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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. Due to the current situation with COVID-19, 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.

The aim of the Congress is to promote national consciousness, cultures and languages of Finno-Ugric peoples. VIII World Congress, entitled “Cultural Landscapes – Mind and Language”, focuses on the questions of language preservation and the possibilities of bilingualism; consequences and effects of climate change on daily life of Finno-Ugric peoples; the use of different media channels and the application of modern language technologies to enhance communication and collaboration between Finno-Ugric peoples.

We cordially invite people who are interested in above-mentioned topics to participate in the work of the Congress. As an On-line observer you will have the access to plenary sessions and to one thematic session. Registration is open until 31 May 2021. Participation fee is 50 euros. The programme and all the details about the Congress you can find on our website:

The World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples is a representation forum, which is independent from governments and political parties and its activities are based on the Declaration of Fundamental Principles, Aims and Objectives of Cooperation of Finno-Ugric Peoples of the World.

Official languages of the Congress are Russian, English and Estonian.  

The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples is organised by MTÜ Fenno-Ugria Asutus (NPO Fenno- Ugria). 

Contact of the organising committee: