A 79-year-old man who lit himself on fire protesting against Russia’s language policies in the capital of the Volga region of Udmurtia has died. Continue reading
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On April 8, the winner of the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2019 competition was announced in Obinitsa (Setomaa, Estonia) during the 2nd Forum of Finno-Ugric Villages. The next Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture will be Shorunzha village from Mari El Republic of the Russian Federation. The other two finalists of the competition were Arkhangelskoye village from Komi-Permyak Okrug of Perm Krai (Russian Federation) and the town of Zirc from Hungary. Continue reading
They are outraged by the cancellation of social benefits
Yesterday in one of Yoshkar-Ola’s central squares, numerous protests were held. Protesters from Yoshkar-Ola, as well as residents from other municipal districts of the republic, demanded the resignation of the government of Leonid Markelov. Continue reading
The concert was opened by the Liv ensemble from Latvia “Kāndla” (Gusli). Continue reading
On the program of the festival were concerts, exhibitions, lectures, and workshops, reported Sputnik News.
On September 23, the Working Party of National Minorities Minority Folklore Council of Estonia and the National University of Tallinn held the Roundtable of Estonian Peoples. Continue reading
‘Back to 1942’ is a no-holds-barred telling of one of modern China’s most grim times.
It is based in Henan province where the famine had forced millions to search for food. Even Fan the wealthy landowner had to join the escape to avoid starvation. Continue reading
From 29 June to 3 July, the folklore festival “Jutajaiset” is taking place in the Finnish city of Rouvaniemi. Among the participants at this festival is the Mari folklore ensemble “Mariy Pamash” from Yoshkar-Ola. Displayed are pictures from the festival’s website taken by Veikko Stöckel on the first two days of the festival. Continue reading