Saturday, 24 August, 18.30-02.00
The congress will be concluded with the conference dinner held in Moomin World. In this children’s culture classic that operates in Naantali, where the Archipelago Sea and Naantali’s Old Town with its wooden houses meet.
Tove Jansson was a Finnish writer and a visual artist, whose Moomin characters are known all over the world. Moomin World is an ode to fairy tales and a tribute to Tove Jansson’s imagination, located in south-west coast of Finland, in the island of Kailo, in Naantali. Moomin World can be reached within 20 minutes from the downtown of Turku.
Who knows, maybe we will get to meet the Moomins during the dinner, come along to spend a memorable evening!
Students: 25 – 30 eur
Regular participants: 40 – 50 eur
Accompanying persons: included in the accompanying person fee
Children 3 – 12 years: 25 eur
Children 0 – 2 years: free of charge
Please note: dinner tickets after the early-bird registration deadline 50 eur and tickets on-site 60 eur!
Tickets include buffet dinner and 2 drink tickets (soft drinks for children).
Transportation to congress dinner
Bus transportation is arranged free of charge for the congress dinner in Moomin World
(departure at 17.15 from Turku)
Buses to dinner leave from two locations (see below) in short intervals between 17:15 and 17:40.
Families with children are recommended to take the first bus in order to give them time to explore the island before larger crowds arrive:
1. Turku Cathedral, address: Tuomiokirkonkatu 1
2. Hotel Radisson Blu Marina Palace, address: Linnankatu 32
In Naantali, there is about 10 minute walk from the bus to Moominworld island. Congress volunteers will show the way.
Return buses will leave starting from 20.00 in about 30 minute intervals. All return buses will stop at Hotel Radisson Blu Marina Palace and near Turku Cathedral.
Boat transportation (one way, return by bus)
If you would instead like travel by boat through the beautiful archipelago, there is an extra charge 15 eur. The trip takes about 1 hour. (Limited number of seats, reservations for the boat through registration form).
The boat leaves at 17.15 from the River Aura, address: Läntinen Rantakatu 37