Discussion Forum IV in the Atrium restaurant
representatives of cultural and social institutions and organisations in Prešov:
PRERAG agency, Senior Citizens Centre in Prešov, Literary Café Viola, Wave cultural centre
Norwegian partners representing the Cartoonists´ Gallery MiA in Drobak
guests from Ukraine, the cartoonists Vladimír Kazanevsky and Michajlo Schlaffer
The participants of the 3rd discussion forum mainly discussed the potential of further cooperation.
PRERAG agency directress Iveta Stromková informed the participants about the current programme
area 2014 – 2021 of the EEA grants and Norway grants, and focused on the programme Cross-border
cooperation that involves also Ukraine. The representatives of each institution presented
themselves, pointed out their fields of interest, and suggested their possible contribution into the
future Norwegian-Slovak-Ukrainian cooperation. The participants of the discussion agreed on the
establishment of a new NGO – the Slovak-Norwegian-Ukrainian Society. It will be the task of the
PRERAG agency to prepare all the necessary measures and inform the partners by the end of
The role of the team members in the activities in Norway and Slovakia:
Kjersti Lillebø: project coordination and communication with Slovak partners, organisational
provision of activities in Drobak, representation of the Drobak gallery at the opening of the
exhibitions at the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Oslo and in September in Slovakia; involvement
in the discussion forums in Norway and Slovakia.
Vigdis Wolden: communication with Slovak partners in the preparatory part of the project,
organisational provision of activities in Drobak, mainly workshops for local schools pupils. Mrs.
Wogden, due to her illness, could not arrive in Slovakia; therefore, in the second part of the project
was substituted with Mrs. Kjersti Lillebø
Arifur Rahman: has been cooperating with Slovak partners for a long time, he secured online media
presentation of the project on his tOOnsMaG portal. He was in charge of the installation of the
exhibition in Norway and co-lead the workshops with pupils in Drobak. His works were displayed at
the exhibition at the Embassy of SR in Norway. He represented the gallery in Drobak at all the events
in Slovakia and addressed mainly young people, who participated at the opening s of the exhibition
and discussion forums.
Peter Rázus: coordination and management of the whole project, securing communication with the
media and presentation of the project in the media.
Magdaléna Rázusová: securing communication with the Norwegian partners, interpreting at all the
project activities, writing and translating of the detailed final report.
Rado Repický: co-leading of the workshops for pupils in Drobak; involvement in the discussions in
Drobak and at the SR Embassy in Oslo; installation of the exhibition at the Embassy; involvement of
his students in the preparation of the exhibition and in the DF in Košice and promotion of these
Ján Fiťma: could not participate in the events in Norway due to an injury; participation in all the
events in Slovakia; giving a lesson of caricature portrait in Košice and Prešov; involvement in
discussion forums and in media presentation of his experience with portraying.
Vlado Moško: introducing activities of the Wave cultural centre and the Brain Sneezing gallery at the
events in Norway; installation of the exhibition at the Embassy; at the discussion forum IV
presenting involvement of the Wave club in a follow-up project, mainly using their experience with
the Alternative Quotient festival.
Saška Sirko: responsible for photo and video documentation; together with Vlado Moško in charge
of the organisational provision of the exhibition and discussion forum in Prešov; in the planned
follow-up activities will be a regional manager of Norwegian-Slovak-Ukrainian cooperation.