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Prepared by Kristína Havasová


MUSEUM of Sigmund Freud, an exhibition featuring a photo collection by Gerald Zugmann and sculptures by Franz West and Michaela Spiegel, recently opened at the building of the Kooperativa insurance company at Main Square 5 (second floor). Zugmann's photos document the changes time has brought to the house where psychoanalytic theory originated. The exhibition runs (Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00, Sat 10:00-13:00) until July 31. Admission: Sk15. Tel: 02/5729-9304.
photo: Desana Dudášová

LIVE MUSIC: Rock Chanson Soirée - The Slovak Art Beat orchestra performs.
Starts: May 21 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk80. Spoločenský dom Nivy (Nivy Culture House), Súťažná 18. Tel: 02/5596-0861.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Flute Connection #2 - Charity concert in which 34 professional flautists from the International Flute Orchestra, conducted by John Bailey, perform music by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Gioacchino Rossini, and Franz Liszt.
Starts: May 21 at 17:00. Admission: free. Koncertná sieň Štátneho konzervatória (Concert Hall of the State Conservatory), Tolstého 11. Tel: 02/5443-5341.

LIVE MUSIC: Jethro Tull - Legendary British progresssive rock band returns to perform in Slovakia.
Starts: May 23 at 20:00. Tickets: Sk790. Incheba, Viedenská cesta 7. Tel: 02/6727-2022.

EXHIBITION: Cakov/Makara - Slovak studio of architecture and interior design presents its works.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00 until June 26. Admission: free. KFA Gallery, Karpatská 11. Tel: 02/5249-7030.

EXHIBITION: Ex Libris - Over 170 artists from 26 countries display around 600 graphic works.
Open: Tue-Fri 11:00-18:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-18:00 until June 20. Admission: Sk40 and Sk80. Pálffyho palác (Pálffy Palace), Panská 19. Tel: 02/5443-3627.

EXHIBITION: Watt 2004 - Competition displays about 100 of the best photographs taken by amateur Slovak photographers.
Open: Mon-Sat 12:00-18:00 until May 26. Admission: free. Zichyho palác (Zichy Palace), Ventúrska 9. Tel: 02/5443-1681.


FESTIVAL: Prievidza Sings - International choir festival welcomes Czech and Belarussian children's choirs.
Starts: May 21 at 19:00. Admission: voluntary. Dom kultúry (House of Culture), Ul. F. Madvu 11, Prievidza. Tel: 046/5412-029.

FESTIVAL: World & Ethno Fest 2004 - The annual music festival takes place at the Levice Castle.
Starts: May 22 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk180. Levický hrad (Levice Castle), Levice. Tel: 036/6312-822.

EXHIBITION: The-At-Re-Install - Slovak artist Kamil Bystrický displays stage set designs.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00 until May 21. Admission: Sk10 and Sk15. Výstavná sieň (Exhibition Hall), Mierové námestie 16, Trenčín. Tel: 032/7434-716.


NEW candidates competing to participate in the popular Porta and Lodenica summer festivals of folk/country music and fun will gather in Ružomberok on May 22. Over 20 of them will perform local folk influenced by American country music from the early morning, starting at 9:00. An hour later, dancers will come to join the musicians and all will compete until 18:00, with free entertainment following. The open-air event takes place at the Country Ranch, in Ružomberok's district of Černov. Admission is free. Tel: 044/4332-827.
photo: Ranč company

FESTIVAL: Scout Festival - Slovak scouts gather together as local folk and rock bands perform.
Starts: May 21 and 22 at 17:00. Tickets: Sk40 on May 21, Sk50 on May 22. Dom kultúry (House of Culture), Nám. Slobody 3, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 048/4153-680.

CLASSICAL CONCERT: Chamber Concert - Celebrating the Year of Czech music, the Kaprálová Quartet from the Czech Republic performs music by Czech and Austrian composers.
Starts: May 18 at 19:00. Tickets: Sk120. Dom umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6226-541.

EXHIBITION: Bonsai 2004 - Regional displays of bonsai trees.
Open: Tue-Sat 10:00-18:00, Sun 10:00-14:00 until May 23. Admission: Sk10 and Sk20. Východoslovenská galéria (Eastern Slovak Gallery), Hlavná 27, Košice. Tel: 055/6221-187.

EXHIBITION: Alica Firmentová and Marta Výrosteková - The two artists display their ceramic art works.
Open: Mon 7:30-17:00, Tue-Fri 7:30-15:30 until May 21. Admission: free. Šarišské osvetové stredisko (Šariš Educational Centre), J. Borodáča 5, Prešov. Tel: 051/7724-749.

EXHIBITION: Ľubica Kohútová - Slovak artist displays her paintings.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00 until May 28. Admission: Sk5. Mestské kultúrne stredisko (City Cultural Centre), Nám. Osloboditeľov 25, Michalovce. Tel: 056/6424-216.

Prepared by Kristína Havasová

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