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BRATISLAVA

EXHIBITION: Praise to Cast Iron - A display of decorative iron works and everyday objects from the collections of Slovak and Hungarian museums.
Open: Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until September 21. Admission: Sk20. Slovenské národné múzeum (Slovak National Museum), Vajanského nábrežie 2. Tel: 02/5296-6867.

EXHIBITION: 1:1 - An experimental project by Martin Sedlák and Rasťo Sedlačík, representatives of a new generation of Slovak artists.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat 10:00-16:00 until August 23. Admission: free. Galéria Médium (Médium Gallery), Hviezdoslavovo nám. 18. Tel: 02/5443-5334.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Ambassador Orchester Pressburg - Soprano Oľga Bezačinská and baritone Pavol Remenár perform works by Mozart and Strauss.
Starts: Aug 8 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk120. Koncertná sieň Kúpeľnej dvorany (Concert Hall of the Spa Courtyard), Trenčianske Teplice. Tel: 032/655-3019.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

EXHIBITION: Štiavnica Wood-carvers - A display of works capturing the characteristic style of the legendary wood carvers from the mining town of Banská Štiavnica.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00 until August 27. Admission: free. Regionálne osvetové stredisko (Regional House of Culture), Makovického dom, Horný val 20, Žilina. Tel: 041/5625-956.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

EXHIBITION: Amrich, Jurín, Lipkovič, Prokop - Four Košice artists showcase their paintings, drawings and aquarelles, the works that shaped eastern Slovakia's underground art scene that formed during the communist period.
Open: Tue-Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 13:00-17:00 until August 31. Admission: Sk10. Múzeum Vojtecha Löfflera (Vojtech Löffler Museum), Alžbetina 20, Košice. Tel:055/6223-234.

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