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BRATISLAVA

MUSICAL: The Beatles. The story of the band performed by Slovak actors and musicians.
Starts: Feb 4 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100-199. Divadlo Nová Scéna, Živnostenská 1. Tel: 02/5292-1139. www.nova-scena.sk

CONTEMPORARY DANCE: Blue Moon and Today I Almost Met You. The first is a duet about love, the second is a solo improvisation.
Starts: Feb 5 at 19:06. Tickets: Sk50-80. Divadlo Aréna, Viedenská cesta 10. Tel: 02/6224-6875. www.milan-sladek.sk

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Czech violinist and singer Iva Bittová accompanied by Moyzes Quartet performs original songs and songs by Slovak composers.
Starts: Feb 5 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk80. Štátna filharmónia (State Philharmonic), Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5443-3351(3).

BALLET: Swan Lake by Tchaikovsky. The Russian composer's masterpiece tells the fairy-tale story of pure love, where good wins over evil.
Starts: Feb 6 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk60-120. Slovenské Národné Divadlo (Slovak National Theatre), Hviezdoslavovo námestie 1. Tel: 5443 3890, 5443 3764.

EXHIBITION: Art in a Wallet. The exhibition presents designs for euros by Austrian Robert Kalina in comparison with the later printed bills.
Open Mon-Thu 10:00-18:00, Fri 10:00-16:00 until March 6. Admission: free. Austrian Culture Forum, Zelená 7. Tel: 02/5443-2985.

EXHIBITION: Anton Fiala - Australia. Photographs by the Slovak photographer offer an insight into the Australian interior.
Opens Feb 6 at 17:00, then daily except Mon 13:00-18:00 until March 3. Admission: free Galéria fotografie Profil, Prepoštská 4. Tel: 02/5443-0459.

EXHIBITION: Paris - Bratislava. The two cities are the themes in photographs by French photographer Jean-Louis Courtinant and Slovak Tibor Borský.
Open Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00 until February 11. Admission: free, French Institute, Sedlárska 7. Tel: 02/5934-7777.

EXHIBITION: Space. By manipulating space inside the gallery, artist Milan Mikula makes the visitor part of the interior.
Open Wed-Sun 16:00-19:00 until February 15. Admission: free Galéria Priestor, Somolického 1/B. Tel: 02/5441-8262. www.publicis.sk/priestor


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Stanislav Zamborský performs works by Franz Schubert, Johannes Brahms and Sergei Prokofiev on piano.
Starts: Feb 10 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk50-70 (on sale at Information Center, Štúrovo nám. 10, Tel: 032/7433-505.) Galéria M. A. Bazovského, Mierové nám. 7, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7436-858.

CARNEVAL PARADE: Traditional Shrovetide Parade. Performances of the folk traditions that are still practised in some villages.
Starts: Feb 2 at 16:00 on Mierové námestie, Trenčín.

EXHIBITION: Paintings by Slovak artist Gabriela Hornáčková. 60 pictures capture religious themes and nature motifs.
Open Tue-Fri 8:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00 until March 31. Admission: Sk10-20. Západoslovenské múzeum, Múzejné nám. 3, Trnava. Tel: 033/5512-913(4).

EXHIBITION: Directed Imagination. Slovak artist living in Yugoslavia, Mira Brtková, creates abstract paintings, sculptures and fashion designs.
Open Tue-Thu-Sat 10:00-17:00 until February 19. Admission: Sk10. Dom umenia, Nábrežie I. Krasku 1, Piešťany. Tel: 033/7625-571.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

MUSIC SHOW: Wau...Scandal!!! An all night live concert-dance-disco event, including an hour and half long transvestite show by Prague group Butterflies.
Starts: Feb 8 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk299. Disco-pub Extreme, Nábrežná 2A, Prievidza. Tel: 046/5431-578.

CONCERT: Bratislava Hot Serenaders feat. Juraj Bartoš on trumpet. Authentic American and Slovak Jazz from the 1920s and 1930s.
Starts: Feb 7 and Feb 8 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk100-200. Dom umenia Fatra, Dolný val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5626-172

EXHIBITION: Church Architecture in Slovakia. The exhibition maps the development of religious architecture around the country.
Open daily except Monday 8:00-16:00 until February 24. Budatínsky Zámok (Budatín Castle), Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-033, 5621-943

EXHIBITION: Minerals of Central Slovak Towns. This mineralogy exposition presents minerals found in Slovakia's largest mining centres.
Open daily 8:00-15:00 until February 28. Admission: Sk30. Mineralogické múzeum, Nám. Sv. Trojice 6, Banská Štiavnica. Tel: 045/6912-544.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Košice State Philharmonic led by Tomáš Koutník performs works by French composer Georges Bizet.
Starts: Feb 7 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50-70. Štátna filharmónia, Moyzesova 66 (Dom umenia), Košice. Tel: 055/6227-216, 6220-763.

EXHIBITION: Field of Vision. The exhibition presents a collection of works by contemporary Slovak painter Ľudo Hološka.
Open Mon-Sat 10:00-17:00, Sun 10:00-16:00 until February 17. Admission: Sk10-20. Východoslovenská galéria, Alžbetina 22, Košice. Tel: 055/6226-667.

EXHIBITION: The Most Beautiful Day of My Youth. Photographs by French photographer Bernard Faucon.
Open Tue-Fri 10:00-17;00, Sat 9:00-14:00, Sun 12:00-17:00 until February 20. Admission: Sk5-10. Slovenské technické múzeum, Hlavná 88, Košice. Tel: 055/6224-035(6).

EXHIBITION: Art of the 20th century. The exhibition presents collections of drawings and graphic works from the 1970s and 1990s.
Open Tue, Wed, Fri 8:00-17:00, Thu 8:00-18:00, Sat 9:00-13:00 and Sun 14:00-18:00 until March 3. Admission: Sk20. Šarišská galéria, Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/7725-423.

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