Based on the signed agreement with the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia, the 7th Živa Award with an international conference will take place in Belgrade and Novi Sad, at the time when the official opening of the European Capital of Culture will take place, at the time when the latter hosts the opening ceremony of the European Capital of Culture.
For the second time in a row, the FSK was a partner of the Slavic Garden programme at the Pula Book Fair. At the poetry evening entitled My Goal is – Horizon, which took place outdoors, visitors were able to listen to the poetry of five poets from the Slavic world in the dramatization and interpretation of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb.
Members of the Women Writers Route Association from seven countries met at the general meeting. They approved the Association’s bodies, took note of its previous activities and fundamental documents, and adopted the work programme for the next three-year period. Their first task is to prepare and submit the application for the certification Cultural Route of the Council of Europe.
President of the Board of the Forum of Slavic Cultures Maja Gojković, also the Vice-President of the Government of the Republic of Serbia and Minister of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia, paid her first official visit to the new headquarters of the International Foundation – Forum of Slavic Cultures. At the working meeting with FSK Director Andreja Rihter she emphasised the role of an institution such as the FSK and stressed the importance of further strengthening the joint promotion of the richness of Slavic cultures.
During their working visit to the Russian capital the visitors from the International Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures met with their regular project partners as well as with Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, Alla Manilova, and Yevgeny Primakov, Head of the Federal Agency Rossotrudnichestvo.