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.
The 13th International Summer School of Museology took place under the auspices of the Forum of Slavic Cultures, Faculty of Humanities of the University of Primorska, ICOM Slovenia and Centre for Creativity of the Museum of Architecture and Design. It also served as a platform for the FSC to present the new cultural route.
A special guest of the VIII International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg, the Forum of Slavic Cultures with its delegation of 40 members from 11 Slavic countries organised 11 events. The FSC thus marked its 15th anniversary with a notable promotion of Slavic heritage.
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.
At the initiative of the Ministry of Culture of Kaluga Oblast of the Russian Federation a memorandum of cooperation was signed by Minister Pavel Suslov and Andreja Rihter, Director of the Forum of Slavic Cultures.