INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL
          1971 - 2009




MONTENEGRO
Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry   Bijelo Polje - Podgorica
Poland poet Ewa
                                              Sonnenberg




International literary festival “Ratkoviceve ...
One of the main goals of the festival is the affirmation of
Montenegrian literature, as well as the literature of so calle...
For the past 39 years, through its programs, art exhibitions,
literary conferences, artistic and publishing projects, roun...
The program of the festival is comprised of two international
central literary evenings of prominent writers in the Cultur...
Member of the jury,
                                       Montenegrin writer
                                       Jovan...
Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry
give special attention to the
affirmation and motivation of
young gifted creators in the
fie...
Special guests of the festival, editors of literary magazine "Poetry"
from Croatia, in the house of Risto Ratkovic.
Every year, in the library “Mostovi”, the festival presents one
young author by publishing the first book of poetry which
...
Also, every year, in the library “Ratkovic’s Evenings of
Poetry” editorial staff of the festival presents one anthology
of...
Contemporary Slovenian    Prestigious prize for literature
poetry,                   "Miroslav jevandjelje", according to
...
Programs of the festival “Ratkoviceve veceri poezije”
(Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry), literary conferences, art
exhibitio...
Next year it will be the 40th anniversary of the festival and
for that occasion special programs will be organized with th...
Also, the first issue of the magazine in which the
contributions from the festival program will be published in
whole is i...
The organizer and the
general sponsor of the
festival “Ratkovic’s Evenings
of Poetry” is the Ministry of
Culture of the Re...
Ljubeta Labovic
Art-director of
“Ratkoviceve veceri poezije”
(Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry)

Jovanka Uljarevic
Presentati...
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International Literary Festival

  1. 1. INTERNATIONAL LITERARY FESTIVAL 1971 - 2009 MONTENEGRO
  2. 2. Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry Bijelo Polje - Podgorica
  3. 3. Poland poet Ewa Sonnenberg International literary festival “Ratkoviceve veceri poezije” (Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry), named after one of the most relevant Montenegrian modern lyric poets, is the most important literary manifestation in Montenegro, and one of the most prestigious literary festivals in the Balkan region.
  4. 4. One of the main goals of the festival is the affirmation of Montenegrian literature, as well as the literature of so called little nations in terms of creating the possibility of establishing good cultural atmosphere and literary connections. Poetry evening of Danilo Kis in the house of Risto Ratkovic
  5. 5. For the past 39 years, through its programs, art exhibitions, literary conferences, artistic and publishing projects, round tables and discussions on current issues in literature, the festival traditionally presents the artists from Montenegro and the region, and gives a significant contribution to the cultural atmosphere in Montenegro. It also establishes dynamic communication with other cultures in the region and Europe in general.
  6. 6. The program of the festival is comprised of two international central literary evenings of prominent writers in the Cultural center of Bijelo Polje and in the “Carver” bookshop in Podgorica.
  7. 7. Member of the jury, Montenegrin writer Jovanka Uljarevic, read the jury an explanation for young authors. Two literary awards are handed at the festival, the main award “Risto Ratkovic” for the best book published between two manifestations, and the award for the young authors up to 27 years of age.
  8. 8. Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry give special attention to the affirmation and motivation of young gifted creators in the field of poetry, as well as to establishing multicultural ties among ex-Yugoslav countries and connecting with the literature of developed European countries.
  9. 9. Special guests of the festival, editors of literary magazine "Poetry" from Croatia, in the house of Risto Ratkovic.
  10. 10. Every year, in the library “Mostovi”, the festival presents one young author by publishing the first book of poetry which the jury picks out as the best that year at the open competition.
  11. 11. Also, every year, in the library “Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry” editorial staff of the festival presents one anthology of poetry or the panorama of one of the national literatures from the surrounding area (last year, we presented contemporary Slovenian poetry) with the goal of spreading this project so it presents contemporary authors from the rest of European countries and the world.
  12. 12. Contemporary Slovenian Prestigious prize for literature poetry, "Miroslav jevandjelje", according to editor Primoz Repar, the oldest written monument published by Ratkovic’s southern Slovenian, awarded every Evenings of Poetry third year in Bijelo Polje author of the best published book from Montenegro.
  13. 13. Programs of the festival “Ratkoviceve veceri poezije” (Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry), literary conferences, art exhibitions, poetry evenings, discussions on current literary issues, theatrical plays and performances, are held in various places: in closed spaces, in the hall of the house in which Risto Ratkovic was born, in the libraries, cultural center, but also in nature.
  14. 14. Next year it will be the 40th anniversary of the festival and for that occasion special programs will be organized with the idea to spread the literary program throughout another few Montenegrian towns.
  15. 15. Also, the first issue of the magazine in which the contributions from the festival program will be published in whole is in plan.
  16. 16. The organizer and the general sponsor of the festival “Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry” is the Ministry of Culture of the Republic of Montenegro, and the executive organizer is the Municipality of Bijelo Polje.
  17. 17. Ljubeta Labovic Art-director of “Ratkoviceve veceri poezije” (Ratkovic’s Evenings of Poetry) Jovanka Uljarevic Presentation

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