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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

Mulgimaa takes centre stage as Estonia embraces its Finno-Ugric family

Abja-Paluoja, the capital of Estonia’s historic Mulgimaa region, has become the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2021

17.02.2021

President: More attention should be paid to different dialects

At an event celebrating Abja-Paluoja as the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture on Saturday, President Kersti Kaljulaid encouraged people to support and maintain different dialects. The …

17.02.2021

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

Artyom Malykh: "Decline of standardized literary Uralic languages will coexist with the promotion of dialects as standardized languages"

On 21 October, Artyom Malykh, well-known Udmurt activist and founder of Uralistica social network, gave a talk on Uralic peoples of Russia at Sugrifest, a …

25.11.2020

Raisiya Sungurova: "Mari people in Yugra are on the land of our kindred peoples"

Raisiya Sungurova was awarded the Lennart Meri’s Waterfowl prize for her role as Mari community leader in the Yugra region.

25.11.2020

International Day of the World's Indigenous Peoples 9 August

9 August commemorates the International Day of the World’s Indigenous Peoples. It is celebrated around the world and marks the date of the inaugural session …

07.08.2020

CIFU congress postponed, but online congress to take place

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the CIFU XIII has been postponed to August 2021. However, we will organize a virtual pre-congress in August 2020 (currently …

04.08.2020

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

Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2021 Will Be Announced on June 17

Youth Association of Finno-Ugric Peoples (MAFUN) and URALIC Centre for Indigenous Peoples today announce the start of the competition for the title of Finno-Ugric Capital …

10.06.2020

A specially designed Fenno-Ugria euro coin will be emitted in 2021

The two-euro commemorative coin for the Finno-Ugric peoples will use a design by the artists Al Paldrok and Madis Põldsaar. The Eesti Pank Supervisory Board …

10.06.2020