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MUSICAL FESTIVAL: Strunobranie. Literally meaning "String-collection", Strunobranie exhibits the county's collection of Slovak folk and country music.
Admission free. Starts at 17:00. Dom Kultúry Zrkadlový háj, Rovniakova 3. Tel: 6383 6776, 6383 6764.


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 3890, 5443 3771.


FILM: Pret-A-Porter by Robert Altman. Marcello Mastroianni, Sophia Loren and many other celebrities starring in this satiric comedy pull aside the curtains on attractive Paris fashion world.
Tickets: 30 Sk. Starts at 18:30 and 20:45. Filmclub Nostalgia, Stavebná fakulta, Starohorská 2. Tel: 5296 1713.


PHOTO EXHIBITION: Germany in 1900. Art photos from Germany taken around the turn of the 20th century.
Admission free. Open daily except Mon 13:00-18:00. Galéria fotografie Profil, Prepoštská 4. Tel: 5443 3130. Exhibition ends June 6.


KLEZMER AND FLAMENCO: . The evening will be devoted to Pressburger Klezmerband, the only band of its kind in Slovakia, and players of flamenco who gained notoriety for their performances in the birthplace of flamenco - Spain.
Tickets: 80 Sk. Starts at 19:00. Aha Theatre, MKC Školská 14. Tel: 5249 6822.


CONCERT: Picnic. The underground Old Town pub Aligátor hosts this young rock Slovak band for the first time.
Admission free. Starts at 20:00. Aligátor, Laurinská 7. Tel: 5441 8611.


CHAMBER ORCHESTRA: Momentum Musicum. The orchestra led by the 'seven magic girls with flutes' are joined by piano in presenting their musical masterpieces.
Tickets: 20-40 Sk. Starts at 16:00. CC Centrum, Jiráskova 3. Tel: 6382 4390

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