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Saluki Congress 2008, 26.6.-2.7.2008, Mustiala, Finland
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The venue for the shows, the seminar and the lure-coursing competition is at the historical Mustiala Faculty of Agriculture. Agricultural education has been provided at Mustiala since 1840. Mustiala college and campus consists of beautiful 19th century buildings, surrounded by fields and forests at a typical Finnish lakeside.


Mustiala is centrally located and within easy reach in Southern Finland 110 kilometres Northwest from the Helsinki Airport and 100 kilometres Southeast from the town of Turku.

The racing competitions will be held at Helsinki, the capital of Finland, at the Helsinki Sighthound Center close to the Helsinki Airport. The center is managed by the Helsinki Sighthound Club that celebrated its 45th anniversary in 2006.


How to arrive in Finland:


In case You travel via Sweden, please note that Sweden applies new rules regarding import of pets to Sweden as from 3 july 2004.

Für die Einführ von Hunden und Katzen nach Schweden gelten ab dem 3. Juli 2004 neue Regeln.

How to reach Mustiala?

If you wish to rent a car, you can find some international companies operating in Finland, for example:


By public transport you need to take a bus first from the airport to Helsinki ( Finnair City Bus or http://www.ytv.fi ) then from Helsinki to Forssa (for schedules, please, see Matkahuolto ). From the city of Forssa you need to take a taxi to finally get to Mustiala.

Aziz Sharik & Kirman Tadzal - photo: Virpi Kokkonen