University of Tartu is celebrating the 96th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia with a ceremonial concert
On Friday, 21 February at 2 PM, the University of Tartu is celebrating the 96th anniversary of the Republic of Estonia with a ceremonial concert where more than 30 members of the university family are presented with the Medal of the University of Tartu.
The ceremonial concert to celebrate the anniversary will be opened with a speech by Volli Kalm, the Rector of UT. Jaanus Harro, the Professor of Psychophysiology and the Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Education of UT, will give a talk titled "The Republic and Medicines". Urmas Kruuse, the Mayor of Tartu, and Maarja Pilt, a first year Master's student of law, will also give salutations.
34 employees of the university will receive the Medal of the University of Tartu at the ceremonial concert held in the honour of the Independence Day. Recipients of the medal include Ivo Leito, the Chair of Analytical Chemistry of the Institute of Chemical Physics of the Faculty of Physics and Chemistry; Gerardo Dumas Menjivar, the Professor of Software Technology at the Faculty of Mathematics and Computer Science; and Pieter van Ewijk, a Visiting Professor at the Institute of Social Studies of the Faculty of Social Sciences and Education.
The concert part of the ceremony includes performances by Oleg Pissarenko's Band and the chamber choir of the University of Tarty conducted by Triin Koch.