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Independence Day at Ruka

6.12.2018 - 10.12.2018
Welcome to celebrate independent Finland!

Independence Day - itsenäisyyspäivä - is a national public holiday in Finland, held on 6th December. It was first celebrated in 1917. It is traditional for many Finnish families to light two blue-white candles in each window of their home in the evening. And many shops decorate their windows in blue and white. Normally on 6th December shops and offices are closed in Finland, but in Ruka village most of the services are open for you.  

Slopes open 9.30-19.00 on the Independence Day and night skiing on Fri 7.12. until 11 pm.

Opening hours of Ruka slopes and ski lifts

We reserve the right for changes.

Weekly program and fun in the slopes!

Experience unforgettable adventures in the Finnish winter nature by snowmobile, husky sledge, snowshoeing or other activities. Weekly program >

Ruka offers fun & games in the slopes for every day of the week. Some are already classics but there are some completely new activities as well. Fun & Games in the slopes > 

#independenceday #coordinatesofsnow

Thursday 6.12.2018

Mercedes-Benz FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Opening 2018
The World Cup season for the mogul skiers starts in the famous Ruka Battery Run, located not far from the center of the Ruka village!

Ruka continues the development of a competition event of moguls skiing in year 2018 as well. Welcome to enjoy the world class freestyle skiing show! No entrance fee for the audience. 

Program:

Wednesday, December 05. 2018 TRAINING DAY 1.

13:00 13:10 Ladies' Mogul Inspection
13:15 13:50 Ladies' Mogul Training Session
14:00 14:35 Ladies' Mogul Training Session
14:35 14:45 Men's Mogul Inspection
14:50 15:25 Men's Mogul Training Session
15:35 16:10 Men's Mogul Training Session

Thursday, December 06. 2018 TRAINING DAY 2.

10:00 10:10 Ladies' Mogul Inspection
10:15 11:00 Ladies' Mogul Training Session
11:10 11:55 Ladies' Mogul Training Session
11:55 12:05 Men's Mogul Inspection
12:10 12:55 Men's Mogul Training Session
13:05 13:50 Men's Mogul Training Session
17:30 18:00 Mogul Draw

Friday, December 7. 2018 MOGUL COMPETITION

9:20 10:00 Ladies' Mogul Training
10:10 11:25 Ladies' Qualifications (Q1)(57)
11:35 12:00 Ladies' Qualifications (Q2)(20)
12:00 12:10 Men's Inspection
12:15 12:55 Men's Mogul Training
13:05 14:25 Men's Qualifications (Q1)(67)
14:35 15:00 Men's Qualifications (Q2)(20)
15:30 15:40 Ladies and Men's Mogul Finalist Inspection
15:45 16:15 Ladies and Men's Mogul Finalist Training
16:30 16:54 Ladies' Mogul Finals (F1) (16)
16:54 17:18 Men's Mogul Finals (F1) (16)
17:21 17:32 Ladies' Mogul Finals (F2) (6)
17:32 17:43 Men's Mogul Finals (F2) (6)
17:48 17:53 Ladies' Mogul Awards
17:53 17:58 Men's Mogul Awards
17:58 18:08 FIS Podium Interviews

Freestyle Opening Facebook

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Rukakeskus Ltd , Tel 0400 101600 , Email: info@ruka.fi
11:00
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13:00
Tubing bowling race
This is not any ordinary bowling race. The combine of snow tubing and bowling is making the race double fun!

You and your large tubing-wheel will become a bowling ball which is dowhill skiing the snowy chute. Your purpose is turn over air filled ten pins during your downhill skiing. Let see who have the best style? Or who get the Strike? Welcome to take part in Tubing bowling race at Rosa & Rudolf FamilyPark tubing-racetrack in Vuosseli.

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12:00
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14:00
Face painting for kids at Family Park
Outdoor activities with funnier face!

Get your own face painting at break hut in Family Park. Ruka Beauty & Wellness team is doing face paintings couple hours for free and without booking time.

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16:00
Kids Light Parade in Family Park
Beautiful Light Parade conquer Family Park!

Every children will get own light stick and Ski School staff will downhill ski with chidren together in a beautifu Light Parade. Light Parade will be organize in Family Park, where Rosa & Rudolf are visiting too.

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19:00
Torch lit downhill skiing and fireworks!
at Vuosseli

Come to participate in torch lit downhill skiing and enjoy fireworks by Vuosseli slopes!
Free of charge.

 

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19:00
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23:55
DJ RNo in Hanki Bar!
DJ RNo will be playing at Hanki Bar Christmas Party.

It is already third time for Aarno that he will be playing in Ruka. He is playing music from wall to wall. You can dance, jam or just chill with your friends. Aarno and us will take care of you and of course it is free entry!

 

All rights for changes are reserved.

Hanki Baari , Tel 040 774 0504 , Email: ínfo@hankibaari.fi
23:55
KTB Disco Fever in Zone!
The hottest funk- and disco hits playing partyband. Tickets 3 euros.

Showtime klo 00:30

Restaurant Zone , Tel +358 (0)10 2710 555 , Email: zone@rukapalvelu.fi

Friday 7.12.2018

Mercedes-Benz FIS Freestyle Ski World Cup Opening 2018
The World Cup season for the mogul skiers starts in the famous Ruka Battery Run, located not far from the center of the Ruka village!

Ruka continues the development of a competition event of moguls skiing in year 2018 as well. Welcome to enjoy the world class freestyle skiing show! No entrance fee for the audience. 

Program:

Wednesday, December 05. 2018 TRAINING DAY 1.

13:00 13:10 Ladies' Mogul Inspection
13:15 13:50 Ladies' Mogul Training Session
14:00 14:35 Ladies' Mogul Training Session
14:35 14:45 Men's Mogul Inspection
14:50 15:25 Men's Mogul Training Session
15:35 16:10 Men's Mogul Training Session

Thursday, December 06. 2018 TRAINING DAY 2.

10:00 10:10 Ladies' Mogul Inspection
10:15 11:00 Ladies' Mogul Training Session
11:10 11:55 Ladies' Mogul Training Session
11:55 12:05 Men's Mogul Inspection
12:10 12:55 Men's Mogul Training Session
13:05 13:50 Men's Mogul Training Session
17:30 18:00 Mogul Draw

Friday, December 7. 2018 MOGUL COMPETITION

9:20 10:00 Ladies' Mogul Training
10:10 11:25 Ladies' Qualifications (Q1)(57)
11:35 12:00 Ladies' Qualifications (Q2)(20)
12:00 12:10 Men's Inspection
12:15 12:55 Men's Mogul Training
13:05 14:25 Men's Qualifications (Q1)(67)
14:35 15:00 Men's Qualifications (Q2)(20)
15:30 15:40 Ladies and Men's Mogul Finalist Inspection
15:45 16:15 Ladies and Men's Mogul Finalist Training
16:30 16:54 Ladies' Mogul Finals (F1) (16)
16:54 17:18 Men's Mogul Finals (F1) (16)
17:21 17:32 Ladies' Mogul Finals (F2) (6)
17:32 17:43 Men's Mogul Finals (F2) (6)
17:48 17:53 Ladies' Mogul Awards
17:53 17:58 Men's Mogul Awards
17:58 18:08 FIS Podium Interviews

Freestyle Opening Facebook

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Rukakeskus Ltd , Tel 0400 101600 , Email: info@ruka.fi
12:00
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14:00
Double Trouble – buddy contest
Two similar tracks – which one of you will be down faster?

Suitable for skiers/snowboarders, who can ride down the slope 2 of front slopes without assistance.
Place: Slope number 2  I Time: 12.00

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12:00
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16:00
Test Center
Finland's most inclusive Test Center in Ruka. Test center will be orginized in front slopes, next to new lifts. Friday 12am - 4pm and Saturday 10am - 3pm.

Now is the best moment to test drive new products! Finland's most inclusive Test Center selection in once.

Atomic
Salomon
Nitro
Burton
Elan
Nordica
Blizzard
Rossignol
HEAD

RukaStore* , Tel +358 400 101 615 , Email: rukastore@ruka.fi
16:00
Fire show
Fire Show is in Village Express station.

Mesmerizing Fire Show will be presented by Tulikukka. Fire Show will bring warm or event hot feeling to Independence's Day Weekend. Fire Show is at Village Express station next to front slopes.

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18:00
Fire show
Fire Show is in Village Express station.

Mesmerizing Fire Show will be presented by Tulikukka. Fire Show will bring warm or event hot feeling to Independence's Day Weekend. Fire Show is at Village Express station next to front slopes.

All rights for changes are reserved.

