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AmCham's Business Breakfast
European culture festival - Feman 2001
International Women's Club announcement
Latino-American dance party
Goethe Institute exhibition
National Month of Mexico
Organised Runs

AmCham's Business Breakfast

The American Chamber of Commerce Slovakia invites you to breakfast with Dan Renberg, member of the board of directors at Export-Import Bank of the United States. Renberg will be accompanied by associates Frank Graebner and Robert Bosco. The trio came to Slovakia to sign an agreement with the Slovak Export-Import Bank.
The discussion is entitled How the Export-Import Bank of the United States Can Help Your Business. Breakfast will last from 8:00 to 9:30 on Wednesday, September 12, at Hotel Danube's Pressburg Restaurant on Rybné námestie 1. Tickets (500 Sk) are available at AmCham's office (Hotel Danube) until September 11. Tel: 02/5934-0508, Fax: 02/5934-0556.


European culture festival - Feman 2001

Beginning September 13, musicians and artists from the Czech Republic, Poland, Netherlands, Moldavia, Germany, Austria and Romania will perform in Košice at the European Culture Festival of Nations and Nationalities Feman 2001. Košice's centre and the nearby village Herľany will host music, dance and art performances, which run until September 16. For more information and a program brochure visit the Košice Information Center on Hlavná 8 (Tel: 055/625-8888), or call event director Eduard Buraš at 0905/539-926.


International Women's Club announcement

The International Women's Club (IWC) Bratislava will meet for the first time following its summer recess at 18:30 on Monday, September 17 in the Hotel Danube on Rybné námestie 1.
Official membership forms are to completed, fees to be paid and membership cards to be issued. The club welcomes all newcomers and past members to join the IWC for dinner afterwards at a local restaurant. Tel:02/5934-0171.


Latino-American dance party

Fiesta Latina with Miguel Mendez, a Latino dance party will run from Friday 20:00 until 4:00 Saturday morning, September 15, at Spoloeenský Dom Trnávka on Bulharská 60. Tickets: 100 Sk. For more information call Miguel Mendez at 02/4333-0466, 4333-2490 or check www.lcp.sk.


Goethe Institute exhibition

Guten Tag, Lieber Feind! (Good Afternoon, Dear Enemy), an international exhibition of illustrations concerning peace and tolerance, runs at the Goethe Institute Inter Nations on Panenská 33 in Bratislava until September 28. Tel: 02/5443-3130 (2).


National Month of Mexico

Vocal Mexican Quartet Cantique will perform Mexican songs in the Klarisky Concert Hall (Koncertná sien Klarisky), Farská 4, at 19:00 Tuesday, September 11. Tickets: 70 Sk.
Twenty-three black and white photographs of ordinary Mexicans by Christa Cowrie, an Australian-born Mexican photographer, are on display in the exhibition Echoes of Mexico. They reveal Cowrie's concern with ecological issues and with the icons of Mexican life in danger of extinction. Some depict Tarahumara Indians carrying wood and women baking tortillas.
Echoes of Mexico runs at Focus Gallery on Štúrova 9 (near Tesco department store in Bratislava) until the end of September. For more information call 02/5296-4192.


Organised Runs

The Half Gemer Marathon (on asphalt) starts at 10:30 on September 15 at the Stredné Odborné Ueilište (SOU) building on Vargovo pole (Vargov's field) in the eastern Slovak town Rožňava. For more information call Jiří Krejzl at 058/777-1790.
A 20-kilometre run (on asphalt) winding around eastern Slovakia's Spiš castle starts at 13:00 in front of the town council building (Mestský úrad) in Spišské Podhradie. Tel:053/454-1157.


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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