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Literary evening with Dževad Karahasan in Kakanj

karahasanAs a part of marking the 15 April – Day of Kakanj Municipality and Day of RbiH Army and 8 April – Day of Liberation of Kakanj, on 11 April (Thursday) at 7 p.m. there will be a literary evening with Dževad Karahasan which will be held Town library of Kakanj.

On that occasion Karahasan will promote his book ‘Sjeme smrti’.

Dževad Karahasan was born in 1953 in Tomislavgrad. Since 1993 Karahasan works as a dramatist for ARBOS – Company for Music and Theatre. His plays have been performed in Austria (Vienna, Krems, Hallein, Eisenstadt, Salzburg, Villach, Klagenfurt), Germany (Gera, Erfurt, Berlin, Leipzig), Bosnia-Herzegovina (Sarajevo), Ukraine (Odessa), Czech Republic (Prague, Hradec Králové, Brno), Kosovo (Pristina), Poland (Szczecin), Singapore (Singapore Arts Festival) and USA (Washington DC).

He has been honored for his work with the Prix européen de l’essai Charles Veillon (Charles Veillon European Essay Prize) and the Herder Prize in 1994. The “Bruno Kreisky Prize for Political Books” he got in 1995. At the Leipzig Book Fair in 2004 he was awarded with the Leipzig Book Prize for European Relations. 2010 he got the Vilenica Prize of the Slovene Writers Association.

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