18:00
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2:00
Johanna Pakonen @Restaurant Rukahovi
Doors are opening on 6pm.Danceorchestra start on 9.30pm and artist 10.30pm. Age limit 18 and tickets 15€ (with cloakroom service). All rights for changes are reserved.
Restaurant Rukahovi , Tel +358 8 237 48 948 , Email: rukahovi@scandichotels.com
19:00
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23:00
Night Skiing
from December 2nd 2016 until April 13th 2018
There’s nothing murky about wanting to hit the slopes at night! Fridays at 19-23. Lifts are open at night from December 1st 2017 until April 13th 2018. Place: Check open lifts | Time: 19–23

Lifts & Slopes

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Rukakeskus Ltd , Tel 0400 101600 , Email: info@ruka.fi
19:00
-
23:55
DJ RNo in Hanki Bar!
DJ RNo will be playing at Hanki Bar Christmas Party.

It is already third time for Aarno that he will be playing in Ruka. He is playing music from wall to wall. You can dance, jam or just chill with your friends. Aarno and us will take care of you and of course it is free entry!

 

All rights for changes are reserved.

Hanki Baari , Tel 040 774 0504 , Email: ínfo@hankibaari.fi
23:55
Zone INTO Hehku!
Finnish band Into Hehku will be playing at Zone. Into Hehku is bringing party by Haloo Helsinki and Jenni Vartiainen party songs with Vain Elämää vibes. INTO Hehku's soloist is lovely Ella.

Showtime 00:30

Entry fee 3€

All rights for changes are reserved.

Restaurant Zone , Tel +358 (0)10 2710 555 , Email: zone@rukapalvelu.fi

Saturday 8.12.2018

10:00
-
15:00
Test Center
Finland's most inclusive Test Center in Ruka. Test center will be orginized in front slopes, next to new lifts. Friday 12am - 4pm and Saturday 10am - 3pm.

Now is the best moment to test drive new products! Finland's most inclusive Test Center selection in once.

Atomic
Salomon
Nitro
Burton
Elan
Nordica
Blizzard

All rights for changes are reserved.

RukaStore* , Tel +358 400 101 615 , Email: rukastore@ruka.fi
12:00
-
16:00
Get to know winter hiking and better hike food on top of Ruka
Event is organized near Gondol up station, near Saarua goahti. You can get familiar with winter hiking and hike food demos!

OUTDOOR PASSION FINALND FT. OVER NIGHT CROSS COUNTRY SKIING TRIP ON WINTER
- What you need to take care on planning point
- How to build tent camp in winter environment
- What equipments you need to take with you over night lasting cross country skiing trip
- How to transport your equipments (backpack/sledge)
- Surviving on cross country skiing trip and in a camp, taking into account heat and comfy

Performance: Outdoor Passion Finland

HIKE FOOD DEMOS

ShowTimes 12am, 1pm ja 2pm 
Two TopChefs demonstrate how to make a little bit better hike food easily

Eat Ruka Matti Hurttia and RUOK Burgeri Jari Rahkola are showing examples.
Welcome to join!
Maxium lasting 30 min / demo.

14:30
Stiga snow racer - race
Speedy stiga race in slope 21

Sign up is in slope 21 area at 14:15. There are three series: children, adults and tandem-style. Stiga snow racer- race is free of charge and race is in slope 21, near Bistro.

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18:00
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2:00
Jettiset @Restaurant Rukahovi
Doors are opening on 6pm. Danceorchestra start to play on 9.30pm and artist on 10.30pm. Age limit is 18 and tickets 15€ (cloakroom service included).

All rights for changes are reserved.

Restaurant Rukahovi , Tel +358 8 237 48 948 , Email: rukahovi@scandichotels.com
19:00
-
23:55
DJ RNo in Hanki Bar!
DJ RNo will be playing at Hanki Bar Christmas Party.

It is already third time for Aarno that he will be playing in Ruka. He is playing music from wall to wall. You can dance, jam or just chill with your friends. Aarno and us will take care of you and of course it is free entry!

 

All rights for changes are reserved.

Hanki Baari , Tel 040 774 0504 , Email: ínfo@hankibaari.fi
21:00
-
23:30
VVV acoustic gig in HankiBar

Punk band VVV presents atmospheric and acoustic gig.
VVV start to play on 9pm.
Free Entry!

Hanki Baari , Tel 040 774 0504 , Email: ínfo@hankibaari.fi
23:55
Zone, INTO Fireworks!
Into Fireworks - program you can find international stadion feeling by P!nk hits all to way to Beyonce. Into Fireworks singer is talented Ksenia.

Showtime on 00:30. Entry fee 3€

 

Restaurant Zone , Tel +358 (0)10 2710 555 , Email: zone@rukapalvelu.fi