Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Summer solstice music festival

ON JUNE 21, the city of Košice, in cooperation with the Alliance Francaise, will present the Festival of Music (Fete de la Musique). The main aim of the event is to give established and unknown musicians the opportunity to play together in the streets. The participants, who are both professional and amateur musicians as well as music students, will perform on Hlavná street from 14:00 until 22:00.

Paying a visit to Košice on this occasion will be French guitar player and chanson singer Jean-Michel Chevry, who will perform with his band at 14:00 in front of the Slovak Technical Museum and at 19:00 in the Nebo-Peklo restaurant at Vrátna 4. Chevry, who will perform music from his latest album, Passeport, will also be visiting three other eastern Slovak cities.

His performances, in Michalovce (June 23), Humenné (June 24), and Snina (June 25), will all take place in the towns' main squares and will be free.

Top stories

How to sell Slovak books to English readers

Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

Slovakia vies for medicines agency

What chances does the country have at winning the seat of the prestigious European Medicines Agency that needs to relocate from London?

Illustrative stock photo

Vote-buying scandal lands village mayor in court

Some Roma claiming the mayor of Gemerská Poloma, Miroslav Michalka was buying votes, have changed their testimonies.

Stanislav Kučerák (blue shirt) is a key witness in the vote-buying case.

British embassy opens condolence book

The book will be opened for two days.

Floral tributes are laid out in Manchester, England, on May 23, 2017, the day after the suicide attack at an Ariana Grande concert that left 22 people dead as it ended on May 22 night.