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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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