FSC Director Andreja Rihter paid a working visit to Stefano Dominioni, Director of the European Institute of Cultural Routes in Luxemburg.
On the day marking the 186th anniversary of the National Library of Serbia the Serbian Minister of Culture and Information Vladan Vukosavljević opened the Centre of Slavic Cultures Belgrade, the second of its kind run by the Forum of Slavic Cultures.
More museums than ever before are running for this year’s Živa Award for the best Slavic museum – as many as 25 from 12 Slavic countries. The Forum of Slavic Cultures will confer the 5th Živa Award, this year for the first time with prize money, between 12 and 16 September in Prague, in cooperation with the National Technical Museum.
The Forum of Slavic Cultures is a Ljubljana-based international foundation that connects people and institutions in thirteen Slavic countries through different projects.
At the Youth Education Centre of the State Hermitage Museum, the Forum of Slavic Cultures presented Tracings out of Thin Air, a book that discusses the shaping of oppositional practices and collaborative communities in art and culture. Both Slovenian and Russian authors took part in the presentation, among them Marina Gržinić, Darja Zaviršek, Alexander Ivanov, Joana Monbaron and Ayman Eckford.
Montenegrin publishing house Otvoreni Kulturni Forum published the first in the 100 Slavic Novels series, Drago Jančar’s novel Mocking Desire.
Like his predecessors, Mr. Aleksandar Bogdanović, the new Montenegrin Minister of Culture, supports the activity of the Forum of Slavic Cultures and its projects that involve active participation of Montenegrin partners, both individual and institutional.
On 15 of January 2018 the Živa Award 2018 call was closed.
Director of the Forum of Slavic Cultures, Andreja Rihter, PhD, and the Ambassador of the Republic of Slovenia to the Russian Federation, H. E. Mr. Primož Šeligo, met new Minister of Culture of the Republic of Belarus in Minsk, Mr. Jury Bondar. do 21. aprila 2017, je nastala na pobudo Zveze zgodovinskih društev Slovenije in Foruma slovanskih kultur.