Next Page and Sofia Municipality Sign an Agreement on Launching the Literature and Translation House
After more than two years of negotiations and preparations, the first public-private partnership in culture at municipal property in Sofia is a fact! The Literature and Translation House is an initiative of Next Page Foundation now to be jointly developed with the municipality at a site of a cultural value: the former residency of the renowned Bulgarian painter Nenko Balkanski.
The partnership was unanimously approved by 55 members of Sofia City Council. The activities of the Literature and Translation House are to be governed by a Development Committee comprising representatives of Next Page, Sofia Municipality and the proprietor of the premise, the Sofia History Museum.
26 May 2016 | Thursday |17:00-19:00 On Footnotes Neva Micheva
Other Forthcoming Events:
11 May 2016 (Wednesday) | 14:00-16:00 | House of Europe in Sofia Literary Diversity in Europe: Who Is Setting the Tendencies? A presentation of the first results of Diversity Report 2016, the next one in a series of studies on translation tendencies across Europe led by Verein für kulturelle Transfers − Austria. Yana Genova (Next Page Foundation) with comments by Vesselin Todorov (TBC) of the Bulgarian Publishers Association.
18 May 2016 (Wednesday) | 15:00-18:00 | Literature and Translation House Poetry Translations between Neighbours (TBC)
A presentation of the Turkish-Bulgarian poetry translation workshop "Neighbours" (Istanbul, 2015) and a discussion led by the Turkish poet and poetry promoter Gyokchenur.
May (TBC) Literary Translations in Russia Today
Elena Kalashnikova (Russia)