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Serbia's Slobodan Simic wins Aleko 2020 literary award

Slobodan Simic
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The celebrations of the 158th anniversary of the birth of the emblematic Bulgarian writer Aleko Konstantinov began today in his native town Svishtov. The literary award in memory of the writer was given out for the 54th time. 

This year's winner of the Aleko Literary Competition for a humorous short story is Serbian psychiatrist, aphorist and writer Slobodan Simic. He was awarded for his feuilleton entitled "Theory of Relativity", BNR's Horizon channel reported

This year's edition of the Aleko Konstantinov International Competition received 78 short stories by 42 writers from 14 countries, including Bulgaria, Serbia, France, the United States, Russia, Switzerland, Portugal, Macedonia, Belgium, the Czech Republic, Ukraine, Turkey, Canada and Hungary, BTA reported.

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