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Slovak retail sales up 6 percent in September

Slovak retail sales rose 6.0 percent in real year on year terms in September, compared to a 4.8 percent real increase in August, the Slovak Statistical Bureau (ŠÚSR) said on November 4. ŠÚSR added that retail sales totaled 237.4 billion crowns for the first nine months of the year, a 4.6-percent increase over the same period last year.

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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

Christmas Bazaar returns to the Old Market hall

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

Christmas Bazaar 2016

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