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Top Pick: Pohoda 2000 - International Multicultural Festival

Pohoda, the 'Well-being festival', offers participants a wide range of activities to enjoy, such as top musical performances, film shows, art exhibitions and alternatives sports. Organised for the fourth time this year, the purpose of the festival is to create an easy-going atmosphere among international and young generations.
The two-day festival begins on July 21 in the beautiful northern Slovak city of Trenč'n. Pohoda 2000 will host more than 60 bands, mostly from Slovakia and the Czech Republic, but also from the US and other central European countries. Bands include Girl Eats Boy (British), Sofa on the Decks (Austrian), Korai Orom (Hungarian), Vinx (American), and Hex, Vidiek, and Žena z Lesoparku (all Slovak),


Visitors to the Pohoda 2000 ferstival can enjoy films such as the Czech Knofl'káři (above).
photo: Courtesy Pohoda 2000

Pohoda, the 'Well-being festival', offers participants a wide range of activities to enjoy, such as top musical performances, film shows, art exhibitions and alternatives sports. Organised for the fourth time this year, the purpose of the festival is to create an easy-going atmosphere among international and young generations.

The two-day festival begins on July 21 in the beautiful northern Slovak city of Trenč'n. Pohoda 2000 will host more than 60 bands, mostly from Slovakia and the Czech Republic, but also from the US and other central European countries. Bands include Girl Eats Boy (British), Sofa on the Decks (Austrian), Korai Orom (Hungarian), Vinx (American), and Hex, Vidiek, and Žena z Lesoparku (all Slovak),

Film lovers can satisfy their hungry eyes by watching quality American, British, German, Swedish, French and Czech films, such as Lost Highway, Monty Python, The Big Lebowski, Underground, or the Czech hit Knofl'káři. Sports enthusiasts have options as well: bungee jumping will be offered along with other attractions and competitions.

Pohoda festival, Areál pod Sokolicami, the exhibition area of Trenč'n's fashion show TMM (10 minutes from the train station). Tickets: 490 Sk/two days, 300/one day in advance, 590 and 390 at the gate. Booking in Bratislava with Dr. Horák, tel: 5443 5667. For more information see web site: www.pohodapohoda.sk. For train connections to Trenč'n, check www.zsr.com. Trenč'n lies on the Bratislava - Košice route, meaning there are several connections per day.

Topic: Tourism and travel in Slovakia


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