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‘Red Festival’ In Udmurtia (Redheads)
Finugor ^ | 11-19-2010 | Nadezhda Volokitina

Posted on 12/19/2010 11:29:11 AM PST by blam

‘Red Festival’ In Udmurtia

19 November 2010, 07:50
Nadezhda Volokitina

The Udmurts are the most red-haired Finno-Ugric people, the most red-haired nation in Russia, and as far as the rest of the world is concerned, they are inferior only to the Irish in this respect.

The so-called ‘Red Festival’, which gathers a lot of people, takes place annually in the capital of Udmurtia, Izhevsk. There organized such contests and competitions as ‘Mother, Father and I are a Red Family’ (the most red-haired family contest), ‘Mischievous Gingers’ (the most red-haired child contest), as well as ‘red’ pet contests for cats, dogs, hamsters, squirrels, goldfish, and a beauty contest ‘Goldilocks’.

The Festival is held at the beginning of September, enriched with marvelous autumn tints. ‘Red’ music is heard everywhere, ‘red’ fruit from the gardens and fields are far and near. ‘Red’ VIP club gathers the most eminent red-haired people - scientists, journalists, writers, actors. The children of ‘Shundy-Mumy’ (Mother of Sun) – the Udmurts- being asked if they are gingers, proudly answer ‘Yes!’.
The motto of the Festival “Gingers of the world, unite!” appeal to the unity of all the Finno-Ugric people, who are notable for their red hair. The Festival has already reached Republic and interregional scale, and it may become the brand of the Finno-Ugric world!


TOPICS: News/Current Events
KEYWORDS: finland; finnougric; finns; ginger; gingergene; godsgravesglyphs; hungary; redheads; russia; udmurt; udmurtia; uralic
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1 posted on 12/19/2010 11:29:14 AM PST by blam
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To: blam

I love “Gingers”!


2 posted on 12/19/2010 11:31:34 AM PST by reg45
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To: blam

I just might attend this festival, along with 2 of my daughters and some of our grandkids—if it didn’t involve getting on a plane—which I don’t plan to do ever again..........


3 posted on 12/19/2010 11:35:07 AM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: Viiksitimali; muawiyah; SunkenCiv
This article was originally linked to this thread, (Where Do The Finns Come From) , thanks to FReeper Viiksitimali who is from Finland for the article.
4 posted on 12/19/2010 11:35:42 AM PST by blam
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To: reg45

Hot tempered as well ...


5 posted on 12/19/2010 11:36:05 AM PST by rahbert
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To: blam
Finno-Ugric Beliefs And Rituals
6 posted on 12/19/2010 11:40:03 AM PST by blam
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To: reg45
Dagny

Photobucket

7 posted on 12/19/2010 11:45:09 AM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: blam
Siberian Graveyard's Secret (More Redheads)

"YEKATERINBURG, Russia In a medieval Siberian graveyard a few miles south of the Arctic Circle, Russian scientists have unearthed mummies roughly 1,000 years old, clad in copper masks, hoops and plates - burial rites that archaeologists say they have never seen before."

"Among 34 shallow graves were five mummies shrouded in copper and blankets of reindeer, beaver, wolverine or bear fur. Unlike the remains of Egyptian pharaohs, the scientists say, the Siberian bodies were mummified by accident. The cold, dry permafrost preserved the remains, and the copper may have helped prevent oxidation."

8 posted on 12/19/2010 11:50:35 AM PST by blam
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To: blam

 

9 posted on 12/19/2010 11:51:59 AM PST by Red_Devil 232 (VietVet - USMC All Ready On The Right? All Ready On The Left? All Ready On The Firing Line!)
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To: blam
Red-headed rednecks are the craziest people in the world, lol!
10 posted on 12/19/2010 11:54:48 AM PST by Ken H
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To: blam

Gingerfest 2010

;)


11 posted on 12/19/2010 11:55:28 AM PST by Soothesayer (smallpox is not a person)
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To: blam

It sounds delightful. What a pleasure to read about an innocent, happy celebration in these troubled times.


12 posted on 12/19/2010 11:56:46 AM PST by American Quilter (Correct use of "lie" vs. "lay": you LIE down yourself. You LAY something else down. It's easy!)
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To: basil
DNA Reveals Neanderthal Redheads
13 posted on 12/19/2010 11:58:16 AM PST by blam
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To: American Quilter
"It sounds delightful. What a pleasure to read about an innocent, happy celebration in these troubled times."

