'Samfundet', the students' round house

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The round house, locally called 'Samfundet' is the base of Studentersamfundet i Trondhjem, the local students' organisation. It was founded in 1910 and this building was ready in 1929, round as their previous house, an old circus building. The great auditorium is also designed with a circus in mind

uka Every other autumn since 1917 the students has arranged   UKA  – 'The WEEK', or 'The Student's Week'. There used to be a revue – preferably with (some) local themes – and festivities long into the nights, now it's advertised as "UKA: Norway`s largest cultural festival", boasting of 3 stages, 3 nightclubs and 2 pubs. It's now essentially a music festival and there are events not only in the round house. It might also be the world's longest week, 25 days to be exact.

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