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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 2018Video

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 JulyVideo

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 BratislavaPhoto

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 repetitivenessPhoto

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 destinationsPhoto

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 festPhoto

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 SlovakiaPhoto

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 laterPhoto

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!

Spring jazz days bring jazz, R&B and soul from all over the worldVideo

Estonian, Israeli and US musicians join forces in the spring edition of Bratislava Jazz Days.25. Apr 2018, at 17:30

Ester Rada

Slovak film awards handed out, architects appraisedPhoto

Six of 17 possible awards went to block-buster The Line (Čiara), followed by The Little Habrour (Piata Loď). The Film Institute decided to celebrate lesser known film professions, and this year architects and set…24. Apr 2018, at 17:03

Peetr Bebjak receives the Sun in a Net award for The Line (the film got six prizes in total).

Slovak Philharmonic plays a work by Slovak composer in national premierePhoto

The two concerts at the end of this week will he conducted by British Slovak Philharmonic principal conductor, James Judd and feature British pianist Stephen Hough.19. Apr 2018, at 19:43

Stephen Hough

Nu Dance Fest focuses on anniversaries, Czech & Slovak collaborationPhoto

This time around the contemporary dance festival is offering the leitmotiv of Czechoslovakia, ongoing Czech and Slovak cooperation as well as Slovak collaboration with other countries, including Canada and Slovenia.18. Apr 2018, at 15:44

Nu Dance Fest 2018 - Clara Furey, Peter Jaško: Untied Tales (CA/SK)

Hollywood filmmakers to visit Bratislava festivalPhoto

The seventh year of the Visegrad Film Forum has attracted guests experienced on the international film scene, including an editor, a cinematographer, and an architect of great, legendary movies, among others.16. Apr 2018, at 23:25

12 Monkeys