The director of the S. Fischer Foundation Antje Contius used warm words of welcome as Bulgaria officially joined the TRADUKI network on December 14, 2018. As a part of festivities in celebration of network’s 10th anniversary, Antje Contius and the deputy Minister of Culture of Bulgaria, Amelia Gesheva, signed the framework agreement in the National Palace of Culture in Sofia. Welcome to TRADUKI, Bulgaria!
The well-known Slovenian writer, playwright and theatre director Vinko Möderndorfer was the writer in residence during November in Split. He used his four-week stay, hosted by the association KURS, mostly to work on his latest writing. He also met up with members of the Slovene Cultural Society Triglav.
The Reading Balkans project offers also in 2019 a possibility for Writers-in-Residence fellowships. Available are 21 residential stays in the duration of four weeks in Novo mesto, Belgrade, Skopje, Split, Tirana, Prishtina, and Sarajevo. The call for applications is open for writers until November 4th, 2018.