Yup.

Couldn't happen here, it'd be racist.

Diversity has made us so strong, eh?

14 posted on 12/19/2010 12:01:02 PM PST by blam
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To: blam

Yup! We’ve been here since the beginning—must have sprung from some sort of red ape—LOL!


15 posted on 12/19/2010 12:29:29 PM PST by basil (It's time to rid the country of "Gun Free Zones" aka "Killing Fields")
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To: reg45

I prefer Daywalkers to Gingers. :->


16 posted on 12/19/2010 12:36:40 PM PST by mnehring
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To: basil

We’re EVERYWHERE! We’re EVERYWHERE!


17 posted on 12/19/2010 12:40:43 PM PST by misharu (I am an Independent Conservative who caucuses with the Republicans)
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To: blam
Photobucket

Skooter is a ginger pure breed Alaskan Malamute.

He approves.

18 posted on 12/19/2010 1:20:18 PM PST by warm n fuzzy (Really)
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To: reg45
"I love 'Gingers'!"

Then you may appreciate this redhead appreciation thread, which I happened to stumble across recently.

(I don't remember what I was searching for when I found it, but after a short while, I didn't care).

19 posted on 12/19/2010 1:28:16 PM PST by Hunton Peck (Life, Liberty, Property, and the means to protect them, are what it's about.)
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To: Pontiac

for later


20 posted on 12/19/2010 1:38:02 PM PST by Pontiac
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To: blam
It wouldn't be right if I didn't at least stop in and say, "Hi!" Here's my favorite redhead page. That's a much younger me in space #19.
21 posted on 12/19/2010 1:50:25 PM PST by redhead (Where do I get my RINO hunting license?)
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To: blam

Caligula was a redhead.


22 posted on 12/19/2010 3:19:34 PM PST by decimon
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To: decimon
National Geographic states in their most recent article about King Tut that his grandmother was a red head.

King Tut Scottish? How Far Can DNA Theories Stretch?

23 posted on 12/19/2010 3:42:31 PM PST by blam
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To: blam

King David was a red head.


24 posted on 12/19/2010 3:47:20 PM PST by shield (A wise man's heart is at his RIGHT hand;but a fool's heart at his LEFT. Ecc 10:2)
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Thanks blam.
The Udmurts are the most red-haired Finno-Ugric people, the most red-haired nation in Russia, and as far as the rest of the world is concerned, they are inferior only to the Irish in this respect.
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25 posted on 12/19/2010 4:14:06 PM PST by SunkenCiv (The 2nd Amendment follows right behind the 1st because some people are hard of hearing.)
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To: redhead

WHOA! Maybe I should find the photo that Igor took of me on the Golden Hind replica, lo, these many years ago...I never knew my hair was that red...

You rock, ya know!


26 posted on 12/19/2010 4:21:02 PM PST by Monkey Face (HELP WANTED: Psychic. You know where to apply.)
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To: Red_Devil 232

http://www.johnspeedie.com/healy/submitted/jerome_brown_letsgo.mp3


27 posted on 12/19/2010 4:21:50 PM PST by BenLurkin (This post is not a statement of fact. It is merely a personal opinion -- or humor -- or both)
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To: redhead; sionnsar

WHOA! Maybe I should find the photo that Igor took of me on the Golden Hind replica, lo, these many years ago...I never knew my hair was that red...

You rock, ya know!


28 posted on 12/19/2010 4:22:54 PM PST by Monkey Face (HELP WANTED: Psychic. You know where to apply.)
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To: Monkey Face

Sorry!
Slow computer operator.


29 posted on 12/19/2010 4:23:25 PM PST by Monkey Face (HELP WANTED: Psychic. You know where to apply.)
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To: warm n fuzzy

Scooter is absolutely beautiful!! Is his eyes green or golden?


30 posted on 12/19/2010 4:34:00 PM PST by momtothree
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To: blam

The most red haired people on Earth are the people of Du Quoin, Illinois. Also the densest population of twins and triplets lives there. I worked the fair there in 2001 and saw a large part of the population of the town. All the kids looked alike and were red or blond haired. I think they even dressed off the same rack in Wal Mart. They seemed to share a limited set of first names, too. I had perhaps thirty children waiting to get on my ride and just on a whim I called “Caleb!” and 7 or 8 boys looked at me. Almost all of the girls were variations of Caitlin with a couple of Taylors.


