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The Estonian Kindred People’s Programme Awarded the Ilmapuu Prize

For the first time, the Estonian Kindred People’s Programme awarded the Ilmapuu (World Tree) Prize, with an aim to acknowledge the citizens’ initiative associated with the cultural identity and persistence of a Finno-Ugric people.

The Council of the Kindred People’s Programme decided to award the first Ilmapuu Prize to Tatiana Efimova, the head of the Society of Votian Culture, who has largely supported the self-awareness of the Votian people and contributed to the preservation of local customs. Continue reading


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