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.

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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

Slovakia more involved in e-cars and battery production

But the question is how the change will affect employees in the automotive sector.27. Nov 2019, at 11:45

Carmakers in Slovakia also produce electric battery and hybrid car models.

Crossing the Slovak-Austrian border has never become a matter of course for me

How I ran for Mária Rozmaňová who was killed on the border in 1952.18. Nov 2019, at 14:16

About 50 people ran on November 17 to commemorate the 42 people who were killed at the Iron Curtain between former Czechoslovakia and Austria in their attempts to flee the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic in 1948-1989.

Bratislava gets a new boathouse

It will serve water sports athletes as well as the general public.15. Nov 2019, at 11:25

The new boathouse with the cement hangar able to store as much as 180 boats.

Historical industrial premises draw restaurant operators

Eating habits of Bratislavans are changing; people go out more often and eat more frequently in restaurants.15. Nov 2019, at 9:30

Visualisation of the Medusa restaurant in the historical Jurkovič heating plant.

The concentration of the automotive industry is now the Achilles’ heel of Slovakia

Former NBS governor Vladimir Masár was one of the people who facilitated Slovakia’s transition to a market economy.12. Nov 2019, at 13:31

Vladimír Masár

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.