In the name of the Finno-Ugric Capitals of Culture Programme Bureau, Friends of the Finno-Ugric Peoples (Sukukansojen ystävät ry) and MAFUN we proudly invite You for the ceremony of selecting the Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture 2017. In the event there will be also a possibility get to acquainted with one of the current title holders, Iszkaszentgyörgy. The delegation of the Hungarian Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture will held an excellent Hungarian show with folk dancers.
10:00 -10:30 Arrival of the guests, snaks, coffee
and tea – jury preparation session
10:30 Official welcome
Käbi Suvi, the head of MAFUN
Gábor Richly, director of Balassi Institute (under request)
Norman Langerak, chairman of the organization Friends of the Finno-Ugric peoples (Sukukansojen ystävät ry.
Peter Aranyi, the head of the Finno-Ugric Capitals of Programme Bureau
Anna Easteden, the Finnish-American Hollywood actress greets the contestants
10:50 Starting of the candidate
presentations in alphabetical order
10:50 - 11:30 Kuhmo (Finland)
11:30 – 11:40 Questions of the jury
11:40 – 12:20 Sippola (Finland)
12:20 – 12:30 Questions of the jury
12:30 – 13:00 Break – drinks, snaks
13:00 – 13:40 Vuokkiniemi (Russia)
13:40 – 13:50 Questions of the jury
13:50 – 14:20 Jury deliberations (closed)
14:20 – 15:00 Iszkaszentgyörgy, the current Finno-Ugric Capital of Culture introduce itself - live presentation, folk dancing show, handicraft and patch works 15:00 Official announcement of the winner
15:00 – 15:15 Gratulations
15:15 Closing speech
15:30 End of the event
If you would like to participate, please send a registration e-mail to firstname.lastname@example.org till 4th of August.