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.
On 15 September 2023, the winners of the Heritage in Motion Award were revealed. The Award ceremony took place at National Museum of Banat in Timisoara, Romania, at the occasion of the European Museum Academy Conference (EMA).
The Women Writers Route (WWR), which links seven countries and is dedicated to women authors from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries and their inspiring life and literary stories, was awarded the certification of the Cultural Route of the Council of Europe last year, becoming the 48th European Cultural Route to be awarded this prestigious title and the first to be based in Slovenia, and this year it was awarded the certificate at an official ceremony in its home country.
From 6 to 26 September 2023, the Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade hosted the exhibition Transformations: from the Slavic Clothing Tradition to Contemporary Designs, the result of collaboration between the Forum of Slavic Cultures, the Museum of Applied Art (Belgrade) and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia. The exhibition was curated by Stanislava Vauda Benčevič.
The Forum of Slavic Cultures presented itself at the second Festival of Slovak Naïve Painting in Serbia and engaged in activities to promote and study this fine art, which is inscribed on the list of intangible cultural heritage in Serbia and is applying for inscription on the UNESCO list.
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.
The Slovenian Association of Literary Translators (DSKP) once again brought the participants of the International Slovenian Literature Translation Seminar to the garden of Villa Zlatica in Ljubljana. This time, the topic was the future of contemporary Slovenian comics and how to approach the translation of comic clouds.
The festival took place in the garden of Villa Zlatica and the Forum of Slavic Cultures. Both authors had their novels recently published in the Hundred Slavic Novels collection, with Slovenian translations of Špegavec and Četrtek.
The festival took place in the garden of Villa Zlatica and the Forum of Slavic Cultures. Both authors had their novels recently published in the Hundred Slavic Novels collection, with Slovenian translations of The Peeper and Thursday.
An international team of 14 judges convened in Ljubljana to carefully evaluate the nominated candidates for the Živa 2023 award.