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Winner of 2024 World Tree Award is Szilárd Tibor Tóth

The winner of the 2024 Kindred Peoples' Programme's World Tree Award is the Hungarian Finno-Ugric and kindred people activist Szilárd Tibor Tóth.

05.07.2024

Narva, Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2025

The title was announced on 29 June 2024 in Kuhmo, Finland. Narva is the 11th Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture.

02.07.2024

In memoriam Jaan Tooming 28.03.1946- 5.04.2024

The director and actor Jaan Tooming, who considered Finno-Ugric ways of thinking important to Estonians, has passed away. Inspired by the work of Uku Masing, he reflected these thoughts in his theatre productions.

19.04.2024

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

Mari holiday Shorykyol

The Mari holiday begins on a Friday after the new moon after the Winter Solstice. Shorykyol lasts for a week, this year from 5 January to 12 January.

16.01.2024

The winners of the Kindred People's Literary Award are Ķempi Kārl and Aado Lintrop

On 1 November, in commemoration of the Udmurt writer and social activist Kuzebai Gerd (1898–1937), the Kindred Peoples' Programme traditionally announced the winners of the Literary Award.

10.11.2023

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

'Smoke Sauna Sisterhood' nominated for international awards

The Estonian-made and co-produced documentary film ‘Smoke Sauna Sisterhood’, or ‘Savvusanna sõsarad’ in South Estonian has received much international attention. The movie, directed by Anna …

11.09.2023

A few days left: deadline 31.08. for Uralic Ethnic Studies and Scientific Research Published In A Uralic Language Awards!

The awards recognise the research work of kindred peoples who have do not have sovereign states. The awards are given for a monograph, collection or …

29.08.2023

Estonian Language Board presented proposals regarding Seto, Võro

In May, the Estonian Language Board suggested eight proposals regarding the legal status of the South Estonian languages, Võro and Seto.

11.07.2023

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

XIII Youth Song Festival

The XIII Estonian Youth Song Festival “Holy is the Land” took place in the Tallinn Song Festival Grounds from 30 June to 2 July. The …

03.07.2023