The Programme Council of the new cultural route – the Women Writers’ Route met at its first session. Programme Council members from five countries – Croatia, Poland, Russia, Slovenia and Serbia – met in Belgrade to discuss local communities and institutions that are to participate in this project as well as those interested in joining it
The FSC Programme Council members met at their 16th regular meeting in Bratislava. The Slovak capital was also the venue of the FSC Editorial Board meeting.
At the 25th ICOM General Conference, which took place in early September in Kyoto, Japan, Andreja Rihter presented the proceedings of ICOMAM conference War and Peace, Fear and Happiness: 100 years since the end of World War I. The conference took place a year ago in Ljubljana.
Having signed the joint statement on special status at the VIII International Cultural Forum in St. Petersburg with the Ministry of Culture of the Russian Federation this April the Forum of Slavic Cultures launched intense preparations for the November event. The FSC delegation will consist of ministers of culture of Slavic countries as well as numerous experts and artists.
Drago Jančar, Slovenian writer, playwright, essayist and one of the authors on the Slovenian list of 100 Slavic Novels received the prestigious Stefan Mitrov Ljubiša Award in Budva, Montenegro.
In the year marking the 15th anniversary of our operation the International Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures issued a special publication Our 15! which offers an overview of the Foundation’s activity since its inception in 2004.
Marking the 15 th anniversary of the Forum of Slavic Cultures the 8th Belgrade Festival of European Literature paid special tribute to the 100 Slavic Novels series, which was discussed by Slovenian writers Jani Virk and Vlado Žabot and Serbian editor Gojko Božović.
The Forum of Slavic Cultures took part at its second “academy” of the European Institute for Cultural Routes at the Council of Europe. The Forum presented the Women Writers’ Route project that aims to shed light on the exceptional lives and literary stories of women writers who left their mark in the struggle for human rights and the rights of women in the early 20th century.