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Regional funding depends on bids

SLOVAKIA could receive 1.7 billion euros in regional aid during its first three years as a European Union member, said the European Commission's director of regional policy, Guy Crauser.

Speaking with Slovakia's chief EU negotiator, Ján Figeľ, in Brussels on April 23, Crauser said much of the money would go towards environmental and transport programmes, but warned Slovakia would have to improve the quality of its projects in order to receive all the money.

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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