the University of Tampere’s Vice Rector, Dean and University Lecturer in history, Katariina Mustakallio who is in charge of international affairs.

We’re also honored to have Sami Junnonen and Tuomas Turriago perform together at the opening ceremony. Sami Junnonen is a flute soloist with a versatile international career and Tuomas Turriago is a composer, pianist, conductor and versatile musician, known primarily as an experienced chamber musician. More information about the musicians can be found at their websites: and

Last but not least, Heikki Mäenpää with his dancers will perform Peeks in to the Dancing Moominvalley!

Also, don’t miss out on our closing ceremony on Friday at 15.00 where we will give out prizes, reveal the location of BOBCATSSS 2018 and hear a summary of the history of BOBCATSSS from Ruud Bruyns himself!