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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

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

Postponed Finno-Ugric world congress to be held in Tartu next June

The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples, which was postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic, has been rescheduled for June 16-18, 2021, the nonprofit Fenno-Ugria …

18.06.2020

The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples to take place next year

NGO Fenno-Ugria announces that new dates have been set for the VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples, which was postponed due to the global crisis …

18.05.2020

The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples will be postponed

ANNOUNCEMENT: NGO Fenno-Ugria announces that due to the emergency situation caused by the COVID-19 virus, the VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples will be postponed. …

30.03.2020

Kaljulaid discusses coronavirus with Baltic, Polish, Russian leaders

President Kersti Kaljulaid discussed the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic with regional heads of state by phone and video conference on Monday. From her office in Tallinn’s …

18.03.2020

Attention: Work process changes put in place due to COVID-19

Due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Estonia, the team of the VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples shall, where possible, be working …

13.03.2020

Registration for the VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples has Opened

  The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples, taking place on 17-19 June in Tartu, at the Estonian National Museum, began delegate registration as of …

26.02.2020

The logo of VIII World Congress inspired by bark beetle

The logo of VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples was created by an Estonian artist Peeter Laurits. Read why he chose to be inspired by the …

07.02.2020

The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples will take place in Tartu, Estonia

The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples will take place from the 17th to 19th in June 2020, in the recently opened Estonian National Museum. The main …

06.05.2019