About us

The Forum of Slavic Cultures is an international foundation, a non-profit and non-government organization, whose idea emerged in the cultural circles at the turn of the 21th century. The FSK was officially founded in 2004, and today unites more than 300 million Slavs in 13 Slavic countries: Belarus, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, the Czech Republic, Montenegro, North Macedonia, Poland, the Russian Federation, Slovakia, Slovenia, Serbia and Ukraine.

MISSION

The FSK mission is to nerve the creativity of Slavic cultures. The Foundation’s basic purpose is to connect Slavic cultures and give them presence in today’s global social arena.

The Forum of Slavic Cultures connects and represents Slavic culture, science and arts, their creative charge and heritage, while investing its efforts in bringing the recognizable contribution of Slavic cultures to the global dialogue.

FACT SHEET

Name: International Foundation – Forum of Slavic Cultures
Acronym: FSK – Forum of Slavic Cultures
Address: Cesta 27. aprila 47, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija

T: +386 (0)8 205 28 00
F: +386 (0)1 256 57 38
E: info@fsk.si
W: https://www.fsk.si

Working hours: every Wednesday between 10 a.m. and 1 p.m.
Tax No.: 11734086
Registration No.: 2035618
IBAN: SI56 2900 0005 0604 466 (UniCredit Banka Slovenija d.d., Šmartinska 140, 1000 Ljubljana, Slovenija; SWIFT / BIC: BACXSI22)

CONSTITUTIONAL DOCUMENTS

FSK BODIES

Chairperson of the FSK Board:
Maja Gojković, Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia

Members:
  • Boil Banov, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria
  • Vesna Bratić, Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Montenegro
  • Olga Lyubimova, Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation
  • Nina Obuljen Koržinek, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Croatia
  • Irena Stefoska, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Northern Macedonia
and representatives of the observing countries.
President:
Mladen Vesković/Serbia

Members:
  • Gojko Božović/Serbia
  • Dubravka Đurić Nemec/Croatia
  • Anatoly Kreidich/Belarus
  • Tomislav Osmanli/North Macedonia
  • Milorad Popović/Montenegro
  • Yulia Sozina/Russian Federation
  • Miroslava Vallová/Slovakia

Members:

  • Aleksandar Arsovski/North Macedonia
  • Matea Brstilo Rešetar/Croatia
  • Emília Lačná/Slovak Republic
  • Vera Luburić/Montenegro
  • Aida Šabanović/Bosnia and Herzegovina*
  • Ognyan Todorov/Bulgaria
  • Miroslava Turković/Serbia
Chairperson of the FSK Board:
Maja Gojković, Deputy Prime Minister and the Minister of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia

Members:
  • Boil Banov, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Bulgaria
  • Vesna Bratić, Minister of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Montenegro
  • Olga Lyubimova, Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation
  • Nina Obuljen Koržinek, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Croatia
  • Irena Stefoska, Minister of Culture of the Republic of Northern Macedonia
and representatives of the observing countries.

President:
Dubravka Đurić Nemec/Croatia


Members:

  • Stojanka Atanasova/Bulgaria
  • Andrija Radulović/Montenegro
  • Tanja Đaković/Bosnia and Herzegovina*
  • Vadim Duda/Russian Federation
  • Tatjana Kraljevska Lazarova/North Macedonia
  • Perina Meić/Bosnia in Herzegovina*
  • Petar Miladinov/Bulgaria
  • Gordan Nikolov/North Macedonia
  • Yulia A. Sozina/Russian Federation
  • Biljana Tudzarovska Kjupeva/North Macedonia
  • Mladen Vesković/Serbia

And representatives of the observer countries:

  • Veronika Faltová/Czech Republic
  • Miroslav Kana/Slovak Republic
  • Viktoria Ratobylskaya/Belarus
  • Vojtěch Merunka/Czech Republic
President:
Mladen Vesković/Serbia

Members:
  • Gojko Božović/Serbia
  • Dubravka Đurić Nemec/Croatia
  • Anatoly Kreidich/Belarus
  • Tomislav Osmanli/North Macedonia
  • Milorad Popović/Montenegro
  • Yulia Sozina/Russian Federation
  • Miroslava Vallová/Slovakia

Members:

  • Aleksandar Arsovski/North Macedonia
  • Matea Brstilo Rešetar/Croatia
  • Emília Lačná/Slovak Republic
  • Vera Luburić/Montenegro
  • Aida Šabanović/Bosnia and Herzegovina*
  • Ognyan Todorov/Bulgaria
  • Miroslava Turković/Serbia

FSK Countries

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HONORARY AMBASSADORS & AMBASSADORS

There is an amazing, and growing number of Slavic museums and heritage sites which extend their role in society with a significant local or national impact. That is admirable in itself, but these experiences need to be shared, seen and acknowledged. And the Živa Award – with all its applicants – is a major entrance point for the FSK stakeholders, colleagues and audiences.

