The International LUMA StarT Gala 2022

The International LUMA StarT Gala 2021 will be held in Espoo, Finland and online on Monday 13th of June 2022 at 4 PM to 5.15 PM (EEST: UTC+3).

The link to the online Gala will be given later on this website.

The StarT Gala is a memorable award ceremony organized annually to celebrate the joy of learning in StarT. At the same time we will be all learning together at LUMAT Research symposium. The 12th LUMAT Research symposium will be organized in 13-14 June 2022. All are welcome! In the gala the top three project teams will be awarded with the International LUMA StarT Award and top three best practices with the International LUMA StarT Education Award (read more about the awards here).  

The International LUMA StarT Gala 2022 programme:

  • Welcoming words
  • Opening speech by prof. Maija Aksela, Director of LUMA Centre Finland
  • Publics favourites
  • International LUMA StarT 2022 Awards
  • International LUMA StarT Education 2022 Awards
  • National StarT competition prize winners
  • Statistics Finland: The winners of the national phase of the European Statistics Competition (ESC) 2022

Everyone is invited!

You are warmly welcome to participate and watch the livestreaming together with participants from around the world.


The winners of the International LUMA StarT Awards and Education Awards 2018 and Olli-Pekka Heinonen, the Director General of the Finnish National Agency for Education


StarT Galas in previous years

In 2021 the StarT Gala was organized online.

In 2020 the StarT Gala was organized online for the first time.

In 2019 the StarT Gala was held in Finland in Jyväskylä.