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MONDAY - 9

PHOTO EXHIBITION: Gondwana Photo Prix. This photography competition contains stark images of domestic violence.
Admission: 10-30 Sk. Stará radnica (Old Town Hall), Primaciálne námestie 3. Open Tue-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00. Tel: 5443 4742. Exhibition runs till October 22.


TUESDAY - 10

LIVE MUSIC: Dorian Gray. Consisting of four long-haired Slovak rockers, Dorian Gray covers the best of classic rock from the 60s and 70s in their own style.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Aligátor, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


WEDNESDAY - 11

EXHIBITION: Miluna - jewellery. An exhibition of paintings by Daniel Denes, a young Slovak artist, featuring images of Miluna brand jewellery.
Admission 10-20 Sk. Slovenské národné múzeum (Slovak National Museum), Vajanského nábrežie 2. Tel: 5934 9141.


THURSDAY - 12

DRUM PERFORMANCE: Japan Culture Weeks in Slovakia. The Fugaku Taiko Team performs on the wadaiko, traditional Japanese drums.
Admission free. Starts at 19:06. Theatre Aréna, Viedenská cesta 10. Tel: 6224 6875.


FRIDAY - 13

OPERA: L'Elisir D'Amore by Gaetano Donizetti. Adina, the main character of this Italian opera comedy, mocks the tale of Izolda's magic love potion, which later plays a role in her own love story.
Tickets: 50-200 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3771.


SATURDAY - 14

ACTION: Tequila party. Tequila and dynamic rock music can be enjoyed at the Russian-style underground pub KGB.
Admission free. Starts in the evening. Obchodná 52. Tel: 5273 1279.


SUNDAY - 15

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Music Centre with the Union of Slovak Composers. Leading Slovak classical musicians perform Slovak scores.
Tickets: 20-40 Sk. Starts at 10:30. Galéria mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava City Gallery), Mirbachov palác, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 5443 0331

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