The international foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures in collaboration with partner institutions put on the exhibition Women and the Great War. The opening ceremony took place in cooperation with Permanent Delegation of the Republic of Slovenia to UNESCO at the UNESCO palace in Paris. The exhibition will be on show until 15 April 2019.
In the framework of the Council of Europe’s new cultural route project the International Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures organised an international conference on women writers at the beginning of the 20th century. The conference was attended by nine women scientists and professionals from seven countries.
The international foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures will mark its 15th anniversary with special events held in Slovenia and in member as well as third countries. The Forum of Slavic Cultures has evolved into a reference platform for intercultural dialogue between Slavic cultures and thus became their connecting centre in the fields of arts and culture, education, science and cultural tourism
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.
In cooperation with ICOMAM, International Committee of ICOM, which brings together arms and military history museums, the Forum of Slavic Cultures hosted the international conference “War and Peace, Fear and Happiness” in Slovenia (Ljubljana, Pivka, Maribor). The conference attracted more than 70 participants from 27 countries from across the globe
The Forum of Slavic Cultures (FSC) bestowed the awards for the best Slavic museums in Prague in co-operation with the National Technical Museum from Prague and under the honorary patronage of the Czech Ministry of Culture. In addition to the main award, the winner was the Emigration Museum from Poland, the award for the best Slavic heritage site was bestowed for the first time in five years. It went to the Kizhi Museum from Russia.
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.