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BRATISLAVA

LIVE MUSIC: Huron High School a Cappella Choir - American vocal ensemble holds a concert.
Starts: Dec 2 at 18:00. Admission free. Zrkadlová sieň Primaciálneho paláca (Mirror Hall of the Primatial Palace), Primaciálne nám. 1. Tel: 02/5920-3305.

LIVE MUSIC: Žalman Brothers Band - Slovak band plays popular cover versions of blues classics as well as original numbers.
Starts: Dec 5 at 21:00. Admission free. Aligator Rock Pub, Laurinská 7. Tel: 02/5441-8611.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Christmas Songs Against Cancer - Concert given by guitarist Karol Malý, Pavol Zajaček's Studio Orchestra and the Octet Singers string band.
Starts: Dec 6 at 18:30. Admission free. Slovenský rozhlas (Slovak Radio), Mýtna 1. Tel: 02/5441-3334.

LIVE MUSIC: Mikuláš (St Nicholas celebration) in Stoka Theatre - Concert by small-town chamber orchestra Požoň Sentimentál and guests.
Starts: Dec 6 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk100. Stoka theatre, Pribinova 1. Tel: 02/5292-4463.

EXHIBITION: Romanian Art Exhibition - Romanian painter Victoria-Ileana Dragomirescu and her students display paintings and sculptures.
Opens Dec 3 at 17:00 and then runs Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until December 10. Hudobné múzeum Bratislavského hradu (Music Museum of the Bratislava Castle - first floor). Tel: 02/5441-3349.

EXHIBITION: Joy of Europe - Reportage photographs by Danka Hašková and Viktor Vojtek document children's festival in Belgrade.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-16:00 until the end of December. Admission free. Galéria Slovenskej spoločnosti zahra-ničnej politiky (Gallery of the Slovak Foreign Politics Association - SFPA), Panenská 33. Tel: 02/5443-3151.

EXHIBITION: Meeting With Works II - Second part of an exhibition displaying works by artists ranging from the founders of Slovak Modernism to contemporary painters and sculptors.
Open Tue-Sat 16:00-19:00 until January 31, 2003. Galéria Ardan (Ardan Gallery), Lermontovova 14. Tel: 02/5249-1197.

EXHIBITION: Winter Variations - Stylist Jaro Uher arranges dry flowers into bouquets and ikebana.
Open daily 8:00-18:00 until December 12. Cultus - Dom kultúry Ružinov (Cultus - Ružinov House of Culture), Ružinovská 28. Tel: 02/4333-0523.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: The Hope Gospel Singers & Band - Fifteen Slovak vocalists accompanied by four musicians perform their own arrangements of gospel songs and spirituals.
Starts: Dec 8 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk30. Kino Hviezda (Hviezda Cinema), Mierové nám. 3, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7434-415.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Christmas Concert - Trenčín's choir performs Christmas works by various composers.
Starts: Dec 8 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk40. Evanjelický kostol (Evangelical Concert), Vajanského, Trenčín. Tel: 032/6582-363.

EVENT: Christmas Market - Presentation and sale of traditional handmade products from glass, ceramics, leather, wax and straw.
Runs Dec 7 and 8 at 10:00-21:00. Admission: free. Spoločenské centrum, Kúpeľný ostrov (Cultural Center, Spa Island), Piešťany. Tel: 033/7752-146.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

EVENT: Mikuláš in the Square - Seasonal open party with entertainment for all the family.
Starts: Dec 6 at 16:00. Námestie SNP, Banská Bystrica.

CLASICAL MUSIC: Slovak Sinfonietta - State Chamber Orchestra conducted by French Didier Talpain performs Rossini, Mercandante, Milhaud and van Beethoven.
Starts: Dec 5 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50-100. Dom umenia Fatra (Fatra House of the Arts), Dolný val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979.

EXHIBITION: The Christmas Time - Local craftsmen exhibits traditional folk articles with Christmas theme.
Open Mon-Fri 9:00-16:00 until December 13. Admission: free. Makovického dom, Horný val 20, Žilina. Tel: 041/5625-956.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Vinx - American jazzman, who used to accompany Sting, Sheryl Crow and Steve Wonder, plays drums.
Starts: Dec 3 at 21:00. Tickets: Sk200. Plastic club, Volgogradská, Prešov.

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Christmas Concert - Old Boys and St Cecilia Choir perform.
Starts: Dec 8 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk70. Agentúra GES (GES Agency), L. Novomestského 13, Košice. Tel: 055/6224-303.

EXHIBITION: Ruedi Haerdi - Swiss artist presents his works, which are both sculptures and ecological projects, in the museum's courtyard.
Open Tue-Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 13:00-17:00 until April 12, 2003. Admission: Sk1-10. Múzeum Vojtecha Löfflera, Alžbetina 20, Košice. Tel: 055/6223-073.

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