31 posted on 12/19/2010 5:21:46 PM PST by arthurus (Read Hazlitt's "Economics In One Lesson.")
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To: Slings and Arrows; martin_fierro; Lazmataz

You know what they say about redheads...


32 posted on 12/19/2010 5:28:15 PM PST by Ultra Sonic 007 (To view the FR@Alabama ping list, click on my profile!)
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To: Hunton Peck
(I don't remember what I was searching for when I found it, but after a short while, I didn't care).

Yeah, I see what you mean. Bookmarked for, ah, future reference. :-)

33 posted on 12/19/2010 5:40:05 PM PST by Charles Martel ("Oh, Bother", said Pooh... as he chambered another round.)
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To: gorush

Is that your new pup? Adorable!


34 posted on 12/19/2010 6:03:23 PM PST by afraidfortherepublic
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To: afraidfortherepublic
That is Dagny, she just turned 13 mos.

Here is a link to some of her first year photos...hit the slideshow button for good effect.

http://picasaweb.google.com/jimro1951/Dagny#

35 posted on 12/19/2010 6:57:16 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: momtothree

I’m sure that Skooter would say thanks.

He has brown eyes.

Btw; the much beloved blue eyes of the Husky breeds would be a akc breed conformation disqualification for an Alaskan Malamute.

Not that Skooter gives a darn about the akc confirmation standards.


36 posted on 12/19/2010 6:57:33 PM PST by warm n fuzzy (Really)
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To: momtothree

Sorry, I meant to say golden brown eyes.

The colors are pretty accurate in the photo.


37 posted on 12/19/2010 7:04:26 PM PST by warm n fuzzy (Really)
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To: gorush

What breed is Dagny?

And what is all of that green stuff?

;^)


38 posted on 12/19/2010 7:07:09 PM PST by warm n fuzzy (Really)
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To: gorush
Here's a hot link to Dagney's photos.

What Did You Say?(Picture is at 5 months)

39 posted on 12/19/2010 7:18:46 PM PST by blam
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To: warm n fuzzy; gorush

Click on my name to see my doggie crew.


40 posted on 12/19/2010 7:20:53 PM PST by blam
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To: blam; MS.BEHAVIN; TASMANIANRED; Tamar1973

Redheads Rule!!


41 posted on 12/19/2010 9:06:25 PM PST by LUV W (Deck the harrs with bowrs of horry. Fah, rah, rah, rah, rahhhhh....rah, rah, rah, rahhhhhhh! :))
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To: LUV W
Redheads Rule!!

MY hubby certainly does! :)

42 posted on 12/19/2010 9:18:23 PM PST by Tamar1973 (Germans in 1932 thought they were voting for change too.)
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To: Tamar1973

Makes sense...if he’s a redhead!

Of course...so is his wife! :)


43 posted on 12/19/2010 9:40:16 PM PST by LUV W (Deck the harrs with bowrs of horry. Fah, rah, rah, rah, rahhhhh....rah, rah, rah, rahhhhhhh! :))
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To: warm n fuzzy

She is a Pembroke Welsh Corgi with a fluffy coat. The fluffy coat requires a recessive gene in both parents which makes her ineligible for showing...that, in turn, gives all the standard coat dogs a chance to win. :{)


44 posted on 12/20/2010 4:13:52 AM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: warm n fuzzy

Actually, Skooter’s golden/brown eyes go perfectly with his beautiful coat. I think he would look rather “odd” with blue eyes... sort of like blonde hair and black eyebrows... just doesn’t go. He certainly looks very comfortable with the snow.


45 posted on 12/20/2010 8:11:38 AM PST by momtothree
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To: blam

That’s a very handsome lot you’ve got there. Rub them behind the ears for me.


46 posted on 12/20/2010 3:32:47 PM PST by gorush (History repeats itself because human nature is static)
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To: blam




47 posted on 12/21/2010 12:12:19 AM PST by Viiksitimali
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To: Viiksitimali

http://russianpickle.wordpress.com/2010/03/16/udmurtia-capital-city/
48 posted on 12/21/2010 12:31:49 AM PST by Viiksitimali
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To: decimon

A young man recently married into our family that has flaming red hair and is of Mexican descent. His younger brother has red hair too!


49 posted on 12/22/2010 3:01:02 PM PST by chronicles
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To: Red_Devil 232

Wow!

What a beautiful woman. Known as “pelirojos” in Spain!


50 posted on 12/22/2010 3:03:22 PM PST by Levante
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