Organised by the International Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures, the exhibition Transformations: FROM the Slavic Clothing Tradition TO Modern Creations will be on show at the Ljubljana City Hall until 8 March.
The Forum of Slavic Cultures wound up its 15th anniversary year with a social event featuring a number of high-profile guests. The event was organised in cooperation with the Higher Vocational College for Hospitality, Wellness and Tourism Bled, Dr. Janez Bogataj, Bled Municipality and Bled Culture Institute.
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.
Composed of the ministers of culture of FSC member countries the Board of the International Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures met at the ceremonial session. One of the items on their agenda was the future of the FSC and the Board signed a memorandum on the strengthening of the intercultural dialogue and participation of all Slavic countries. The event took place under the auspices of Marjan Šarec, Prime Minister of the RS, while Vladimir Putin, President of the Russian Federation, sent a letter of congratulations to the FSC on its 15th anniversary.
For the second consecutive year the Forum of Slavic Cultures joined the Moscow Intermuseum festival as partner. At the Živa exhibition space the FSC presented the award for the best Slavic museum and heritage site, while Dr Andreja Rihter gave a lecture on human resources in museums in the framework of the festival’s business program. She also presented Piranova – International Heritage Research Centre and participated in several expert discussions.