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Prodi: Don't fall asleep and you're in

EUROPEAN Commission head Romano Prodi said Slovakia is "80 to 90 per cent" prepared for EU entry, and that the country can make up the remaining ground before 2004 membership "unless you fall asleep".

The EC on October 9 published a report on five years of Slovakia's progress towards EU entry in which it said the young central European nation was ready to join the EU.

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Old Market Hall will host Christmas Bazaar on Sunday

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

Christmas Bazaar 2016

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

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