Representatives of Yamal will participate in the congress of Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia
9:02 27 сентября 2017
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The delegation of Yamal will participate in the 6th congress of Finno-Ugric peoples of the Russian Federation, which will take place from the 27th to the 29th of September in Syktyvkar.
Yamal will be represented by the head of the office of the department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North Oleg Syugney, the vice-president of the association “Yamal is for descendants” Sergey Khudi, the leading researcher, the head of the sector of ethnology at the scientific center for study of the Arctic Galina Kharyuchi, the chairperson of the national and cultural autonomy of Mari people “Mari kundem” of the town Salekhard Leonid Grigoryev, the head of the regional public movement of Komi-Zyryan people “Iz’vatas” Nina Yeger and the chairperson of the national and cultural autonomy of Khanty people “Pulngavat” Yelena Rybina. This information was given to a correspondent of the news agency “Sever-Press” in the regional department on affairs of indigenous ethnic minorities of the North.
More than 350 people, including 210 delegates from 42 regions of Russia will become participants of the congress. The congress is being organized by the Association of Finno-Ugric peoples of the Russian Federation at support of the Federal agency for affairs of nationalities and the government of the Republic of Komi. The theme is “Finno-Ugric peoples of Russia: civil identity and ethno-cultural diversity”. Its participants will discuss issues of development of Finno-Ugric languages, culture and ethno-tourism, protection of ecology and health, as the ministry for national policy of the Republic of Komi informs. Sections of the forum are dedicated to youth issues, information technologies and mass media. The round table on issues of social partnership and business will take place. Galina Kharyuchi will become one of co-chairpersons of the section “Language. Education. Science”, Oleg Syugney – of the round table “Youth: civic consciousness, patriotism, traditions”. In the end of the forum the delegates will elect governing authorities of the Association of Finno-Ugric peoples of the Russian Federation.
The exhibition of folk art crafts and trades of Finno-Ugric peoples “Rodniki.RF”, the fifth international festival of visual arts of Finno-Ugric peoples “Tuyvezh” (Crossroad), the international contest “Student Miss Finno-Ugria 2017” and ethno-futuristic exhibition “Archaic and ethno-futurism” will take place in Syktyvkar on the days of work of the congress. The program also includes the ice show on motives of myths and legends of Komi people, the concert with participation of collectives and soloists from Finno-Ugric regions.