The 2020 ŽIVA Award ceremony and accompanying conference will take place in Belgrade in January 2020. Award winners and other participants will make an excursion to Novi Sad for the official opening of the European Capital of Culture 2022.
The host, the Ministry of Culture and Information of the Republic of Serbia, has prepared a rich 4-day programme in cooperation with partners Museum of Yugoslavia, the Gallery of Matica Srpska, Museum of Contemporary Art Belgrade, National Museum, Yugoslav Film Archive and Novi Sad 2022 – European Capital of Culture.
The award ceremony for the Živa Award for the Best Slavic Museum and Heritage Site and special recognitions will take place in the Yugoslav Film Archive on 12 January 2022. Before the ceremony, the nominated museums, the European capital of culture 2022 and the Serbian capital of culture 2023 will be presented in the framework of the conference, featuring special guests Bryce Weinert from Museum Hack, New York (USA), and Kate Bailey, who will join him, if nothing unexpected happens, from London’s Victoria and Albert Museum, UK. The programme will be accompanied by the traditional museum market featuring presentations of Serbian museums.
The four-day programme will begin on 10 January 2022 and conclude with a full day excursion to Novi Sad. After a guided tour of the Museum of Vojvodina and Gallery of Matica Srpska the participants will visit the cultural stations – new cultural venues in the city, and wind up the day with the official opening ceremony of Novi Sad as the European Capital of Culture 2022.
The FSK prepared special offers for the conference and award ceremony for its members and early applications.