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

Sad Janka Kráľa Park getting a facelift

Damaged trees will be cut or trimmed, paths and benches will be repaired.17. Jan 2020, at 14:25

Sculpture of poet Janko Kráľ after whom the Sad Janka Kráľa park is named.

Government urged to adopt new focus on R&D to help economy

The welcomed hike in tax incentive is not enough, say experts.16. Jan 2020, at 15:07

Slovakia needs to shift its focus to innovation.

Are the records of Slovak car industry getting a bitter undertone?

Automotive industry calls for measures to keep it internationally competitive.16. Jan 2020, at 7:49

Groupe PSA Slovakia plant in Trnava.

Slovakia beats record in car production, again

Automotive industry calls for action to keep the sector competitive.13. Jan 2020, at 13:32

Suché Mýto used to be a lively part of today’s Bratislava

Part of it was pulled down after WWII and other buildings made space for elevated crossings in the late 1970s.10. Jan 2020, at 13:52

Historical Suché Mýto with the St Michal tower in the background.

Growth drives investment in real estate

Bratislava is getting a new downtown area.9. Jan 2020, at 8:41

The area of Nivy has changed into a big construction site.

Top 5 real estate projects in Bratislava

The city centre is getting extended by a second phase of Eurovea development, nearby Sky Park and a brand new bus station combined with a shopping mall.9. Jan 2020, at 8:41

Nivy Tower

Top five events in Bratislava in 2019

Reconstruction of tram tracks, new developments, higher taxes, parking policy as well as new heads of municipal companies.31. Dec 2019, at 14:40

Bratislava, illustrative stock photo

Slovakia is not just a car assembly hall anymore

But the country still needs more investments into research and development.27. Dec 2019, at 14:15

Electric car produced by Groupe PSA Slovakia in Trnava.

The European Capital of Culture title gave Košice the courage to think big

Culture is now seen as an element that can help the city grow.27. Dec 2019, at 6:00

Michal Hladký

Fish was a must on Christmas Eve in Bratislava

A Pressburger speciality was wärmlich – alcoholic drink served with waffles.19. Dec 2019, at 18:43

A historical Chsristmas postcard from Bratislava

Labour Ministry showed premises of the European Labour Authority

Bratislava will host the first EU authority.18. Dec 2019, at 6:10

The logo of the European Labour Authority at its premises.

Bratislavans to join other municipalities in paying higher property tax

The city and its 17 boroughs will divide the revenues 50:50.17. Dec 2019, at 16:08


Mastering English is not necessary to enjoy English-language comedy

Student theatre ActofKAA brings Don’t Dress for Dinner17. Dec 2019, at 10:26

ActofKAA troupe

Historical graphics shows how Bratislava looked 170 years ago

The Danube was still an unrestrained river and the horse-drawn railway was a novelty.12. Dec 2019, at 17:40

Michalská Street than and today.

VW Slovakia extends production of e-car models

The Bratislava factory will manufacture the Škoda Karoq11. Dec 2019, at 13:08

Thee models of electric cars produced in the Bratislava plant of Volkswagen.

Instead of balanced, Slovakia has risky budget

Analysts identify risks of up to 1.8 percent of GDP or €1.77 billion in the 2020 general government budget.6. Dec 2019, at 12:38

Finance Minister Ladislav Kamenický is experiencing tough budgetary times.

From tanks to SUVs

Jozef Uhrík was instrumental in building the automotive industry in Slovakia.2. Dec 2019, at 12:53

Jozef Uhrík was a member of the top management of Volkswagen Slovakia between 1991 and 2005.

Bratislava will finally receive Velvet Revolution memorial

The memorial was designed to serve as a stage for rallies in case of need.29. Nov 2019, at 15:35

Visualisation of the Memorial of Democratic Revolution 1989.

Development in car industry worries Slovakia as well as Germany

Slovakia mimics economic development of its most important trade partner.29. Nov 2019, at 5:59

Illustrative stock photo