On 23 January, the Mari director of the Mari National Theatre turned 70 years. A festival of his plays will begin in February in honour of the significant date.
The Mari holiday begins on a Friday after the new moon after the Winter Solstice. Shorykyol lasts for a week, this year from 5 January to 12 January.
Mari Literary Language Day, celebrated on 10 December, has been a national holiday of the Republic of Mari El since 1998.
The Statistical Office of Bashkortostan used the last census, in 2021, to find out which ethnic groups in the republic have the highest number of children.
On 26 October, the Mari organisation Marij-Vij Tüvõra Ušem - Mari-Vij Kultuuriyhdistys, or Mari Force Cultural Association, was registered in Finland.
By the decision of the Supreme Soviet of the Russian SFSR on October 18, 1991, October 30 was declared the Day of Remembrance of the Victims of Political Repression. However, in the Russian Federation, the day was also celebrated this year.
A multilingual school in Mishkino, Bashkortostan began teaching mathematics and drawing in the Mari language.
A chatbot that understands the Mari language has appeared in Telegram. The programme was developed by Mari linguist Andrey Chemyshev and his associates, Mariyskaya Pravda …
This year, there has been progress in developing modern software for the Uralic languages. Programmes related to Udmurt and Mari are being developed, in addition to a Uralic-language machine translation engine at the University of Tartu.
The Mari youth movement has started collecting signatures in Mari El to change the national emblem and formally reintroduce the former emblem. To date, 300 signatures have been collected.
On 10 June, the 12th Mari Song Festival took place on Siukhin field in Hill Mari region, Republic of Mari El. The first Mari Song Festival was in 2002 and the song festival tradition has been adopted from Estonia.
The year of Abja-Paluoja, the historic capital of Mulgimaa, as the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture, is drawing to a close. On 27 November, the baton …