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Anna Mishina presenting about Mari traditions in Udmurtia at the 2016 IFUSCO conference in Helsinki

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The Mari language appears on translate.yandex.ru

yandex_mariOn September 5, the Mari language was added to translate.yandex.ru. This website allows you to translate words and sentences from Mari into eighty five other languages and back.

The recently unveiled Mari version of the translation service appeared in a beta version, reported the Ministry of Culture, Press and Nationalities Affairs of Mari El. Continue reading

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IFUSCO XXXII, 15-18 September 2016 – Helsinki

IFUSCO-2016_iziThe 2016 International Finno-Ugrist Students’ Conference IFUSCO will be held on 15-18 September 2016 in Helsinki. This conference is being held in place of the planned conference in Khanty-Mansiysk, which was postponed twice before finally being cancelled.

We would like to demonstrate that IFUSCO will be held every year, regardless of any hardships we may face. Continue reading

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XXVI International Finno-Ugric Students’ Conference IFUSCO-2010

The decision made at the closing  plenar session of the XXV International Finno-Ugric Students’ Conference IFUSCO-2009 in Petrozavodsk (Karelia) was to hold the next XXVI IFUSCO-2010 in Kudymkar,  Perm krai.

The XXVI International Finno-Ugric Students’ Conference IFUSCO-2010 will take place on 14-16 May, 2010.

The aim of the conference is to enable and strengthen scientific activity in educational establishments of different levels in Finno-Ugric countries and regions of the Russian Federation, Continue reading

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Karelia has sent delegates to Finno-Ugric Congress (VIDEO)

Members of the Karelian delegationHead of Karelia addressed delegates from our republic to the IVth Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples of Russia with words of encouragement

On September 22 Head of Karelia Sergey Katanandov met with delegates that will represent our republic at the IVth Congress of Finno-Ugric Peoples of the Russian Federation in Saransk on September 24-26. The delegation includes 11 participants of the three indigenous peoples of Karelia: Karelians, Veppsians and Finns. Continue reading

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Indigenous peoples of Karelia welcome guests from the Council of Europe

vepsy_saamyInternational seminar Strengthening of the Role of Non-Government Organizations Protecting Culture and Languages of National Minorities is to be held in Karelia on September 19-21. The seminar is organized by the Ministry of Regional Development of the Russian Federation, Council of Europe, European Commission at the support of the Fund for Promotion of International Cooperation and Karelian Resource Center of Non-Government Organizations. Continue reading

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Representatives of Karelia participated in the session of the Advisory Committee of Finno-Ugric peoples

On September 12 regular session of the Advisory Committee of Finno-Ugric peoples was held in Moscow to discuss the Plan of activities of the Committee for 2010 and preparation for the international workshop conference Functioning of Finno-Ugric Languages in the Contemporary Context to be held in November in Syktyvkar.

Karelia at the session was presented by the Deputy Minister of the Republic of Karelia on National Politics and Relations with Religious Associations Elena Bogdanova, Chairlady of The Vepsian Culture Society Karelian regional public organization Zynaida Strogalshchikova Continue reading

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