Main Živa Awards 2019 to State Museum of Political History from Russia and to Belarussian Brest Hero Fortress
The International foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures (FSC) bestowed the awards for the best Slavic museums in Bar in Montenegro in co-operation with the Ministry of Culture of Montenegro and Cultural Center Bar. In addition to the main award, the winner was State Museum of Political History of Russia, the award for the best Slavic heritage site was bestowed for the second time. It went to the Brest Hero Fortress from Belarus.
Ms Rihter at the 25th ICOM General Conference
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.
Dragan Velikić, This Year's Vilenica Prize Winner
This year's Vilenica Prize winner is Serbian writer Dragan Velikić, author of The Russian Window, a novel that was translated into Slovene and Macedonian as part of the 100 Slavic Novels collection.
The FSC Co-organized the European Museum Academy Awards Ceremony
The International Foundation Forum of Slavic Cultures and European Museum Academy organized the international conference which was attended by more than 80 participants from 27 countries at the international conference of the European Museum Academy. The conference was accompanied by the EMA Awards ceremony for Luigi Michelletti, DASA and Heritage in Motion awards.