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EVENTS COUNTRYWIDE

BRATISLAVA
WESTERN SLOVAKIA
CENTRAL SLOVAKIA
EASTERN SLOVAKIA
Prepared by Jana Liptáková

BRATISLAVA


THE NAY House of Traditional Dances is a unique dance event aimed at bringing folk dance closer to people. It gives people an opportunity to learn traditional dances without the need to attend regular lessons or become a member of a folk dance ensemble. It also offers workshops for professional dancers. Part of the happening also includes concerts, dance performances, and a public dance party. The event starts November 6 at 10:00 and is scheduled to end Sunday morning. Tickets cost Sk199-499. The Nay House takes place at Park Kultúry a Oddychu (Culture and Leisure Park - PKO) at Nábr. L. Svobodu 3. For more information call 02/5441-5961.
photo: Mišo Veselský & Peter Brenkus

LIVE MUSIC: Laco Déczi and Celula New York - Prominent trumpet player and composer gives a concert.
Starts: Nov 3 at 20:00. Admission: Sk199. Babylon Music Club, Karpatská 2. Tel: 0915/200-567.

FESTIVAL: Tri. Pet-jazz - The fourth annual jazz festival hosts the Six of Us Project, Trio Komorného Jazzu, Sax Machine, and Laco Déczi's Celula New York.
Starts: Nov 4 at 19:00. Admission: Sk170. Klub za Zrkadlom (Behind the Mirror Club), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.

LIVE MUSIC: Golden Concert - Winners of the annual public vote for best male and female singers and band - Hana Zagorová, Iveta Bartošová, Jana Kirschner, Petr Muk, Jiří Korn, Dalibor Janda, Janko Ledecký, Elán and Olympic - perform.
Starts: Nov 4 at 19:00. Admission: Sk750-Sk950. National Tennis Centre, Príkopova 6. Tel: 02/4920-9888.

PERFORMANCE: Gymnik - The folk music and dance ensemble celebrates its 40th anniversary.
Starts: Nov 6 at 17:00. Admission: Sk100. Istropolis, Trnavské Mýto 1. Tel: 0907/734-228.

EXHIBITION: Under the Blue Sky - A further exhibition of Slovak artists organised within the Curator in Residence project, presents works selected by guest curators Margarethe Makovec and Anton Lederer, from Austria.
Runs: Mon-Fri 13:00-18:00 until November 10. Admission: free. Open Gallery, Baštová 5. Tel: 02/5441-3316.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA


THE THEME of the Little Prince, a small boy travelling from planet to planet where each is a tiny world populated by a single adult, continues to inspire with its clarity and understanding of the world in which we live. The Košice State Theatre has transformed the story into a dancing fairy-tale for children and adults, mixing visual arts, movement, music, film and theatre. Along with the Little Prince's space odyssey, the performers simultaneously unveil the life story of its creator, Antoine de Saint-Exupéry. The multifaceted show starts November 7 at 14:30 at the Košice State Theatre, at Hlavná 58. Tickets cost Sk70. For more information call 055/6221-233.
photo: Ctibor Bachratý


LIVE MUSIC: Traband - The Czech world music band will get you dancing.
Starts: Nov 5 at 21:00. Admission: Sk40 and Sk80. KCM Priestor, Záhorácka 54, Malacky. Tel: 034/7722-053.

EXHIBITION: NitraCanis - Eighth annual international dog show takes place.
Runs: Nov 6-7 at 9:30. Admission: Sk50. Výstavisko Agrokomplex (Agrokomplex Exhibition Centre), Akademická 4, Nitra. Tel: 037/7734-967.

EXHIBITION: Generation Links - Exhibition of works by the most significant Slovak sculptors maps developments over the last 15 years.
Open: Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until November 7. Admission: Sk20, Sk10. Nitrianska Galéria (Nitra Gallery), Župné námestie, Nitra. Tel: 037/6579-641.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Commemorative Concert - Prominent Czech violin player Václav Hudeček, accompanied by the Žilina State Sinfonietta, plays on the occasion of the 80th birthday of Ján Figura, the orchestra's founder.
Starts: Nov 4 at 19:00. Admission: Sk60, Sk80, Sk120. Dom Umenia Fatra (Fatra House of Arts), Dolný Val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979.

EXHIBITION: Via Mallorca to the Centre of Europe - Over 100 items document the history and the journey of majolica pottery throughout Europe.
Runs: Mon-Fri 8:00-12:00, 13:00-16:00, Sun 10:00-17:00 until November 14. Admission: Sk20. Thurzov Dom (Thurzo's House), Námestie SNP 4, Banská Bystrica, Tel: 048/ 4125-897, 048/ 4125-896.

EXHIBITION: Romano Drom or Roads of the Roma - Significant Czech Romanist, Eva Davidová, exhibits photos.
Open: until November 7. Admission: Sk25. Slovenské národné múzeum (Slovak National Museum), Malá Hora 2, Martin. Tel: 043/4133-096.


EASTERN SLOVAKIA

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Kimberly Haynes - Prominent American soprano sings works by Puccini, Bernstein and Gershwin.
Starts: Nov 4 at 19:00. Admission: Sk50, Sk70, Sk90. Dom umenia (House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6226 541.

EXHIBITION: We and Our Friends - Polish artists Teresa Olbrychtowicz, Jerzy Olbrychtowicz and Irena Lang showcase their works.
Runs: Tue-Sun 11:00-17:00 until November 29. Admission: Sk15. Vila Flóra, Starý Smokovec. Tel: 052/4422-388.


Prepared by Jana Liptáková

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