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IV INTERNATIONAL FINNO-UGRIC STUDENT FORUM RICHNESS OF FINNO-UGRIC PEOPLES: SECOND DAY

26.05.2017

IV INTERNATIONAL FINNO-UGRIC STUDENT FORUM RICHNESS OF FINNO-UGRIC PEOPLES: SECOND DAY

On 26th of May work in thematic sections and subsections began. During the sections reports related to finding solutions of current problems of Finno-Ugric science were presented by delegates of the forum. Diversity of considered relevant questions demonstrates the wide horizons of the participants and a great passion for the cultural heritage of the Finno-Ugric world.

Master-classes on decorative art were held after the sessions − basket weaving, traditional Mari embroidery. As noted by the participants of the forum, master classes revealed the originality and diversity of Mari folk art.

Solemn closing ceremony of the forum took place in Mari National Theater named after M. Shketan. Results of the creative research of students and professors of Mari State University, work with talented children and youth, effective cooperation with the institutions of culture and civic organizations have been demonstrated there.

During the closing ceremony of the forum "Richness of Finno-Ugric Peoples" resolution prepared by delegates of the forum was read. Delegates also emphasized the successful organization of this event. The participants who prepared the best papers, according to the jury, were awarded with I, II and III degree diplomas within its sections and subsections.

Mikhail Shvetsov, Chairman of the Forum, Rector of MarSU, thanked the delegations for participation in the forum and underlined that in May 2018 Mari State University will once again welcome guests at the V International Finno-Ugric Student Forum "Richness of Finno-Ugric Peoples".

The official part of the Forum has been followed by bright and original performances of students of the Institute of National Culture and Intercultural Communication, MarSU.

This Forum embodies the ideas of unity and cohesion of peoples of the Finno-Ugric world. We thank all the guests of the forum for the impressive presentation of their regions. You all have become participants of a world event and got a great opportunity to expand your knowledge about the Finno-Ugric world and discover the distinctive culture and traditions of these peoples.

Guests and participants tell about the Forum:

Andrey Krasilnikov, Udmurt State University: "The Forum was organized at a high level. We didnt even have free time. We took part in  tours, workshops, Finno-Ugric folk games. As a representative of Udmurts, I was very happy to participate at this event as we need to respect and preserve the traditions and culture of his people, to remember their roots".

Gareeva Marianna, Bashkir State University: "I am delighted to visit MarSU, university where I studied, to meet my professors. The forum plays a huge role for me as for a faculty of Bashkir State University. It expands scientific and educational cooperation between Finno-Ugric universities."

Lyudmila Karpova, Mari State University: "Cultural heritage of peoples and states represented the delegates of the forum is truly invaluable richness, connecting them in space and in time."


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