Milorad Pavic’s Bequest which this writer endowed to his hometown of Belgrade, will be for the first time opened for the public during the „European Heritage Days“ (European Heritage Days – a joint action of the Council of Europe and the European Commission). Founder of the Pavic legacy is the city of Belgrade, while his trustee is his wife, writer Jasmina Mihajlovic.
The March edition of the magazine Serbica, issued by Université Michel de Montaigne – Bordeaux 3, has published a special edition (dossier) dedicated to Milorad Pavic, under the title „The first writer of the XXI century“ (Le premier écrivain XXIe du siècle). At www.serbica.fr, besides extracts from four Pavić books and Autobiographies, which is translated by Marija Bezanovska,
Theatrical spectactacle Dictionary of the Khazars: Children of Dreams, (Słownik Chazarski. Dzieci Snów) based on Milorad Pavic’s novel, had a premiere in Poland on 11th February. Directed by Paweł Passini, show is performed on three stages including interaction with the audience, which had to decide which version to view: „Male“, „Female“ or „Dream Hunters“. It is an ambitious project, experimental theater, generating excitement both in the audience and among critics.
The Ukrainian weekly „Mirror of the week“, which is published in Russian also, was released an extensive interview with Jasmina Mihajlovic, writer, widow of Milorad Pavic, its copyright holder and legal trustee of the Milorad Pavic Foundation – whose founder is the Belgrade City Assembly.
In 2010. and 2011. around the world have emerged new or restored editions of books by Milorad Pavić. There are some twenty new translations. Thus in Russia were republished novels Landscape Painted with Tea, Inner Side of the Wind, Last Love in Constantinople, Writing box, Star Cape, Second body and collection of short stories Multicoloured eyes. In America within Kindl electronic editions on amazon.com appeared Unique Item, Blue book and Second body. Also in the fall is expected to be released brand new multimedia edition of Dictionary of the Khazars, which now will be available worldwide in digital form.
At the opening ceremony of Embassy of the Republic of the Azerbaijan 8th June 2011. in Belgrade, Milorad Pavic’s Bequest an Foundation gave to the city of Baku facsimile of the manuscript „Dictionary of the Khazars“. A facsimile is handed to the President of Azerbaijan Ilham Aliyev, in the presence of Serbian and Azerbaijani Foreign Minister, numerous guests, representatives of the clergy and diplomatic corps.
- Unveiled a monument dedicated to Milorad Pavic
- Milorad Pavić’s monument arrived from Azerbaijan
- Drama For Ever and A Day entitled Petkutin i Kalina performed in the Republika Srpska (Bosnia and Herzegovina)
- Milorad Pavić on Amazon Kindle Reader
- At the University of Venice defended Master thesis on the M. Pavic’s work
- The memorial plate dedicated to Milorad Pavić at the University of Novi Sad