SKICA & Slovenian Embassy in Vienna
The Slovenian Culture and Information Centre (SKICA) in Vienna at the Embassy of the Republic of Slovenia, together with the Slovene Arts & Culture Residency programme by the Ministry of Culture is a backbone of a vivid and intense cultural cooperation between the two neighbour states.
Slovene artists and producers hosted in Austria
Every third day, Slovene artists and producers feature on cultural events in Austria. Check the right-hand column and (the archive or explore the map.) Half of these events take place in Vienna; there is also a strong connection with Carinthia, the region with a culturally prolific Slovenian minority.
At the festivals in Austria
Slovene artists and producers regularly participate at established Austrian festivals: Waves Vienna (MENT Ljubljana, Kino Šiška Centre for Urban Culture, SIGIC, Slovene Music Information Centre...), Vienna Design Week ( , Gigodesign, Poligon Creative Centre...), LET'S CEE Film Festival (Staragara, Sever & Sever Production, Petra Pan Film Production...), Festival of Literature and Wine in Krems (Versopolis), and Ars Electronica in Linz (Kapelica Gallery). Two Slovene artists have even won the prestigious Golden Nica Award there: (Marko Peljhan in 2001 and in 2017). The P74 Centre and Gallery regularly presents artists at the ViennaFair, while Photon Gallery participates in the ViennaPhotoBook Festival and viennacontemporary. In 2013, Photon opened a new gallery space in Vienna.
Cf. the list of all the festivals in Austria with Slovenian participation in the right-hand column.
In 2018, the Grand Austrian State Prize goes to writer Slovenian National Theatre Drama Ljubljana in 2014. has translated several prose works by and put into German the graphic novel The Mexicans, published by the Austrian Bahoe Books in 2018.(b. 1937) who has written in Slovene language. In 2011, however, (b. 1961), also a Carinthian writer, was bestowed the Ingeborg Bachmann Prize, one of the most important in contemporary German literature, for the novel Angel of Oblivion, which was later turned into a play and produced in Slovenia by the
Quite a few partnerships have lasted for years, among them, the collaboration between the temporary radioCona and the Ö1 Kunstradio; the creative collaboration between the accordionists Bratko Bibič and Otto Lehner; Aksioma Institute has collaborated in various projects with the University of Applied Science FH JOANNEUM Graz; Flota Institute with the D.ID Dance Identity platform for choreographic research and the practice of contemporary dance and its Tanztage festival held in Oberwart; and the Slovene Ethnographic Museum with Weltmuseum Wien in the SWICH (Sharing a World of Inclusion, Creativity and Heritage) project.
See a list of Austria-related articles below.
Events in Austria
- 23 November to 26 November 2019
The stage reading of I Saw Her That Night by Slovenian Culture and Information Centre, Vienna (SKICA), at , in , ,
programme organiser and 's presentation of his book Der Stiefsohn, supported by the
- 13 November 2019
A concert by Sploh Institute) at the New Adits Festival of Contemporary Music at in ,
programme and (
- 8 November to 10 November 2019
Presentation of the book "Cloud Arrangers" by photographer Žiga Koritnik at the Music Unlimited at in ,
- 4 November to 8 November 2019
Book presentations, readings, and discussions by Slovenian Book Agency and Slovenian Culture and Information Centre, Vienna (SKICA), at the Buch Wien Book Fair at , in ,
programme organiser , , , and ; the exhibition Slovenian Art of Illustration; the children's workshop with and ; and the opening literary-music event The World Is Like Ring-a-Ring o'Roses with , supported by the
- 1 November to 2 November 2019
The screenings of Oroslan, directed by Staragara, at the Viennale in ,
programme organiser and produced by
- 25 October to 4 November 2019
Screenings of The Valley of Peace (1956) and The Ballad of the Trumpet and the Cloud (1961), directed by Triglav Film), Farewell until the Next War, directed by (Viba Film Studio), and Moments of Decision, directed by and produced by Triglav Film, in the frame of the O PARTIGIANO! Pan-European Partisan film retrospective, supported by the Slovenian Film Centre and Slovenian Culture and Information Centre, Vienna (SKICA), at the Viennale at in ,
programme organiser (
Festivals in Austria
Pages in category "Austria"
The following 17 pages are in this category, out of 17 total.