AmCham and BritCham Business Breakfasts
The American Chamber of Commerce invites you to a breakfast with Senator William V. Roth Jr. and government relations expert Reed Smith. The men will discuss Slovakia's transformation and the relationship between its private and government sectors. The breakfast will begin at 8:30 October 10 at Hotel Danube's Presbourg Restaurant, Rybné námestie 1. Tickets (Sk400 for AmCham members, Sk600 for non-members) on sale until October 9 at AmCham's office in the Hotel Danube. Tel: 02/5934-0508, Fax: 02/5934-0556.
The British Chamber of Commerce invites you to breakfast with Peter Škodný, managing director of consulting firm Accenture's Slovak branch. Škodný will discuss Slovakia's "Digital Divide". Breakfast begins at 8:30 October 10 at BPP Slovakia, Grösslingova 45. Tickets (Sk100) payable that morning. Please confirm attendance by October 8 (fax: 02/5292-0371, e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
Latin-American dance party
Fiesta Latina with Miguel Mendez, a Latin dance party, will open with a performance by dance group Latino Flash and continue with a Latin-American disco show. The fiesta runs 20:00 October 13 to 4:00 the following morning at Spoločenský Dom Trnávka, Bulharská 60. Tickets: Sk100. For more information call Miguel Mendez at 0905 254 134 or 02/4333-0466. www.lcp.sk
Spanish Embassy exhibition
Oil paintings by Spaniard Alfredo García Andrés reveal Slovakia through foreign eyes. The exhibition (open daily except Sun 12:00-18:00) runs at Gallery Z in Zichyho Palác, Ventúrska 9, until October 28.
1001 Europe lecture series in Bratislava
German sociologist Ursula Rabe-Kleberg will discuss the lingering disadvantages for women in the workplace. Better Educated and still not Equal - Women in Europe begins at 17:00 October 8 at the Austrian Embassy, Ventúrska 10. Tel: 02/5443-3130.
Austrian Embassy Exhibitions and jazz concert
An exhibition of watercolours by avant-garde painter Gerald Brettschuh will open 18:00 October 9 at Dom umenia (Culture Centre) on nábrežie Ivana Krasku in the western spa town Piešťany. Runs until November 6.
Und Ich Sah... (And I Saw...) is a photographic exhibition of medieval basilicas in the Austrian Seckau region. Runs at the Austrian Embassy, Ventúrska 10, until November 2. Tel: 02/5443-2985.
Jazz under Trenčín castle
A festival in western Slovakia's Trenčín brings Slovak jazzmen and foreign jazz legends together in a series of concerts, running from October 11 to October 13. The Slovak bands, After Tea Trio, Fuse Jazz, Bass Friends and the Henry Tóth Big Band and the Hungarian Brink Man Ship, Swedish Findin/Backman Quartet, Polish Chromosomos, Czech Esp and Austrian Bucktet from Graz will perform at Trenčín's Hviezda cinema. Concerts begin at 10:00, 11:30, 19:30, 21:00 and 22:30. Kino Hviezda, Kniežaťa Pribinu 3. Tel: 032/744-0831.
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