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The Donning of the Caps on Carolina Hill

30 Apr - 30 Apr


Come to the Donning of the Caps and experience the magic atmosphere on Carolina Hill! Greet the coming of spring together with Uppsala University’s Vice-Chancellor and other enthusiastic Walpurgis Eve celebrators.
The Donning of the Caps is the main event of the Walpurgis Eve celebrations. Thousands of celebrators gather in front of Carolina Rediviva to don their student caps, all at once. At 3 o’clock sharp the Vice-Chancellor waves her hat from the balcony and is greeted by thousands of waving hats among the gathered celebrators.
15.00 The Donning of the Caps. Uppsala University’s Vice-Chancellor Anders Hagfeldt welcomes spring on the Carolina Rediviva balcony.
15.03 Spring songs with Orphei Drängar (OD) .
See you on Carolina Hill at 3 p.m. sharp!