Juwenalia is an annual higher education students' holiday in Poland, usually celebrated in May, before the summer exams, sometimes also at the beginning of June. The first Juwenalia were celebrated in the 15th century in Cracow. Juwenalia are celebrated in all colleges in Poland, with different names depending on a school or a city.



May 12 - Juwenalia of the Military Academy of Technology - MegaWAT

This year's event will be held in cooperation with the Warsaw Disco Festival and the Bemowo district.

Artists: Accent, Mig, Power Play, Defis, Calibra, Loverboy and The Lovers.

Beginning at 5PM at Autodrom Bemowo track. WAT students are free of charge (free tickets from 20th April available in the Student Affairs Department), others 29 PLN.


May 12-13 & 27 - Juwenalia of the University of Warsaw

May 12, Artists: Buslav, Kortez, Krzysztof Zalewski and Łąki Łan.  Admission to the Main UW Campus on this day is free.

May 13, Artists: Padżama Porno, Lao Che, Luxtorpeda and Male Reggae Rockers. UW students until 19:00 have free admission. Pre-sale tickets: 25PLN - students, 45PLN others, on the day of the concert 35PLN - students, 55PLN others.

May 27, Artists: Sitek, The Dumplings, Taco Hemingway and O.S.T.R. Agrykola, Start at 5:30PM. Entry is free.


May 13 - Juwenalia of the Warsaw School of Economics

Artists: RAU, Quebonafide, Afromental

Juwenalia SGH will take place on the Rectory Gardens at al. Niepodległości 162. The admission is free of charge.


19-20 May - Juwenalia of the Warsaw University of Technology

May 19, Artists: Candyflip, Rasmentalism, Happysad, Lady Pank and T.Love.

May 20, Artists: Animal Bar, TEDE, Bracia Figo Fagot, TABU and Kult.

Both on Friday and Saturday the admission is free. Concerts start at 5PM at Stadion Syrenki.


May 19 - Gardenalia

Artists: Two Fame, Terrific Sunday, Włodki, Kamp!. The entrance to Gardenalia is free. Start at 3PM at Nowy Świat 67/69.


May 20 - Great Student Parade 2017

This year, students will meet on 2PM on the pl. Defilad. The parade passes through the city to the Stadion Syrenki. Organizers encourage to wear colorful, creative and heavily varied dresses and costumes.


May 26 - Juwenalia of the Cardinal Stefan Wyszynski University

The first published stars are Organek, Fish Emade Tworzywo and Lemon. Concerts will take place at Agrykola. Start at  5PM. Free entrance.


2-3 June - Ursynalia, Juwenalia of the Warsaw University of Life Sciences

Line up for now is not known. It is known, however, that the concerts will take place on the Old Campus of SGGW and the admission will be free.

by Zuzanna Jarzębska, ESN PW