FSC receives 22 applications from 12 countries for Živa 2020

FSC receives 22 applications from 12 countries for Živa 2020

This autumn, the Forum of Slavic Cultures will confer the seventh Živa Award for the best Slavic museum and the third for the best Slavic heritage site. As many as 22 museums from 12 Slavic countries will be running for the awards this year.

FSC has received 22 applications from 12 Slavic countries running for the Živa Award 2020 for the best Slavic museum and the award for the best Slavic heritage site. The applications have already been reviewed and the international jury of 13 experts from Slavic countries and representatives from the European Museum Academy from the Netherlands and Greece can now begin their work. Continuing the tradition established in previous years, the jury will visit all nominated museums, which is practice that is still rare and unique when it comes to conferring international museum awards.

In its seven-year history Živa has attracted applications from 139 museums from 13 Slavic countries.

The museums running for Živa Award 2020 are:

Museum “Strana mini”, Belarus
National Historical Museum of the Republic of Belarus, Belarus
Woodcarving Museum, Bosnia and Herzegovina
Etar Regional Ethnographic Open-Air Museum, Bulgaria
Center for Visitors Ivana’s House of Fairytale, Croatia
Museum Valpovstine, Croatia
Karlovac City Museum, Croatia
National Stud at Kladruby nad Labem, Czech Republic
National museum of Montenegro, Montenegro
NI “Institute and museum” – Bitola, North Macedonia
Coal Mining Museum in Zabrze, Poland
I. A. Soldatenkov Museum and exhibition centre, Russian Federation
Center for Cyrillic “Slovo” (“Word”), Russian Federation
Yaroslavl art museum, Russian Federation
Ust-Cilma A.V. Zhuravsky memorial museum, Russian Federation
Museum of Naive and Marginal Art, Serbia
National Museum in Belgrade, Serbia
Slovene Museum of Christianity, Slovenia
Božidar Jakac Art Museum, Slovenia
Grom Motorcycle Museum, Slovenia
Museum of Architecture and Design, Slovenia
Lviv National Literary Memorial Museum of Ivan Franko, Ukraine.

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