Tag Archives: Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture

Mari village Shorunzha selected as next Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture

SU_pealinna-2019_valim_21On 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

Advertisements

4 Comments

Filed under News, Pictures

Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2017 competition has been announced

Kultur_stolicy_FU_mira_logoApplications for the title of the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture are welcome from the Finno-Ugric world starting 17 March 2016, which aims to raise the identity of Finno-Ugric, and Samoyedic people, and to improve their cooperation.

The initiative which is organised by the Youth Organisation of Finno-Ugric Nations (MAFUN), this year concentrates on the Finno-Ugric nations living in North Europe, North Russia and Central-Russia. The current Hungarian title-holders, Iszkaszentgyörgy and Veszprém will also participate in the election process for choosing the best candidate. Continue reading

Leave a comment

Filed under News