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Slovak Billie Eilish comes from Čadca

Your weekly dose of inspiration from Slovakia.

5 3 2021 at 12:06 | Culture & lifestyle
Júlia Hanuliaková: From campaigner against animal captivity to zoo director

Bratislava native returns from US to take top job at capital’s zoo.

4 3 2021 at 11:23 | Culture & lifestyle
New archeological artefacts discovered near Nemšová

The artefacts are 5,500 years old.

1 3 2021 at 11:39 | Culture & lifestyle
Bach's ancestors made pastries in Bratislava

Veit Bach also loved music, often playing a cithara at work.

25 2 2021 at 8:33 | Culture & lifestyle
Liptov potato sausage earns EC trademark

Liptovské droby sausage owes its meaty aroma and flavour to cracklings.

24 2 2021 at 17:15 | Culture & lifestyle
WWI cemeteries are special. There aren't any others similar to them in Slovakia

All of them are gradually becoming monuments.

23 2 2021 at 11:09 | Culture & lifestyle
Bratislava wants to buy a former night club in Sad Janka Kráľa park

The building may house toilets or be used for the sale of refreshments.

19 2 2021 at 18:23 | Culture & lifestyle
Legendary Umelka gallery will get new pavilion and podium

The venue witnessed onset of the 1989’s Velvet Revolution.

19 2 2021 at 15:19 | Culture & lifestyle
Škoda cars and the West-East abyss. What do they share?

Here is your weekly roundup of travel and culture stories.

19 2 2021 at 12:28 | Culture & lifestyle
Prešov cemetery is an architectural jewel, receiving praise from abroad

One global award has already come the cemetery's way.

18 2 2021 at 11:32 | Culture & lifestyle