Krleža at Villa Zlatica!
It was exactly one hundred years ago, in 1922, that Croatian novelist, playwright and poet Miroslav Krleža wrote the second part of his Glembay trilogy – In agony. The wounds of World War I had not yet healed and the old social orders were crumbling. A hundred years later we find ourselves in a similar predicament: fundamental social structures are changing irreversibly as age-old existential questions remain equally relevant.
This year’s Slavic Garden “on the Edge of Europe, on the Edge of Reason”
The fourth edition of the Slavic Garden programme, organised by the Pula book fair in partnership with the FSK, took place at the Pula Book Fair(y).
ŽIVA 2022 Awards to Virovitica City Museum and Cukrarna
The 8th Živa Award ceremony took place in collaboration with the Posavje Museum Brežice and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Slovenia, and in partnership with the Municipality of Brežice, Rajhenburg and Podsreda castles, and Božidar Jakac Art Museum.
“The First Lady of Serbian Literature” at the Exhibtion in Novi Sad
An exhibition about the life and work of the Serbian writer and the first woman academician in Serbian literature – Isidora Sekulić, entitled “The First Lady of Serbian Literature”, was organized by the Novi Sad City Library as part of the international project Women Writers Route, a newly certified Cultural Route of the Council of Europe initiated by the FSK.
Slavic Literatures in Focus of a New Festival
The Forum of Slavic Cultures, in cooperation with partners, organised the Festival of Slavic Literatures. The first edition of the Festival, which will become a regular literary event on the cultural calendar in the years to come, was dedicated to the 15th anniversary of the 100 Slavic Novels collection. The anniversary was held under the honourable patronage of the President of the Republic of Slovenia, Borut Pahor.
Gallery of Matica Srpska celebrated 175 years of operation and conferred its jubilee awards. One of them went to the FSK.
Friends and collaborators of the Gallery of Matica Srpska marked its impressive jubilee at the ceremonial session during which the Gallery conferred special awards to acknowledge their fruitful cooperation.
Women Writers Route Receives Certificate of the Cultural Route of the Council of Europe in Chania, Crete
Three newly certified cultural routes were awarded certificates at the opening of the 11th Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Annual Advisory Forum, held in Chania, Crete, Greece.
The 14th International Summer School of Museology
The 14th edition of the International Summer School of Museology took place between 5 and 9 September 2022 at the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Primorska. The programme was a collaboration of the Forum of Slavic Cultures, UNESCO Chair and the Department of Archaeology and Heritage of the FH UP, ICOM Slovenia, in partnership with Regional Museum Koper and cultural centre Delavski Dom Trbovlje.
Woodcarving Museum (BaH), recipient of ŽIVA Award 2020, winner of Micheletti Award
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.
FSK and WWR in Esch-sur-Alzette, European Capital of Culture 2022
Between 8 and10 September 2022 the Luxembourgish city of Esch-sur-Alzette, this year’s European Capital of Culture, hosted the European Museum Academy’s conference and awards meeting, at which Andreja Rihter presented the international foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures and the Women Writers Route (WWR), which was certified this year by the Council of Europe’s Institute of Cultural Routes.