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MONDAY - 5

OPERA: Die Zauberflote. Set to Mozart, the story overlaps fantasy with the real world while touching on contrasting themes such as joy and despair. Sung in German.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3771.


TUESDAY - 6

FILM: The Man Who Fell to Earth. A mysterious science fiction by Nicolas Roeg, where David Bowie, who plays a lonely alien longing for a return to his home planet, begins assuming the human characteristics he loathes.
Tickets: Sk. Starts at: 20:00. FK Mladosť, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 14. Tel: 5443 5815.


WEDNESDAY -7

EXHIBITION AND WINE TASTING: Víno Gallery. Organisers of the 2nd annual exhibition, featuring over 200 varieties of foreign and Slovak wines, invite all visitors to wet their palate.
Admission: 300 Sk. Starts at 17:00. Mestské Múzeum (Town Museum), Primaciálne námestie 3. Tel: 5443 1473.


THURSDAY - 8

EXHIBITION: Interbeauty. A four-day exhibition highlighting the world of cosmetics, hairdressers and barbers will also hold an international hair-styling competition.
Admission: 20-90 Sk. Open daily 10:00-18:00. Incheba, Viedenská cesta 7. Tel: 6727 1111. Exhibition ends June 10.


FRIDAY - 9

ROCK CONCERT: Fest and Do Ticha. An alchemy of local Bratislavas rock groups on the rise share the stage for an evening session of head-banging.
Tickets: 50 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Dom Kultúry Lúky, Vígľašská 1. Tel: 6382 3930.


SATURDAY - 10

OPERA: Aida by Guiseppe Verdi. The Ethiopian princess Aida, unable to choose between the love of her nation and the love of her man, finds the solution through morbid means. In Italian.
Tickets: 50-180 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theater), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3771.


SUNDAY - 11

CONCERT: Close Harmony Friends. This group of vocalists perform their sure to be unique concert in the Klarisky concert hall, featuring original scores with well-known covers.
Tickets: 40 Sk. Starts at 19:30. Koncertná sieň Klarisky, Farská 4. Tel: 5443 2942.

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