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Visegrad Literary Evening

Visegrad Literary Evening

30.11.2016 | Kultúrna diplomacia | Slovensko a V4

On the occasion of the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union, the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in New Delhi on November 25, 2016 organised the "Visegrad Literary Evening" in cooperation with the Embassy of the Czech Republic, Hungarian Information and Cultural Centre and the Polish Institute in New Delhi. 


Ambassador of the Slovak Republic Žigmund Bertók opened the literary event, welcomed the special guest Amrit Mehta, editor and translator of European languages into Hindi, and gifted him a congratulation letter from the Minister of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Miroslav Lajčák on the occasion of a life jubilee. 


Hindi translations of works of reputable writers from V4 countries were presented during the literary evening. Slovak literature was represented by Anton Hykisch and his story A Near Adventure in the Rain. Audience would enjoy euphonious sound of the Czech, Hungarian, Polish and Slovak languages as well as screening of interesting photo documentaries.

 


Highlight of the evening was the presentation of a novel The Millennial Bee by Slovak writer Peter Jaroš and book launch of the book New Slovak Literature written by 21 Slovak authors.
Event was successful and participation exceeded the Cinema hall capacity.  Speaker of the event was Alena Morávková, Consul of the Slovak Embassy. Experts, diplomats, students and literature buffs continuted with a discussion at the following reception. 

More information about the cultural event is available in the brochure.

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