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MONDAY - 8

OPERA: The Bartered Bride by Bedřich Smetana. This well-known Czech opera captures the audience with its cheerful music and comic characters.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3764, 5443 3890.


TUESDAY - 9

EXHIBITION: Meeting at the Christmas Tree. The exhibition collects original hand-made Christmas decorations by significant Slovak artists.
Admission: 10-25 Sk. Open daily except Mon 12:00-17:00. Múzeum J. N. Hummela, Klobučnícka 2. Tel: 5443 3888. The exhibition ends January 10.


WEDNESDAY - 10

PHOTO EXHIBITION: Alena Dvořáková - Viktor Fischer: Kazakstan. The photo-project, which won the Czech Press Photo 2000 award, documents life in the central-Asian republic.
Admission free. Starts at 17:00. Galéria fotografie Profil, Prepoštská 4. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Exhibition ends February 4.


THURSDAY - 11

LIVE MUSIC: T - Bokich & Blues Devils. A combination of American, Slovak and Czech blues musicians promises a unique blues performance.
Tickets: 30 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Aligátor pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


FRIDAY - 12
LIVE CONCERT:
Poseidon. A concert by the Bratislava-based heavy metal band Poseidon, opened by Intrepid, will rock the Dúbravka culture centre.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Dom Kultúry (Culture House) Dúbravka, Saratovská 2/A. Tel: 6436 5706.


SATURDAY - 13

EXHIBITION: Viktor Hulík - Computer Graphics. The designer of the Bratislava laser astronomical clock exhibits his five-year collection of computerised drawings.
Admission free. Open daily except Sun 12:00-18:00. Galéria Zichyho Paláca (Zichy Palace), Ventúrska 9. Tel: 5443 1681. Exhibtition ends February 11.


SUNDAY - 14

CLASICAL CONCERT: Soloists Mária Kormanivá on accordion, Zuzana Gréková on oboe, Monika Štreitová-Popelářová on flute and Andrea Mudroňová on piano will perfrom works of Slovak composers.
Tickets: 20-40 Sk. Starts at 10:30. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy - Mirbachov Palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 0331.

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