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Goethe Institute exhibitions
Austrian Culture Centre violin concert and exhibitions
French Institute exhibition
Austrian Culture Centre exhibition in Prešov
Bratislava Town Gallery
Spanish exhibition at Danubiana
Bahá'í Community

Goethe Institute exhibitions

"Dance Theatre Today - 30 Years of German Dancing" is an exhibition of more than 60 photographs that capture scenes of the most important German dance groups and artists from the past 30 years. The Goethe Institute is opening the exhibition at Aréna Theatre on Viedenská cesta 10 at 17:00 on Thursday, May 3. Tel: 6225 0013. The exhibition runs till May 27.
Another exhibition to be opened this week is entitled "European in Bratislava", featuring sculptures and pictures of German artist Georg von Kovats. The exhibition opens at 16:00 on Friday, May 4, at the Národné osvetové centrum (National Educational Center) on Námestie SNP 12 and runs till May 27. Tel: 5921 4111.
A photo exhibition entitled "Authentic Performance" featuring photographs of German Elfie Frohlich runs at the Goethe Institute on Panenská 33 till May 10. Tel: 5443 3130.


Austrian Culture Centre violin concert and exhibitions

Slovak violinist Maroš Didi will hold a concert at 18:00 on Monday, April 30 at Mozartova sieň (Mozart Hall) in the Austrian Embassy on Ventúrska 10. Tel: 5441 8507.
"Fellner and Helmer, Illusionist Architects" is an exhibition of the works of Austrian architects Ferdinand Fellner and Herman Helmer, who have designed theatres around the world. Held at the Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre) Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1, which the architects designed and built between 1885 and 1886, the exhibition displays their works during theatre performances, and runs till the end of April. Tel: 5443 3083.
"Culture in Auland", an archaeological exhibition of the 2000-year history of the region near Vienna, runs at the Austrian Culture Centre on Zelená 7 till the end of April. Tel: 5441 4860.


French Institute exhibition

The exhibition "Art Nouveau Posters in Paris" features posters designed by nouveau artists like Alfonz Mucha from the beginning of the 20th century. The exhibition runs at Pálffy's Palace on Panská 19 till June 10. Tel: 5934 7777.


Austrian Culture Centre exhibition in Prešov

The exhibition "Fatigue of Forgotten Nations", featuring pictures of Jewish cemeteries in the former Habsburg lands, has moved to the eastern Slovak city of Prešov. The exhibition runs at Šarišská galéria (Šariš gallery) on Hlavná 51 till May 23.


Bratislava Town Gallery

Jan and Meda Mládek's collection of František Kupka and Otto Gutfreund's paintings first displayed in Washington, comes to Bratislava. A graphic painter and illustrator (1871 - 1957), Kupka is one of the founders of abstract art while sculptor Gutfreund (1889 - 1927) started to apply analytic cubism principles in his sculptures before World War I. The exhibition runs daily except Mon 10:00-18:00 till June 10, at Pálffy Palace on Panská 19. Tel: 5443 3627.


Spanish exhibition at Danubiana

The Spanish Embassy'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 Čuňovo and lasts till June 22. For more information, check 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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