As a cooperation project of three partners, the Cúirt International Festival of Literature (Ireland) and the Festival of World Literature of the publishing house Fraktura (Croatia), and the International Literary Festival Vilenica (Slovenia), the Emerging Writer on Tour has been launched. The organizers invite young writers (under 35 years old) from all countries within the EU-Program Creative Europe to apply for participation. Successful applicants will visit all three festivals and will get a 10-day residential stay in each of the countries. Deadline for applications is February 18th, 2019.
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.