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Lennart Meri Waterfowl Fund Scholarship Competition open for applications

Fenno-Ugria Foundation announces the 2024 Lennart Meri Waterfowl Fund Scholarship Competition with a deadline of 15 September 2024.


The 104th anniversary of the Republic of Karelia silenced in Russia

The anniversary, as with all republican anniversaries of the Russian Federation, has been increasingly downplayed and adjoined with other themes.


Traditional Veps festival 'Elon pu' held in Vidla

The Veps cultural festival was held on 8 June. The festival has been held since 1987.


Fenno-Ugria at Paide Opinion festival 2024

Fenno-Ugria will participate in the Paide Opinion Festival in the area of Cultural Richness with a panel ‘The nation on the display window and on …


Russian Finnougrist conference

The VII All-Russian Finnougrist Conference 'Modern Finno-Ugristics: science-society-culture' took place in the Mari National Theatre in the capital of the Republic of Mari El, Yoshkar-Ola, on 27-30 June.


'Fate of the Finno-Ugric peoples' seminar available to watch online

Fenno-Ugria's seminar 'Fate of the Finno-Ugric peoples: its substantiation in culture and the political reality' is now available to watch online. The seminar was organised in the framework of Tartu24 Finno-Ugric Days.


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.


Saami Parliament in Finland to repeat elections

The Executive Board of the Saami Parliament in Finland recommended the election committee to be reappointed ahead of the 24 June repeat elections.


Few students in Mari El learn Mari as mother tongue

In the Republic of Mari El, Mari is the mother tongue of 7,400 pupils, which is nearly 9% of the total number of schoolchildren: of the 248 general education schools in the Republic of Mari El, Mari is taught as a mother tongue in 81 schools.


Komi celebrated Komi Language and Writing Day

On the third Sunday of May, which this year fell on 19 May, the Russian Federation celebrated the first Komi Language and Literature Day, which became a national holiday in 2023.


Stubb visits Estonia

Alexander Stubb, the President of Finland, will be on a state visit to Estonia from 27 to 29 May.


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.