The Women Writers Route (WWR) received the certification of the Cultural Route of the Council of Europe last year, becoming the 48th European cultural route to be awarded this prestigious title and the first to be based in Slovenia.
Women Writers Route to be Awarded the Cultural Route of the Council of Europe Certificate at a Ceremony
The Women Writers Route, which links seven countries and is dedicated to women authors from the turn of the 19th and 20th centuries and their inspiring life and literary stories, was awarded the Council of Europe’s Cultural Routes certificate last year, becoming the 48th European cultural route to be awarded this prestigious title and the first to be based in Slovenia.
On 8 March, the International Women’s Day, the Women Writers Route and the Forum of Slavic Cultures as its member took part in organising yet another walk on the trail of women writers.
Representatives of the Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe gathered in Paris for a working meeting at the French Ministry of Culture. The meeting took place at the French Ministry of Culture and was attended by two representatives of the Women Writers Routes.
The exhibition Paths, Ties, and Discoveries dedicated to three Serbian women writers Jelena Dimitrijević, Desanka Maksimović and Isidora Sekulić opened at the National Library of Serbia. Vladimir Pištalo, the director of the National Library of Serbia, Andreja Rihter, the president of the Women Writers Route Association, as well as Biljana Dojčinović and Mirjana Stanišić, the authors of the exhibition, spoke at the opening. The exhibition is open until 17 March 2023.
An exhibition about the life and work of the Serbian writer and the first woman academician in Serbian literature – Isidora Sekulić, entitled “The First Lady of Serbian Literature”, was organized by the Novi Sad City Library as part of the international project Women Writers Route.
Women Writers Route Receives Certificate of the Cultural Route of the Council of Europe in Chania, Crete
Three newly certified cultural routes were awarded certificates at the opening of the 11th Cultural Routes of the Council of Europe Annual Advisory Forum, held in Chania, Crete, Greece.
The Luxembourgish town of Esch-sur-Alzette, this year’s European Capital of Culture, hosted the European Museum Academy’s conference and awards meeting, at which Andreja Rihter presented the Women Writers Route (WWR), which was certified this year by the Council of Europe’s Institute of Cultural Routes.
The summer school “Intimacy in Women’s Reading and Writing”, organised by the CEEPUS network “Women Writers in History” and the Women Writers Route in cooperation with the Faculty of Humanities of the University of Nova Gorica, brought together participants from seven European countries.