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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
UPDATED: FEB 6, 16:00

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

Slovaks bring motion to BrusselsVideo

Slovak choreographers and performers of modern dance are known also abroad; they often work or live there, including in Belgium. However, the unique project SLOV:motion brings a special selection of their creation…21. Sep 2016, at 9:53

Bakkheia – BOD.Y

Yuri Dojc exhibits his Last Folio in Jerusalem

World-renowned photographer of Slovak origin, Yuri Dojc, exhibits his Last Folio project in Jerusalem.20. Sep 2016, at 7:35

Yuri Dojc: Lasto Folio

Kremnica festival to make people laugh again

The international festival of humour taking place in Kremnica by end of summer is unique in several ways.23. Aug 2016, at 7:10

Past edition of Kremnica gags

Iconic national artworks wander outdoorsPhoto

It seems that in summer, everything aspires to leave the stifling air in the buildings – although air conditioning helps a lot – and spills out into the open air.22. Aug 2016, at 7:05

Iconic works from National gallery exhibited oudoors

Gipsy Bashavel returns outdoors

The event that started as a small academy for parents, tutors and donors after a summer camp for developing talents of marginalised Roma children has since grown into a separate one-day show called Gipsy Bashavel…19. Aug 2016, at 7:35

Bashavel 2010

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