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In memoriam Tatyana Vladykina 08.09.1953-04.05.2024

Tatyana Vladykina, Professor, Doctor of Udmurt Philology, Head of the Udmurt Institute of Language, Literature and History, has passed away.

28.05.2024

Diary of Maria Nikonova in SATOR

In the spring of 2024, the source publication «Улон - питыран, сюлэм - пияла...»: 'одӥг Удмурт кышномуртлэн дауръем улон сюресэз' ('An Udmurt woman's century-long journey') appeared in the 25th issue of the Estonian Literary Museum's yearbook SATOR.

27.05.2024

Competition for Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2025 begins

URALIC Centre together with Sukukansojen Ystävät ry and the Finnish-Hungarian Society announced the beginning of the competition on 4 March 2024.

06.03.2024

In memoriam Valei Kelmakov

At the end of last year, sad news came out of Udmurtia of the passing of the eminent Udmurt linguist and Finnougrist Valei Kelmakov (14 January 1942–28 December 2023).

05.02.2024

Mari and Udmurt birthrate in Bashkortostan highest in region

The Statistical Office of Bashkortostan used the last census, in 2021, to find out which ethnic groups in the republic have the highest number of children.

15.12.2023

Udmurt Language Day celebrated grandiosely

The Udmurt Language Day was initiated by the Udmurt representative organisation Udmurt Kenesh and first celebrated on 27 November 2018.

29.11.2023

Udmurt culture researchers win Uralic Ethnic Studies Award

The 2023 Uralic Ethnic Studies Award was awarded to Eva Toulouze and Nikolai Anisimov for their research into 21st century Udmurt culture.

07.11.2023

Four years ago, Albert Razin sacrificed his own life

On 10 September 2019, Albert Razin - a Udmurt sociologist and philosopher - set himself on fire in front of the Udmurt State Council building.

12.09.2023

New language technology developed for Uralic languages

This year, there has been progress in developing modern software for the Uralic languages. Programmes related to Udmurt and Mari are being developed, in addition to a Uralic-language machine translation engine at the University of Tartu.

18.07.2023

Main event of Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture held in Kuhmo

The Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2023 is in Kuhmo, Finland. The title is awarded to a Finnish municipality for the first time in the contest …

07.07.2023

The Nordic Pavilion Becomes the First Sámi Pavilion

For the first time, only Sámi artists will be presented in a national pavilion at the Venice Biennale, and for the first time, the Sámi will be recognised as a nation in a pavilion that bears their name.

24.05.2022

Finnish town Kuhmo selected as Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2023

This marks the first time that the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture will be located in Finland. Kuhmo expects the title to boost cultural tourism in the region and to support the preservation and revitalization of languages and cultural heritage across the wider Finno-Ugric world.

29.01.2022