Gasque student language for dinner followed by dancing. Dinner consists of about three dishes and requires a certain conformity of the visiting behavior. In other words; etiquette.
For example, on clothing. On gasques stated "blazer". That means a dark suit and tie or knee-length dress. On prom enjoined "full dress", which means long dress, dress or mess dress. Traditional costume is also good.
Furthermore, the time for gasquens beginning. It is often followed by a "DK". That means double quarter and means that guests should be prepared to go to dinner half an hour after the specified time. Prior to this aperitif preferably be uppdrucken. Once at the table has the ladies cavalier on his left, and vice versa.
The gasques are an opportunity to pleasantly converse with your neighbors that you are seated next to and thus make new acquaintances. The rules are intended to ease graceful behavior.
The reccegasque is held each fall and spring for the nation's new members, but also older students are of course welcome. In the autumn we hold it at Gotlands nation but in spring we organize it together with one or more other nations, and we are sometimes at Gotlands. A perfect way to get to know new friends at the beginning of the semester!
Crayfish held every late summer, in early September or late August. Crayfish tails and claws are served and cherished reunions after the long summer occur!
Tefatsgasquen is a winter battle between Gotland, Västgöta and Värmland nations. Tough battle in Castle Hill on the day and reconciliation dinner on Gotland in the evening. Arranged in March.
Mid semester gasque
The mid semester gasque is arranged as the name says in the middle of the semester, both in autumn and spring. Often it is a theme in these gasques and we have among other experienced hippie theme, pop theme, autumn theme, sea battle, tasteless theme, etc.
Lambskallegasquen is probably the gasque that Gotlands is best known for. Everything barbaric you heard about the gasque is true! We eat lamb skulls and poke the eye of the skull into our snaps! A Gasque that all students in Uppsala have to experience! Arranged in November.
Luccegasquen is the coziest gasque of the year. The gasque is arranged any day around Lucia and serves a sumptuous Christmas dinner, Lucia Performances and Mascot for Christmas!
The herring lunch is organized on Valborg. Herring and schnapps overlooking riverrafting. Later in the day also arranged champagne gallop with one of Uppsala's certainly popular gathering places on a sunny Valborg
May dinner is arranged on the first of May and is one of the year's finest dinners. It is not unusual that the chef offers a nifty course menu. Before dinner, the wreath laying at the tomb of the nation Uppsala Old Cemetery with the singing of the choir and speech of the inspector.
Springball is the prettiest party during the year. Full Uppsala living in Vårbalsstämning and also we Gotland. Tuxedo and prom dress is a requirement, but otherwise everyone is welcome! Arranged at the end of May.