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.