Events Countrywide

Compiled by Martina Horáková


DOWN the Roads of Illustration is an exhibition featuring the works of book illustrator and painter Jan Trojan (1935-2000) taking place at Mirbach Palace until October 10. This artist characteristically strives for harmony in his compositions. Epic figures in his drawings appear out of enchanted spaces formed in a perceptive way. Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00. Admission: Sk40. Mirbachov palác (Mirbach Palace), Františkánske nám. 11. Tel: 02/5443-1556. photo: Courtesy of Study Group GMB

EVENT: Japan Festival - Sumo demonstration by the Daito Bunka University and a demonstration of preparing mochi (rice cakes) by guests from the village of Nosegawa.
Starts: Sep 13 at 14:00. Admission: free. Atletická športová hala Elán (Elán Athletic Sport Hall), Bajkalská cesta 7. Tel: 02/5980-0100.

EXHIBITION: We Are One - Presentation of Chinese graphic designer Fang Chen.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:30 until September 26. Admission: free. K.F.A. Gallery, Karpatská 11. Tel: 02/5249-7030.

EXHIBITION: Karol Weisslechner - Collection of art jewellery and metal objects by the head of the Metal and Jewellery Studio.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until September 28. Admission: free. Galéria SPP (SPP Gallery), Dom plynárov, Drevená 4. Tel: 02/54131251.

EXHIBITION: Michel Seuphor - Collection of 30 works by renowned French poet and abstract painter.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until Dec 5. Admission: Sk45. Múzeum Milana Dobeša (Milan Dobeš Museum), Zámočnícka 13. Tel: 02/5443-2305.


LIVE MUSIC: Concert featuring heavy metal bands Neuraxis, Hellblazer, Birdflesh, Angel~s Decay, and Antares.
Starts: Sep 9 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk180. Stará pekáreň (Old Bakery House), Rázusova 2, Nitra. Tel: 0905/655-451.

LIVE MUSIC: Trnava Organ Days - Organist Mário Sedlár and trumpeter Rastislav Suchan together, in concert.
Starts: Sep 10 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk60. Dóm sv. Mikuláša (St Nicholas Cathedral), Trnava. Tel: 033/5505-000.

FESTIVAL: By the Trenčín Gate - Folk music and dance ensembles from around the world perform at the Trenčín folklore festival.
Runs: from Sep 12 until Sep14. Mierové námestie, Trenčín. Tel: 032/16-186.

LIVE MUSIC: Boris Lenko - Renowned Slovak accordion player performs a broad repertoire including early and classical music pieces.
Starts: Sep 14 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk60. Trenčianske múzeum (Trenčín Museum), Katov Dom, Matúšova 19, Trenčín. Tel: 032/16-186.

LIVE MUSIC: Schola Gregoriana Pragensis - David Eben from the Czech Republic, David Di Fiore from the USA, and Stanislav Šurin from Slovakia play brass instruments and organ.
Starts: Sep 14 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk60. Dóm sv. Mikuláša (St Nicholas Cathedral), Trnava. Tel: 033/5505-000.

EXHIBITION: Slovak Contemporary Art - Collection of works by the new generation of Slovak artists.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until September 14. Admission: Sk20. Nitrianska galéria (Nitra Gallery), Župné nám. 3, Nitra. Tel: 037/7721-754.


EMA on the Island is an exhibition of Detva photographer, Táňa Hojčová, taking place at the Orava Gallery in Dolný Kubín. Hojčová presented the collection in Le Pont Neuf Gallery in Paris, 2002. Most of the exhibited photographs were taken in the Slanický Island of Art, which is located in the middle of the Orava dam and run by the Orava Gallery. Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until Nov 2. Admission: Sk20. Oravská galéria (Orava Gallery), Hviezdoslavovo nám. 11, Dolný Kubín. Tel: 043/5863-212. photo: Táňa Hojčová

EVENT: Birthday Super Disco Falco Show - Come to celebrate the 10th anniversary of the 23 Rondel Club with DJ Riki and get your own present.
Starts: Sep 12 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk20. Rondel klub 23, Závodská 6, Žilina. Tel: 041/7003-1734.

EXHIBITION: Caves and Archaeology - Archaeological findings from Slovak caves, dating back to prehistoric times and the middle ages, will be on display.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-12:00 and 12:30-16:30, Sat-Sun 10:00-16:30 until October 1. Admission: Sk5 and Sk10. Slovenské múzeum ochrany prírody a jaskyniarstva (Slovak Museum of Nature Protection and Speleology), Školská 4, Liptovský Mikuláš. Tel: 044/5522-061.

EXHIBITION: Slovakia Through the Lenses of Documentary Photographers - Photographs by Slovak contemporaries using traditional and experimental techniques.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00 until October 19. Admission: Sk10. Dom fotografie (House of Photography), Námestie sv. Egídia 3633/44, Poprad. Tel: 052/7723-818.
EXHIBITION: Jozef Baláž and Martin Činovský - Display of Slovak stamps.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00 until September 30. Admission: free. Poštové museum (Post Museum), Partizánska cesta 9, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4339-507.


EVENT: Japan Festival - Sumo demonstration by Daito Bunka University.
Starts: Sep 10 at 18:00. Admission: free. Športová hala Prešovskej university (Prešov University Sport Hall), Športová 10, Prešov.

LIVE MUSIC: International Organ Festival - Ivan Sokol plays pieces by Buxtehuden, Bach, and Mendelsshoh-Bartholdy.
Starts: Sep 11 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk80. Dóm sv. Alžbety (St Elizabeth Cathedral), Košice. Tel: 055/16-186.

LIVE MUSIC: American conductor Donald L. Appert and soprano Linda Appert present pieces by Copland, Delibes, Bernstein, Thomas, and Appert.
Starts: Sep 12 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk80. Dom umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/16-186.

EXHIBITION: History of St Petersburg in Costumes from the 17th to 21th Century - Exhibition of dolls in traditional Russian costumes dedicated to the 300th anniversary of the founding of St Petersburg.
Open: Tue-Sat 9:00-17:00, Sun 9:00-13:00 until September 14. Admission: Sk30. Východoslovenské múzeum (Museum of Eastern Slovakia), Hviezdoslavova 3, Košice. Tel: 055/6220-309.

EXHIBITION: Painters of Zemplín Sun and People - A collection of paintings from the Zemplín Museum in Michalovce presents traditional Zemplín culture.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat 13:00-17:30, Sun 14:00-17:30 until September 21. Admission: Sk20. Východoslovenská galéria (Gallery of Eastern Slovakia), Hlavná 27, Košice. Tel: 055/6220-340.

Compiled by Martina Horáková

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