It is with great sadness that we learnt of the sudden death of Wiktor Bukato on 26th of July. Fan, translator, publisher and former chair of the ESFS. He was active in the 80s and 90s, he chaired ESFS from 1991 till 1993 and was a vice-chair for two more years. He was awarded a “Karel” – World SF award for the best translator (1987), and three times received ŚLĄKFA award as the best Polish publisher (1985, 1986 and 1988) (the award of Silesian Science Fiction Club). His funeral took place in Warsaw on 7th of August.