The promotion of the second, revised edition of the book by Gordana Blagojević, PhD, principal research fellow of the SASA Institute of Ethnography “Slovak Naïve Art in Serbia. An Ethno-anthropological Study of Identity Practices” and its translations into English and Slovak was held on October, 12th in the Ethnographic Museum in Belgrade. Mr Boris Konček, cultural attaché of the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Serbia welcomed the audience, and then the children from the elementary school “Mlada Pokolenja” opened the program with a dance dedicated to Zuzana Halupova, a famous painter of naïve art from Kovačica.

The reviewers of the book, Professor Dragana Radojičić, PhD, director of the SASA Institute of Ethnography, professor Branko Ćupurdija, PhD, and Miroslava Lukić Krstanović, PhD, principal research fellow spoke at the promotion. Our colleague Zuzana Drugova, PhD, from the Matej Bel University in Banská Bystrica was not able to attend, so Miloš Rašić, PhD, research associate of the SASA IE, who led the entire program read her address.

The audience was addressed by Mrs Zuzana Lenhart, Slovak language professor and president of the Association of the Descendants of Naïve Painters from Kovačica, the author Gordana Blagojević, PhD, and the publisher Mr Pavel Babka. 

We would like to congratulate our colleague and wish her even more success in her future work.