The exhibition Paths, Ties, and Discoveries dedicated to three Serbian women writers Jelena Dimitrijević, Desanka Maksimović and Isidora Sekulić opened at the National Library of Serbia. Vladimir Pištalo, the director of the National Library of Serbia, Andreja Rihter, the president of the Women Writers Route Association, as well as Biljana Dojčinović and Mirjana Stanišić, the authors of the exhibition, spoke at the opening. The exhibition is open until 17 March 2023.
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.
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).
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.
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.
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 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.
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.