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Community Corner

Dutch Embassy Concert
Czech-Slovak film festival
Italian Institute Film Festival
Austrian Embassy events
French Institute exhibitions
Goethe Institute exhibition
Swedish exhibition for the disabled
Spanish exhibition at Danubiana
Bahá'í Community

Dutch Embassy Concert

The Dutch Embassy will hold a concert of Dutch jazz piano player Marcel Worms entitled 'New blues for piano'. Admission free. Concert starts at 19:00 on Monday, March 26, at Moyzes hall, Vajanské nábrežie 12. Tel: 5443 0331.


Czech-Slovak film festival

The Czech-Slovak film festival Project 100 - 2001, which aims to bring international films that have never appeared in Slovakia, will run from March 15 till end of May. Slovakia's 34 film clubs will offer international movies such as the 1964 comedy Dr. Strangelove or: How I Learned to Stop Worrying and Love the Bomb, Frederico Fellini's La Strada, the American drama Citizen Kane, David Lynch's Blue Velvet, the Czech Nevěsta (Bride), and the Soviet science-fiction Soliaris.
Films will be shown at various filmclubs or cinemas in their original versions with Slovak or Czech subtitles. For movie times and locations, check posted schedules at filmclubs
and cinemas.


Italian Institute Film Festival

The Italian Culture Institute in Bratislava invites you on Wednesday, March 28 to Mladosť cinema to see the film La Seconda Colta (For the Second Time) by Mimmo Calopresti. The film starts at 20:00 on March 28 in Kino Mladosť on Hviezdoslavovo námestie 14. Tel: 5441 0401. In Italian with Slovak translation.


Austrian Embassy events

The Austrian Culture Institute will hold seminars by famous Austrian journalists (in English) this year. Journalists from the daily Die Presse and the head of the country's political department Anneliesse Rohrer from Vienna lecture on the "Technique of interview". From 10:00-17:00 on March 27 at Mozartova sieň (Mozart Hall) of the Austrian Embassy on Ventúrska 10. Tel: 5441 8507.
Daniel Kollár, co-author of the historic-geographic book Slovak-Austrian-Hungarian Danube Area, will present his book on the towns and villages located where Slovakia, Austria and Hungary adjoin on the Danube river. The lecture (in Slovak) will start at 18:00 on March 29 at Mozartova sieň (Mozart Hall) of the Austrian Embassy on Ventúrska 10. Tel: 5441 8507.
The Austrian Culture Institute is holding an exhibition of six Weinviertel region artists as well as six artists from Slovakia's Záhorie region, entitled From One And The Other Side, featuring paintings, graphics, photographs, plastics and ceramics influenced by the land, environment and mutual ties. Exhibition runs at the Austrian Culture Centre on Zelená 7 till the end of March. Tel: 5443 2985.


French Institute exhibitions

The French Institute in Bratislava is holding an exhibition entitled "Europeans in Paris", featuring photographs by 16 French photographers of architecture and Parisian citizens. The exhibition runs till March 30 in the French Institute Gallery on Sedlárska 7. Tel: 5934 7777.
The Institute is also holding the "Sixty Magazines About Architecture" exhibition, featuring European architectural magazines published last century. The exhibition runs till March 31 at the Fakulta architektúry (Faculty of Architecture) on námestie Slobody 19.


Goethe Institute exhibition

The Goethe Institute in Bratislava is holding an exhibition of Dušan Kállay's book illustrations entitled Faust and Margaret, beginning at 17:30 on Monday, March 19. The exhibition will run at the Goethe Institute on Panenská 33 till April 6. Tel: 5443 3130.


Swedish exhibition for the disabled

The Consulate General of Sweden is holding an exhibition entitled Design For Every Body, which had its original debut at the Paralympics in Sydney. Swedish designers who try to make the lives of disabled people as active and independent as possible will exhibit ergonomic aids and various means of assistance for the disabled. At Esterházyho Palace of the Slovenská národná galéria (Slovak National Gallery) on Námestie Ľudovíta Štúra 4. Open daily except Mon 10:00-18:00. Tel: 5720 2712. Exhibition runs till March 30.


Spanish exhibition at Danubiana

The Spanish Embassy in Slovakia's End of a Long Journey is an exhibition of the works of Spanish painter Miguel Ybanez. The exhibition runs at Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum in Čunovo and lasts till June 22. For more information, check out www.danubiana.sk or call 0903 605 505.


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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