Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

This Week

MONDAY - 12

EXHIBITION: Clear Report. An exhibition featuring drawings, graphic paintings and ceramic works of the versatile Slovak artist Andrej Augustín.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria Michalský Dvor, Michalská 3. Tel: 5441 1079. Exhibition runs till March 4.


TUESDAY - 13

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Musica Aeterna. The Slovak Orchestra led by Peter Zajíček, featuring soprano Kamila Zajíčková, violinist Peter Zajíček and harpsichordist Marica Dobiášová, will perform works by Mozart, Bach, Haydn and Abel.
Tickets: 70 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Moyzesova sieň (Moyzes hall) on Vajanského nábrežie 12. Tel: 5443 3351-3.


WEDNESDAY - 14

OPERA: Mozart's The Magic Flute. The fairy-tale of Tamino and princess Pamina is beautifully portrayed through unforgettable tones. In German.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.


THURSDAY - 15

CONCERT: Presburger Klezmer Band. A Slovak band playing traditional Jewish music with traditional instruments performs with dancing group Flamenco.
Tickets: 60 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Klub za zrkadlom, Rovniankova 3.Tel: 6381 1328.


FRIDAY - 16

EXHIBITION: Emöke Vargová. The Young Slovak Artist of the Year in 1999, Vargová exhibits her paintings of Slovakia.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 10:00-17:00. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava Town Gallery) - Mirbachov Palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 1558. Exhibition runs till March 18.


SATURDAY - 17

LIVE MUSIC: Jednofázové kvasenie and Dura & Blues Band. These two folk-blues bands will perform together at Aha theatre near the new National Bank building.
Tickets: 80 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Aha theatre, Školská 14. Tel: 5249 6822.


SUNDAY - 18

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Children's world. Piano works by Schumann and Bizet will be performed by Ida Černecká and František Pergler at the same time on the same piano.
Tickets: 20-40 Sk. Starts at 10:30. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava Town Gallery) - Mirbachov Palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 0331.

Top stories

When the state can’t keep a secret

A selective leak has tarnished President Kiska’s reputation. But he must continue to speak out about corruption.

President Andrej Kiska

Austria launches random checks close to Slovakia’s borders

Refugees are using new smuggling routes, according to the Austrian minister.

Illustrative stock photo

Unemployment rate continues to decline

The still steeper fall in unemployment could be curbed by the type of jobseekers, analysts opine.

Carmakers have already complained about the lack of qualified labour.

Coalition only agrees on how to talk. But what will they talk about?

Budget talks to decide on concrete policies. Danko wants airplanes, Fico wants better pay for nights and weekends.

Danko, Fico, Bugar.