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Geyser in Herľany will spurt higher

Works on the revitalisation of a geyser in Herľany are about to finished. The geyser should spurt to the height of 22 metres instead of eight, as before the reconstruction. Compiled by Spectator staff ,3. Dec 2016, at 9:50

Geyser in Herľany

Walking across Slovakia: Day 31

No tents, no sleeping rough, two teenagers and two adults, 900km, 4 rucksacks and some maps, a lot of maps: this is going to be fun.3. Dec 2016, at 9:00

Bratislava gets a pet cemetery

The Slovak capital will now have an official place for burying pets. Jana Liptáková ,2. Dec 2016, at 8:48

The Borievka pet cemetery in Dúbravka is preparing to open in spring.

Slovak puppetry included in list of intangible heritage

The tradition of puppet theatre is strong in Slovakia and Czech Republic. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Dec 2016, at 23:21

Foreigners: Events around SlovakiaPhoto

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between December 2 and 11, including ice-skating, Christmas music, operas, jazz, Finnish heavy metal, and more. Zuzana Vilikovská ,1. Dec 2016, at 17:05

Bajus Jozef: Composiiton III - 1995, paper/combined technique. Ján Koniarek Gallery celebrates 40th anniversary, with a concert and a special exhibition.

2016 one of the rainiest years since 1901

The year that is to end soon has been so far extremely warm – and also with record precipitation. Compiled by Spectator staff ,1. Dec 2016, at 13:44

Meteorlogy station, illustrative stock photo

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between December 2 and 11, including concerts, festivals, classical music, Georgian national ballet, cinema, Christmas markets, tour, exhibitions and more. Adriana Petková ,29. Nov 2016, at 23:07

Christmas markets

Anniversary of air disaster in the territory of SlovakiaPhoto

The plane of Bulgarian company TABSO crashed on Sakrakopec near Bratislava 50 years ago, killing 82 people on 24 November 1966. Compiled by Spectator staff ,29. Nov 2016, at 7:45

Sakrakopec - the place of the accident

Oskár Čepan award went to international artistic duo

The award for young visual artist went to two female artists in 2016, a Pole, and a Slovak. Compiled by Spectator staff ,29. Nov 2016, at 6:55

Winners of the 21st year of Oskár Čepan award, Julia Gryboś and Barbora Zentková.

Walking across Slovakia: Day 30

No tents, no sleeping rough, two teenagers and two adults, 900km, 4 rucksacks and some maps, a lot of maps: this is going to be fun.29. Nov 2016, at 6:30

Keeping silence in Paradise

Lapis refundii, or the Rock of Refuge, is a well-known notion in Slovak history, connected with the ancient era of Tartar raids.By Branislav Chovan28. Nov 2016, at 11:14

Kláštorisko shelter.

First beaver experiment under the Tatras

The workers of TANAP solve problems caused by beavers. Compiled by Spectator staff ,27. Nov 2016, at 9:40

Slovak archaeologists want to research on Terracotta Army in China

Slovak archaeologists want to do research on the Terracotta Army in Xi’an in China. Compiled by Spectator staff ,26. Nov 2016, at 9:30

Soldiers of Terracotta Army

Walking across Slovakia: Day 29

No tents, no sleeping rough, two teenagers and two adults, 900km, 4 rucksacks and some maps, a lot of maps: this is going to be fun.26. Nov 2016, at 9:00

Films that can compete with YouTubePhoto

Today, films have an increasingly harder task of competing with short videos on YouTube – fighting cats under a Christmas tree are among the most popular, especially among young people. Zuzana Vilikovská ,26. Nov 2016, at 7:15

Director Mano Khalil and actor Ismail Zagros (The Swallow / Die Schwalbe) attended the screeneing in person.

Bratislava as a film sceneVideo

The Slovak capital has already featured in films along with Vienna, New York or war-torn Sarajevo. Jana Liptáková ,25. Nov 2016, at 13:35

The scene from the film Wilsonov in which Bratislava, the then-Wilsonov prepares for signing an agreement about joining the city with the USA.

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. Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,25. Nov 2016, at 6:55

Robert Wilson

The only Error that can bring joy and hopePhoto

… is the festival of “homeless theatres”, the only international festival of its kind in the world. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Nov 2016, at 17:40

The Homeless Theatre / Divadlo bez odmova will paly their piece called Flashback.

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between November 25 and December 4, including a cappella concert, a LGBTI film festival, a top show on ice, as well as a lot of world, jazz and classical… Zuzana Vilikovská ,24. Nov 2016, at 16:07

Evgeni Plushenko comes with na ice show to Źilina

New Slovak record: Mosaic made of 4 million coffee beans

Walls of newly opened museum of coffee are decorated with more than 4 million coffee beans. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Nov 2016, at 9:10

Roman Florek with his mosaic

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