Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook


Čarnogurský calls it quits

JÁN Čarnogurský, former head of the parliamentary Christian Democratic Party (KDH), will not be on his party's candidate list in the autumn elections, but his brother Ivan and wife Marta will run instead.

Čarnogurský, who founded the KDH after the 1989 fall of communism, is planning to work as a lawyer after the next elections.

In other coalition parties, similar changes are on the way. The daily Pravda reported that current Economy Minister Ľubomír Harach, Culture Minister Milan Kňažko, and Health Minister Roman Kováč, all members of Prime Minister Mikuláš Dzurinda's Slovak Christian Democratic Union (SDKÚ), will not be on the SDKÚ's 150-member candidate list.

Top stories

Old Market Hall will host Christmas Bazaar on Sunday

One of the events which presents diplomatic communities residing in Slovakia to the wider public is the traditional Christmas Bazaar, which focuses on gastronomy and charity.

Christmas Bazaar 2016

Messerschmidt created most of his character heads in Pressburg

Bratislava will name a square after the prominent artist

A replica of one head from the series Character Heads by F. X. Messerschmidt; ownership of the Slovak National Gallery

Blog: The wanderer returns home

The places you visit, people you befriend, experiences that leave their mark, they all become a part of you.

Go east for real morality, Jean-Marc Barr says Photo

The French American actor/director, who plays in a Slovak co-production film, said during a recent visit to Bratislava that eastern Europe, and other eastern countries still have what America has already and what…

Jean-Marc Barr during IFF Bratislava 2017