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Week of Slovak Film offers insight into local cinematography

At the Lumiére cinema in the capital, Slovak movies will be screened with English subtitles; while elsewhere, it will depend on the choice of individual cinemas.29. Mar 2017, at 23:58

The press conference shows script-writer Marek Leščák, dramaturgist Miroslav Ulman, LITA board member Mirka Brezovská and producer Marián Urban.

Slovak authors of Winton projects received Raoul Wallenberg Medal

The two film-makers who focused on a less-known saviour of World War II, the recently deceased Nicholas Winton and made films about him, received the award commemorating another war-time hero, Swede Raoul…28. Mar 2017, at 11:15

L-R: Direcotr of the project's films Matej Mináč, producer Patrik Pašš and Dagmar Krepopová of the Trigon Production company.

Slovak presidency changed but did not stop SNG reconstructionPhoto

More a year ago, reconstruction on the Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava was launched. The Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2016 did not stop them but did, however,…7. Mar 2017, at 8:00

Visualisation of the Slovak National Gallery, main front, after reconstruction.

Portrait-drawing course in English develops in Bratislava

Those who would like to find a new hobby, or return to an earlier one, even without good knowledge of Slovak can attend the visual arts for beginners to intermediate course, lectured by an ex-pat.6. Mar 2017, at 22:48

Drawing courses in English by Robert Stollar

National Gallery offers guided tour in English

The first Sunday of the month will see a guided tour on one aspect in the National Gallery.2. Mar 2017, at 13:38

The Nestex, Non-permanent Exposition in SNG

Treasures of Slovak baroque in PolandPhoto

Visitors to the exhibition of Slovak baroque in Krakow, Poland, will not just be able to view famous works of art but will have a chance to study rare pieces hardly ever presented before.14. Feb 2017, at 11:25

Ján Kupecký - Self-portrait; 1690 – 1700

Once again „Prešporok“ resounds to the music of BartókPhoto

One of the most original and influential composers of the 20th century, Béla Bartók, has significant connections with the Slovak capital.13. Feb 2017, at 14:13

Jerusalem Quartet
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Slovak films to be screened at Berlinale, Rotterdam IFF

It seems that Slovak (or Slovak coproduction) films are much in demand now: after it has been announced that the Czech-Slovak film Masaryk will be shown at Berlinale 2017, two more Slovak movies are slated for…6. Feb 2017, at 12:20

Vanesska as Jarka in the Little Harbour movie.

Czech-Slovak movie Masaryk at Berlinale 2017

The new co-production film to be screened in Slovakia beginning in March has been selected for the Berlinale main programme – from among 6,000 other movies.25. Jan 2017, at 12:16

L-R: Karel Rodne (who plays Jan Masaryk) and director Julius Ševčík.

Free Sunday admission to Slovak museums continues in 2017

The big national cultural institutions operated by the Culture Ministry will be open to the public for free every first Sunday in the month.10. Jan 2017, at 11:35

The main building of SNM in Bratislava.

Waving old year farewell, welcoming 2017

Unlike the three days of Christmas, of which especially the first two are more low-key and family occasions, New Year’s Eve means going out, socialising and enjoying memorable parties.29. Dec 2016, at 0:55

Yuletide joys in SlovakiaPhoto

The Christmas season is one of the highlights of the Slovak year and it offers many traditional, cultural, social, and trade events literally around the whole country.14. Dec 2016, at 6:00

Christmas atmosphere in Žilina

US artist Robert Wilson returns to SND – in film

Some personalities from the world of art and culture keep returning; this goes also for US director, video- and visual artist Robert Wilson who returns to Bratislava – after an exhibition, a lecture and a drama.25. Nov 2016, at 6:55

Robert Wilson

Ars Poetica 2016 brings UK, US poetsPhoto

This year autumn is full of cultural and social events, including plenty of festivals especially in the month of November. One of them opens the door to a genre that is outside the limelight of mass mainstream…14. Nov 2016, at 19:56

UK's poet Adam Horowitz

Flowing time of Jozef Jankovič

It may be the fate of sculptors focusing on monumental works that their exhibitions are not too frequent – but in the case of renowned Slovak artist Jozef Jankovič, there may be more behind it.17. Oct 2016, at 6:45

Sculptor Jozef Jankovič and his work.

Slovak drama opens to English-speakers

The Slovak National Theatre (SND) has launched a tradition of offering some selected pieces with English subtitles, usually in January and February. This time round, the subtitles are connected with the Slovak…13. Oct 2016, at 9:06

1990s in Slovakia, Rivers of Babylon staged in SND.

Foreigners: Events around SlovakiaPhoto

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between September 30 and October 9, including classical, jazz and modern music, operas, gastronomy event or exhibitions.6. Oct 2016, at 16:47

State Theatre Košice: La Bohéme by Giacomo Pucini

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