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aranyipeter  •  Aug 05, 2016  3

Karelian village will be next Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture

Today, in a frame of a special one-day ceremony the next Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture was selected by an international professional jury, in the Hungarian Balassi Institute, Helsinki. The decision was made after the live presentations of the three candidates, Kuhmo, Sippola and Vuokkiniemi. On the event the current titleholder, Iszkaszentgyörgy has also introduced itself with a large delegation. The international jury has been selected Vuokkiniemi as the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2017. The Karelian village has participated second time in the competition. 
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aranyipeter  •  Jun 05, 2016

Finnish or Karelian town could be next Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture

On 31th of May the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2017 competition had been closed. Now the Finno-Ugric Capitals of Culture Programme Bureau officially announces that three different municipalities applied for the title. “We’ve got two materials from Finland and one from Russia. We warmly welcome the Finnish town Kuhmo and Sippola, plus the Karelian Vuokkiniemi” – said Peter Aranyi, the head of the Finno-Ugric Capitals of Culture Programme Bureau. He added: according to the selection procedure these three municipalities can participate automatically in the final round in Helsinki, on 5th of August. 

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aranyipeter  •  Mar 18, 2016

Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2017 competition has been announced

Iszkaszentgyörgy - 17 March, 2016. Thursday –  From today the applications from the Finno-Ugric world are welcomed for the title Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2017, 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.
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aranyipeter  •  Dec 14, 2015

Iszkaszentgyorgy and Veszprém introduced its Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2016 programs

In the upcoming year Iszkaszentgyörgy will  transfer its own festivals into Finno-Ugric events, while Veszprém will involve towns and cities over the state border of Hungary into the its programs in frame of the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture. The Finno-Ugric Capitals of Culture 2016 Pre-Opening Event was hosted by Iszkaszentgyörgy in 5th of December. Read more
oliver.loode  •  Mar 09, 2014  3

Competition for Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2015 Announced

On March 6, Youth Association of Finno-Ugric Peoples (MAFUN), Sukukansojen Ystävät ry and U-Turn NGO announced in Helsinki the start of the competition for the title of Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2015. Detailed documentation for applicants is available at the programme website  www.uralic.orgRead more