This Week

MONDAY - 2

CLASSICAL MUSIC: The Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra. Conducted by Britain's Andrew Parrott, piano, violin and cello soloists are featured in the works of Elgar and Stravinsky.
Tickets: 80-150 Sk. Starts at 19:30. Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Palackého 2 Tel: 5443 3351.


TUESDAY - 3

FILM: Some Train Rides and Walks in a Foreign Country. John Tyl's silent documentary on life in Russia is accompanied by the music of Roland von der Aist.
Tickets 30 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Stoka Theatre, Pribinova 1. Tel: 5292 4463.


WEDNESDAY - 4

FILM: The Last Temptation of Christ. Based on Kazantzakis's novel, Martin Scorsese presents Jesus as a man facing the needs of both his body and soul.
Tickets 35 Sk. Starts at 18:30. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


THURSDAY - 5

EXHIBITION: Karol Ondreička. A famous Slovak graphic artist and painter, Ondreička will exhibit his work with a music performance by students of the state conservatory of Bratislava.
Admission free. Starts at 18:00. Dom Plynárov, Drevená ulica 4. Tel: 5441 6103. The exhibition runs till October 29 and is open Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00.


FRIDAY - 6

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Closing Concert of the 36th Bratislava Music Festival. The Slovak Philharmonic, Slovak Philharmonic Choir and Bratislava City Choir perform Schonberg's Gurrelieder.
Tickets: 80-150 Sk. Starts at 19:30. Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Palackého 2 Tel: 5443 3351.


SATURDAY - 7

OPERA: Hamlet. Amboise Thomas's opera version of Shakespeare's drama about the Danish prince, premieres with Slovak artists. In French.
Tickets: 200-300 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3771.


SUNDAY - 8

MUSICAL: Grease. The Czech performance of the famous musical film Grease hits the Slovak capital.
Tickets 350-500 Sk at Laurinská 18. Starts at 19:00. Estrádna Hala at PKO (Culture and Leisure Park), Nábrežie arm. Gen. L.Svobodu 3. Tel: 5464 1781

Top stories

Vast damage after the supercell storm in southern Moravia.

UPDATED: Tornado damaged villages just across the Slovak borders

Czech authorities report five dead, one a native of the Slovak town of Prešov, and hundreds of injured in southern Moravia region.


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News digest: Slovakia ready to help after damaging storm hits neighbours

Bratislava zoo director has resigned due to her citizenship. Purchase of American jet fighters unjustified. Also read about the annual city festival taking place in Bratislava and take a look at the unusual mammatus clouds above the city.


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The Weekend of Open Parks and Gardens has became a popular event in Slovakia

Pandemic highlights the importance of parks and gardens

Parks and gardens across Slovakia will open during the Weekend of Open Parks and Gardens


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The panorama of the High Tatras and the gravel lake between the town of Svit and the village of Batizovce in the Poprad district.

A Slovak castle appears in "Friends: The Reunion"

A brown bear toured a Slovak town. You can now tour a region filled with tasty wine.


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