THE KNOWN and Unknown Area Under Bratislava Castle is an exhibition currently taking
place on the third floor of Pálffy Palace. The collection of nearly 150 photographs, paintings, drawings and other
works portrays the evolution of this ancient part of Bratislava. Various artists from the last two centuries using
all kinds of techniques offer their views of places now lost in history. Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until August
31. Admission: Sk40. Galéria Mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava City Gallery), Pálffy Palace, Panská 19. Tel:
LIVE MUSIC: Silent Duo - Guitar player and singer Ritchie Bruder and his guest Maťo Psotka on
harmonica play songs from the sixties to eighties.
Starts: Aug 27 at 19:00. Admission: free. Café Studio
Club, Laurinská. Tel: 02/5443-4974.
EVENT: Batcave Presents: Painted Black - Gothic rock, metal, punk 'n' wave, the 80's, electro and
ClassX styles mixed by DJs Shostek and Sex Dwarf.
Starts: Aug 29 at 19:00. Admission: free. Galéria
Duna (Duna Gallery), Radlinského 11. Tel: 02/5296-5037.
LIVE MUSIC: Celebration of the SNP (Slovak National Uprising) - A local brass band performs on the
Starts: Aug 29 at 10:00. Admission: free. Papánkovo námestie (Papánek Square). Tel:
LIVE MUSIC: Robo Šipoš Jazz Trio - Bratislava singer and friends play songs by Frank Sinatra and
Starts: Aug 30 at 19:00. Admission: free. Café Studio Club, Laurinská. Tel: 02/5443-
LIVE MUSIC: Sanatorium, Orkrist, Ancient - Two Slovak groups play death metal and pop metal,
accompanied by a black metal group from Norway in a joint concert.
Starts: Aug 31 at 19:00.
Admission: free. Galéria Duna (Duna Gallery), Radlinského 11. Tel: 02/5296-5037.
OUTSIDE THE CAPITAL
COUNTRY Lodenica is an open-air festival of country music with performances by Slovak
and Czech groups and musicians, such as Kredenc, Čechomor, Funny Fellows, Union City Grass, Karel Plíhal,
Jarek Nohavica and many more. There will be beach-volleyball, rope-pulling, beer-drinking, horse-riding,
panning for gold and guided trips to nearby Čachtice, Tematín, and Beckov castles. The festival runs from
August 28 to 30. Tickets: Sk260-530. Piešťany Lodenica (ship yard) camp, Piešťany. For more information call
033/ 7720-891 or visit www.lodenica.sk. photo:
LIVE MUSIC: Days of Organ Music - The festival features Czech organist Petr Planý (Aug 26) and
Austrian Herbert Ledehrer (Aug 28).
Both performances start at 19:30. Tickets: Sk100. Dom umenia
(House of Art), Nábrežie I. Krasku 1, Piešťany. Tel: 033/7625-365.
LIVE MUSIC: Drietomanka - A well-known brass band presents their concert program.
Aug 31 at 18:00. Admission: free. Bernolákov sad, Trnava. Tel: 033/550-5000.
LIVE MUSIC: The Devil's Violin - Slovak folk group, led by violinist Ján Berky-Mrenica
Starts: Aug 27 at 19:30. Tickets: Sk120. Koncertná sieň Kúpeľnej dvorany (Concert Hall of
the Spa Courtyard), Trenčianske Teplice. Tel: 032/6553-019.
LIVE MUSIC: Dodo Šošoka & Friends - Jazz band formed by the famous Slovak percussionist and his
Austrian colleagues, double bass player Karl Sayer and saxophonist Harry Sokal, performs.
30 at 19:00. Admission: free. Sieň umení Eunika (Eunika Hall of Art), Dolná 1, Modra. Tel: 033/6472-112.
LIVE MUSIC: Big August Evenings of Spirituals 2003 - Concert by gospel singers, such as Lydiah
Wairimu Musau, HIS 4TUNE, Henrik Tjagvad and Melvin Canady Gospel Singers.
Starts: Aug 28 at 19:00
(Tickets: Sk150-190, Synagóga, Pri synagóge 3, Nitra, tel: 037/161-86), and Aug 30 at 19:30 (Tickets: Sk230,
Dom umenia, Nábrežie Ivana Krasku 1, Piešťany, tel: 037/161-86). www.nvr.sk/spirit.
LIVE MUSIC: Fatranka - The Žilina brass band performs in the local park.
Starts: Aug 28 at
16:00. Admission: free. Altánok (Summer House), Sad SNP, Žilina. Tel: 041/5623-171.
LIVE MUSIC: Hviezdička (Little Star) - Young pop singers from Šala present their
Starts: Aug 31 at 17:00. Admission: free. Hotel Park, Radlinského 1739, Dolný Kubín. Tel:
EXHIBITION: Krnáč Brothers - Presentation of folk craftsmen.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00
until September 30. Admission: free. Podpolianske múzeum Detva (Podpoľanie Museum Detva), Partizánska 63,
Detva. Tel: 045/5455-212.
EXHIBITION: Wooden Figures - Wooden sculptures by Mária Hrabinská inspired by traditional
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-16:00, Sat 10:00-17:00 until October 13. Admission: free. Múzeum
Janka Kráľa (Janko Kráľ Museum), Námestie osloboditeľov 30, Liptovský Mikuláš. Tel: 044/5522-554.
LIVE MUSIC: Interval - Concert by Prešov folk group.
Starts: Aug 27 at 16:00. Admission:
free. Pešia zóna (Pedestrian Zone), Prešov. Tel: 051/7731-113.
FESTIVAL: Rock Fest - Košice festival of hard rock music.
Starts: Aug 29 at 14:00. Tickets:
Sk50. Malý amfiteáter (Small Amphitheatre), Park Bambino, Alejová, Košice. Tel: 055/161-86.
LIVE MUSIC: Hurray School - Various rock groups perform as a part of the Prešov Summer of
Starts: Aug 29 at 18:00. Admission: free. ABC CVČ, Októbrová 30, Prešov. Tel: 051/7731-
EXHIBITION: 100 Pieces - Presentation of various art works of the past five centuries from the
collection of the Šariš Gallery.
Open: Tue, Wed, Fri 9:00-17:00, Thu 9:00-18:00, Sun 14:00-18:00 until
September 15. Admission: Sk20. Šarišská galéria (Šariš Gallery), Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/725-423.
EXHIBITION: Farmers Courtyard - The exhibition of traditional crafts with presentations by Slovak
Open: Tue, Thur, Fri 8:30-17:00, Wen 8:30-18:00, Sun 13:00-18:00 until Aug 31.
Admission: Sk10. Krajské múzeum (Regional Museum), Hlavná 86, Prešov. Tel: 051/7734-708.
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