Jana Liptáková

Jana Liptáková

About author

Jana Liptáková has been with The Slovak Spectator since 2004. After three years of serving as a part-time contributor and freelancer for the culture section, Ms. Liptáková joined The Slovak Spectator full-time as a culture writer and photographer in April 2007. Before joining the Spectator, Ms. Liptáková worked with the TASR newswire and later Slovakia’s first private newswire, SITA, for more than 15 years. Ms. Liptakova covers culture and business and she is the newspaper’s photographer.Ms Liptáková graduated with a Masters of Sciences degree (awarded for extended study) from the Technical University in Trnava, majoring in materials science and technology.

List of authors articles

Slovaks live better now than before 1989, statistics show

But many people still yield to myths about the communist regime and nostalgia.11. Nov 2019, at 12:27

The range of products at shops during the previous regime was significantly smaller than it is today.

Historic bathhouse Grössling gears up for reconstruction

Bratislava is looking for new functions the facility can gain while looking for inspirations in ancient baths in Budapest.8. Nov 2019, at 13:30

Grössling opened to the public in late 2018.

Šebesta: Others will use the results of our work in the future

Radovan Šebesta is a top-level scientist who decided to return home to Slovakia against the odds.4. Nov 2019, at 14:35

Radovan Šebesta at Groningen University.

Where does Bratislava’s waste end up?

Circular map shows places in Bratislava that help generate less waste.30. Oct 2019, at 16:09

At the waste water treatment plant in Petržalka

Please admire us only from distance

Sysľovské Polia is an inconspicuous wilderness just a few kilometres beyond Bratislava.25. Oct 2019, at 8:25

Great bustards at Sysľovské Polia

Reconstruction of the Slovak National Gallery closer to completion

Reconstruction of the gallery will last longer and cost more than originally planned.23. Oct 2019, at 21:01

The new look of the SNG's Bridging.

Bratislava's Petržalka to be extended

The new urban district of Nesto is projected to grow organically.17. Oct 2019, at 8:50

Visualisation of Nesto

Unique nature opportunity for Horský Park under new programme

Historical park is divided into non-intervention, buffer and recreational zones.4. Oct 2019, at 11:39

Horský Park is now divided into three zones.

Only the bomb shelter will remain from the former hospital

Eset unveiled its plans to turn the former hospital into a research and innovation campus.1. Oct 2019, at 13:15

Eset wants to keep the bomb shelter when building its new R&D campus on premises of the former military hospital and use it in a creative way.

Audit companies can help firms make it through rough times

Share of services provided in the advisory segment increasing.30. Sep 2019, at 13:07

Audit companies provide a range of advisory services that help companies increase their performance and profitability.

No balanced budget this year

Slowing economy and the profligate cabinet postpone the balanced budget for the future.26. Sep 2019, at 16:17

Finance Minister Ladislav Kamenický is experiencing tough budgetary times.

Ten things you need to know so you don't get lost during the White Night festival

“A manual” for the festival and seven sites choosen by The Slovak Spectator.26. Sep 2019, at 14:05

After the successful installation of the replica of the Moon, British artist Luke Jerram returns to Bratislava with a detailed NASA imagery of the Earth’s surface.

Design Factory is the last building remaining from the former Apollo refinery

The map Around Apollo takes visitors to the last industrial remnants of the new downtown of Bratislava.20. Sep 2019, at 12:17

In front of Design Factory

Nobelist: Molecular machines can work like smart drugs

In science things often go wrong, sometimes for a long time, but these failures can lead to something beautiful, says 2016 Nobel Prize Laureate Ben Feringa.16. Sep 2019, at 15:59

Ben Feringa during a lecture at the Comenius University. He visited Slovakia at the invitation of the Slovak Chemical Society at the Slovak Academy of Sciences (SAV) and his stay was supported by Comenius University in Bratislava, the Embassy of the Netherlands to Slovakia and the ESET Foundation within the ESET Science Award project.

Zaha Hadid’s Sky Park moves closer to completion

Historical heating plant has a restored façade.12. Sep 2019, at 16:46

Residential towers of Sky Park

Slovak develops unique chip of small size and extremely low power requirements

I wanted to give something important back to the country, said Radoslav Danilák of company Tachyum.2. Sep 2019, at 16:30

Radoslav Danilák at 2017 GLOBSEC conference in Bratislava.

Blaško: Cabinet has missed chance to make fundamental changes

The interview with Ronald Blaško, Executive Director of the AmCham Slovakia about the expansion of US investors in Slovakia, the 25th anniversary of AmCham, its plans for the future and more.2. Sep 2019, at 9:55

Ronald Blaško, Executive Director of the American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia

Bratislava gets overheated; green roofs may help

This June was historically the hottest in Bratislava.30. Aug 2019, at 8:25

The extensive green roofs are those which, instead of traditional covering, are covered with low-maintenance plants.

SNP is remembered in streets and squares in Bratislava

SNP Bridge received its name back in 2012.28. Aug 2019, at 7:30

The ceremonial launch of the SNP Bridge on August 26, 1972, the 28th anniversary of the SNP.

Slovak’s dream orchard drawing volunteers from across the world

Sad u Harušťákov orchard planned as ideal space for ecological projects.25. Aug 2019, at 8:57

The Sad u Harušťákov orchard with newly planted trees.