Spectator on facebook

Spectator on facebook

Celebrating the patron of hunters

THE HUNTERS' festival, Days of St. Hubert, which celebrates the patron of hunters, will take place next weekend. From September 6th to the 7th, hunters from all around the country will gather in the courtyard of the Mansion in Svätý Anton, near the central Slovak town of Banská Štiavnica.

THE HUNTERS' festival, Days of St. Hubert, which celebrates the patron of hunters, will take place next weekend. From September 6th to the 7th, hunters from all around the country will gather in the courtyard of the Mansion in Svätý Anton, near the central Slovak town of Banská Štiavnica.

The hunting feast will be accompanied by a number of competitions and attractions, among these will be a target-shooting contest using historical hunting guns and a longest beard competition. Participants will also be able to compete in fishing and hunting. There will be falconry and historical fencing shows, as well as a hunters' fashion show and various cultural performances. For more information visit www.muzeumsv-anton.sk.

Top stories

Bratislava councillors want gambling regulation, not ban

Seventeen councillors do not agree with total prohibition of gambling in the capital, they want to continue in its strict regulation.

Unemployment rate keeps decreasing

Positive development of Slovakia’s economy seen behind the decrease.

European Investment Bank supported Slovakia with €918 million in 2016

2016 was a successful year for the EIB Group in Slovakia, said EIB Vice-President Vazil Hudák.

Vazil Hudák

Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women.

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear