History and Traditions

Traditional events at Miina Härma Gümnaasium

  • Tamme relay run– relay run between classes in the honour of the oak tree planted in Karu Park
  • celebrating the school’s birthday 
  • celebrating the Citizenship Day
  • advent concert at the Aula of the University of Tartu
  • Christmas parties– traditional class parties with fun themes
  • Christmas church service and concert– held after the Christmas parties at Pauluse Church
  • The Contest of Five Schools – the competition of science subjects between Hugo Treffner Gümnaasium, Tamme Gümnaasium, Nõo Reaalgümnaasium, Viljandi Carl Robert Jakobson Gümnaasium and MHG
  • celebrating the anniversary of the birth of Miina Härma February 9th is the anniversary of Miina Härma’s birth which is celebrated together with the graduate students who give lessons on that day
  • Valentine’s Day– a day with Amor post and love songs
  • celebrating the Europe Day
  • a spring concert at Vanemuise Concert House– the joint performance of actors, dancers and singers for parents and graduates
  • spring orienteering day – a whole-school sports day in the open air together with the teachers and the parents
  • the Head of School’s reception  – an honorary event for students who have participated actively in promoting the school life and representing the school o competitions or have made remarkable contributions to the community or other areas

Celebrational Ceremonies

  • 1st of September opening ceremony
  • Teachers’ Day
  • School Anniversary
  • the Anniversary of the Republic of Estonia
  • the last school bell ceremonies
  • graduation ceremonies

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