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Free Sunday admission to Slovak museums continues in 2017

The big national cultural institutions operated by the Culture Ministry will be open to the public for free every first Sunday in the month.10. Jan 2017, at 11:35

The main building of SNM in Bratislava.

Waving old year farewell, welcoming 2017

Unlike the three days of Christmas, of which especially the first two are more low-key and family occasions, New Year’s Eve means going out, socialising and enjoying memorable parties.29. Dec 2016, at 0:55

Yuletide joys in SlovakiaPhoto

The Christmas season is one of the highlights of the Slovak year and it offers many traditional, cultural, social, and trade events literally around the whole country.14. Dec 2016, at 6:00

Christmas atmosphere in Žilina

US artist Robert Wilson returns to SND – in film

Some personalities from the world of art and culture keep returning; this goes also for US director, video- and visual artist Robert Wilson who returns to Bratislava – after an exhibition, a lecture and a drama.25. Nov 2016, at 6:55

Robert Wilson

Ars Poetica 2016 brings UK, US poetsPhoto

This year autumn is full of cultural and social events, including plenty of festivals especially in the month of November. One of them opens the door to a genre that is outside the limelight of mass mainstream…14. Nov 2016, at 19:56

UK's poet Adam Horowitz

Flowing time of Jozef Jankovič

It may be the fate of sculptors focusing on monumental works that their exhibitions are not too frequent – but in the case of renowned Slovak artist Jozef Jankovič, there may be more behind it.17. Oct 2016, at 6:45

Sculptor Jozef Jankovič and his work.

Slovak drama opens to English-speakers

The Slovak National Theatre (SND) has launched a tradition of offering some selected pieces with English subtitles, usually in January and February. This time round, the subtitles are connected with the Slovak…13. Oct 2016, at 9:06

1990s in Slovakia, Rivers of Babylon staged in SND.

Foreigners: Events around SlovakiaPhoto

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between September 30 and October 9, including classical, jazz and modern music, operas, gastronomy event or exhibitions.6. Oct 2016, at 16:47

State Theatre Košice: La Bohéme by Giacomo Pucini

Slovaks bring motion to BrusselsVideo

Slovak choreographers and performers of modern dance are known also abroad; they often work or live there, including in Belgium. However, the unique project SLOV:motion brings a special selection of their creation…21. Sep 2016, at 9:53

Bakkheia – BOD.Y

Yuri Dojc exhibits his Last Folio in Jerusalem

World-renowned photographer of Slovak origin, Yuri Dojc, exhibits his Last Folio project in Jerusalem.20. Sep 2016, at 7:35

Yuri Dojc: Lasto Folio

Kremnica festival to make people laugh again

The international festival of humour taking place in Kremnica by end of summer is unique in several ways.23. Aug 2016, at 7:10

Past edition of Kremnica gags

Iconic national artworks wander outdoorsPhoto

It seems that in summer, everything aspires to leave the stifling air in the buildings – although air conditioning helps a lot – and spills out into the open air.22. Aug 2016, at 7:05

Iconic works from National gallery exhibited oudoors

Gipsy Bashavel returns outdoors

The event that started as a small academy for parents, tutors and donors after a summer camp for developing talents of marginalised Roma children has since grown into a separate one-day show called Gipsy Bashavel…19. Aug 2016, at 7:35

Bashavel 2010

Photographer Kállay’s exhibition nears its endPhoto

It seems to be hard to select works for a retrospective exhibition, especially of such a prolific photographer as was Slovak Karol Kállay.8. Aug 2016, at 19:06

Kállay's self-portrait

Presidency halts SNG reconstruction, events continue – also in EnglishPhoto

The huge reconstruction of the Slovak National Gallery (SNG) was interrupted in July and set to last until October. This will be due to the events connected with the Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European…4. Aug 2016, at 19:03

Reconstruciton of the SNG

Fourth biggest Roma festival opens in BratislavaVideo

A Night at the Roma Camp, a parade along the Downtown Bratislava, gala-concert in the Main Square and more – this all will bring the 2016 edition of the World Roma Festival – Gypsy Fest.20. Jul 2016, at 23:21

Sare Roma 2015

Artists try to revive 100-year-old Tatra sketchesPhoto

A Great-Hungarian army officer Gyula Hembach sketched the views from his hotel room in Tatranská Lomnica in the High Tatras, and the surrounding vistas.20. Jul 2016, at 13:18

Juraj Gábor and his page from the sketch-book

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