This Week

MONDAY - 25

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Mass in B minor by Johann Sebastian Bach. The German orchestra Sächsisches Kammerorchester performs Bach's famous work as part of the Bratislava Music Festival.
Tickets: 80-150 Sk. Starts at 19:30. Concert Hall of the Slovak Philharmonic, Palackého 2 Tel: 5443 3351.


TUESDAY - 26

EXHIBITION: Artists Miloš Karásek and Juraj Závodný exhibit their illustrations in Gallery Michalský Dvor.
Admission free. Opened Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00. Galéria Michalský Dvor, Michalská 3. Tel: 5441 1079.


WEDNESDAY - 27

FILM: Trainspotting. Danny Boyle's version of the Irvin Welsh bestseller, Trainspotting is a provocative black comedy depicting the tumultuous lives of a wild group of heroin addicts.
Tickets 35 Sk. Starts at 20:00. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


THURSDAY - 28

LIVE MUSIC: Silvia Josifoska & Band. A leading Slovak blues and soul singer, Silvia will display her astonishing voice at the underground Aligátor pub.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Aligátor. Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


FRIDAY - 29

BALLET: Swan Lake. Tchaikovsky's romantic classic about bewitched Oddette whose only protection from evil Rothbart's spell is true love.
Tickets: 60-120 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské národné divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3771.


SATURDAY - 30

EXHIBITION: In the Footprints of the Little Prince. Bibiana gallery turns into a fairy-tale land of 'The Little Prince', from the famous Antoine de Saint Exupery book written for children and adults alike.
Admission 5-10 Sk. Open Tue-Fri 10:00-18:00 and Sat-Sun 11:00-19:00. Bibiana, International Children Art-house, Panská 41. Tel: 5443 1308. Exhibition runs till January 2001.


SUNDAY - 1

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Organ Recital. On International Music and Peace Day, Peter Planyavsky from Austria covers Bach, Schmidt, Bartholdy and Bruhns and plays originals.
Tickets 80-150 Sk. Starts at 17:00. Veľký Evanjelický Kostol (Great Temple of the Lutheran Evangelical Church), Panenská ulica. Tel: 5443 3351

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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