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Picture: Markku Heikkilä / Taitaja2012

The Finnish National Skills Competition Taitaja2013

The competition will be arranged in Joensuu on 14-16 May 2013.

Students of vocational institutes under 20 years of age, or who turn 20 during the year 2013, can take part in the competition.

In the demonstration category, no medals are to be awarded for there will be no competition towards a Finnish championship. A category is tested in the demonstration category for a couple of years prior to be chosen to
the skills category.


Taitaja PLUS is a competition for vocational students with special needs at the age of 15 years or older.
There is no maximum age limit.


Taitaja9 is a competition for 9th graders of upper comprehensive schools in craftsmanship.  The aim of the competition
is to improve knowledge of practical subjects, especially woodworking, textile crafts and home economics, in a fun and inspiring way.






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