The Forum of Slavic Cultures celebrated the nominated Slavic museums and the winners of the Živa Award 2023, on its ninth anniversary from 2 to 4 October 2023 in Bratislava.
The Forum of Slavic Cultures is actively engaged in its 2024 activities. In August, director Andreja Rihter held a work meeting with officials from the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture and the Regional ethnographic open-air museum “Etar.” The primary purpose of this meeting was to enhance collaboration and discuss the upcoming Živa 2024 award ceremony.
During a working meeting held at Villa Zlatica, the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture of the Republic of Serbia, as well as the President of the FSK Board, Maja Gojković, and the Director of the Forum of Slavic Cultures, Andreja Rihter, engaged in a productive discussion on the importance of implementing the FSK program designed to promote the rich cultural heritage of the Slavic countries.
Esch-sur-Alzette, the European Capital of Culture, hosted this year’s European Museum Academy conference and award meeting between 8 and 10 September. One of this year’s award winners was also the Woodcarving Museum from Konjic (BaH), recipient of ŽIVA 2020 award. The Emigration Museum in Gdynja (Poland), recipient of ŽIVA 2018, received special commendation of the DASA award.