The Award serves as a platform for sharing and promoting – in Slavic countries as well as in the broader group of European countries. Both main awards (The Živa Award for the

Best Slavic Museum and the Živa Award for the Best Slavic Heritage Site) are dedicated to the promotion of the protection, preservation, education and communication of museum collections, and of heritage sites, their diversity in type, size and contents as well as their social role by highlighting their innovative and creative approaches, accessibility to the public and openness, their impact on societies, and their contribution to the development of museological principles and ideas.

The FSK Honorary Ambassadors are individuals who are appointed because of their valuable contribution to the establishment and operation of the Foundation.
  • Božo Biškupić /Croatia Former Minister of Culture of the Republic of Croatia
  • Vesna Kilibarda, PhD /Montenegro Former Minister of Culture of the Republic of Serbia and Montenegro
  • Branislav Mićunović /Montenegro Former Minister of Culture of the Republic of Montenegro
  • Nikola Popov /Bulgaria ✝ Member of the 1st FSK Board
  • Blagoje Stefanovski ✝  /North Macedonia Former Minister of Culture of the Republic of North Macedonia
  • Mikhail Shvydkoy /Russia Special Representative of the President of the Russian Federation for International Cultural Cooperation

The FSK Ambassadors are individuals who are appointed because of their contribution to forging new ties and building the visibility of the Foundation.

  • Jerneja Batič /Slovenia
    City Municipality of Ljubljana
  • Biljana Čamur Veselinović /Bosnia and Herzegovina
    Ministry of Civil Affairs of Bosnia and Herzegovina
  • Dubravka Đurić Nemec /Croatia
    Ministry of Culture and Media of the Republic of Croatia
  • Elena Gyurcsová /Slovakia
    Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic
  • Vladimir Kopicl /Serbia
    Writer
  • Krum Lazarov /Bulgaria
    Slavic Society of Bulgaria
  • Dragica Milić /Montenegro
    Ministry of Education, Science, Culture and Sports of the Republic of Montenegro
  • Gordan Nikolov /North Macedonia
    Museum of the Republic of North Macedonia
  • Julia Sozina, PhD /Russia
    All-Russia State Library for Foreign Literature named after M.I.Rudomino
  • Lidija Topuzovska /North Macedonia
    Former employee of the Ministry of Culture of North Macedonia
  • Mladen Vesković /Serbia
    Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia
  • Vlado Žabot /Slovenia
    Writer

FSK OFFICE

Andreja Rihter, PhD,
Director
E: andreja.rihter@fsk.si

Andreja Rihter was the first President of the Board of the International Foundation– Forum of Slavic Cultures (FSK), serving two terms of office, from its inception in 2004 until 2006 and again from 2008 until 2012, when she was appointed Director of the FSK. She continues to serve as FSK Director today. She is the author of FSK’s first project 100 Slavic Novels, initiator of ŽIVA Award for the best Slavic museum and of the newly developed cultural route project Women Writers Route (WWR) as well as the inceptor of diverse international collaborations between Slavic speaking countries and beyond.

There is an amazing, and growing number of Slavic museums and heritage sites which extend their role in society with a significant local or national impact. That is admirable in itself, but these experiences need to be shared, seen and acknowledged. And the Živa Award – with all its applicants – is a major entrance point for the FSK stakeholders, colleagues and audiences.

The Award serves as a platform for sharing and promoting – in Slavic countries as well as in the broader group of European countries. Both main awards (The Živa Award for the

Best Slavic Museum and the Živa Award for the Best Slavic Heritage Site) are dedicated to the promotion of the protection, preservation, education and communication of museum collections, and of heritage sites, their diversity in type, size and contents as well as their social role by highlighting their innovative and creative approaches, accessibility to the public and openness, their impact on societies, and their contribution to the development of museological principles and ideas.

