Countrywide Events



CLASSICAL MUSIC: Chamber Music - British Ben Salfield and the Polish Wieczorek Duo play works by international composers.
Starts: August 8 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk70. Zrkadlová sieň Primaciálneho paláca (Primatial Palace Hall of Mirrors), Primaciálne nám. 1.
Tel: 02/5443-2942.

LIVE MUSIC: Excellent Varieties - Young Slovak bands Divná zostava and The City play pop and funk.
Starts: August 10 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk50. Nádvorie VŠMU (Courtyard of VŠMU music academy), Ventúrska 3. Tel: 02/5443-2942.

LIVE MUSIC: Shores - Jazz evening with Austrian musicians Ellie Wright and Herbert Pichler, and Slovak "Q" band of Stanislav Herko.
Starts: August 11 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk70. Koncertná sieň Klarisky (Klarisky Concert Hall), Farská 4. Tel: 02/5443-2942.

EXHIBITION: The Centre of Europe around the Year 1000 - Unique objects connected to the history of the region.
Open Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until October 20. Admission: Sk 40-100. Bratislavský hrad (Bratislava Castle). Tel: 02/5441-3680.

EXHIBITON: Igor Cvacho - Graphic works and oil paintings by Slovak artist also for sale.
Open Tue-Sun 13:00-18:00 until September 1. Admission: free. Galéria Michalský dvor (Michalská Courtyard Gallery), Michalská 3. Tel: 02/5441-1079.

EXHIBITION: Between the Maker and the Artefact - Exhibition of drawings, collages and experimental art by young German and Slovak artists.
Open Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat 10:00-16:00 until August 31. Admission: free. Galéria Médium, Hviezdoslavovo nám. 18. Tel: 02/5443-5334.


LIVE MUSIC: Old Boys Jazz Band - Open air performance during the Trnava Summer of Culture.
Starts: August 9 at 17:00. Admission: free. Nádvorie radnice (City Hall Courtyard), Hlavná 1, Trnava. Tel: 033/5511-022.

LIVE MUSIC: Operettas and Musicals - Evening with popular tunes performed by Slovak artists.
Starts: August 10 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk100. Huňadyho sála Bojnického zámku (Bojnice Castle Huňady Room), Bojnice. Tel: 046/5430-980.

EXHIBITION: Sculptures and Medals - Bronze and glass works by Slovak-French William Schiffer.
Open Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 13:00-17:00 until August 31. Admission: Sk10. Renesančný kaštieľ (Renaissance Manor House), Galanta. Tel: 031/7804-731.


LIVE MUSIC: Čurbes - World and ethno music festival with performances by Romanian Fanfare Ciocarlia and Slovak Ghymes.
Starts: August 9 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk290-320. Zvolenský zámok (Zvolen Castle), Zvolen. Tel: 045/5325-198.

LIVE MUSIC: Terchovský budzogáň - Festival of young Slovak and international bands playing everything from rock, pop to reggae.
Starts: August 9 at 18:00 and August 10 at 15:00. Tickets: Sk70/day. Amphitheatre Terchová.

EXHIBITION: Štiavnica Countryside - Vladimír Oravec exhibits clay sculptures and ceramics inspired by the region.
Open Mon-Sun 9:00-17:00 until August 25. Admission: Sk10-30. Galéria Jozefa Kollára (Jozef Kollár Gallery), Námestie sv.Trojice 8, Banská Štiavnica. Tel: 045/6913-431.


PERFORMANCE: Jago - Show of historical fencing with duels and shooting from old weapons.
Starts: August 8 at 17:00. Admission: free. Pódium na Dolnej bráne (Dolná brána Stage), Hlavná ulica, Košice. Tel: 055/6827-136.

EXHIBITION: Indivisual - Three contemporary Slovak artists exhibit their paintings.
Open Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat 11:00-18:00, Sun 14:00-17:30 until August 18. Admission: Sk10-20. Východoslovenská galéria (Eastern Slovak Gallery), Hlavná 27, Košice. Tel: 055/6226-667.

EXHIBITION: Ladislav Mednyánszky - Paintings and drawings inspired by impressionism and symbolism, new permanent display.
Open Mon-Sun 9:00-19:00. Admission: Sk20-40. Kaštieľ Strážky (Strážky Manor House, close to Kežmarok). Tel: 052/4581-312.

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