For the second time Novi Sad will be the host of the most renowned regional authors on „Book Talk 2016“ conference which will be held on September 1st and 2nd in Pavle Beljanski Memorial Collection. As part of this important event on Friday, September 2nd at noon, President of the Organizing Committe of Novi Sad 2021, Nemanja Milenkovic will present the concept of Novi Sad candidacy for European Capital of Culture 2021 under the slogan “4 new bridges”, so-called. “Bid Book”.
City of Novi Sad is a candidate for the prestigious title of European Capital of Culture in 2021, when it will be available for the first time to cities and countries outside the European Union, and the winner will be known in October. In the final process of nomination, which was realized with the support of the EXIT Foundation, Novi Sad will once again prove to be the true cultural capital of various contents, which will be presented in the next few years in accordance with the program concept “4 new bridges”.
One of these events is the Book Talk conference, which coincides with the new “bridge,” which focuses on the issues of cultural heritage and hospitality. The most influential regional authors, Muharem Bazdulj, Svetlana Slapšak, Vladimir Arsenijevic, Ante Tomić, Ivan Ivanji and many many others, in two days will discuss the most important topics in this area. More about the conference at: http://bit.ly/2aNRJO4.
European Capital of Culture was established in order to highlight the richness and diversity of European culture, strengthen cultural ties among Europeans, connect people from different European countries, meet other cultures, promote mutual understanding and strengthen the sense of Europeanness. Novi Sad 2021, as a platform for the development of the creative potentials of Novi Sad, aims to motivate and inspire workers in culture, but also all citizens to reconsider the current values and set new goals towards democratic cultural development of the city. The contemporary identity of Novi Sad, revitalization of cultural heritage, reconstruction of old and opening of new spaces for culture, development of international and inter-sectoral cooperation, fostering intercultural dialogue, decentralization of culture, developing cultural participation of citizens, are just some of the principles of cultural development to which the project Novi Sad 2021 stands for. More at https://novisad2021.rs/.