She obtained her PhD in 2016 with the doctoral dissertation “Heritage of Socialism between Memory and Oblivion” at the Faculty of Arts, University of Ljubljana, after having obtained her master’s degree at the same university in 2008 with her master’s thesis “Development of Tourism in Interwar Celje”.

With a degree in history Andreja Rihter embarked on her professional career in 1981 as a curator at the Museum of Recent History Celje and became its director in 1987.

In 2004, when Slovenia joined the EU, she became the Minister of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, serving a full term of office. She accumulated more political experience as a Member of Parliament of the Republic of Slovenia between 2008 and 2011. In the same period she was a member of the Parliamentary Assembly of the Council of Europe (2009 – 2011) and President of the Sub-Committee on Cultural Heritage of the Committee on Culture, Science and Sport (2010 – 2011) at the Parliamentary Assembly.

Throughout her career, she has always focused on cultural heritage, history and related activities at the national and international level. In 1991 she became member of the ICOM (International Council of Museums based in Paris) and currently serves as Secretary at the ICOMAM Executive Board (she has been a member of ICOMAM Executive Board since 2016). Upon the founding of the Netherlands-based NGO the European Museum Academy (EMA) in 2009 she became its president and still continues to serve in this capacity. She is also on the panel of judges for the European Museum Awards conferred by the EMA in cooperation with the Micheletti Foundation.

She served as Vice-President of Hands On! – International Association of Children in Museums (2009 – 2019), member of the Board of Directors (2009 – 2015), and currently performs the role of national correspondent.

Before that, in the 1990s, she was very active in Slovenia. She was President of the Museum Association of Slovenia (1998 – 2001), initiator and founder of the School of Museology in Celje (2006) as well as President of the Celje Tourist Association, the oldest tourist association in Slovenia (1997 – 1999).

Andreja Rihter is author of more than 240 scientific, professional and general-interest articles as well as editor of a number of books and catalogues. She regularly attends and organises conferences, roundtables and consultations in Slovenia and abroad.

Mateja Jančar
Project Manager
E: mateja.jancar@fsk.si

She graduated in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory and English Language and Literature at the University of Ljubljana. She worked as translator, editor, script writer, PR officer, manager and dramaturg. So far, she has translated nine books and numerous articles, short stories, essays and films. She has experience in project and programme management, organization, publishing, translating and linguistics, and international co-operation.

There is an amazing, and growing number of Slavic museums and heritage sites which extend their role in society with a significant local or national impact. That is admirable in itself, but these experiences need to be shared, seen and acknowledged. And the Živa Award – with all its applicants – is a major entrance point for the FSK stakeholders, colleagues and audiences.

The Award serves as a platform for sharing and promoting – in Slavic countries as well as in the broader group of European countries. Both main awards (The Živa Award for the

Best Slavic Museum and the Živa Award for the Best Slavic Heritage Site) are dedicated to the promotion of the protection, preservation, education and communication of museum collections, and of heritage sites, their diversity in type, size and contents as well as their social role by highlighting their innovative and creative approaches, accessibility to the public and openness, their impact on societies, and their contribution to the development of museological principles and ideas.

Currently she works as a project manager at the International Foundation – Forum of Slavic Cultures; her chief responsibility is the foundation’s literary, publishing and translation programmes. She is also coordinator and Slovenian editor of the 100 Slavic novels series and coordinates the establishment of the new cultural route – Women Writers Route. All project she works on are international and include constant communication in different languages, co-ordination and work in international environment.

Špela Bogataj
Business Secretary
E: info@fsk.si

After High School of Design and Photography in Ljubljana Špela attended a professional qualification course at Educational Centre Miklošič to become a business secretary. Her first work experience was in a photo studio. She went on to work as a business secretary at the company Arcadia Lightwear, where she helped organise exhibitions and lectures for students and architects.

There is an amazing, and growing number of Slavic museums and heritage sites which extend their role in society with a significant local or national impact. That is admirable in itself, but these experiences need to be shared, seen and acknowledged. And the Živa Award – with all its applicants – is a major entrance point for the FSK stakeholders, colleagues and audiences.

The Award serves as a platform for sharing and promoting – in Slavic countries as well as in the broader group of European countries. Both main awards (The Živa Award for the

Best Slavic Museum and the Živa Award for the Best Slavic Heritage Site) are dedicated to the promotion of the protection, preservation, education and communication of museum collections, and of heritage sites, their diversity in type, size and contents as well as their social role by highlighting their innovative and creative approaches, accessibility to the public and openness, their impact on societies, and their contribution to the development of museological principles and ideas.

