Wikimedians of Erzya language User Group

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Wikimedians of Erzya language User Group
Affiliate codeEZY
Approval date07 February 2017
Official language(s)Erzya language
Key people
E-mail addresswikiugezy(at)
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Wikimedians of Erzya language User Group (Пурнавкс «Эрзянь кельсэ Викимедиянь витнийть-ветийть») is a group of people interested in Wikimedia projects in Erzya language and topics related to the Erzya people, culture and community.

Based on the intention to participate fully in the global Wikimovement and contributes to the main objectives - the free dissemination of knowledge of all languages of the world, the initiative group of editors Erzya decided to register his initiative group.


Finno-Ugric wikiseminar 2014 in Vaskna Tourist Farm
  • Promotion of Wikipedia in Erzya language;
  • Promotion of topics related to the Erzya language, culture and community, and to the territory of compact residence Erzyans (Republic of Mordovia, Samara region, Nizhny Novgorod region, Saratovkskaya region, Penza region, etc.) in the wiki projects in different languages;
  • Promotion of the Wikimedia projects in these areas;
  • Cooperating with local authorities, organizations and individuals to receive grants and other materials to promote free knowledge


Finno-Ugric wikiseminar in Piusa ürgoru (2015-08-04)
  • Organizing wikimeetups, seminars wiki, wiki-clubs and so on;
  • Organizing article contests, marathons and thematic weeks;
  • Joining projects organized and promoted by Wikimedia RU (Wikimedia local chapter in Russia) and promote of their regions of compact residence Erzya population.
  • etc. in line with ErzyaWiki community development plan (in Erzya)


Finno-Ugric wikiseminar in Petrozavodsk (2016-05-08) - report of the administrator Erzya Wikipedia

Wikipedia at the Erzya language was opened in May of 2008 years. At this point in 5000 it more articles (Statistic). Administrators Erzya Wikipedia participated in the event «The Finno-Ugric wiki-seminar» (Soome-ugri Vikipeediate koostöö) 2014 (Tartu and Vaskna, Estonia) 2015 (Meremäe, Estonia) and 2016 (Petrozavodsk, Russia) respectively. From May 2016 began to emerge Wikinews in Erzya language.

Also in 2016 Erzya Wikipedia administrators participated in the 10th WikiConference (St. Petersburg) and «Wiki expedition «Copper Capital of Russia» (V-Pyshma, Sverdlovskaya region).

Plan of events[edit]

Event Date
1. Local organizing Uralic language contest 2019 in Erzya Wikipedia 1-28 February 2019
2. Local organizing Wiki Loves Love 2019 photocontest in Erzya Wikipedia 1-28 February 2019
3. Wiki-trip to Saransk (photo uploads for commons Monuments of cultural heritage of Saransk, meeting with Erzya journalists, writers, activists), Mordovia, Russia 2-3 Mart 2019
4. Local organizing Wikimedia CEE Spring 2019 in Erzya Wikipedia 21 Mart - 31 May 2019
5. Participation in Wikimedia Summit 2019, Berlin, Germany 29 Mart - 31 Mart 2019
6. Wiki-trip to Germany: Berlin, Drezden 01 April - 03 April 2019
7. Participation in the seminar «Interaction of wiki communities and cultural institutions to promote cultural heritage» with the report «From simple to Wiki preservation": the future of the Erzya language is inevitably connected with the Internet» was made by Andrey Petrov, coordinate UG EZY:
  • Saransk, National library named A.S. Pushkin Of The Republic Of Mordovia ([[<:c:Category:2019-04-10 Saransk, National Pushkin Library|foto]]) (10.04)
  • Penza, Penza regional library for children and youth (foto )(11.04.)
  • Penza, Local Mordovian (Erzya-Moksha) national cultural autonomy of the city of Penza. (foto)(11.04)
  • Samara, Samara Literary Museum (Gorky Center foto) (13.04)
  • Samara, House of friendship of the peoples of the Samara region (foto) (13.04)
10 - 13 April 2019
8. Participation in the Wikipedia for Peace, Vienna, Austria 11-16 June 2019
9. Regional round table on Wikimedia Strategy 2030, Narva, Estonia 26-28 July 2019
10. Participation in the wiki expedition to Pushkin, together with UG-NWR and . Fixed cultural heritage sites for commons. 10 August 2019
11. Wiki-expedition to the family of Rybov,s: community UG EZY and Moksha writer Valentine Elemaykina have visited Galina Popova-Ryabova (father Vladimir Ryabov was a translator in the Erzya language, was shot in 1937 as an "enemy of the people") foto in commons 11 August 2019
12. Participation in the Wiki-Conference 2019, Moscow, Russia (User:Erzianj jurnalist, User:Vaija ) 28-29 September 2019
13. Participation in the Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2019, Belgrade, Serbia (User:Erzianj jurnalist, User:AZORAVA ) 1–13 October 2019
14. Andrey Petrov (User:Erzianj jurnalist) will make a report on Section "Wikiprojects as an important tool for preserving the languages of the peoples of Russia" 13th Language Festival in St. Petersburg, St. Petersburg, Russia 27 October, 2019

Contact information[edit]

  • mailing list: wikiugezy(at)
  • --Erzianj jurnalist (talk) 15:36, 29 December 2016 (UTC) (Russian, Erzya, English)
  • Kaftaj (talk) 09:35, 30 December 2016 (UTC) (Russian, Erzya, English)
  • Rueter
  • ZUFAr (Russian, Bashkir, English)

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