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Foreign literary translators in Slovenia for a seminar

Ljubljana – Ljubljana and Maribor are hosting the 12th iteration of the International Translation Seminar of Slovenian Literature until 20 August. Eleven translators from nine countries are taking part.

Made in Maribor II on show in European Capital of Culture

Novi Sad – An exhibition by the Maribor Art Gallery (UGM) has been put on display in Novi Sad, Serbia, this year’s European Capital of Culture. Made in Maribor II brings together more than 50 artists from Maribor and 16 Novi Sad artists of different generations.

Could building in US movie be copy of Slovenian architect’s work?

Ljubljana – A building appearing in a new Marvel series movie is incredibly similar to a memorial complex award-winning Slovenian architect Marko Mušič designed in Montenegro in the 1970s, the newspaper Delo reports on Saturday. The architect has mixed feelings about what could be a potential copyright infringement.

Crossing Continents: Mexican Painter Draws Inspiration from Yugoslav Mariachi

A 33-year-old Mexican artist Maria Portilla. Photo: Private archive

Portilla is also a co-founder of the Mexican street paper Mi Valedor, an independent magazine sold by people in socially vulnerable positions in Mexico City and which is a part of the International Network of Street Papers.

Serbian Ministry to Probe Playing of Anti-Bosniak Song in School

Serbian Education Ministry said on Thursday evening that it will carry out a review at the at the Vasa Stajic School in the northern city of Novi Sad and that "the provincial inspection will take action" to find out who was responsible after children aged 10 and 11 and a teacher were filmed dancing to an anti-Bosniak song.

Bulgarian TV Crew Attacked in Serbia

The team of the investigative journalism show on the Bulgarian National Television "Traces Remain" was attacked in Bosilegrad during photos of environmental pollution in the border regions.

There are no casualties from the team, and the equipment has minimal damage, the host and producer of the show Bogdana Lazarova told BNT.

Day of Slovenian-Serbian Friendship to become official next year

Ljubljana – Several associations hosted a Day of Slovenian-Serbian Friendship at Fužine Castle in Ljubljana featuring Alexander, Crown Prince of Yugoslavia, and his spouse, Crown Princess Katherine of Serbia. It was announced at the event that 12 June would probably be formally declared the Day of Slovenian-Serbian Friendship next year.

Award-Winning Srebrenica Film Barred from Serbs’ Screens

The director of 'Quo Vadis, Aida?', Jasmila Zbanic, has seen her award-winning film and its cast targeted with threats, insults and hate speech over the past year, but she has not given up on her quest to get it shown in Serbia and Bosnia's Serb-dominated Republika Srpska entity.

Kosovo Promises to Probe Alleged Theft From Restored Castle

Kosovo's Ministry of Culture has pledged to investigate claims made in a scientific paper published in Serbia at the end of 2021 that archaeological items were stolen from the medieval castle of Novoberde/Novo Brdo in Kosovo during its restoration in 2015 and 2016 by a company from Belgrade.

Serbian President Gives Medal to Hollywood Star Johnny Depp

Serbian President Aleksandar Vucic on Tuesday gave Hollywood star Johnny Depp a gold medal for "outstanding merits in public and cultural activities, especially in the field of film art and the promotion of the Republic of Serbia in the world".

Vučić: "Serbia should not recognize Kosovo in any way"

"I don't think we need to accept or recognize independence in any way, but we need to work with Albanians from Kosovo on mutual cooperation. However, that is impossible because independence is all they want to talk about," Vucic added.

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