This year, the Forum of Slavic Cultures attended Intermuseum, the international museum festival in Moscow, for the first time as a strategic partner. The Živa booth (Živa is the award for the best Slavic museum) presented fifteen Slavic museums, of which three were Slovene.
During her working visit to the Slovak capital, Director of the Forum of Slavic Cultures Andreja Rihter, PhD, had a meeting with Ivan Sečik, State Secretary at the Slovak Ministry of Culture. Sečik expressed his support to the Forum of Slavic Cultures and promised more active involvement of Slovak institutions and individuals in the projects of this international foundation.
A round-table of writers from Slavic countries with Jennifer Clement, President of PEN International, took place at the 50th International writers’ meeting in Bled organized by Slovenian PEN Centre. In addition, Slavic writers gathered at the literary evening, moderated by Dubravka Đurić Nemec from Croatia.
The first Slovenian-Russian Cultural Forum, one of the most important events within cultural seasons 2017-2018, came to a close with a strategic session where the Slovenian and Russian sides adopted common conclusions. They are related to the common goal of enhancing the cooperation of Slovenian and Russian cultural institutions.
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.