An evening of culture of the Mari people took place in the reading room of the Scientific Library of PetrSU. The folklore and ethnographic ensemble “Shuldyr” (director – Alevtina Voitovich) performed for the audience.
“Sh u ldyr” is translated from the Mari language – “wings”, from the Udmurt language – “merry”. The creative team presented the traditional culture of the Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia. The ensemble was founded at the Department of Music of the Finno-Ugric Peoples of the Petrozavodsk State Conservatory named after V.I. A.K. Glazunov in 2017. The members of the ensemble are students and teachers, representatives of the Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia (Udmurts, Mari, Komi, Karelians).
The repertoire is based on traditional tunes and songs of Mari, Udmurts, Komi, Karelians.