TICKETS for some selected performances of the Slovak National Theatre (SND) are now being sold “1+1”, meaning that visitors can purchase two tickets for the price of one.

The selected shows include the operas The Bartered Bride (by Czech composer Bedřich Smetana) on January 24, Manon Lescaut (Giacomo Puccini) on January 11 and February 4, The Bat/Die Fledermaus (Johan Strauss) on January 16, Macbeth (Verdi) on February 5, Otello (also Verdi) on February 7 and Eugen Onegin (Tchaikovsky) on February 8.

As for ballet, the special offer includes the last tickets for La Bayadère (Ludwig Aloisius Minkus, Marius Petipa) on January 18, Onegin (a ballet drama with acts by Tchaikovsky and Vasily Medvedev) and a Slovak dance performance for children, Popolvár / Bearskin (choreographed by Ján Ďurovčík, written by Ľubomír Feldek, to the music by Anton Popovič, as inspired by a popular Slovak fairy tale) on February 5. Some drama pieces are offered within this sale price, too. It is advisable, though, to check availability and/or to book the tickets through 02/2047-2289 (02/2047-2297), or through the snd.sk website.