VIII World Congress Hosts Unique Cultural Experiences in Tartu
Free programme includes viewings of documentaries, concert of chamber choir Collegium Musicale in Toomemägi, several special exhibitions and a free discussion in Loodusmaja.
The organizer reserves the right to change the programme. With some events the time still needs to be agreed. Apologies for the inconveniences.
|Sat 12.06 at midday||Tartu, Keskpark||Airing of folk costumes|
Among others, a few local wearers of Fenno-Ugric folk costumes can be seen, announcing the approaching of the Congress.
|Tue 15.06 at 5pm ||Tartu Elektriteater||Film LIFE OF IVANNA (80 min, 2021)|
Director and Cameraman Renato Borrayo Serrano, Producer Marianna Kaat, Composer Timo Steiner. The film is followed by discussion between ethnologists and experts of the Nenets culture Liivo Niglas and Laur Vallikivi.
|Wed 16.06 |
|Omniva e-shop||Presentation and sale of the commemorative Fenno-Ugria coin issued by Eesti Pank. |
The Fenno-Ugric people get own coin in the year of the VIII Congress. The two-euro coin was designed by artists Al Paldrok and Madis Põldsaar.
|Estonian National Museum||The World Congress postmark and day one envelope –showcase and sale|
|Wed 16.06 at 8pm||Tartu Toomemägi||Veljo Tormis “Forgotten Peoples”|
Chamber choir Collegium Musicale, Conductor Endrik Üksvärav.
Stage Director Margus Kasterpalu.
|Thu 17.06 at 8pm||Tartu Loodusmaja||Discussion- simman “Fenno-Ugric Trips“|
|Fri 18.06 at 5pm||Tartu Elektriteater||Documentary “In the Steps of the Forgotten Peoples“ (88 min, ERR 2021)|
Director Erle Veber, Camera Meelis Mäekivi, Editor Ruth Alaküla.
The film is followed by discussion between folklorists Madis Arukask and Janika Oras.
|University of Tartu Library, |
|Exhibition “For some – independence, for others – autonomy. 100 years of self-governance of the Fenno-Ugric peoples”|
|University of Tartu Library,|
|Exhibition “Small countries in the tides of time”. 100 years of Estonian-Hungarian diplomatic relations.|
|Estonian National Museum||Exhibition “Nation – that means people”. Gallery – photo exhibition put together from the collections of the Russian Museum of Etnography, the National Museum of Finland, Hungarian National Museum and Estonian National Museum.|
|Estonian National Museum||Exhibition “Stone Age Graphic Art” – frotage prints of rock art from Karelia, the Kola Peninsula and Alta fjord, from the collection of Loit Jõekalda. |
|Estonian National Museum||Exhibition “Tribal Roots” – photos from Rein Maran’s film expeditions.|
|Estonian National Museum||Exhibition “Fenno-Ugric Woman” – documentary photography by Karolin Kruuse|
|Heimtali rahvamaja||Traveling exhibition, “The Fenno-Ugric and the Samoyed peoples, Vol 2”|
Apologies for the inconvenience.
VIII World Congress of Fenno-Ugric Peoples is held on June 16.-18., 2021 at Estonian National Museum in Tartu. The opening and closing ceremonies of the Congress are broadcasted live by ERR News and the Fenno-Ugria website.
On social media (Facebook, Instagram), the related events can be found by hashtags #tartu2021fu and #FennoUgria.