Posts tagged 'MAFUN'.
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  •  May 08, 2016

Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2014 has been introduced in Hungary

 On 7th of May one of the current titleholders, Iszkaszentgyörgy held and Udmurt day. The town with approximately 2000 residents hosted an Udmurt delegation. The special weekend had started already on 6th of May with Transylvanian programs, and next day - first time ever - Iszkaszentgyörgy organised an Udmurt fashion show. As a part of the Udmurt day a photo exhibition was also opened in the castle from the pictures of Miklós Demeter, who visited Udmurtia previously. Besides, on 7th of May Iszkaszentgyörgy organised a forum about the experience of Bygy, which was first Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture in 2014.  
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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