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Festival of Swedish film
Latino-American Dance Party
Austrian Embassy's Readings, Concert and Exhibitions
French Institute concert and exhibitions
Goethe Institute Video Projection and Exhibitions
Bahá'í Community

Festival of Swedish film

The Consulate General of Sweden in Bratislava presents Festival of Swedish Film as part of the film festival Febiofest Slovakia 2001. Eight films will be screened, including Lukas Moodysson's Together, Liv Ullmann's Faithless, which is based on a script by Ingmar Bergman and stars Lena Endre, and the comedies In Bed with Santa and Adult Behaviour. February 20-23 at Kino Mladosť on Hviezdoslavovo námestie 14. Tel: 5720 2777.


Latino-American Dance Party

Fiesta Latina with Miguel Mendez, a Latino dance party allowing the public to experience a slice of the vibrant Latino culture here in Bratislava, celebrates 'Carnival de Rio' with the Slovak dancing group Latino Flash. February 22 at Charlie's Pub on Špitálska at 20:00. Tickets cost 50 Sk. For more information call Miguel Mendez at 0905 254 134.


Austrian Embassy's Readings, Concert and Exhibitions

An author's reading by Sylvia Trendl from Krems, who will read from her anthologies Kratz und Kratzgeschichten and Mein Bier am Sonntag - eine alkoholische Bestandsaufnakme, and discuss the system of literature houses in Austria. February 22 at the Rakúska knižnica (Austrian Library) on Konventná 15 at 18:00.
The Austrian Culture Centre is holding the 'Thought Line' exhibition, featuring jewellery made by young Slovak and Austrian artists. Runs till the end of February at the Austrian Culture Centre on Zelená 7. Tel: 5443 2985.
A photo exhibition entitled Vergessener Völker Müdigkeiten (Tiredness of Forgotten Nations) features photographs of Jewish cemeteries taken by Austrian artists Christoph Lingg and Susanne Schaber. Runs till March 10 in Múzeum židovskej kultúry (Museum of Jewish Culture) on Židovská 17 and in Mozart Hall of the Austrian Embassy on Ventúrska 10. Tel: 5441 8507.
The Austrian Culture Centre in cooperation with Docomomo Slovakia (Documentation and Conservation of the Modern Movement) is holding an exhibition of the work of Christian Ludwig Attersee, one of the founders of the 'New Paintings' style in central Europe. Runs till February 28 at the Slovenská národná galéria (Slovak National Gallery) on Riečna 1. Tel: 5443 2985.


French Institute concert and exhibitions

Chamber orchestra Mimeza will perform Scale, composed by the 18th century French composer Marin Maraisa. February 20 the French Institute Gallery on Sedlárska 7 at 18:00.
The exhibition Game of a Viewpoint is a collection of photos of European theatres and their attractive Italian-style interiors. Runs till February 25 in Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre) on Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5934 7777.


Goethe Institute Video Projection and Exhibitions

The Goethe Institute will present "Das Testament des Dr. Mabuse" (Testament of Doctor Mabuse), a film directed by Fritz Lang in 1932, in German. February 20 at the Goethe Institute on Panenská 33 at 17:00.
The German Culture Institute presents the works of German graphic artist Albrecht Dürer. The exhibition features Dürer's famous xylographs and copperplates as well as the works of his contemporaries. Runs till March 18 at Mirbach Palace on Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 1556.
The Goethe Institute is hosting a photo exhibition of Slovak Jana Vasiliaková's work entitled 'Photography', displaying photographs taken during her wanderings in nature. Runs till the end of February at the Goethe Institute on Panenská 33. Tel: 5443 3130.


Bahá'í Community

The Bahá'í Community in Bratislava invites you to an informal English or Slovak discussion evening on social, moral and global issues, focused on achieving true spiritual destiny in modern-day life. Every Tuesday at 19:00. For more information call Vahid at tel: 4329 3075.


Does your embassy, institute, or organisation have an upcoming event? Tell the expat community in Slovakia all about it in The Slovak Spectator's Community Corner. To place a notice of your group's events, please contact Zuzana Habšudová at tel: 5923 3304. Or send her a notice by e-mail at slspect@internet.sk.

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