Forum slovanskih kultur, 30. oktober ― On 28 October 2023, Wim van der Weiden passed away. Van der Weiden was a distinguished personality in the European museum world and a founder of European Museum Academy (EMA) in 2009. He created the pioneering museums Museon and Naturalis.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 25. oktober ― First seminar of the International Golden Museological Programme Villa Zlatica with the title Connections and Museums facing Crises, which took place between 22 to 24 October in Villa Zlatica, Ljubljana, was focused on current crisis issues and their connections with the museum’s theory and practises. The main goal of the programme was to open the broad discourse about the role and missions of museum institutions in this unstable, critical and difficult time.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 22. oktober ― As part of the Slovenia, guest of honour programme at the 75th Frankfurt Book Fair, the FSK organised a discussion entitled Translations in times of war: Slavic literary contacts in times of armed conflicts and political confrontations, featuring Slovenian Drago Jančar, Ukrainian writer Oksana Zabuzhko, Georgi Gospodinov from Bulgaria and Serbian author Aleksandar Gatalica. The discussion was moderated by Mladen Vesković, Editor-in-Chief of the 100 Slavic Novels collection.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 19. oktober ― FSK and its partner, the Lojze Bratuž Cultural Centre in Gorizia, applied for the first call for proposals of the GO! 2025 Small Projects Fund and received financial support for the creation of a cultural and tourist trail dedicated to Ljubka Šorli and women writers of the Goriška region.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 7. oktober ― At the end of October, the Villa Zlatica continues to host the kammerspiel In Agony.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 5. oktober ― The Forum of Slavic Cultures celebrated the nominated Slavic museums and the winners of the Živa Award 2023, on its ninth anniversary from 2 to 4 October 2023 in Bratislava.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 20. september ― On
15 September 2023, the winners of the Heritage in Motion Award were revealed. The Award ceremony took place at National Museum of Banat in Timisoara, Romania, at the occasion of the European Museum Academy Conference (EMA).
Forum slovanskih kultur, 15. september ― The Women Writers Route (WWR), which links seven countries and is dedicated to women authors from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries and their inspiring life and literary stories, was awarded the certification of the Cultural Route of the Council of Europe last year, becoming the 48th European Cultural Route to be awarded this prestigious title and the first to be based in Slovenia, and this year it was awarded the certificate at an official ceremony in its home country.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 10. september ― From 6 to
26 September 2023, the Museum of Applied Art in Belgrade hosted the exhibition Transformations: from the Slavic Clothing Tradition to Contemporary Designs, the result of collaboration between the Forum of Slavic Cultures, the Museum of Applied Art (Belgrade) and the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Serbia. The exhibition was curated by Stanislava Vauda Benčevič.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 5. september ― The Forum of Slavic Cultures presented itself at the second Festival of Slovak Naïve Painting in Serbia and engaged in activities to promote and study this fine art, which is inscribed on the list of intangible cultural heritage in Serbia and is applying for inscription on the UNESCO list.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 20. avgust ― The Forum of Slavic Cultures is actively engaged in its 2024 activities. In August, director Andreja Rihter held a work meeting with officials from the Bulgarian Ministry of Culture and the Regional ethnographic open-air museum "Etar." The primary purpose of this meeting was to enhance collaboration and discuss the upcoming Živa 2024 award ceremony.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 10. julij ― The Slovenian Association of Literary Translators (DSKP) once again brought the participants of the International Slovenian Literature Translation Seminar to the garden of Villa Zlatica in Ljubljana. This time, the topic was the future of contemporary Slovenian comics and how to approach the translation of comic clouds.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 30. junij ― The festival took place in the garden of Villa Zlatica and the Forum of Slavic Cultures. Both authors had their novels recently published in the Hundred Slavic Novels collection, with Slovenian translations of Špegavec and Četrtek.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 30. junij ― The festival took place in the garden of Villa Zlatica and the Forum of Slavic Cultures. Both authors had their novels recently published in the Hundred Slavic Novels collection, with Slovenian translations of The Peeper and Thursday.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 30. junij ― An international team of 14 judges convened in Ljubljana to carefully evaluate the nominated candidates for the Živa 2023 award.
Forum slovanskih kultur, 30. junij ― Zdravka Evtimova, a prominent Bulgarian writer and president of the Bulgarian PEN center, has gained recognition for her novel Thursday, which was included in the 100 Slavic Novels collection. Evtimova is highly regarded in contemporary Bulgarian prose and is also known for her translations from English, French, and German.