Association's Events

ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association organized multiple events through the year. Events organized by the association include a welcome events for the newly arrived U.S. grantees, lectures on interesting topics and visits to various corporations. The alumni association also organizes various cultural visits and networking opportunities. New event ideas are always welcomed and can be sent to the association board at any time. Please email all ideas to [email protected]

Upcoming events:

Changes and Challenges: Catholic Church in Revolutionary Cuba

Talk by Fulbright Finland Alumna Petra Kuivala
ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association invites you to participate in a lecture on the relationship of Catholicism and Cuba’s revolution: a paradox that has, despite mutual tension and conflicts, marked Fidel Castro’s revolution since its initiation in 1959, and continues to play a significant role in contemporary Cuba.

Past Events



Spring Visit to Nuutajärvi Glass Village May 5, 2019
Alumni Event at Paulig Kulma - Pavun Tarina and Ice Skating January 23, 2019
Season's Greetings Party and St. Lucia's Day Parade December 13, 2018
Creative World Banquet - A Fulbright Finland Alumni Event in Kouvola November 8, 2018
Fulbrighter Happy Hour October 12, 2018
Fulbrighter Meetup and an extraordinary General Meeting September 27, 2018
Visit to Crisis Management Initiative (CMI) August 17, 2018
Welcome Event August 29, 2018
Fine Dining and Food for the Soul May 5, 2018
2018 ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association Annual General Meeting March 12, 2018
Alumni Ice Skating and coffee with new U.S. Fulbrighters January 24, 2018
Talk by Tieto-Finlandia Prize Winner Ville Kivimäki January 10, 2018
Season's Greetings Gathering at the Fazer Café December 13, 2017
Fulbrighter Happy Hour in Turku October 6, 2017
Fulbright Meetup September 28, 2017
Welcome Event August 23, 2017
Helsinki Spring Marathon with the ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association April 20, 2017
Visit to the Aalto Design Factory April 3, 2017
Annual General Meeting March 20, 2017
Alumni Ice Skating and coffee with new U.S. Fulbrighters January 25, 2017
Holiday Season Get-Together December 2, 2016
Fulbright Get-Together in Tampere November 29, 2016
U.S. Presidential Election 2016, Pre-Election Night November 7, 2016
Fulbright Meetup September 28, 2016
Behind the Scenes Visit to the Finnish National Opera September 15, 2016
Welcome Event for the New U.S. Grantees and Returning Finnish Grantees August 24, 2016
Informal Graduation Event for Jyväskylä-Based American Fulbright Grantees May 7, 2016
The Spring Gallery Hop April 23, 2016
Annual General Meeting March 7, 2016
Welcome Dinner for the new U.S. Fulbrighters January 27, 2016
Seasons Greetings Party December 1, 2015
Welcome Event August 26, 2015
Innovation Center Visit at the U.S. Embassy May 12, 2015
Fulbright Spring Gallery Hop April, 2015
Annual General Meeting March 3, 2015
Holiday Season Get-Together December 9, 2014
Fulbright Fall Gallery Hop October 30, 2014
Fulbright Gallery Hop: Sun, art, food and delicious Interdisciplinary conversation April 26, 2014
Visiting Alval Aalto Museum in Jyväskylä April 23, 2014
Runeberg's Day Ateneum Museum Visit February, 2014
ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association's 60th Anniversary Celebration November, 2013
ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association's 7th Annual Golf Tournament June, 2013
Alumni Association Members and Fulbright Center Grantees Visit U.S. Embassy Innovation Center May 26, 2013
Studying in the USA - An Education Exposé 2012 November 13, 2012
2012 Annual Fulbright Alumni Golf Tournament June 12, 2012
ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association Gathering & Annual General Meeting 2012 March 13, 2012
Buddy Event 2011 September 1, 2011
The 2011 Annual Fulbright Alumni Golf Tournament June 9, 2011
Fulbright Seminar: Perceptions on Finnish Schools, May 12, Mikkelin lukio, Mikkeli May 12, 2011
The ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association Gathering and Annual General Meeting April 19, 2011
Stand-up Comedy in English March 10, 2011
Kalevala Day Special: Fulbright Alumni Talk - Gender, magic, sexuality and supranormal topics in Finnish folklore February 28, 2011
Opera at the movies: Nixon in China February 19, 2011
The 2010 Annual Fulbright Alumni Gold Tournament June 17, 2010
ASLA-Fulbright Alumni Association Gathering & Annual General Meeting April 28, 2010
The 2009 Annual Fulbright Alumni Golf Tournament June 11, 2009