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* Would you like to spend a great spring evening listening to amazing music?

You have a chance to see an open air concert at Primaciálne square in Bratislava, which will be held on May 8th at 8pm. Bratislava Symphony Orchestra and The Slovak Philharmonic Choir, together with conductor Andrew Mogrelia, present a musical work by Ludvig van Beethoven - 9th Symphony in D minor, Op. 125. Andrew Mogrelia has conducted many leading orchestras in the UK, including the London Philharmonic, the Royal Philharmonic, the BBC Symphony Orchestra, the Royal Scottish National Orchestra, and has appeared at venues such as the Royal Festival Hall, the Barbican and Glasgow Royal Concert Hall. Tickets at the door, or try calling the Slovak Philharmonic Ticket office, Palackého 2, open Mon-Fri 1-7pm. Reservations-tel.533 33 51


* Our last suggestion is an exhibition which opens on May 7 in Umelecká beseda Bratislava.

The exhibition covers selected works from British Cartoonists' Association members, with Chic Jacob as a special guest. Chic Jacob, a stylish artist, works in ink with a flowing line and a subtle use of color. He became staff cartoonist on the Daily Express and The Observer.


* Will you be in the High Tatras on the May 15 -17 weekend?

Come and have fun at Intercampus in Tatranská Lomnica, where a spring mountain market called HORAL 98 is taking place.
The organizers - Hotel Tatranec, ProEx Travel and Euroregion Tatry - expect to attract about 60 000 people from Slovakia and Poland. 500 firms have been invited to present their products and services. You might even win 30 000 Sk if you enter the fair's various competititions, such as 'throwing the stone', 'running the beer barrel', 'sawing the log', 'holding the heavy stone' and others.... Each event will be accompanied by folks dances and musical groups, country bands, childrens theatre, horses rides etc.
Accommodations is available at hotels closed to Tatranská Lomnica. For further information call Mgr. Pavol Mularčík and Ing. Peter Kubov. Tel. 0969 467 704, Fax: 0969 467 703. Admission: 10 Sk per adult.

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