The award winning book contains crucial moments of the initiative and the protests that were held after the murder of a journalist and his fiancee.Laureates of the 2018 Dominik Tatarka Award class="ul Juraj Scaroneliga Karoliacutena Farska Peter Nagy Katariacutena Nagy Pazmany Veronika Brunckova Jakub Kratochviacutel Ta#328a Sedlakova Lukascaron Fuumlle Roacutebert Martin Hudec Jan Galik Martina Strme#328ova Lea Dobias Hanzelova Pavol Koprda Eva Lavriacutekova Maria #268erve#328ova Adam Brodanskyacute The organisers of the nation-wide protest gatherings that followed the murder of investigative reporter Jan Kuciak and his fiancee Martina Kuscaronniacuterova, the For a Decent Slovakia initiative, have received the prestigious Dominik Tatarka Award for literature.
They received it for a book entitled My sme tiacute, na ktoryacutech sa #269akalo (We are those you have been waiting for), issued by Artforum.It contains extracts of the speeches made by people who were speaking in the squares across Slovakia during the gatherings held between March 2 and June 22, 2018."For the first time, we are granting the Dominik Tatarka Award to a book that is a text about an event," said Peter Zajac, chair of the jury and head of the M.
What is the Dominik Tatarka award?The Dominik Tatarka Award for literature has been granted since 1995.The Conservative Institute became responsible for granting the Award in 2000, and since 2004, it has been co-operating with the Jury of the Dominik Tatarka Award.The prize is one of the tools that help the Conservative Institute support culture and, particularly in this case, literature.
The awards hailing Slovak dissident intellectual and writer went to a collection of critical texts and the 5th volume of comments to Psalms".The laureates of Dominik Tatarka awards 2017 are Martin Milan Simeka, a journalist/writer/editor for his book Medzi Slovakmi (Among Slovaks) and to a team of authors, represented by Bohda Hrobo (head of Biblical School), Misha Kapustin (rabbi) and Milos Lichner (Dena of the Theological Faculty of the Trnava University) for Psalms 51-75 Comments to the Old Testament.
The Dominik Tatarka Award is a prize bestowed annually since 1995 ot abook which appeared in the previous year for an exceptional work that fulfils the humanistic traditions of Slovak culture and continues the spiritual message of late Slovak writer-dissident Dominik Tatarka, TASR wrote.