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Annual celebration 2020


The celebration
was live-streamed

25 September 2020, Ilisimatusarfik hosted our annual celebration - our annual event rich in traditions, where we celebrate our foundation.

During the day, Ilisimatusarfik was celebrated with speeches, community singing, recognition of employees who have made a special effort and awarding of PhD degree.

The programme for the day was

  • Welcome and speech by rector Gitte Adler Reimer
  • Community singing: "Ilisimatusarfik aalajangigaavoq"
    • Grand piano: Flemming Nielsen
    • Choir: Charlotte Mølgaard & Elisabeth Møller
  • Annual celebration speech by chairman of the board Suzanne Møller
  • Recognition of employees who have made a special effort:
    • Head of Department of Language, Literature & Media, Birgit Kleist Pedersen for her great work, which this year has resulted in many bachelors, master graduates and a PhD
    • Employees at Student Services and our International Office for their great work benefitting all our students
  • Awarding PhD degree to Rosannguaq Rossen
  • Music: Inunnguaq Petrussen


After the ceremony, Ilisimatusarfik hosted a reception.


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