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Exhibition about Milada Blekastad´s life and work in Lom

On June 30, 2018 the travelling Czech-Norwegian exhibition  The Invisible Bridge. Milada Blekastad 1917-2003 will be opened at the farm Nordgard Aukrust in Lom. This exhibition will be available until September 2, 2018.

The vernissage and the subsequent seminar is named Verda i Lom. Milada Blekastad. «Vesle–Ola» (The World in Lom, Milada Blekastad «Little Ola»).  The opening of this traveling Czech-Norwegian exhibition will be held at the farm Nordgard Aukrust in Lom, where the famous Norwegian poet Olav Aukrust grew up. For more information, please visit this website and see the enclosed leaflet: http://aukrust-nordgard.no.

This exhibition in Norway could be seen so far in the house of the great Norwegian writer Bjørnstjerne Bjørnson (June – September 2017), at the annual seminar of the Norwegian Union of Translators (end of September 2017), at a seminar at the University of Oslo (11th of October 2017), at the Embassy of The Czech Republic in Oslo (16th of October to 30th of November 2017), then in the library of Trondheim (17th of January to 31st of January 2018) and in the library of the county Stange (12th of March to 25th of March 2018). Other possible places in Norway where the exhibition could be presented are currently being negotiated.

The exhibition is part of a project which aims to introduce Milada Blekastad to a wider audience in the Czech Republic and Norway. Part of the project is also a stationary Czech-English exhibition which was opened in the exhibition premises of the Czech Academy of Sciences in Prague in September and October last year, and the second travelling Czech-Norwegian exhibition, which is presented at various locations in the Czech Republic. The project also includes the creation of Milada Blekastad's encyclopaedic entry for Czech and Norwegian Wikipedia and the establishment and maintenance of the website miladablekastad.com. The project is implemented in the Czech Republic by Elg Publishing House in cooperation with the Institute of Philosophy of the Academy of Sciences in Czech Republic.

The project is realized under the auspices of the President of the Czech Academy of Sciences prof. RNDr. Eva Zažímalová, CSc., Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Norway H.E. Jaroslav Knot and Ambassador of Norway to the Czech Republic H.E. Siri Ellen Sletner. The project is financially supported by the Ministry of Culture of the Czech Republic, the Academy of Sciences of the Czech Republic, the Embassy of the Czech Republic in Oslo, Solgløtt Foundation and NORLA Organization.


Invitation 6 MB PDF (Adobe Acrobat document) Jun 5, 2018