Our new project, “Transformations: FROM traditional Slavic costumes TO Contemporary designs” premiered at the reception for foreign delegations in the framework of the St. Petersburg Cultural Forum.
In the framework of the VIII International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg the FSC presented Živa sculptures to the best Slavic Museum 2019 and the best Slavic heritage site. At a special round table the representatives of Russian and Slavic museums discussed the significance of Slavic heritage in the global context.
A special guest of the VIII International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg, the Forum of Slavic Cultures with its delegation of 40 members from 11 Slavic countries organised 11 events. The FSC thus marked its 15th anniversary with a notable promotion of Slavic heritage.
The Programme Council of the new cultural route – the Women Writers’ Route met at its first session. Programme Council members from five countries – Croatia, Poland, Russia, Slovenia and Serbia – met in Belgrade to discuss local communities and institutions that are to participate in this project as well as those interested in joining it
The FSC Programme Council members met at their 16th regular meeting in Bratislava. The Slovak capital was also the venue of the FSC Editorial Board meeting.
At the 25th ICOM General Conference, which took place in early September in Kyoto, Japan, Andreja Rihter presented the proceedings of ICOMAM conference War and Peace, Fear and Happiness: 100 years since the end of World War I. The conference took place a year ago in Ljubljana.
This year’s Vilenica Prize winner is Serbian writer Dragan Velikić, author of The Russian Window, a novel that was translated into Slovene and Macedonian as part of the 100 Slavic Novels collectio
Having signed the joint statement on special status at the VIII International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg with the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation this April the Forum of Slavic Cultures launched intense preparations for the November event. The FSC delegation will consist of ministers of culture of Slavic countries as well as numerous experts and artists.
Drago Jančar, Slovenian writer, playwright, essayist and one of the authors on the Slovenian list of 100 Slavic Novels received the prestigious Stefan Mitrov Ljubiša Award in Budva, Montenegro.