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Zuzana Vilikovská

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Zuzana Vilikovská has been with The Slovak Spectator since March 2007, working as a translator, news researcher and coordinator of flash news. Before joining The Slovak Spectator, Ms. Vilikovská worked as a proofreader and editor for a book publishing house and a freelance translator. Since 1997 she has been a translator and editor of foreign-language pages for the Sme daily.Ms. Vilikovská graduated from the School of Liberal Arts of Comenius University in Bratislava.

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RE-inventing modern theatrePhoto

This year's international theatre festival REvolves around the prefix “re”, playing with its meanings and connotations, while also commemorating the years in (Czecho-)Slovak history ending with 8.21. Sep 2018, at 13:55

TR Warsaw: My Struggle

Where does the world (music) unite? In BratislavaPhoto

The September feast of world music strives to both bring global representatives of music to Bratislava - from Ghana to Israel - and to “showcase” Slovak gems.14. Sep 2018, at 14:46

Gádžo Expres to be staged on Sunday, September 16.

Foreigners: Top 10 events around Slovakia in SeptemberVideo

​​​​​​​The selection of events not to miss in various regions around Slovakia next month, including a goose festival, air show, night run, teamster competition, traditional miners’ parade, as well as a host of…30. Aug 2018, at 15:41

The SIAF 2017 air show at Sliač air base.

Summertime: cool down in a gallery near the DanubePhoto

Four new exhibitions are sure to lure Bratislava residents and visitors of the Slovak capital to the unique modern art museum complex on the Danube island.5. Aug 2018, at 5:05

Dušan Kállay in Danubiana, summer 2018
Updated Aug 8, 18:30

UPDATE: Foreigners: Top 10 events around Slovakia in August

​​​​​​​The selection of events not to miss in various regions around Slovakia next month, including an opera charity concert, city cycling marathon, and a vintage car drive in the Tatras and more.1. Aug 2018, at 17:31

Vintage cars in Poprad

Filla and Fulla - parallels between the two Czech and Slovak artistsPhoto

There are several ways of commemorating the 100th anniversary of the creation of Czechoslovakia; one way is comparing two visual artists, Czech Emil Filla and Slovak Ľudovít Fulla, and their inspiration, work and…26. Jul 2018, at 15:14

Emil Filla: Lovoš – Režný Újezd. 1949. Gallery of the Capital of Prague

Foreigners: Top 10 events around Slovakia in JuneVideo

The selection of events not to miss in various regions around Slovakia next month, from folklore to sports to musical culture.30. May 2018, at 6:45

Use the C!TY Košice festival 2016

Renovation of national gallery delayed, other projects continue

While the vast renovation of the head building of the SNG is not expected to be completed before the beginning of 2020, on a positive note the art website Web Umenia is thriving, free admission and accompanying…9. May 2018, at 6:55

SNG reconstruction, 2017.

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia in MayVideo

The selection of events not to miss in various regions of Slovakia next month, from gastronomy to sports to musical culture.2. May 2018, at 11:40

Night of Museums and Galleries in Museum of Aviation, Košice.

Spring in DanubianaPhoto

The three exhibitions that opened in mid-March in the gallery on the artificial peninsula of the Danube river close to Bratislava offer one Austrian and two Slovak artists.16. Apr 2018, at 5:50

Peter Pollág in Danubiana

Special festival: Meet Slovak filmsPhoto

Last year’s festival was a hit5. Apr 2018, at 17:15

J. Lehotský: Nina

Foreigners: Top 10 events around Slovakia in AprilVideo

The selection of events not to miss in various regions of Slovakia next month, from gastronomy to sports to musical culture.3. Apr 2018, at 13:46

Pooge Bell Band, with Juraj Griglák; Poogie bell is to play in Nové Mesto nad Váhom in April.

Film festival accommodates foreigners in SlovakiaPhoto

Febiofest, the International Festival of Film Clubs (MFFK) is offering most films with English subtitles (labelled AT) this year, as well as making master-classes, discussions and other accompanying events…16. Mar 2018, at 6:52

J. Švankmajer: The Insect

The “grand ballet” of epic proportions visits BratislavaPhoto

A spectacular version of the classical ballet Esmeralda to be staged in the Slovak National Theatre, in cooperation with the Bolshoi Theatre, has involved more than 200 performers, theatre-makers and backstage…13. Mar 2018, at 15:29

Olga Chelpanova (Esmeralda) in the SND ballet of the same name.

Nationalism and other extremisms enter public spacePhoto

“Unlimited tolerance must lead to the disappearance of tolerance. If we extend unlimited tolerance even to those who are intolerant, if we are not prepared to defend a tolerant society against the onslaught of the…7. Mar 2018, at 13:00

Tomáš Raf: Painting the symbol of Roma flag on the segregation wall in Veľká Ida, photo, August 2013.

Foreigners: Top 10 events around Slovakia in MarchVideo

The selection of events not to miss in various regions of Slovakia next month, from gastronomy to sports to musical culture.1. Mar 2018, at 17:58

Indian conductor Debashish Chaudhuri to perform with Slovak Sinfonietta

Campaign for Roma sets out to make Nazis cryPhoto

Only successful and educated Roma can both be role models for their peers and stereotype breakers to change prejudices, say managers of the organisation seeking support for young, talented Roma, explaining their…27. Feb 2018, at 6:20

Divé Maky presented their successful Roma talents, explaiend campaign.

Famous mime celebrates anniversary with Bratislava performances

Apart from giving four performances in the theatre where his Slovak career started 50 years ago, internationally famous mime artist Milan Sládek will also have a show with the public-service RTVS broadcaster.23. Feb 2018, at 15:46

Milan Sládek and his Antigona at the UNESCO residence.

Returning to Bratislava: Legendary quartet and legendary composerPhoto

In February 2018, Brodsky Quartet will come to the Slovak capital to perform the late quartets of the composer who visited it back in 1796.16. Feb 2018, at 11:52

Brodsky Quartet performing Shostakovich in Bratislava, 2016.

Master Pavol of Levoča comes to BratislavaPhoto

A medieval master whose works belong on a UNESCO list is being celebrated in the capital with an exhibition presenting the variety of his art as well as the context in which Master Pavol created his craft.25. Jan 2018, at 7:10

Master Pavol of Levoča exhibition in SNM, sculptural group of St George from Levoča.