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Attention: Work process changes put in place due to COVID-19

Due to the spread of the coronavirus (COVID-19) in Estonia, the team of the VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples shall, where possible, be working …


Estonian government declares emergency situation against coronavirus

The Estonian government has declared an emergency situation in connection with the global novel coronavirus pandemic and the likelihood that the virus may spread locally. …


Setomaa: The Estonia-Russia border tearing apart an ancient people

BBC, Rachel Dobbs: “It’s much more than a frustration, it’s a very strong feeling,” says community leader Oie Sarv, who spent much of her childhood …


Registration for the VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples has Opened

  The VIII World Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples, taking place on 17-19 June in Tartu, at the Estonian National Museum, began delegate registration as of …


Gallery and video: Independence Day parade in Freedom Square

The 102nd anniversary of the founding of the Republic of Estonia was marked with the traditional parade starting in Freedom Square in Tallinn from midday …


Life, death and preserving tradition on an Estonian island of only a few hundred people

Photographer Jeremie Jung’s “Kihnu, the Estonian Isle of Traditions” is a photo documentary project about an island inhabited by only 500 people in the Baltic …


Minister of Culture sent greetings to Finnish and Hungarian ministers on Finno-Ugric Day

The ongoing Estonian Finno-Ugrian Days 2019 are dedicated to the United Nations’ International Year of Indigenous Languages.


"Did you eat the whole cake?" - a learners experience on studying Estonian

DEEP BALTIC: Estonian has been described as the most difficult Latin-alphabet language for English-speakers to learn. Its fourteen cases, abundance of vowels and unpredictable partitive …


Lutsis on the Livonian national day

The researchers of the University of Latvia Livonian Institute shared stories of the Institute’s accomplishments during its first year of work during Livonian Culture Day, …


The 27th song and 20th dance celebration My Fatherland is My Love will take place in Tallinn from July 4–7, 2019

In 2019 Estonia will festively celebrate the 150th anniversary of the song celebration – the first song celebration was held in Estonia in 1869. This summer …


Videos of Fenno-Ugria Night showcase at Tallinn Music Week 2019

Fenno-Ugria is happy to publicize the videos of our performers at Fenno-Ugria Night showcase at the festival of tomorrows music, arts and ideas – Tallinn Music …