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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.

Top stories

They reported corruption at the Foreign Ministry. Now they receive an award

The tenth year of the White Crow award, celebrating young people and activists who break prejudices and go against the tide.

White Crow award laureates

The day that changed the Tatra mountains for good Photo

The windstorm damaged 12,000 hectares of woods on November 19, 2004.

Tatras after the 2004 calamity

Smer follows a downward trend but may escape oblivion

What does the defeat in regional elections mean for the future of Slovakia’s strongest party?

“How could it be a fiasco when a political party wins most councillors among all parties?” asks PM Robert Fico.

Valorisation mechanism changes

But not everybody is satisfied with some of the latest changes.