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Finno-Ugrian days return this October

The festival reaches its apex on the third Saturday of October – this year on October 15th – the day that the national flags of Estonia fly in honour of our fellow kindred peoples living all around the world.

04.10.2022

Ethnic Science Award 2022: Kindred People's Programme calls for nominations

This year, the competition welcomes the works of researchers who are based outside of the Russian Federation. Applications should be submitted electronically. The deadline for submitting nominations is 31 August 2022.

03.08.2022

Fenno-Ugria condemns the aggression by the Russian Federation in Ukraine

We do not consider cooperation possible with Finno-Ugric peoples’ organisations and individuals that support military action against Ukraine by the Russian Federation, until they stop supporting the activities against humanity by the leadership of their country.

17.03.2022

Estonia's Soomaa region dugout boat culture added to UNESCO protection list

This is Estonia's fifth entry on the Intangible Cultural Heritage list and the first which is described as urgently in need of safeguarding.

15.12.2021

Mulgimaa passes on the title of Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture to Udmurtia

The year of Abja-Paluoja, the historic capital of Mulgimaa, as the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture, is drawing to a close. On 27 November, the baton …

25.11.2021

TMW 2021: Fenno-Ugria Night is coming in a week! Who is performing?

The night also represents a bridge between TMW and the Finno-Ugrian Days, an event that introduces Finno-Ugric peoples, set to take place in October.

23.09.2021

Video and photos: Abja-Paluoja celebrated with the Finno-Ugric peoples at the Mulgi party

According to Ave Grenberg, the main organizer of the party, the title of Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture awarded to Abja-Paluoja has significantly increased both national …

03.08.2021

Decision of The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples

The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples, in order to develop further effective cooperation of the Finno-Ugric and Samoyed peoples, decided to hold the IX …

22.06.2021

Resolution of the VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples

The World Congress declares that the commitment to human rights, national minorities and indigenous peoples, freedom of speech, dignified development of languages and traditional culture, mutual respect between peoples and countries remain key guidelines in the activities of the Consultative Committee and the World Congress.

19.06.2021

Watch Live: VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples final sessions

The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples continues Friday, its final day, and the final sessions plus the closing ceremony can be watched live on ERR News, together with simultaneous translation into English, from 10.00 a.m. Estonian time.

18.06.2021

Second day of the Congress: working groups are deep in discussions

Working group moderators are going to summarise the presentations and discussions on the last day of the Congress.

17.06.2021

Video greeting from President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö

Video greeting from President of the Republic Sauli Niinistö to the World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples held on 16–18 June 2021 Honourable representatives of Finno-Ugric …

17.06.2021