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.
100 Slavic Novels
On the threshold of a new year the meeting of the Forum of Slavic Cultures and the writers from the Slovenian 100 Slavic Novels list took place. They agreed that this literary project is something special and that they will be delighted to take part in the evnets marking the 15th anniversary of the foundation.
The opening ceremony of the 100 Slavic Novels exhibition in the centre of Bratislava was held under the auspices of Ľubica Laššáková, Minister of Culture of the Slovak Republic, Andreja Rihter, Director of the Forum of Slavic Cultures, and Silvia Stasselová, General Director of University Library in Bratislava. The exhibition will be on display at the University Library in Bratislava until January 2019.
The International Foundation – Forum of Slavic Cultures presented the 100 Slavic Novels series at the Moscow International Book Fair for the second year in a row. After Moscow the authors representing the series continued their visit to Russia at the Leo Tolstoy’s estate in Yasnaya Polyana where they were special guests of the traditional international writers’ meeting.