Peter Dlhopolec

Peter Dlhopolec

staff writer & podcaster

Peter Dlhopolec is a staff writer for The Slovak Spectator and host of the Spectacular Slovakia and Spectator College podcasts.

He was born in Zvolen and received two bachelor’s degrees from Ss Cyril and Methodius University in Trnava for European politics and mass media studies. 

Discovering new music is his big passion. Some of his free time is spent doing sports and litter picking.

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List of author's articles

Slovak photographer Marek Hajkovský’s picture of the snow-covered ruins of Lednica Castle is featured in a Daily Mail story. His photo came 41st in the Open Built Environment category of the Epson International Pano Awards 2022, which is seen as the largest contest for panoramic photography in the world.
Atypical Warhol paintings, Bratislava events, hiking tip, and preparations for winter. 7. Oct 2022, at 13:53
People attend a Mahsa Amini protest outside the Presidential Palace in Bratislava on September 25, 2022.
Hopes of change at home after mass demonstrations. 6. Oct 2022, at 16:57
Illustrative stock photo
Мед під охороною ЄС. Чехія розширює контроль на кордоні зі Словаччиною. 6. Oct 2022, at 7:25
Slovak honey protected by the EU, Czechia extends controls at the border with Slovakia. 5. Oct 2022, at 23:27
Education Minister Ján Horecký.
Менш відомі картини Енді Ворхола виставлені на аукціон та опитування щодо суперечливих побажань словаків щодо війни в Україні. 5. Oct 2022, at 7:25
Lesser-known Andy Warhol paintings up for auction and a poll on Slovaks' controversial wishes about the war in Ukraine. 4. Oct 2022, at 19:39
Anti-government protest organised by the opposition Smer party in Bratislava, September 2022.
Незважаючи на бурхливі дискусії щодо методології опитування, експерти не шоковані останніми висновками. 4. Oct 2022, at 13:26
Anti-government protest organised by the opposition Smer party in Bratislava, September 2022.
Despite heated debate over the methodology used in the survey, experts are not shocked by the latest findings. 4. Oct 2022, at 9:30
Five people, including university students, perished on October 2, 2022, in Bratislava's Old Town after a car hit a crowded bus stop in full speed.
Стартує Бієнале анімації в Братиславі, Словаччина викликає тимчасового повіреного у справах Росії. 4. Oct 2022, at 7:40
The Biennial of Animation Bratislava kicks off, Slovakia summons Russia's chargé d'affaires. 3. Oct 2022, at 18:29
Andy Warhol's "Living Room" painting will go up for auction in November 2022.
The artist’s family plans to sell 10 of his college artworks in stages. 2. Oct 2022, at 20:05
Bibiana, the International House of Art for Children, in Bratislava.
The Bratislava Animation Biennial offers animated short and feature films for both adults and children, plus exhibitions and lectures. 1. Oct 2022, at 10:22
The restored gilded statue of Archangel Michael can be viewed by the public in the courtyard of the Old Town Hall in Bratislava until October 2 when the sculpture will be placed on the top of the Michalská Veža tower again. The statue of Archangel Michael fighting the dragon was removed from the tower for its general reconstruction last year.
Asian Day will be held in Bratislava on Saturday. Tips for biking adventures in northern Slovakia. 30. Sep 2022, at 15:33
Austria and the Czech Republic will reintroduce checks at the border with Slovakia from midnight.
Прем'єр-міністр Геґер розмовляє з The Financial Times, президентка Чапутова ратифікує протоколи НАТО для Фінляндії та Швеції. 29. Sep 2022, at 8:20
PM Heger speaks with The Financial Times, President Čaputová ratifies NATO protocols for Finland and Sweden. 28. Sep 2022, at 18:20
Jozef Biľ.
Jozef Biľ arrived in America wearing a traditional Slovak folk costume. 28. Sep 2022, at 11:40
Foreign Minister Rastislav Káčer (left) attends a parliamentary session on September 27, 2022.
Прикордонний контроль на словацько-чеському кордоні та велосипедні пригоди на півночі Словаччини. 28. Sep 2022, at 7:20
Border checks at the Slovak-Czech border and bike adventures in northern Slovakia. 27. Sep 2022, at 19:07
SaS MP Jana Bittó Cigániková (left) and MP Romana Tabak (right).
У Словаччині не вдалося ліквідувати торгівлю людьми, йдеться у звіті США. Кілька брендів одягу покинули торговий центр у Братиславі. 27. Sep 2022, at 8:11
Slovakia fails to eliminate human trafficking, a US report says. Several clothing brands have left a Bratislava shopping mall. 26. Sep 2022, at 18:31
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