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Jubilee day 7 September

A jubilee day filled with festivities – 7 September we celebrate both the university’s 40th anniversary and the textile educations’ 151st anniversary!

The programme offers remembrances, visionary conversations, exhibitions, workshops, cake, and guided tours. The day ends with an outdoor concert with Movits! at the Textile Fashion Center’s courtyard.

Programme

09:30-10:00 – Vardagsrummet

Coffee and cake prior to the panel conversation

10:00-12:00 – Sparbankssalen

Panel conversation with remembrances and visions of the future

Only in Swedish.

13:00-14:30

Guided tours of the Swedish School of Textiles

Take the chance to see the unique milieu of the Swedish School of Textiles at a guided tour of the house. The tours start at the entrance of the Swedish School of Textiles every half hour. The last tour starts at 14:30. Tours in English can be arranged as needed.

15:00 

Opening of weaving exhibition – The Textile museum 

The textile educations celebrate 151 years with exhibitions, film shows, and workshops. One of the exhibitions is at the textile museum where Väfskolan (“the weaving school”) and the weaving education are in focus. Archival materials, student projects, fabric samples, and exciting stories will be displayed, including the gold fabric for Queen Margareta’s dress, Birka material, and the first reproductions of Tutankhamun’s clothes. The exhibition is open 7-10 September.

15:00

Cake – floor 1, Textile Fashion Center

In connection to the opening of the weaving exhibition, cake and coffee will be served.

15:30-18:00

Guided tours of the University of Borås

Take a guided tour of the university’s surroundings! The tours start at Sandgärdet (the library building) every half hour. The last trip starts at 18:00. Only in Swedish.

17:00

Startup mingle – Textile Fashion Center, courtyard

Come to the courtyard of Textile Fashion Center and the build-up for the evening’s concert with Movits! Food trucks and restaurants will be serving food and drinks at the courtyard so you can start the warm up for the concert.

19:00 

Movits! – Textile Fashion Center, courtyard

The concert with Movits! starts. 

About the jubilee day

The jubilee day is a joint arrangement between the University of Borås, the Student Union in Borås, Borås Stad, and Borås TME. During the same week, the students have their introduction, and in the city the street art festival No Limit is arranged.