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VIII World Congress Hosts Unique Cultural Experiences in Tartu

Free programme includes viewings of documentaries, concert of chamber choir Collegium Musicale in Toomemägi, several special exhibitions and a free discussion in Loodusmaja.

11.06.2021

"It's easy to be together!" #tartu2021fu

The preparations of VIII World Congress due to begin in Tartu on June 16, 2021, this time in a hybrid format, are in full swing. The versatile cultural programme and the slogan – "It's easy to be together!" – bridging our kindred nations, both the delegates and the observers, were revealed today.

11.06.2021

Eesti Pank is issuing a two-euro coin for the Finno-Ugric peoples into circulation

Governor of Eesti Pank Madis Müller will present the commemorative coin and the coin card at the VIII World Congress of the Finno-Ugric peoples in the Estonian National Museum in Tartu.

09.06.2021

Two planned large-scale summer events to go ahead

The government gave the go-ahead to two large-scale events planned for summer, amid falling coronavirus rates. June’s Eighth World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples and July’s …

22.05.2021

Russian delegations, Putin could still attend the Finno-Ugric World Congress in Estonia

Tõnu Seilenthal says in an interview with Estonian World that even if the Russian Federation creates an “iron curtain”, the results of the cooperation so far will still support the vitality and continuity of the Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia.

07.05.2021

Registration to the World Congress is open until 31 May

The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples will be held on 16–18 June 2021 at the Estonian National Museum in Tartu, Estonia. The Congress will be organized in a hybrid format and it will be possible to attend all the sessions either in-person in Tartu or virtually online. NB! Registration for journalists will end on 7 June 2021.

27.04.2021

Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2022 Will Be Announced at the World Congress in Tartu

Thematic focus of the competition is provided by the upcoming International Decade of Indigenous Languages 2022-2032.

28.03.2021

Mulgimaa takes centre stage as Estonia embraces its Finno-Ugric family

Abja-Paluoja, the capital of Estonia’s historic Mulgimaa region, has become the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2021

17.02.2021

President: More attention should be paid to different dialects

At an event celebrating Abja-Paluoja as the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture on Saturday, President Kersti Kaljulaid encouraged people to support and maintain different dialects. The …

17.02.2021

Moscow splitting Finno-Ugric languages to promote assimilation to Russian, Mari linguist says

Moscow is currently promoting the division of the Mari language into two – the Lugo Mari and the Gorno Mari — to reduce the number …

11.12.2020

Artyom Malykh: "Decline of standardized literary Uralic languages will coexist with the promotion of dialects as standardized languages"

On 21 October, Artyom Malykh, well-known Udmurt activist and founder of Uralistica social network, gave a talk on Uralic peoples of Russia at Sugrifest, a …

25.11.2020

Raisiya Sungurova: "Mari people in Yugra are on the land of our kindred peoples"

Raisiya Sungurova was awarded the Lennart Meri’s Waterfowl prize for her role as Mari community leader in the Yugra region.

25.11.2020