maanantai 31. tammikuuta 2011


3.2.2011 Thursday

18.15 Meeting at the Ilves hotel , Hatanpään valtatie 1, Tampere

Let’s walk together to the get-together party location. Distance is about 200 metres.

18.30 – 22.00 Get –together party at Pellavatehtaankatu 12 C, second floor

Normal, casual clothes
Salad and drinks will be served. If you have some food allergies, please let us know.
Let’s get to know one another.
After the party, you can explore the night life of Tampere.

4.2.2011 Friday

9.30 Meeting at the Ilves hotel , Hatanpään valtatie 1, Tampere

Let’s walk together to the meeting location. Distance is about 200 meters.

10.00 Mid Term Meeting at Verkaranta, Verkatehtaankatu 3, Tampere

Normal, casual clothes, regalia, no hat
Totally 42 persons are participating the Mid Term Meeting. The meeting room might be a bit crowded, but I am sure we will fit in.
Finnish Ladies’ Circle Shop will be present, if you want to buy some souvenirs.

12.30 Lunch at restaurant Amarillo, hotel Ilves

Salad, main course and coffee will be served.

13.30 Mid Term Meeting continues

16.00 Departure for Turf Sauna from hotel Ilves by bus

The bus will depart from the Ilves hotel and drive us to the turf sauna. The sauna is located at the country side. The journey takes less than an hour.

17.00 Arrival to the Turf Sauna

Some coffee and tea will be served. We will have to take turns into the sauna, since only 10 persons fit into the sauna at the time. There are 29 circlers attended the turf sauna excursion.
The sauna is an old building, so you might want to bring some warm clothes and warm socks with you.
After the sauna we will have dinner. It will be a buffet serving typical Finnish food.

22.00 Departure from the Turf Sauna back to Tampere

The bus will come and pick us up from the sauna.

23.00 Arrival to the hotel Ilves

If you want you can continue the night in the Ilves night club or in some other location. But it is totally OK, to go to sleep. The turf sauna might make you a bit sleepy.

5.2.2011 Saturday

9.45 Meeting at the Ilves hotel , Hatanpään valtatie 1, Tampere for those who are participating the sightseeing tour

10.00 Sightseeing

On the guided bus tour, you will see the best bits of Tampere: the Tammerkoski rapids national heritage landscape, Keskustori Central Square, the wonderful views of lakes Näsijärvi and Pyhäjärvi, the ridge slopes of Pispala and Pyynikki, the Cathedral, the Greek Orthodox Church and a lot more. The tour ends with a short stroll in the old Finlayson Mill area, the historical heart of the city.
Please wear shoes that are suitable for walking outside

11.30 Sightseeing ends at Finlayson area with a glass of sparkling wine at shop called Cotton. From the shop Cotton, the distance back to the hotel is about 800 meters.

Free time

18.00 Gala dinner at hotel Ilves, Hatanpään valtatie 1, Tampere

Gala dress, regalia
There are 100 persons participating the Gala dinner.

6.2.2011 Sunday

Time to go home. See you soon at the LCI AGM in Hamburg!

torstai 20. tammikuuta 2011

Who is coming?

The following persons have registered for the MTM meeting:

Helle Nielsen
Gitte Høyer
Silke Schael
Karen von Koschitzky
Marja Strid
Tyyne Suuniitty-Hietanen
Minna Koskinen
Nicole Blaase
Ulrika Bille
Julia Edberg
Carin Carlstrom
Ingibjörg Sigurjónsdóttir
Gyða Björk Aradóttir
Niina Gråsten
Ülla Vuorio
Kati Kruusaauk
Ülle Pärl
Anniina Tähkäpää
Minna Sneck
Lina Nosevic
Reanta Markeviciute
Kristina Sukiene
Marina Novickiene
Marika Koskimäki
Riitta Hermiö
Katri Talja
Päivi Kankaanpää
Päivi Kilkku
Katja Majaniemi
Päivi Haikonen
Linda Paulson
Hilde Eikenes Stenstad
Ilze Jermacāne
Evija Erele
Gitte Langsager
Malene Jacobsen
Lenette Glerup-Poulsen
Riitta Alanen
Anne Oksanen
Katri Linden
Tuuli Jahnson
Janica Bergström
Kati Aulu

The invoices for the MTM meeting have been sent to the contact persons.
If you have not received your invoice, please let us know as soon as possible.

The detailed agenda will be published during next week.

See you soon!

tiistai 5. lokakuuta 2010

Mid Term Meeting for Nordic Region 3-6.2.2011 Tampere, Finland


Thursday 3rd of February
- Arrival of delegates
- Informal get-together party in the evening

Friday 4th of February
- Mid Term Meeting starting at 10 a.m.
- Lunch and meeting continues
- Pampering in a Finnish turf sauna in the evening
- Informal dinner at the sauna cottage and maybe nightclubbing later…

Saturday 5th of February
- Sightseeing and shopping
- Gala dinner and 50th anniversary party of LC-1 Tampere (formal dress)

Sunday 6th of February
- Have a safe trip home!

General information

The conference hotel is Sokos Hotel Ilves in the beating heart of Tampere! Check out

Rooms cost 96 euros per night in single room and 116 euros per night in double room

The booking is done along with the registration. If you want to choose another hotel in Tampere, then you have to do booking yourself. But if you want to stay at the Sokos Hotel Ilves, please let us know and we will book the hotel room for you.


Registration (for all participants) 30 euros
Transportation to the Tampere-Pirkkala airport (Thursday and Sunday) 16 euros
Thursday evening meeting including salad and two drinks 25 euros
MTM meeting and lunch 20 euros
Pampering at the turf sauna and dinner 65 euros
Sightseeing 25 euros
Shopping ??? Euros
Gala dinner 70 euros

Registration should be done before 5th of January, 2011. Registration for the MTM is done by sending email to and listing the events that you want to participate. Please let us know also your contact information and arrival information, if you know it already. You can also update your arrival and departure information later.

Any questions, please don’t hesitate to ask

keskiviikko 26. toukokuuta 2010

Welcome to Tampere

Dear Circlers,

You have now entered the blog for Ladies Circle Mid Term Meeting in Tampere 2011. This blog will give you information of the upcoming event.

The MTM will be held in Tampere, Finland from 3th of February to 6th of February 2011. The program will include arrival and get together party on Thursday evening, Mid Term Meeting on Friday, some sauna on Friday evening, sightseeing on Saturday, Gala dinner on Saturday evening and departure on Sunday.

The conference hotel will be Sokos Hotel Ilves. These events will either take place within a walking distance from the hotel or there will be a bus taking you there.

Hope to see you all in Tampere! If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to ask
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