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Closing Ceremony

The 8th World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples
16-18 June 2021
in Tartu, in the Estonian National Museum
The main theme of the Congress will be “Cultural landscapes – language and mind”.

The closing of the World Congress forms part of the plenary session on the last day of the VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples which starts on Friday 18 June at 10.

Working group summaries: reports by moderators
Mart Rannut (moderaator / модератор)
Civil society activities in preserving and developing Finno-Ugric languages

Madis Arukask (moderaator / модератор)
Finno-Ugric cultures – from tradition(al) to modern times

Peep Mardiste (moderaator / модератор)
Finno-Ugric peoples in a changing environment

Sven-Erik Soosaar (moderaator / модератор)
Mass media channels

Adoption of the resolution of the VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples
Tõnu Seilenthal

Returning the title of the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture to Abja-Paluoja. Announcement of the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2022
Oliver Loode – Head of Secretariat, Finno-Ugric Capitals of Culture
Aivar Ruukel – Head of Jury

Closing ceremony of the Congress
Anneli Ott – Minister of Culture of the Republic of Estonia
Tõnu Seilenthal – Representative of Estonians in the Consultative Committee of the Finno-Ugric Peoples. Chairman of the Congress

Lembit Saarsalu (saxophone) and Olav Ehala (piano) on stage.

The organizer of the Congress, NGO Fenno-Ugria, announces that considering the current situation caused by the COVID-19 virus, the Congress will be organized in hybrid form, in-person attendees in Tartu and virtual attendees online. All online participants will have access to plenary sessions and one of the thematic session chosen. Accession to the congress will be via link sent to the connection e-mail. Event content will also be recorded and made available online to foster further discussions after the event has ended, build out a knowledge portal for event participants.

korraldaja, toetajate ja partnerite logod
Korraldaja, toetajad ja partnerid.
Eesti Rahva Muuseum

Event is part of the event series VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples