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…
Two Slovak films exploring different aspects of moral questions are to be viewed at the Cannes film festival.
The festival of contemporary dance has not just moved in time but also from the stage to the streets, encouraging public participation.
Slovak, Peter Čákovský, has received the title FEP (Federation of European Photographers) European Professional Photographer of The Year, 2017.
There are many ways to celebrate an anniversary, with a quarter of a century being one of the milestones.
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.
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…
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,…
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.
The first Sunday of the month will see a guided tour on one aspect in the National Gallery.
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.
One of the most original and influential composers of the 20th century, Béla Bartók, has significant connections with the Slovak capital.
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…
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.
The big national cultural institutions operated by the Culture Ministry will be open to the public for free every first Sunday in the month.
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.
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.