Forum of Slavic Cultures and partners kicked off the Slavic Seasons cycle at Bogenšperk Castle with the first in the series of events. Young grammar school students from Celje and Litija listened to the motivational address by Dmitry Polikanov, Deputy Head of Rossotrudnichestvo, and talked to Slovenian author Vlado Žabot and Yulia Sozina, literary historian from Russia.
At the invitation of President of the FSK Board, Maja Gojković, Serbian Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Culture and Media, and Olga Yarilova, Deputy Minister of Culture of the Russian Federation, the Forum of Slavic Cultures attended the Russian-Serbian Cultural Forum in Belgrade.
The International Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures has signed a memorandum of cooperation with Alexandrinsky Theatre from St. Petersburg. They also agreed on their joined activities for the period up to 2023.
Based on the signed agreement with the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia, the 7th Živa Award with an international conference will take place in Belgrade and Novi Sad, at the time when the official opening of the European Capital of Culture will take place, at the time when the latter hosts the opening ceremony of the European Capital of Culture.
The Forum of Slavic Cultures’ Living Villa cycle continues. Together with the Women Writers Route Association the FSK hosted the kick-off event of the 11th international seminar for translators of Slovenian literature, which is organised by the Slovenian Association of Literary Translators.
Forum of Slavic Cultures is aware of societal needs and promotes social responsibility. In line with their efforts towards sustainable development and circular economy they donated the furniture they no longer needed after moving to the new premises to Zavod Knof from Krško.
For the second time in a row, the FSK was a partner of the Slavic Garden programme at the Pula Book Fair. At the poetry evening entitled My Goal is – Horizon, which took place outdoors, visitors were able to listen to the poetry of five poets from the Slavic world in the dramatization and interpretation of the Croatian National Theatre in Zagreb.