Member organizations of the Hungarian Charity Council – the Hungarian Charity Service of the Order of Malta, the Caritas Hungarica, the Hungarian Red Cross, the Hungarian Reformed Church Aid and the Hungarian Baptist Aid – have combined their efforts to send an aid convoy to Ukrainian families, Minister of State for Churches, National Minorities and Civil Affairs Miklós Soltész said at a Budapest press conference on Tuesday.
The deputies of the State Council of Komi discussed questions of support of local agricultural producers2015-03-25 22:27
Agricultural producers of the republic together with deputies of the State Council and the Ministry of Agriculture of the region discussed on the 18th of March what it is necessary to make in new economic conditions not to "fail" in the 1990th years.
Exit day of the deputy on state support of production of local agricultural producers passed on the basis of JSC “Prigorodny”, and the discussion of difficult questions took place within excursion on new and old objects of the enterprise.
"No language, no people" such is the main idea of each report presented at a meeting of Association of the Finno-Ugrian people of Russia in Salekhard, MariUver approves.
Finno-Ugrian language group in Russia today on the verge of disappearance, are forgotten Vepsian, Khanty, Komi, Karelian, Ingrian languages. Loss of language inevitably conducts to assimilation of small ethnos with big and inevitable loss of identity and culture of the small people.
Sámi Political Leader Flies to Dublin to Hand Deliver Coalition Response to Karelian Diamond Resources2015-03-23 21:20
Anti-Mining Coalition determines KDR exploration activities to be illegal, and declares strong opposition to any and all mining exploration in Ohcejohka, Sápmi
In the lead up to International Happiness Day (March 20), the European Union’s Eurostat surveyed Europeans on their level of satisfaction with life, YLE News reports.
Mother Tongue Day, which marks the birthday of Kristjan Jaak Peterson on March 14, one of the founding fathers of Estonian poetic tradition, was first recognized as a national holiday in 1999, ERR News reports. It is now celebrated not only in Estonia but in many Estonian Houses, schools and universities all around the world.
In the run-up to the "gold" anniversary of the Komi the poet Nina Obrezkova published the book "Kopkö Loktan Gortad" ("Someday you will come back home") which it is provided in translations into fourteen languages, informtion Centre "Finnougriya" reports.
On March 21, the competition for the title of (Setomaa, Estonia) by representatives of MAFUN – Youth Association of Finno-Ugric Peoples. Geographic focus of this year’s competition will be on Russia’s North as well as the Hungarian-speaking world. Winner of the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2016 competition will be announced on July 31 in Tartu during the Congress of MAFUN.
The festival of Finno-Ugric photographers for the first time will take place in Udmurtia, "News of the Udmurt Republic" reports.
Leiu Heapost, senior research fellow at the TU Institute of History explains the difference between Estonians and other Finno-Ugric people, website of Tallinn University reports.
“Physical Anthropology of Finno-Ugric peoples” (“Soome-ugri rahvaste füüsiline antropoloogia”), a book originally written by Karin Mark and edited by Leiu Heapost, has recently been published.
Finland will not be ratifying the International Labour Organisation’s “Convention No. 169″, which vouchsafes the rights of indigenous peoples, until the next government is formed.The ratification proposal was shelved on Friday evening.
Jobbik Movement for a Better Hungary finds it outrageous that Dorin Florea, the mayor of Marosvásárhely banned the pro-autonomy demonstrations organized for the Szekler Liberty Day this year, in 2016 and 2017 as well, website Jobbic.com reports. Mayor Florea's decision violates the constitution of Romania as well as citizens' right to freedom of assembly and is a clear indication that Romania still has a "Hungarian issue", contrary to what President Klaus Iohannis says.
The exhibition of the best works of the international contest of northern and arctic photographs "Global Arctic Awards" is taking place in Syktyvkar in the Finno-Ugric center of Russia, IA «Sever-Press» reports.
At a press conference held in Budapest on 12 March, State Secretary for Hungarian communities abroad Árpád János Potápi announced that the Hungarian Government’s new program named Petőfi Sándor Program would be launched on 15 March, Hungarian Register reports. The aim of the program is to stop the assimilation of Hungarian communities living in dispersed populations in the Carpathian Basin.
The Nordic Council of Ministers spent more than 20 year to develop cooperation with Northwest Russia. Then it was given status as “foreign agent”, BarentsObserver.com reports.
At an extraordinary general meeting of ambassadors of Hungary, Viktor Orbán defined the basis of Hungarian foreign policy doctrine – independent foreign policy based on national interests – by saying that Hungary is not looking for uniformity of interests with influential countries, but the aim is to ensure that Hungarian success is in other countries’ interests.
Head of Udmurt Republic State Council Committee claims an obligatory Udmurt language learning initiative unpromising
Reference Book for the Finno-Ugric and Samoyedic Peoples Has Been Issued, the Kvens and Mordovians including
Janne Saarikivi: Situation with Minor Languages is Changing with the Society Development, and Now They Have Prospects
Karelian experts in education discussed prospects of cooperation development with their Finnish colleagues
Academician of RAS (Russian Academy of Sciences): in Russia More People Started Learning the Native Languages
The coordinating council at the governor of Yamal will work on issues of development of national trading stations
Tõnu Seilenthal: it is not easy to undertake language revival, but if you wish - all things are possible
For Preservation of the Minor Languages There Should Be Changed the Attitude inside the Minority itself and outside the Majority
Schoolgirls from Yamal were awarded with Cups of the Olympiad on regional ethnography and native languages
The ethnosinger and the activist Larisa Milyakhova created in «VKontakte» a page on studying the language of Khanty
Janos Pusztai: “Small-numbered Finno-Ugric peoples are going to become extinct; we need to save larger ones urgently”
In Udmurtia the start of the program "Bygy — the Cultural Capital of the Finno-Ugric World 2014" is given
In the capital of Komi Republic people discuss the life of the native language in conditions of bilingualism
“The population of the southern regions of Komi is concerned about the same issues that trouble all the inhabitants of Komi"
After its reorganization the Regional Development’s Ministry of Russia will be closely engaged into international relations