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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.

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

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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.

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