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"BookiILL Fest" award ceremony and opening of exhibition of selected and awarded illustrations, and opening of the exhibition "Serbian Illustrators at the Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava" from "Bibiana" Bratislava will be held on 25th May 2019 at 13h at the Gallery of the Banat Cultural Center in Novo Miloševo (Serbia).
Participants of the ceremony: winners of awards and special prizes (personal presence confirmed by Aleksa Jovanović, Anamarija Vartabedijan, Ana Petrović, Tijana Knežević, Miroslav Hraško), Peter Tvrdon, director of "Bibiana" Bratislava, Michal Hrušik, 3rd secretary of the Embassy of the Republic of Slovakia in Serbia, Saša Maksimović, president of Novi Becej Municipality, Pavel Babka, director of the "Babka" Gallery from Kovačica, Radovan Vlahović, director of the Banat Cultural Center, Senka Vlahović, founder and director of "BookILL Fest", Slobodan Ivkov, president of the jury, and Sibila Petenji Arbutina, member of the jury.
Both "BookiILL Fest" and "Bibiana" exhibitions will be available to visitors of the Gallery of the Banat Cultural Center in Novo Miloševo from 25th May to 6th June 2019.
Book Illustration Festival "BookILL Fest" is held for the eighth time organized by the Banat Cultural Center and the Novi Sad Fair. The first part of the festival program was held in March this year at the International Book Fair in Novi Sad, while the second part is held in Novo Miloševo. The program of The 8th Book Illustration Festival "BookILL Fest", which is being held in Novo Miloševo, was co-financed by the Municipality of Novi Bečej.
"BookILL Fest" exhibition and awards
"BookILL Fest" exhibition contains selected and awarded illustrations based on an international competition. About 1700 illustrations from 27 countries of the world, including Serbia, arrived at the online illustration contest of the Book Illustration Festival BookILL Fest. The jury composed of Slobodan Ivkov (president), Sibila Petenji Arbutina and Senka Vlahović selected the illustrations by 120 authors for the exhibition and awarded authors from five countries.
AWARD for the best illustration of the BOOK FOR CHILDREN
Aleksa Jovanović (Serbia)
AWARD for the best illustration of the POETRY BOOK
Anamarija Vartabedijan (Serbia)
AWARD for the best illustration of the FICTION BOOK
Stefan Georgescu (Romania)
AWARD for the best foto-illustration of the BOOK
Ana Petrović (Serbia)
Victoria Fomina (Russia)
Kristof Devos (Belgium)
Alekos (Alexis Forero) (Colombia)
Tijana Knežević (Serbia)
Milena Vasojević (Serbia)
Jefimija Kocić (Serbia)
Miroslav Hraško (Serbia)
More details about the results of the competition you can see here.
Exhibition from „Bibiana” Bratislava
Exhibition of illustrations Serbian Illustrators at the Biennial of Illustrations Bratislava 2003–2017 is a guest exhibition of the Festival and it is organized by the Banat Cultural Center and Novi Sad Fair, in cooperation with Bibiana, International House of Art for Children from Bratislava (Slovakia), and Foundation Babka Gallery from Kovačica (Serbia). The exhibition contains illustrations of 19 Serbian illustrators whose works were featured at the Biennale in Bratislava in the period from 2003 to 2017, according to the selection of the Biennale Secretariat.
Authors: Rastko Ćirić, Nebojša Đuranović, Tihomir Čelanović, Eugen Slavik, Marija Dokmanović, Vladimir Bursać, Siniša Banović, Nikola Vitković, Mihailo Pisanjuk, Asja Vasiliev, Predrag Todorović, Manja Stojić, Suzana Kubinec, Rade Marković, Dušan Pavlić, David Vartabedijan, Ana Grigorjev, Aleksandar Zolotić