Holocaust exhibition

ON THE OCCASION of the 60th anniversary of the first Jewish transport from Slovakia during the second world war, Slovakia will open an exhibition alongside a Czech exhibit at the Polish State Museum in the Auschwitz-Birkenau former concentration camp in the town of Osvienčim on May 8.

The museum documents the suffering of the victims of the war. Around 2.8 million people, mainly Jews, of which 173,000 were citizens of the then-Czechoslovakia, died in Auschwitz-Birkenau between 1942 and 1945.

Get daily Slovak news directly to your inbox

Top stories

News digest: Slovakia to spend three Advent weekends with testing. President wants it to be voluntary

Seven candidates for the general prosecutor post approved. Acting general prosecutor steps down.

Installation of Christmas tree in Trnava

Who was behind the sale of one of the biggest banks in Slovakia

The largest law firms were involved in several innovative projects, too.

UK nationals in Slovakia advised to take action as end of transition period nears

UK Nationals should check the British Embassy's "Living in Guide" for the most up-to-date information.

Illustrative stock photo

Three rounds of testing should take place before Christmas

The first round will be nationwide and should take place in two weeks.