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Marián Varga was unique, as musician and personality

The man who was behind several of Slovak firsts – like the first art-rock band in then-communist Czechoslovakia, or the first original Slovak modern musical – died at the beginning of August. His friends and…18. Aug 2017, at 6:10

L-R: M.Varga, F. Frešo, P. Hammel and R. Griglák at the legendary "Zleená pošta" concert of Konvergencie festival

Summer entices everyone outdoors – even statuesPhoto

The 22nd edition of the Statue and Object festival presents sculptured artworks from Slovakia and other countries, not just in a dozen galleries but also in the garden of the presidential palace in the capital.26. Jul 2017, at 17:43

Statue and Object in GMB - Christo: Floatin Piers

Slovak Peter Bebjak receives award from Karlovy Vary film fest

Among the winners of the 52nd year of the International Film Festival (IFF) Karlovy Vary, there is one Slovak; his film was even praised by the Variety and Hollywood Reporter.17. Jul 2017, at 17:09

The Line movie

Dance theatre Ifjú Szivék returns to Avignon

The dance piece Finetuning, which combines traditional folk music and central-European dance has been invited back to the theatre festival in France.4. Jul 2017, at 18:15

FineTuning performance of Ifjú Szivék ensemble in Avignon, France

Ballet legend Sergei Polunin will be guest of SND

The world-renowned personality of contemporary ballet will present two choreographies at the Slovak National Theatre in September.3. Jul 2017, at 15:14

Sergei Polunin

Art Film Fest celebrates a quarter of century, offers new releases

The 25th year of the international film festival, Art Film Fest will take place, for the second time, in the eastern-Slovak city of Košice, again offering a host of movies, film-makers as guests, film theoreticians…16. Jun 2017, at 7:05

Art Film Fest and its president, Milan Lasica

Slovak artist Želibská exhibits at Venice BiennialVideo

The multi-media installation of Jana Želibská, Swan Song Now (Labutia Pieseň Teraz) is part of the Czech and Slovak Pavilion at the 57th international Biennial of Visual Art in Venice.5. Jun 2017, at 18:57

Jana Želibská: Swan Song Now / Labutia pieseň teraz; multi-media installation. 2017.

Locals and foreigners, amateurs and pros can compete in Slovak Press Photo

The quality of work in the competition is improving each year, and those disqualified because of its lack are fewer and fewer.29. May 2017, at 22:12

The creme de la creme of Slovak press Photo 2016 exhibited in Banská Bystrica

Nová dráma/New Drama 2017 awardsPhoto

The gloomy fates of World War II female soldiers, as captured by Svetlana Alexievich and staged by the Chamber Theatre Martin won the most prizes in the main competition.23. May 2017, at 15:30

Svetlana Alexievich, Iveta Horváthová: The Unwomanly Face of War; SKD Martin

Slovak theatre in London offers a taste of home

The Slovak Theatre in London / Slovenské divadlo v Londýne has received an honourable mention at the recent competition for amateur, student theatres held by the Akademický Prešov.9. May 2017, at 17:20

The Slovak theatr ein London performed at the Akademický Prešov 2017 theatre festival, photo from the opening march across the city.

Slovak photographer shortlisted for 2017 Sony World Photo Awards

Andrej Kiripolský was shortlisted among the best ten contestants of the 2017 Sony World Photography Awards in February.5. May 2017, at 17:28

Andrej Kiripolský, Slovakia - Shortlist Youth competition Beauty 2017 Sony World Photography Awards

Visegrad countries offer films and insights

Among the several film festivals taking place in Slovakia, one combines the four countries of the Visegrad Group – Slovakia, the Czech Republic, Hungary and Poland. The sixth year of the Visegrad Film Forum, between…24. Apr 2017, at 11:23

Neverending Story

Two Slovak films go to Cannes film festival

Two Slovak films exploring different aspects of moral questions are to be viewed at the Cannes film festival.20. Apr 2017, at 14:34

OUT by Gyӧrgy Kristóf

Nu Dance festival changes date and the finale coincides with International Dance Day

The festival of contemporary dance has not just moved in time but also from the stage to the streets, encouraging public participation.20. Apr 2017, at 6:34

Renan Martins: Let Me Die in My Footsteps

Slovak becomes European Professional Photographer of the Year 2017Photo

Slovak, Peter Čákovský, has received the title FEP (Federation of European Photographers) European Professional Photographer of The Year, 2017.11. Apr 2017, at 7:35

Peter Čákovský, FEP European Photographer 2017

Slovak academy exhibits in Munich

There are many ways to celebrate an anniversary, with a quarter of a century being one of the milestones.4. Apr 2017, at 16:20

Constellation exhibition in Pinakothek, Munich.

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.

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