Preservation of the Finno-Ugric languages, including Estonian, is a matter of national survival for the peoples of the region, President Kersti Kaljulaid says.
TODAY: On Wednesday 16 June, the VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples will begin in Tartu, in the Estonian National Museum.
The preparations of VIII World Congress due to begin in Tartu on June 16, 2021, this time in a hybrid format, are in full swing. The versatile cultural programme and the slogan – "It's easy to be together!" – bridging our kindred nations, both the delegates and the observers, were revealed today.
Free programme includes viewings of documentaries, concert of chamber choir Collegium Musicale in Toomemägi, several special exhibitions and a free discussion in Loodusmaja.
Governor of Eesti Pank Madis Müller will present the commemorative coin and the coin card at the VIII World Congress of the Finno-Ugric peoples in the Estonian National Museum in Tartu.
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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.
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