ПРЕСС-РЕЛИЗ: Призыв из Эстонии “Финно-угорская лодка-долблёнка в ЮНЕСКО”

Эстонское общество лодок-долблёнок и Центр развития коренных народов 10 октября 2018 года обратились к Министру культуры Эстонской Республики Индреку Саару с предложением включить лодку-долблёнку региона Соомаа в список нематериального культурного наследия ЮНЕСКО. Одной из из причин этого обращения является значимость долблёнок для многих финно-угорских народов. Вхождение эстонской долблёнки в список ЮНЕСКО поможет сохранению значимости долблёных Read More …

Soomaa Dugout Canoe to UNESCO!

Estonian Dugout Canoe Society NGO (MTÜ Eesti Haabjaselts) and URALIC Centre for Indigenous Peoples’ Development (MTÜ Põlisrahvaste Arengu Keskus) submitted on October 10 a letter to Mr. Indrek Saar, Estonia’s Minister of Culture, with a request to support the nomination of Soomaa dugout canoe building tradition into the UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Read More …

Haabjas

Haabjapäevad Soomaal. KAVA: Reedel 17. augustil kl 12-16 seminar Soomaa keskuses Kõrtsi-Tõramaal. Kell 20-24 haabjateemaliste filmide vaatamine Riisa Rantšos Laupäeval 18. augustil kl 12-16 haabjasõit Meiekoselt Jaagussaarde ja tagasi. Riisa küla taludes on avatud kodukohvikud. Soomaa rahvuspark 25.

You can buy a book: “Journey Through Five Seasons. Soomaa Diaries”

Now our website has a shopping section! First book that you can buy as a gift for your friend is “Journey Through Five Seasons“. Soomaa Diaries by Liisi Seil and Elmo Riig, translated by Aari Juhanson. In 2010, two nature-loving journalists, the writer Liisi Seil and the photographer Elmo Riig decided to spend a year in Read More …

FAQ: travel with a dog

You ask: I would like to visit Soomaa National Park,  however I travel with a dog. Could you please inform me if the park allows entrance for dogs, or if there are any allocated walk paths for people traveling with dogs. We answer: Dogs are allowed on all hiking trails and campgrounds of Soomaa national park. Dogs Read More …

Tareq Taylor visited Soomaa

Tareq Taylor, a chef and TV-personality from Sweden visited Soomaa for filming new series for his highly popular show, “Tareq Taylor’s Nordic Cookery”, broadcasted in over 100 countries all over the world. Tareq had a smoke sauna in Karuskose, went canoeing and bogshoeing, picked cranberries and guelder-rose berries. He cooked pike at Riisa Rantso Guesthouse Read More …

FAQ: Where is the starting point of your canoe trips in Soomaa?

You ask : Where is the starting point of your canoe trips in Soomaa? We answer: Usually we meet people who want to have a canoe trip on the rivers of Soomaa, in the parking area of Riisa rantso guesthouse. Riisa rantso is located in Riisa village, 4 km south from Visitor center of Soomaa Read More …