ST. VALENTINE’S Day, the popular holiday of Anglo-Saxon origin celebrating love, is currently celebrated by four fifths of Slovaks.
CARNIVAL, called Fašiangy in Slovakia, is the time between Epiphany (January 6) and the movable Tuesday before the Ash Wednesday. This year, the end fell on February 9.
THERE are some obvious similarities between the life stories, and also main motif of works by two painters now exhibited in the Bratislava City Gallery (GMB), Hungarian Lajos (Ladislav) Szalay and Slovak Koloman…
Tips for events around Slovakia between February 12 and 21, including classical, jazz and pop music, snowboarding, operetta and dance performances, exhibiitons, and more.
Tips for events in the capital between February 12 and 21, including a lot of classical music, dance premiere, dance performance, organised hike, ballet, oper,a jazz and world music, and more.
THOSE who survived and were able to return to the former work- and concentration camp in Sereď, now turned into the first Museum of Holocaust in Slovakia, agree that it should have happened long ago.
THE FILM which won the International Federation of Film Critics’ Award/FIPRESCI Award at the Toronto International Film Festival last autumn, Eva Nová, now comes to Slovak cinemas – and with English subtitles so…
THE FAMOUS racehorse-sprinter Overdose, who was co-owned by Slovak Zoltán Mikóczy, has had his first offspring from last year’s breeding in Germany.
THE UNOFFICIAL world championship in ice sculpting that took place on the last weekend of January in the High Tatras attracted 22,000 people.
The municipality is searching for a new name.
AFTER procrastination, a long wait and being closed for years, the reconstruction of Slovak National Gallery’s (SNG) Water Barracks building in Bratislava began on January 18.
THE BUST dedicated to former communist leader Vasil Biľak was unveiled in his native village of Krajná Bystrá on February 21, 2015, a year after his death.
Tips for events in Slovakia between February 5 and 14, including a lot of music - classical, world, jazz, rock; operas, carnival feasts, ballet, a tennis cup, indoor bike show, non-stop skating marathon, exhibitions…
BRATISLAVA Forest Park was listed among the top 10 holidays among the trees.
SLOVAK Alexander Simon had the chance to experience what it is like to travel alone in a plane for the price of an economy-class ticket.
STAND-UP comedy is a genre with a strong tradition elsewhere, but has only recently come to Slovakia. Thus, it seems to make sense to offer this type of show in English.
IF WE could go back in time a century or two and saw the High Tatras, we might be surprised.
TWO YOUNG men received the title Outstanding Student Personality for the year 2015; Dabiel Šlosár as researcher and inventor in energy, and Viktor Feher as street art promoter.
PEOPLE waiting at the Bratislava Lesopark (Forest Park) bus station on January 21 afternoon were surprised by the appearance of a wild boar weighing more than 200 kilograms.
PRINTING with indigo and Horehronie region throat singing were added to the Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Slovakia on January 28.