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Chambers of Commerce Sports Day
National Month of Mexico
American football club
Organised Runs
Time exhibition

Chambers of Commerce Sports Day

Members of the 12 international Chambers of Commerce in Slovakia invite you, your families and friends to Friendly Sports Games from 10:00 to 16:00 on September 15 at Football Club Lamač in Bratislava. Every Chamber of Commerce or company can field teams and individuals for mini football (soccer), beach volleyball and tennis competitions no later than September 7. Besides the main events, you can also play darts, look at old-time automobiles and participate in other activities, including special games for kids, live music and grilled meats on the barbecue. For more information, please contact: Ivana Pisoňová, Arthur Hunt, s.r.o. at Tel: 02/ 5263/2761-3, Fax: 02/ 5273-1090 or e-mail: office@arthur-hunt.sk


National Month of Mexico

Born in Hamburg, Austria, photographer Christa Cowrie moved to Mexico at the age of 14 to study Spanish, then married a Mexican man, started a family and worked as a photo-journalist in Mexico. Her works will now be on display at a photo exhibition entitled Echoes of Mexico, featuring images of ordinary Mexicans in 23 black and white photographs. Cowrie's photos also reveal her concern with ecological issues and with icons of Mexican cultural life which are in danger of extinction, while other scenes show Tarahumara Indians carrying wood or women baking tortillas. The exhibition opens at 16:00 on Wednesday, September 5, and runs at the Focus Gallery on Štúrova 9 (near the Tesco department store in Bratislava) until the end of September. For more information, call tel: 02/ 5296-4192.


American football club

The only American football club in Slovakia, the Bratislava Monarchs, is looking for players, coaches, and all-purpose volunteers to participate in the development of American football in Bratislava and Slovakia. The club offers senior, junior flag-football and full-contact programmes. Contact Ľudovít Galka at 0903 425-712 for more information, or via e-mail at monarchs@monarchs.sk


Organised Runs

The Run around Sidorov, a 7.8 kilometre run with an altitude difference of 400 metres, starts at 9:30 on September 8 at Hotel Hrabov in the central Slovak town of Ružomberok. For more information call Rastislav Kovalčík at 044/ 436-2152.


Time exhibition

The exhibition 'Time', produced by the Art Club, an association of Slovak artists born in the 1940s, includes paintings and graphic art by Magdaléna Lehotská, Ľudovít Hološka and Karol Prudil, pastels by Yvonna Hanáková, stone sculptures by Jozef Barinka, ceramic watches by Peter Strassner and Daniela Schredlová, and photographs by Ivan Matejka. The work is also for sale. The Time exhibition runs at Galéria Ardan on Lermontovova 14 in Bratislava, open Tuesday-Saturday from 16:00 to 19:00, until September 14. Tel: 02/ 5249-1197.


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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