Wikimedians of Erzya language User Group

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.

Wikimedians of Erzya language User Group
Affiliate codeEZY
Approval date07 February 2017
Official language(s)Erzya language
Key people
E-mail addresswikiugezy(at)
FacebookGroup Page
InstagramGroup Page

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). Erzya language Wikisource — 130 pages (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).

2017: May 1-4 (Tartu, Estonia): MAFUN activists are discussing with Sven Anderson (Wikimedia Eesti) about the future of Finno-Ugric wikipedias. Participation in Dagestan Wiki-Seminar 2017 in Derbent and WikiConference 2017 in Moscow.

2018: In honor of the 10th anniversary of the Erzya Wikipedia, a Wiki-expedition was held to the places of residence of the Erzyans in the Penza region (date June 11-12, 2018). UG EZY representatives participated in Wiki-Conference 2018 and Wikimedia CEE Meeting 2018 in Lviv (Ukraine).

2019: As part of the Wiki-meeting "Erzya language today and tomorrow: why digital technologies are needed in the 4.0_era" in Saransk, a Wiki was held on March 2 and 3 - Expedition around Saransk. uploaded photos on Commons according to the list Monuments of cultural heritage of Saransk. March 29-31, participation in Wikimedia Summit 2019 in Berlin (Germany).

Plan of events 2022Edit

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Contact informationEdit

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

AffCom ResolutionsEdit

Interested in participatingEdit

  •   Support This project is very useful for Erzya.--ZUFAr (talk) 13:13, 29 December 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support --Kaftaj (talk) 18:19, 29 December 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support --Erzianj jurnalist (talk) 18:38, 29 December 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support - we were discussing this with Andrey, and of course I will continue to help the colleagues. Dr Bug (Vladimir V. Medeyko) 21:44, 29 December 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support --Paol Artke (talk) 23:34, 29 December 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support --Ләйсән (talk) 05:39, 30 December 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support ----З. ӘЙЛЕ (talk) 05:53, 30 December 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support --Visem (talk) 07:23, 30 December 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support --Metsavend (talk) 09:01, 30 December 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support --Dmitry Rozhkov (talk) 12:12, 30 December
  •   Support --Texaner (talk) 15:16, 31 December 2016 (UTC) 2016 (UTC)
  •   Support --Erokhin (talk) 08:42, 6 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support, I'm ready to support the group on the side of the Wikisource. --Nigmont (talk) 12:03, 7 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Palezik (talk) 06:45, 9 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support. I hope TatWiki community will eventually get ready for such a step too. --Frhdkazan (talk) 08:41, 11 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Рөстәм Нурыев (talk) 17:01, 14 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support, user:Erzianj jurnalist is a very effective Wikipedian, he made a lot of useful things for many Wikimedia projects. --Ssr (talk) 14:49, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Ryanag (talk) 18:57, 16 January 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --EliasMelteme (talk) 23:52, 27 September 2017 (UTC)
  •   Support --Katkalevks (talk) 23:27, 19 July 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support ----AZORAVA (talk) 19:50, 25 July 2019 (UTC)
  •   Support in technical issues. — Soul Train (talk) 22:52, 27 October 2019 (UTC)


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