- Presentations added to the
are now able to read the the seminar presentations of Sir Terence
Clark, Brian Duggan, Hamad Alghanem
and ms. Karin Hedberg and the Saluki Health Panel with among others
MaryDee Sist from the Congress website under
links to the events added to the Congress website
program-page you can now find links to results of the Congress week
events; the three different shows, the lure-coursing competition and
the track racing competition.
- Photogalleries added to the Congress
Many of our
visitors took photos of the Congress weeks shows, racing and
lurecoursing competitions. We have now built a page of its own for
these photos so others can enjoy these also. Please see "gallery" on
the menu to see the links!
- Guestbook opened to the Congress
Please feel free to leave your note to our guestbook and tell us how
you enjoyed the Saluki World Congress in Finland!
- An extra presentation for Saturday
Deena Talbot and Irene Holt will talk about Salukis in the Indian Art
as well as Salukis and their history in India. The presentation
includes fascinating pictures. Place: Pub Iso-Piippu, Mustiala. Exact
time will be announced later.
- A sightseeing tour in Helsinki
A sightseeing tour of Helsinki is unfortunately canceled due to not
having enough sign ups for the tour.
- Due to unfortunate circumstances both JoAnn van
Arsdale and Espen Engh will be unable to attend the seminars. The
lecture of JoAnn van Arsdale (Saluki Health) will be replaced by a
panel consisting of among others DVM, President and Director of the
Saluki Health Research, Inc. MaryDee Sist from the USA. And the lecture
of Espen Engh (Saluki types and trends around the world) will be held
by Ms. Lena Ståhlhandske from Australia/Sweden.
- Unfortunately Mary Beth Rogers has had to
cancel her part of the history presentation due to unforeseen family
obligations. Brian Duggan will instead give the presentation on Saluki
- Enrol in the Evening Banquet
The Congress Evening Banquet will be held on Sunday June 29 in
Mustiala. The party will take place in a traditional Finnish barn! You
are welcome to party together with other saluki-lovers in a Finnish
country-side style: Buffet, Dance, Entertainment and much more! Cover
charge 10 euros for advance bookings (15 euros if booked on the spot).
Advance bookings by June 8 to firstname.lastname@example.org.
- New Lecturer
We have received an additional lecturer to the seminars: PhD, Docent
Hannes Lohi. Please read more from PhD Hannes Lohi's canine genetic
program in the University of Helsinki, Finland from
"Genetic studies for dogs and
"Academy Award to Hannes Lohi for canine research".
- Art exhibitions
During the Seminars there will be two interesting exhibitions in
Mustiala. One showing the art of printmaker Päivi Somppi (http://www.artti.net/somppi/)
who has made the Auringonkehrä that is used in the Congress logo. In
addition there will be a Saluki Art exhibition that will show drawings,
paintings and much more created by the members of the Finnish Saluki
- Advertise in the Congress Publication
Please note that we have prolonged the deadline for the advertisements
to the Congress publication. The new deadline is March 31. Don't miss
this great opportunity to advertise at very reasonable cost in a
Saluki-Publication that will be circulated around the world: Europe,
America, Asia, Australia... This publication will be noticed by all
true Saluki-lovers. More information on how to advertise: http://www.saluki.fi/congress/publication.html.
- Want some extra copies of the Congress
The Participants of the Congress will receive one copy of the Congress
publication. In addition there will be few copies for sale. In case you
want to order extra copies you may preorder them from Marja Blomqvist (email@example.com)
by April 30.
- Preorder Congress t-shirts
The deadline for ordering the Congress t-shirts has also been prolonged
to March 31. Please find ordering details as well as other sales
- Due to unfortunate technical problems it may be
possible that some of the queries sent to us regarding the Congress has
not been replied to. In case you have sent questions to us and have not
received an answer by now, please resend your email to firstname.lastname@example.org.
We are very sorry for any inconvenience caused.
- Annika Kutilainen has been forced to cancel her
- The information about Lure Coursing and Racing
competitions is added.
- The Accommodation- and Sales-pages have been
- Link to the congress registration form is now
at the Registration-page!
Please see the sales articles at the Sales-page.
you are interested to book your advertisement for the Congress
publication, please look at the advice at the Publication-page.
is a change for the Speakers. Säde Hohteri will talk
about saluki movement and conformation.