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Czech-Slovak film festival
Austrian Culture Centre exhibition in Trnava
Social Centre in Piešťany
The Austrian Culture Centre exhibitions in Bratislava
AmCham Business Cocktail
Goethe Institute exhibitions
First Tuesday
French Institute concert
Spanish exhibition at Danubiana
Bahá'í Community

Czech-Slovak film festival

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


Austrian Culture Centre exhibition in Trnava

The Austrian Culture Centre will open an exhibition entitled "The Fatigue of Forgotten Nations" in the western Slovak city of Trnava, featuring pictures of Jewish cemeteries in countries of the former Austro-Hungarian monarchy. The exhibition opens Saturday, April 14 and runs till April 20, at Západoslovenské múzeum (West-Slovak Museum) on Múzejné námestie 3 in Trnava.


Social Centre in Piešťany

The Social Centre in Piešťaný invites you to a music and entertainment show entitled "In the Glamorous Realm of Tones". Beautiful folk songs, opera arias and duets will be performed by bass baritone Mikuláš Doboš and tenor Ján Babjak, both soloists of the National Opera House in Bratislava. The show starts at 19:30 on Tuesday, April 10.
The Social Centre also invites you to a performance featuring the victorious female participant in the 1989 "Virtuosi Per Musica Di Pianofore" competition of young pianists. Zuzana Zamborská with Košice State Philharmonic soloist Stanislav Zamborský will perform scores by Jummerl, Brahms, Skriabin and Schubert. The concert, entitled "Piano For Two", will start at 19:30 on Thursday, April 12 at Congress hall on Kúpeľný ostrov in Piešťany. Tel: 0838 775 2150.


The Austrian Culture Centre exhibitions in Bratislava

The Austrian Culture Centre in cooperation with the Slovak National Theatre will hold an exhibition of the works of architects Fellner and Helmer,
whose blueprints have been responsible for the construction of theatres around the world. The exhibition, entitled "Fellner and Helmer, Illusionist Architects", is held at the Slovak National Theatre on Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3083.


AmCham Business Cocktail

The American Chamber of Commerce in Slovakia invites all to the April Business Cocktail in the Hotel Danube's Panorama Room, on the fifth floor, Tuesday, April 3, from 18:00 till 20:00. Complimentary cocktails and hors-d'oeuvres will be served.


Goethe Institute exhibitions

The Goethe Institute in Bratislava will open a photo exhibition entitled "Authentic Performance" featuring photographs by German native Elfie Frohlich. The exhibition opens at 17:00 on Tuesday, April 10 at Goethe Institute on Panenská 33 and will last till May 10. Tel: 5443 3130.


First Tuesday

The April First Tuesday in Bratislava will be held April, 10 at 17:30 in the congress hall of Slovenská sporiteľňa at Zahradnicka 95 in Bratislava. The topic of the evening will be "m-business". Admission is free for registered participants, 200 crowns for non-members. For more information and the registration form, check out www.firsttuesday.sk.


French Institute concert

The French Institute in Bratislava will hold a traditional baroque music concert by the Slovak chamber orchestra Miméza, on Wednesday, April 11 at the French Institute's Gallery on Sedlárska 7. For concert starting time, call tel: 5934 7777.
Also, the institute is organising an electronic music concert by Stéphane Dri, alias Scan X. The concert starts at 22:00 on Thursday, April 12 at the U-Club, underneath the Bratislava castle.Tel: 5934 7777. (call p. Ďurecová at 5934 7715 for both events)


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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