She gained experience in working with people, in the field and in the studio, when she joined a casting agency, where she was also in charge of the standard administrative tasks. The next step in her career was opening her own shop with kids’ textiles and accessories, through which she gained extensive experience and knowledge in how to run a business. Throughout her career she developed her business communication skills, and her knowledge of English and Italian helped her to effectively work in different environments. Today she works as a business secretary at the Forum of Slavic Cultures.

FSK STORY

Forum of Slavic Cultures (FSK) is an international, non-governmental and non-profit institution connecting Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, North Macedonia, Poland, Russia, Serbia, Montenegro, Slovenia, Belarus, Slovakia, Ukraine and the Czech Republic under a single organisation. Since its inception in 2004 the FSK has become a promotor of active intercultural dialogue between Slavic countries. 

The initiative for the inception of the Forum of Slavic Cultures (FSK) came up in 2002 in the wider context of contemporary globalisation processes and the fact that Slavic countries had joined the European Union. In December the same year, culture ministers of Slavic speaking countries met in Brdo pri Kranju in Slovenia at the initiative of the then minister of culture of Slovenia. After extensive preparations and agreements they drafted a joint statement, calling upon the countries to strengthen and promote mutual cooperation in culture in the broadest sense of the word, and accelerate cooperation in European and other international organisations under the auspices of the Forum of Slavic Cultures, whose headquarters were to be in Ljubljana (Slovenia). The International Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures was founded in 2004 by the Government of the Republic of Slovenia. Members of the first FSK Board were appointed by Slovenia, Bulgaria, Bosnia and Herzegovina, Croatia, North Macedonia, Poland, Russia, Serbia and Montenegro. The founding meeting of the FSK Board took place on 29 June 2004 in Ljubljana. The founding meeting the FSK Programme Council took place on 20 and 21 March 2006 in Ljubljana.

The two long-term goals set by the foundation upon its inception were:

  • To advance cultural cooperation between all Slavic speaking countries. By sharing information and knowledge, and disseminating it to the general public it can help participating countries to learn more about each other.
  • To advance cultural cooperation between all countries in the world. To increase the visibility and appeal of Slavic culture beyond the language borders of Slavic countries. To raise interest and build understanding of the world, especially within the EU and other language contexts across the world.

Since its inception, the foundation has been actively promoting cultural cooperation, mutual understanding and dialogue between cultural professionals in Slavic countries, based on equal participation rather than linguistic nationalism, which had been the objective of Pan-Slavism. The FSK is building its collaboration activities in arts, literature, education and research.

The important factor in forming a national culture is realisation of what differentiates it from other cultures, however similar they may be. If we understand our own culture as an isolated, inimitable phenomenon, there is no need for it to develop and grow, and no need for us to be proud of it, to continue to enrich and promote it to others – exceptional cultural achievements are possible only when we distinguish our culture from others. This requires knowing other cultures well and allowing them to step across our cultural threshold, for it is only through the fusion of different cultures that we can truly understand and value what makes us unique.

Slovenia with its geopolitical position is a “natural” initiator of such an association – an association of Slavic speaking countries. It is a member of the EU and positioned on the western rim of the Slavic world. Along with concern for its own culture and identity it brings to the EU broader interests for collaboration, which fosters its reputation and builds its strength in the international community. Slovenia’s role and initiative is integrative and grounded in equal partnership of all participating countries. Slavic culture and artistic production with their remarkable achievements have left an indelible mark in the history of the world. It has occasionally been suggested that contemporary cultural production of the so-called “Slavic East” remains marginal, that it has not yet been fully integrated into the arena of so-called “Western” art. In the FSK we believe that the creative power and artistic potential of our countries is significantly stronger than one could deduce from their selective presence in the western art system. We therefore take it upon ourselves to be relevant and topical in our questioning of the status of art and culture today in the broadest sense.

In 2012 the Foundation adopted the Strategic plan in which it redefined its mission: “The FSK nerves the creativity of Slavic cultures”. Its main activities are still ongoing and include:

  • facilitating the cultural information flow in all participating countries;
  • promoting the realisation of joint projects in culture, science and tourism,
  • setting up educational programmes (through scholarships);
  • promoting mobility of artists between participating countries;
  • adopting initiatives for cultural projects, exchanges or visits from all participating countries,
  • promoting joint research,
  • promoting collaborations in linguistics, Slavic studies in general, organising conferences, seminars, colloquia and other meetings.

