1st Finno-Ugric Heritage Tourism Forum

July 30, 2021 at Polli (Mulgimaa, Estonia)
10:30 - 11:00Arrivals,  morning coffee
11:00 - 11:05Greetings (Ave Grenberg (Mulgi Culture Institute), Dimitry Harakka-Zaytsev (Consultative Committee of Finno-Ugric Peoples)
11:10 - 11:15Introduction to the Forum (Oliver Loode, URALIC Centre)
11:15 - 11:45Estonian heritage tourism study: Overview (Ave Matsin, University of Tartu)
11:45-12:05Mulgimaa tourism strategy 2021-2026 (Andres Rõigas, Mulgi Culture Institute)
12:05 -12:25Heritage tourism in Karelia (example of Kinerma village) (Nadezda Kalmykova, Republic of Karelia / Russia)
12:25 - 12:45Heritage tourism island Kihnu (Mare Mätas, NGO Kihnu Living Heritage)
12:45 - 13:00 Discussion (Moderated by Oliver Loode and Aivar Ruukel)
13:00 - 14:00 LUNCH
14:00 - 14:10Introduction to the afternoon session (Aivar Ruukel, Uralic Tourism Network)
14:10 - 14:30Heritage tourism in the 1st Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture, Bygy village (Zanna Yermolayeva, Bygy Culture Centre, Udmurt Republic / Russia)
14:30 - 14:50Setomaa as a Finno-Ugric heritage tourism destination (Elin Priks, Setomaa Tourism Foundation)
14:40 - 15:10 Heritage tourism in the Hungarian diaspora (example of Csipkeszegi dance house), (Michel Van Langeveld, Szek, Transylvania / Romania)
15:10 - 15:30Reviving Livonian culinary heritage via tourism (Dženeta Marinska, Ūši Holiday House, Kolka, Latvia)
 15:30 - 16:00 Discussion and conclusions