The All-Russian Public Movement “Association of the Finno-Ugric Peoples of Russia” on June 3-4 holds the All-Russian Forum of the Finno-Ugric Peoples in Izhevsk.
The capital of Udmurtia gathered delegations from 30 regions of the country. In addition to questions about the preservation and development of the cultural heritage of the Finno-Ugric peoples, the promotion of the languages of the Finno-Ugric peoples in the digital and information space, attention will be paid to youth projects and ways to support them.
The Karelian delegation includes Maria Kosheleva , senior lecturer of the Baltic-Finnish Philology Department of the Institute of Philology of Petrozavodsk State University, a member of the Vepsian Culture Society.
The Forum will help unite representatives of the Finno-Ugric community and allow them to exchange experience in the work on the preservation, development and revival of the Finno-Ugric languages,
– said Maria.
Let us recall that the forum will become a permanent all-Russian dialogue platform for a comprehensive discussion of topical issues of the Finno-Ugric peoples of our country, as well as for supporting initiatives and projects.
The participants of the forum are representatives of the scientific and expert community, Finno-Ugric media, education and culture, government bodies, ethnocultural public organizations of the Finno-Ugric and Samoyed peoples of Russia.
The forum will have 3 sections:
Cultural heritage of the Finno-Ugric peoples in the context of modern scientific research and educational practices;
Promotion of the linguistic diversity of the Finno-Ugric peoples in the digital and information space;
The role of youth initiatives and projects in the preservation and development of ethnocultural traditions of the Finno-Ugric peoples.
The program of the forum includes a meeting of the members of the Presidium of the All-Russian Public Movement “Association of the Finno-Ugric Peoples of the Russian Federation”, a fair of craftsmen and local producers, as well as a concert program with the participation of Finno-Ugric groups from the regions of Russia and the Udmurt Republic.
Within the framework of the forum, the results of the All-Russian competition of youth projects aimed at preserving, developing and popularizing the Finno-Ugric languages, culture and traditions will be summed up.