May festival at Ľubovňa Castle

THE SUMMER tourist season at Ľubovňa Castle in Prešov region starts April 27 with the building of the maypole.

"Traditionally, at 14:00 a mass is held in the castle's chapel. Then we will transfer to an open-air museum, where a May festival will be held," Monika Pavelčíková, director of the Ľubovňa Museum, told The Slovak Spectator.

She revealed that the museum has prepared a more extensive programme this year, including the grand opening of the renovated castle tower with fanfares music composed by Stará Ľubovňa native Ján Melkovič, and the opening of a photo exhibition by Pole Andrzej Wierzchowski dedicated to the last owner of the castle, Ján Zamoysky, whose son, Count Jozef Zamoysky de Bourboun, currently lives in Spain.

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