Embassy of the RS Ottawa /Newsroom /
01.11.2013  

Invitation to the Literary evening in the honour of the Slovenian author BORIS PAHOR

You are kindly invitated to the

Literary evening in the Honour of the Slovenian Author BORIS PAHOR

to the Ottawa Public Library (120 Metcalfe), on November 25, 2013 at 6.30 p.m.

 

to the Toronto North York Central Library (5120 Younge Street), on November 21, 2013 at 7.00 p.m.

to the Vancouver Public Library, on December 3, 2013

Boris Pahor,  who celebrated  his 100th  birthday  last August, is one of Slovenia's most prolific authors. In 2013 he was awarded  the European Citizen´s prize. Pahor has also been awarded the French Legion of Honour, the Austrian Cross of Honour for Science and Art, Italy´s Premio Napoli, Slovenia´s Order of Freedom and the Prešeren Award for Cultural Achievements in Slovenia. His biography is a tale of one of the most turbulent centuries in human history. Pahor´s  literature  reflects  his  life  experience and includes a story of his own personal ordeal in the extermination camps of the Third Reich as well as his work in international arena for the rights of minority cultures, particularly their languages.