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’Fate of the Finno-Ugric peoples: its substantiation in culture and the political reality’

Fenno-Ugria's seminar in the framework of Tartu24 Finno-Ugric Days. Speakers include Madis Arukask, Chairman of Fenno-Ugria's Board, board members Tõnu Seilenthal and Elena Kirt, adviser Jaak Prozes, ethnologist Aimar Ventsel, artist Kärt Summatavet and others.

Fenno-Ugria organizes

15 Opening words
15.05-15.40 linguist Tõnu Seilenthal (Fenno-Ugria board member, University of Tartu)
15.40-16.15 ’Hingelkõnd – artists at the roots of Finno-Ugric inspiration’. Artist Kärt Summatavet (Estonian Academy of Arts, University of Tartu)

Short break

16.35-17.45 panel discussion ’Finno-Ugric minorities in Russia: situation today and future prospects’.
Fenno-Ugria adviser Jaak Prozes, Fenno-Ugria board members Madis Arukask and Elena Kirt, ethnologist Aimar Ventsel.
17.45-18 questions and final words


The seminar has simultaneous translation into English.

The seminar is recorded (Etnomeedia NGO). The seminar is planned so that the participants can see the concert ’Forgotten Peoples’ by Veljo Tormis, which begins at 20).

The seminar ’Fate of the Finno-Ugric peoples’ belongs to the main programme of Tartu 2024 The European Capital of Culture.


Estonian National Museum, Tartu