Katja GOREČAN

Katja Gorečan was born in 1989 in Celje, Slovenia. She received a Bachelor degree in Comparative Literature and Literary Theory at the University in Ljubljana and finished Master studies in Dramaturgy at the Academy for Theatre, Direction, Film and Television, also in Ljubljana. She took part in a creative writing course, specializing in dramatics. This resulted in the realisation of her one-act drama Seven girl's questions. In 2012 her second poetry collection The Sorrows of Young Hana, which was nominated for Jenko Award, the highest poetry award in Slovenia and was selected into the Biennale of Young Artists from Mediterranean Europe. In 2017, her choreopoem One Night Some Girls Somewhere Are Dying was published by House of Poetry Poetikon.  She is not only artisticly, but socially engaged. She worked with demented patients in a nursing home, led creative workshops with female refugees and their children and also worked with mentally handicapped youth.

(c) photo: LR Photography

  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Slovenia to the European Union
  • Instituto Cervantes Brussels
  • Istituto Italiano di Cultura
  • Austrian Presidency of the Council of the European Union
  • Orfeu - Livraria Portuguesa
  • Embassy of Andorra
  • Polish Institute - Cultural Service of the Embassy of the Republic of Poland in Brussels
  • Network to Promote Linguistic Diversity
  • Yunus Emre Institute
  • Embassy of the Republic of Estonia in Belgium
  • Commission européenne
  • Embassy of the Republic of Latvia to the Kingdom of Belgium
  • Hungarian Cultural Institute Brussels
  • LOFT 58
  • Permanent Representation of Lithuania to the EU
  • Scottish Government EU Office
  • Czech Centre Brussels
  • Vlaams-Nederlands Huis deBuren
  • Embassy of Sweden
  • Danish Cultural Institute
  • Leeuwarden Europan Capital of Culture 2018
  • MuntPunt
  • Ville de Bruxelles
  • Spain Arts and Culture - Cultural and Scientific Service of the Embassy of Spain in Belgium
  • Mission of the Faroes to the EU
  • Lithuanian Culture Institute
  • It Skriuwersboun
  • Romanian Cultural Institute in Brussels
  • Embassy of Ireland
  • Greenland Representation to the European Union
  • Ambassade du Luxembourg à Bruxelles
  • Austrian Cultural Forum
  • LUCA School of Arts
  • Etxepare Euskal Institutua
  • Permanent Representation of the Republic of Estonia to the European Union
  • Camões Instituto de Cooperação e Língua Portugal
  • Greenlandic Writers Association