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Sweet, Too Sweet (Sladké, príliš sladké) is the title of an exhibition currently running at the ÚĽUV Design Studio on Dobrovičová 13 until September 26. In the project two young designers, Katarína Mácová and Zuzana Ordódyová, present textile objects connected by the theme of sweets. There are cushions, purses and miniature clothing. The studio is open Monday to Friday from 10:00 to 18:00. Tel: 02/5296-4153
photo: Ján Ondrejka

EVENT: Jewish Night - Celebration of the European Day of Jewish Culture directed by famous Slovak director, Jozef Bednárik. There will be songs from the musical Fidler on the Roof, film showings and performances by H. Hegerová, J. Kukura, M. Slovák and many others until early morning.
Starts: September 6 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk1000. Divadlo Aréna (Aréna Theatre), Viedenská cesta Tel.: 02/6720-2557. www.divarena.sk

EVENT: Ružinov Dance Party - Dancing session for middle-aged and older generation.
Starts: Sep 4 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk40. DK Ružinov (Ružinov House of Culture), Ružinovská ul. 28. Tel.: 02/4333 0523.

EXHIBITION: Vision and Reality? - Renowned glassmaker Václav Cigler and his students present their works.
Open until Sep 28. Dvorana MK SR, Nám. SNP 33. Tel: 02/5443-2082.

EXHIBITION: Mysterious Bratislava - Photographs of historical and modern Bratislava by Igor Grossman.
Open: Tue-Fri 10:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 11:00-18:00 until Oct 5. Admission: Sk30. Mestské múzeum (City Museum), Primaciálne nám. 3. Tel: 02/5443-1473.

EXHIBITION: Pavlína Fichta Čierna , the winner of the Oskar Čepan prize 2002, presents her works.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until Oct 10. Admission: Sk40. Mirbachov palác (Mirbach Palace), Františkánske nám. 11. Tel: 02/5443-1556.

EXHIBITION: Vincent - This interactive exhibition has been opend as a tribute to Vincent van Gogh, who was born 150 years ago, inspired by his life and works.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until Nov 11. Admission: Sk10. Bibiana - Children's Museum, Panská 41. Tel: 02/5443-1308.

EXHIBITION: Green Wilderness on the River - Exhibition portraying the unique riverside connecting Vienna and Bratislava.
Open: Tue, Fri 10:00-17:00 until Nov 28. Admission: Sk40. Devín Castle.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: Švitorka - The renowned Czech brass band performs as a part of the Topoľčany Summer of Culture.
Starts: Sep 3 at 17:00. Admission: free. Námestie M. R. Štefánika (M.R. Štefánik Square), Topoľčany. Tel: 038/5323-569.

FESTIVAL: Pádivého Trenčín 2003 - National festival of big brass orchestras.
Runs from Sep 5 at 16:00 to Sep 7. Admission: free. Mierové námestie, Trenčín. Tel: 032/16-186.

EXHIBITION: ... Is from Earth - Ceramist Vanda Krivošová exhibits original pictures, sculptures, jewellery and other works.
Open: Mon-Sun 15:00-18:00 until Sep 16. Admission: free. Galéria Merum (Merum Gallery), Štúrova 108, Modra. Tel: 02/5478-9416.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

EXHIBITION: Kamey - Works by renowned Slovak artist Ester Martinčeková - Šimerová.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until Sep 7. Admission: Sk20. Turčianska galéria (Turiec Gallery), Daxnerova 2, Martin. Tel: 043/4224-448.

EXHIBITION: Július Jakoby - Exhibition of paintings by one of the most distinguished artists of the Secessionist Symbolist movement at the turn of the century.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until Sep 7. Admission: Sk20. Turčianska galéria (Turiec Gallery), Daxnerova 2, Martin. Tel: 043/4224-448. www.turiecgallery.sk

EXHIBITION: On the Road - Documentary photographs of Balcan, Middle East and South America. by Andrej Bán.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until Sep 7. Admission: Sk20. Synagogue, Holého 14, Liptovský Mikuláš. Tel: 044/16186

EXHIBITION: Photographs 1995 - 2003 - Irena Nawrot focuses on the body.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-16:00 until Sep 14. Admission: Sk20. Štátna galéria (State Gallery), Banská Bystrica. Tel: Tel: 048/4129167.

EXHIBITION: History of Crumbs - Jan Gryka presents his site-specific art, in which he uses materials from nature and food.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-16:00 until Sep 14. Štátna galéria (State Gallery), Dolná 8, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4129167.

EXHIBITION: Our Daily Cup - Exhibition of cups and pots from private collection of V. Bulla shows the variety of shapes and colours.
Open: Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until Sep 17. Múzeum Andreja Kmeťa (Andrej Kmeť Museum), Andreja Kmeťa 20, Martin. Tel: 043/4230-639.


FAMOUS chanson singer Hana Hegerová and The Orchestra of Peter Malásek will appear with their concert program in Košice, Prešov and Nitra this week. With her charismatic voice and unique songs, Hegerová finds her way directly to people's hearts. Her carefully chosen songs are full of stories, memories, hopes and dreams. She will sing 25 songs, some of them in English, for example The Man I Love by George Gerschwin and For Sentimental Reason by Wiliam Best. Performances are on September 4 at the House of Arts in Košice, September 5 at The Jonáš Záborský Theatre in Prešov, September 7 at Andrej Bagar Theatre in Nitra. All concerts start at 19:00. Tickets cost Sk380
photo: TASR

EXHIBITION: Exhibition of works from the Prague period of Slovak painter Koloman Sokol.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-16:00, Sat 10:00-17:00 until Sep 28. Admission: free. Múzeum Janka Kráľa (Janko Kráľ Museum), Námestie osloboditeľov 30, Liptovský Mikuláš. Tel: 044/5522-554.

EXHIBITION: Pictures from Mongolia - Presentation of Mongolian culture accompanied by building of traditional yurta.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-12:00, 12:30-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-17:00 until Oct 1.Slovenské múzeum ochrany prírody a jaskyniarstva (Slovak Museum of Nature Protection and Caving, Školská str., Liptovský Mikuláš. Tel: 044/16-186.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

EVENT: Celebration of the End of Košice Cultural Summer 2003 - Performances by foreign ensembles that also performed at the 4-th European Cultural Festival of Nations and Nationalities.
Starts: Sep 4 at 16:30. Admission: free. At the underground museum, Dolná brána, Hlavná ulica (Main street), Košice. Tel: 055/161-86.

EXHIBITION: History in Gold - Jewels from the collection of the Museum of Eastern Slovakia.
Open: Tue-Sat 9:00-17:00, Sun 9:00-13:00 until Dec 31. Východoslovenské múzeum (Museum of Eastern Slovakia), Hviezdoslavova 3, Košice. Tel: 055/6220-309.

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