Upon the inception of the International Foundation – Forum of Slavic Cultures we stated:

“The unifying objective of the International Foundation – Forum of Slavic Cultures is not only to provide quality support to Slavic collaborations, but also to change social conditions towards open and fruitful creativity of Slavic cultures.”

16 years later we are happy to find we have been successful in achieving this objective and continue to build it further.

Literary writing is an important constituent of national culture, as it has an added value that no other artistic discipline possesses: language, which German Romantic philosophers claimed was the primary source of national identity. It is also what our first project, the 100 Slavic Novels is all about: promoting and strengthening language and cultural exchange, which is even more challenging due to our linguistic kinship and joint “transition”. But the collection aims beyond promoting mutual understanding between Slavic nations, its goal is also to spread the word of the best of Slavic creativity among non-Slavic literature lovers. The project took off in 2006, when members, under the baton of Andreja Rihter, defined the basic parameters of cooperation at meetings in Belgrade in Ljubljana. In the same year, the book series received its visual identity. The first translations came out in Slovenia, Serbia, Slovakia and North Macedonia, and soon after also in Russia. Later they were joined by Belarus, Bolgaria, Croatia and Montenegro.

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At the Forum of Slavic Cultures we have been actively involved also in a number of literary festivals: Slavic Bridge (Ljubljana, Strasbourg), Slavic Embrace (Varna – Bulgaria), Struga Poetry Evenings (Struga – Macedonia), Days of Poetry and Wine (Medana, Ptuj – Slovenia) and Stranou (Beroun – the Czech Republic), writers’ meetings at the Tolstoy estate Yasnaya Polyana, Fabula Festival (Ljubljana) and most recently also in the Slavic Garden at the Pula Book Fair(y) (Croatia, 2019). We presented our 100 Slavic Novels at several exhibitions across Europe; among the most notable was the exhibition at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris in 2016, when we celebrated its 10th anniversary. In nearly 15 years of our operation our book series has made an appearance at a number of events, including conferences, round tables, exhibitions and readings in Serbia (2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019), Croatia (2018), England (2016), Germany (2018), Russia (2017, 2018, 2019), China (2016), Montenegro, North Macedonia (2014), the Czech Republic (2017), Slovakia (2018), Austria (2017), Brazil (SLAWA – 2015) and Slovenia (2016, 2017, 2018 PEN, 2019). Between 2010 – 2014 the FSK cooperated with the Public Fund for Cultural Activities in the mobility programme for artists, predominantly writers.

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Upon its inception, the Forum of Slavic Cultures defined preservation and promotion of Slavic cultural heritage as one of the priorities of its mission, in particular in terms of ethnography, folklore studies, museology and archival science, highlighting as one of its goals the establishment of study programmes (scholarships) and exchange schemes for curators, restorers and similar, to promote mobility of experts between participating countries.

More systematic activities began in 2006, when the Programme Council adopted its heritage guidelines, but the first concrete projects took place in 2011 when the heritage project group met for the first time:

  • preparation and organisation of the first joint exhibition My portrait for the museum, which opened in 2012 at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris. The project involved … institutions from … countries;
  • we started preparations for the Živa Award for the best Slavic museum, which was conferred for the first time in Skopje in 2014.
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  • In 2012, in the framework of the Maribor – European Capital of Culture programme and in cooperation with the Assembly of the Council of Europe we organised the conference: The History of Socialism: Film and Technical Heritage.
  • In 2006 we organised the first seminars on the training of museum professionals. The first seminar for directors of museums of North Macedonia was held in Ohrid, and was organised by Andreja Rihter with Massimo Negri (EMA) and the Ministry of Culture of North Macedonia. Our seminars continued in North Macedonia in cooperation with ICOM and the Museum of Macedonia, and in Serbia in collaboration with the Gallery of Matica Srpska and the Ministry of Culture. In Slovenia we were actively involved in organising instructional seminars in the framework of the International Summer School of Museology.

Individual educational projects of the International Summer School of Museology in Piran have grown considerably. Since 2018 they take place in the framework of Piranova, International Heritage Research Centre in Piran.

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The FSK has been active in education for a number of years, in particular at the international summer school META Humanities, which is organised by the University of Primorska in Koper, and at the International Seminar of Slovenian Language, Literature and Culture, which is organised by the Centre for Slovene as the Second/Foreign Language.

We have been pursuing our primary goal, collaboration in joint projects within our respective countries, also in the framework of the project Together. The project connects state and national archives. This collaboration has generated a number of joint exhibitions, publications and conferences. The FSK co-organised the 1st conference of national archives of Slavic countries in Lipica in 2010 and at the initiative of the state archives began working towards their collaboration.

The first independent conference thus took place in 2015 in Ljubljana and focused on World War I. The second conference took place in Dubrovnik in 2016, in cooperation with Croatian State Archives and ICARUS Croatia. The third conference took place in Warsaw in 2017 in cooperation with the State Archives of Poland. Our collaborations take place also through joint exhibitions: Slavic Capitals in 2D, 2013, at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris, which travelled to Cetinje later the same year, and to Skopje, Belgrade and Sofia in 2014. The archives organised and put on the exhibition Women and the Great War at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris in 2019. The exhibition was opened by Saniye Gulser Corat, UNESCO’s director for gender equality.

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Exhibitions are an especially prominent feature of our collaboration with museums and galleries. As early as in 2008, the FSK in collaboration with the Slovenian Ethnographic Museum, ZRC SAZU and the Russian Ethnographic Museum of St. Petersburg organised a very well-received ethnographic exhibition of national costumes in Brussels. The exhibition was accompanied with a film on DVD, Les Slaves de l’Europe by Naško Križnar (ZRC SAZU).

Another notable event was our exhibition of intangible heritage – Slavic Carnivals, which premiered in June 2014 at UNESCO’s headquarters in Paris. It featured 12 museums from 12 Slavic speaking countries and was accompanied with a catalogue. The exhibition opened on 3 June 2014 with inaugural addresses by Mechtild Rossler, Deputy Director of UNESCO’s Heritage Division, Hans Martin – Hinz, president of the International Council of Museums ICOM, Andreja Rihter, Director of the FSK and Bojana Roglej Škafar, Director of the Slovene Ethnographic Museum. In 2015, the exhibition travelled to Pazin/Croatia (Ethnographic Museum of Istria), Belgrade/Serbia (Ethnographic Museum), Banja Luka/Bosnia and Herzegovina (Museum of the Republic of Srpska) and Kotor/Montenegro (Maritime Museum). In 2016, the exhibition visited St. Petersburg/Russia, where it was on show at the Russian Ethnography Museum.

Another important exhibition was a double show World Heritage in the Slavic World (photography) and Slavs. Legends Past and Present (folklore) at the UNESCO headquarters in Paris in 2011. The same year we organised a one-off exhibition on one of the most important artefacts of the Slavic cultural heritage – the 11th-century Codex Suprasliensis, which took place in Brdo pri Kranju. The FSK also helped in the documentary film on the ethnologist and linguist Matija Majar-Ziljski Illusions Lost, we published a history monograph on meetings at the Russian Chapel on Vršič (2007) and the proceedings Slovenian Diplomats in the Slavic World (2010).

Our second goal was pursued through various activities: scientific symposia of the Slovenian Science Institute in Vienna Reformation in Central Europe (2008) and 1989-2009: Religion and a Shift in East and Southeast Europe (2009); we also make regular appearances at the UNESCO headquarters. In addition to said exhibitions we should point out the presentation of At the Table with the Slavs, the first world monograph on Slavic cuisines, in Milan (2015), Beijing (2016) and Jamtli, Sweden (2017). We cooperate with the Council of Europe – Assembly of the Council of Europe, and in the last three years also with the European Institute of Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe from Luxemburg.

The FSK gave the initiative for the association Women Writers’ at the Beginning of the 20th Century. Its goal is to devise and manage a cultural route dedicated to women writers, which will shed light on the history of human rights and democracy in Europe, present the extraordinary efforts of women writers in these processes and expand research into women’s writing in the context of European history, identity and values. Through inspiring presentations and dynamic cultural activities it will introduce the life and work of women writers to wider audiences, and strengthen and consolidate scientific, cultural and tourist exploration of women’s writing, the places that marked them and their lives. The route begins in our region and will extend across Europe.

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Our last project is called Transformations – FROM the Slavic Clothing Tradition TO Contemporary Designs. Its aim is to bring together creative fashion efforts from our countries and present them to the world. We create and build a long-lasting umbrella platform of fashion creativity of Slavic countries for both the general and professional public in Slovenia and abroad.

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FSK Annual Report 2019

FSK Annual Report 2017

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FSK Annual Report 2016

FSK Annual Report 2015

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