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Bratislava gets a taste of international poetry

The international poetry festival Ars Poetica will host poetry readings and other performances at various sites in the city.14. Nov 2018, at 17:18

Camilla Nelson

Foreigners: Top 10 events around Slovakia in November

The selection of events not to miss in various regions around Slovakia this month.8. Nov 2018, at 11:54

Day of wine cellars 2013 in Trnava

Film festival pays tribute to murdered reporter, investigative journalists

One World, the international film fest (IFF) of engaged documentaries, starts on October 11 in Bratislava.10. Oct 2018, at 22:20

Circus Rwanda

Foreigners: Top 10 events around Slovakia in October

The selection of events not to miss in various regions around Slovakia next month, including an internationally renowned marathon, a sauerkraut feast, a visual arts festival, a multi-genre festival, and a lot of…2. Oct 2018, at 20:42

MMM 2015. International Peace Marathon Košice: Kenyan runners, future winner Kosgei is looking back.

Music festival offers Czecho-Slovak commemoration, world-renowned musicians

In more than two weeks, fans of classical music can visit 26 concerts of the finest Slovak, European and world musicians and conductors, including a Grammy-nominated conductor, or one work performed by two renowned…28. Sep 2018, at 9:29

Slovak Philharmonics with James Judd in the Reduta building.

The Interpreter to vie for Oscar

A Slovak movie, which won an award at a San Francisco festival, was chosen to represent the country in the US Film Academy contest. Both main actors have already had experience with this prize.18. Sep 2018, at 9:15

Jiří Menzel(L) and Peter Simonischek in The Interpreter

Renaissance, baroque, and current anniversaries – Konvergencie 2018

The festival of chamber music this time around offers a musical wander across Renaissance and Baroque Italy and England, and commemorates the establishment of Czechoslovakia, all while bringing a host of renowned…14. Sep 2018, at 21:11

Konvergencie: Alehouse Session

Foreigners: Top 10 events around Slovakia in July

The selection of events not to miss in various regions around Slovakia next month, from an epic hike, to bryndzové halušky championship, to summer music festivals and international craft festival, as well as truck…4. Jul 2018, at 13:44

Truck Race 2017, Slovakia Ring

Dolce Vitaj brings Italian culture to Bratislava

The 2018 edition of the festival will focus on Italian design and the city of Naples through film, music, and gastronomy.18. Jun 2018, at 12:20

Ozpetek: Dark Naples

Bratislava Organ Festival celebrates extravagance, minimalism and repetitiveness

Apart from “classical” recitals, the festival will also include unusual fusions and combinations.16. Jun 2018, at 17:54

László Fassang

Pro Musica Nostra combines top music, performers and tourist destinations

The first year of the festival in the Žilina Region hails the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia and revives classical music – thanks to renowned musicians – at historical sites.14. Jun 2018, at 23:43

Dalibor Karvay

What to expect from the one-day summer jazz fest

The jubilee 10th edition offers a US-Czech-Slovak cooperation in the capital – moved indoors, a series of concerts outside Bratislava, and a grand gala marking the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia.12. Jun 2018, at 18:50

Lizz Wright - the Grace Project

Premiere of Tosca opened the Eurokontext 2018 festival

Apart from the hosting National Theatre, the Košice one will offer its crème de la crème of opera/ballet, as will the theatres from Prague/Frankfurt, St Petersburg, Ostrava, Krakow, and Budapest.7. Jun 2018, at 13:53

Eurokontext 2018: Beyond Sin (The Karamazov Brothers) by Boris Eifman, SND

Polyglots flock to Slovakia

More than 500 polyglots from over the world are expected to come to Slovakia for the Polyglot Gathering. In the autumn, LingvaFest will enhance the list of linguistic events.26. May 2018, at 15:43

Polyglot Gathering 2017

Days of Early Music presents unknown composers and instruments

The 23rd edition of the festival offers eight concerts in a variety of period musical styles, while also presenting composers from Bratislava and forgotten instruments, including one replicated from da Vinci’s…26. May 2018, at 15:32

Slawomir Zubrzycki and his viola organista

Chassidic Songs still connect Jews and gentiles 10 years later

The Chassidic Songs project of 10 years ago gets a new upgrade and new album, combining the talents of a Bratislava rabbi and Slovak musicians.24. May 2018, at 18:15

Chassidic Songs touring Slovakia

Bratislava book festival highlights foreign illustrations, writers

The fifth year of the book festival in the Slovak capital offers, apart from local authors and illustrators, a host of foreign guests, including exhibitions of two French artists.17. May 2018, at 20:25

Laurent Moreau - illustration

Slovak jazz award Esprit goes to songstress, public choose jazz/folk ensemble

Songstress and composer Sisa Michalidesová won the Esprit award for The Best Slovak Jazz Album 2017. AMC Trio and Ľudová Hudba Stana Baláža (Stano Baláž Folk Music) won the online public vote.16. May 2018, at 7:05

Laureate Sisa Michalidesová (L) and spiritual father of the idea od Esprit Award, Boris Čellár present the award nominees.

Lecture on Jewish architects to mark end of Weinwurm exhibition

The Slovak National Gallery exhibition of the renowned Slovak architect who designed several outstanding projects in Bratislava and elsewhere will be enhanced with a lecture in English by Vienna-based Elana Shapira.15. May 2018, at 6:55

Shapira_Lectur: detail from the facade of architect Arthur Baron_Fleisch

German playwright Schimmelpfennig patrons drama festival

The 2018 edition of the New Drama festival will focus also on Croatian theatre.14. May 2018, at 9:53

Debris Company: Wow!