The Kindred Finno-Ugric Peoples Meeting
Traditionally, the Day of Kindred Finno-Ugric Peoples is celebrated annually at the end of the third week of October in all Finno-Ugric regions of Russia, as well as in Hungary, Finland, and Estonia.
This year the Day of Kindred Finno-Ugric Peoples was organized by the National Library of the Komi Republic in the partnership with the Komi Republic Peoples’ Friendship House and the national libraries of the Finno-Ugric regions of Russia including Yugra, Mordovia, Komi-Permyak Autonomous District, Mari El, and the Komi Republic.
Petrozavodsk State University was represented by Tatiana Pashkova, head of the Department of Baltic and Finnish Philology.
Students, teachers, schoolchildren, and others interested in the preservation and popularization of the Finno-Ugric languages and cultures attended the meeting. The program involved the presentation of new projects in the Finno-Ugric world, new publications, and the Finno-Ugric literature review established in the regions of the Russian Federation.
Petrozavodsk State University was offered video participation. Tatiana Pashkova presented a video devoted to the strategic development project «Establishment of the network partnership «The Finno-Ugric World» as a model of harmonious intercultural international dialogue». The project has been implemented at PetrSU. Besides, Tatiana showed a promo video about the representation of the Finno-Ugric world at PetrSU. The video was recorded in 2019 with the support of the Finno-Ugric university partners.