Events Countrywide

Prepared by Kristína Havasová


CONTEMPORARY Irish artist Brian Maguire presents 50 of his paintings to the Slovak public at the Danubiana Museum in Čunovo until June 17. Collectively entitled Works From 5 Projects 89/93, the large paintings from the late 1980s capture Maguire's stays in several Irish prisons. As a teacher and artist, he has worked in jails in Ireland, Poland, the USA, and Brazil over the last 17 years. Currently, Maguire teaches at the National College of Art and Design in Dublin. The Danubiana Museum is located 15 kilometres from Bratislava at Vodné dielo (Water Works) Čuňovo and is open Tuesday to Sunday from 10:00 to 20:00. Admission is Sk30, Sk60. Tel: 02/6252-8501.
photo: Danubiana Museum

LIVE MUSIC: Klangwelt - A multimedia performance by Austrian artists - keyboardist Walter Baco and dancer Maria Theresia Mühlbacher - based on the theme of water.
Starts: May 11 at 18:00. Admission: free. Mozartova sieň Rakúskeho veľvyslanectva (Mozart Hall of the Austrian Embassy), Ventúrska 10. Tel: 02/5930-1533.

LIVE MUSIC: Scesta and Štvrtok Trinásteho - Concert by the Slovak rock bands.
Starts: May 14 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk50. Dom kultúry Lúky (Lúky House of Culture), Vígľašská 1. Tel: 02/6382-3930.

EXHIBITION: 5+5: Czech Jewellery and Photos - 10 jewellery makers display their works along with photographs by Petra Skoupilová.
Open: Mon-Fri 13:00-17:00 until June 6. Admission: free. České centrum (The Czech Centre), Hviezdoslavovo nám. 8. Tel: 02/5920-3305.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Kocián Quartet - Professional chamber ensemble from the Czech Republic performs as part of the Trenčín Musical Spring 2004.
Starts: May 16 at 18:00. Tickets: Sk100. Evanjelický kostol (Evangelical Church), Vajanského, Trenčín. Tel: 032/6528-044.


CLASSICAL CONCERT: Seasonal Chamber Concert - Violinist Zuzana Kállayová-Gutterová and pianist Regina Majtánová perform music by Giuseppe Tartini, Cesar Franck, Claude Debussy, and Eugen Suchoň.
Starts: May 13 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk40, Sk60, Sk80. Dom umenia Fatra (Fatra House of Arts), Dolný Val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979.

LIVE MUSIC: Blaze - Former Iron Maiden vocalist Blaze Bayley and his band perform.
Starts: May 14 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk350, Sk450. Dom Kultúry (House of Culture), Námestie Slobody 3, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4153-680.

LIVE MUSIC: Cesta je prach (The Road is Dust), or Memory of Karel Kryl - Folk-rock musician and writer Igor Cvacho, along with other musicians, baptises his biography of Czech folk legend Karel Kryl.
Starts: May 15 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk100. Rondel klub 23 (23 Rondel Club), Závodská 6, Žilina. Tel: 041/7641-929.


DO-RE-MI-FA, an annual choir festival, takes place in the eastern Slovak city of Prešov on May 16, starting at 14:00. A handful of children's, youth, female, male, and mixed choirs from the Prešov region will perform at the Culture and Leisure Park (PKO - Čierny orol), at Hlavná 50. Admission is free. Tel: 051/7723-741
photo: Šariš Educational Centre

LIVE MUSIC: Dana Kamide - Californian musician plays in a pop-rock style.
Starts: May 10 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk70. Agentúra GES (GES Agency), Laca Novomeského 13, Košice. Tel: 055/6224-303.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Chamber Concert - Violinist Jozef Bikár and pianist Irina Nikolenko perform music by Johannes Brahms, Béla Bartók, Pyotr Ilich Tchaikovsky, and Henryk Wieniawski.
Starts: May 12 at 19:00. Admission: voluntary. Múzeum Vojtecha Löfflera (Vojtech Löffler Museum), Alžbetina 20, Košice. Tel: 055/6223-073.

EXHIBITION: Painted Intertwining - Jana Frajkorová from Prešov displays her bobbin-lace works.
Open: Tue 9:00-18:00, Wed-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sun 13:00-18:00 until June 30. Admission: Sk10, Sk15. Krajské múzeum (Regional Museum), Hlavná 86, Prešov. Tel: 051/7734-708.

EXHIBITION: Witches: Not Just on Journeys Across Europe - Display of photographs capturing performances by a local group of 30 majorettes, celebrating the 15th anniversary of the group's establishment.
Open: Tue 9:00-18:00, Wed-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sun 13:00-18:00 until June 30. Admission: Sk10, Sk15. Krajské múzeum (Regional Museum), Hlavná 86, Prešov. Tel: 051/7734-708.

Prepared by Kristína Havasová

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