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Trenčín: Jazz festival

October 9 - 11
Kino Hviezda, Klub Lúč
Trenčín

The fourth annual festival features three nights of jazz from artists from six countries.



B. Bystrica:Ann Frank remembered

October 1 - 31
Múzeum SNP
Kapitulská 23, Banská Bystrica



This exhibit pays tribute to Ann Frank, a 15-year-old German Jew who died in a concentration camp in April 1945. Her diary is one of the best-read chronicles of the Holocaust.



Košice: A Russian's paintings

October 3 - November 3
10:00 - 18:00
Východoslovenská galéria, Hlavná ul. 27, Košice
Tel: 095/622-1187

Artist Jurij Gorbachev, a relative of the former Soviet leader Mikhail Gorbachev, brings his vibrant paintings of Russian people and places to Košice for a month-long exhibit.

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Kysuce highway stalled due to missing money

Money is missing to finish the section of highway between Žilina and Poland, stopping the completion of the D3 highway project.

Road-blocking protest in Povina, Kysuce, demanding completion of highway bypass - February 16.

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear

State insulation falls behind expectations, ministry widens support

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the insulation programme.

Only 134 homeowners in the first round and 62 in the second applied for a subsidy via the state insulation programme. Illustration stock photo

US philosopher with Slovak roots, Michael Novak, dies

The man who advised politicians and even presidents Gerald Ford and James Carter died on February 17, aged 83.

Michael Novak