THE WORKS of the winners of art competitions that took place in the Czech and Slovak Republics last year are on display at the Bratislava City Gallery (GMB) at Pálffy Palace. The winner of the Slovak Oskár Čepan Award 2003 competition is Mário Chromý. His video-art projection, which captures the Slovak outlaw Juraj Jánošík, can be seen in the basement of the Pálffy Palace. The winner of the Czech Jindřich Chalupecký Award 2003 competition is Michal Pěchouček. His photos, exhibited on the third floor, show his interpretations of situations from ordinary life. The Oskár Čepan Award originated on the initiative of Wendy W. Luers, the founder and director of the American Foundation for a Civil Society, as a parallel to the Jindřich Chalupecký Award. The awards are given to artists under 35. Pálffy Palace is located at Panská 19 and the exhibition is open from Tuesday to Sunday from 11:00 to 18:00 until February 29. The admission is Sk40 and Sk80. For more information call 02/5441-3316.
photo: Michal Pěchouček, Mário Chromý
LIVE MUSIC: Peter Marčišin - Slovak guitarist performs.
Starts: Feb 2 at 19:00. Admission: free. Café Studio Club, Nedbalova 14 (entrance from Laurinská Street). Tel: 02/5443-5047.
LIVE MUSIC: Traditional Club - Six-member band performs jazz.
Starts: Feb 5 at 19:00. Admission: Sk100. Café Studio Club, Nedbalova 14 (entrance from Laurinská Street). Tel: 02/5443-5047.
EXHIBITION: A Man's Tragedy - Hungarian artist János Kass displays 15 of his graphic works that illustrate a popular poem written by Imre Madách at the end of the 19th century.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00. Admission: Sk40. Múzeum kultúry Maďarov na Slovensku (Museum of Hungarian Culture in Slovakia), Žižkova 18. Tel: 02/5920-7203.
EXHIBITION: Close Ring - Table-setting items, interior furniture, and textile designs are on display and are for sale.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00 until February 20. Admission: free. Dizajn štúdio ÚĽUV (ÚĽUV Design Studio), Dobrovičova 13. Tel: 02/5296-4153.
EXHIBITION: Organic Colour, Organic Space - Vanesa Hardi Wallet, an artist with Yugoslavian roots who won the Tonal Award (today's Oskár Čepan Award) in 2000, displays her paintings, which reflect minimalist and geometric styles.
Open: Tue-Sun 11:00-18:00 until March 7. Admission: Sk60. Galéria mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava City Gallery), Mirbachov palác (Mirbach Palace), Františkánske nám. 11. Tel: 02/5443-1556.
CLASSICAL CONCERT: Classical Music Friends Club - Monika Mockovčáková plays piano, Terézia Babjaková-Kružliaková sings, and Katarína Zajacová plays violoncello.
Starts: Feb 8 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk70. Galéria M. A. Bazovského (M. A. Bazovský Gallery), Palackého 27, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7433-505.
CLASSICAL CONCERT: Symphonic Concert - The orchestra of the State Opera and violoncellist Eugen Prochác perform music by composers Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Petr Iljič Čajkovský, and Ludwig van Beethoven.
Starts: Feb 5 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120. Štátna Opera (The State Opera), Národná 11, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4125-823.
DANCE PERFORMANCE: AINA for Five Singles - A dance show by five dancers of Banská Bystrica's Dance Studio.
Starts: Feb 4 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk80. Dom Kultúry (House of Culture), Námestie Slobody 3, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4153-680.
CLASSICAL CONCERT: Zuzana Paulechová-Štiasna - Piano recital by Paulechová-Štiasna of works by several composers, including Ludwig van Beethoven.
Starts: Feb 5 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk40, Sk60, Sk80. Dom umenia Fatra (Fatra House of Arts), Dolný Val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979.
TRIO Mondia, an ensemble formed by international students in Germany, will perform classical music at the House of Arts in Košice. The trio consists of two French musicians, pianist Sophie Labandibar and violoncellist Antoine Foucher, and Slovak violinist Michal Majerský. The ensemble will be accompanied by the Košice State Philharmonic (ŠFK) orchestra, conducted by the Czech Bohumil Kulinský. They will perform Concerto for Violin, Violoncello, Piano, and Orchestra in C Major, and Symphony No 7 in A Major by Ludwig van Beethoven. Dom umenia (House of Arts) is located at Moyzesova 66 in Košice. The concert starts at 19:00 on February 5. The tickets cost Sk60, Sk70, and Sk80. For more information call 055/6224-514.
EXHIBITION: 100 - Display of figurative paintings from the 1930s through the end of the 1980s by popular Slovak artist Jozef Bendík on the occasion of his 100th birthday.
Open: Tue, Wed, Fri 9:00-17:00, Thu 9:00-18:00, Sun 14:00-18:00. Admission: Sk20. Šarišská galéria (Šariš Gallery), Hlavná 51, Prešov. Tel: 051/7581-121.
Prepared by Kristína Havasová
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