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WESTEND Gallery presents an exhibition of illustrations by Dávid Ursiny. The illustrations accompany the first Slovak translation of The Bhagavad Gítá, Sanskrit for the Song of God, known as the oldest book in the world. The Bhagavad Gítá played a similar role in the history of India as the New Testament did in the history of Europe. Ursiny is a young artist who paints, creates graphic art and does book illustrations. The Westend Gallery, at Dúbravská cesta 2, is open Monday to Friday, 8:00 to 17:00. The exhibition ends December 6. Admission is free. For more information call 02/5478-9416.
photo: Westend Gallery

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Homage to Antonín Dvořák - Violinist Josef Suk and pianist Marián Lapšanský play Dvořák at a concert to benefit the Foundation of Professional Musicians.
Starts: Nov 30 at 19:00. Admission: Sk130 and Sk160. Koncertná sieň Slovenskej filharmónie (Slovak Philharmonic Concert Hall), Palackého 2. Tel: 02/5920-8233.

FOLK MUSIC: Ondreju, Ondreju ... - The folk music and dance ensemble Dolina performs a traditional celebration of the name day Ondrej (Nov 30).
Starts: Nov 30 at 19:00. Admission: Sk50. Park Kultúry a Oddychu (Culture and Leisure Park - PKO), Nábr. L. Svobodu 3. Tel: 02/5441-5961.

PERFORMANCE: David Copperfield - Mega show of the world-famous magician comes to Bratislava.
Starts: Dec 2 at 17:30 and 21:00. Admission: Sk1,350-Sk2,950. ST Aréna, ice-hockey stadium of Ondrej Nepela, Odbojárov 9. Tel: 0902/520-868.

LIVE MUSIC: Christmas and Chanukah, or Klezmer and Folk - Singer Zuzana Homolová and the Pressburger Klezmer Band link Christian and Jewish music.
Starts: Dec 2 at 20:00. Admission: Sk100, Sk140. Klub za Zrkadlom (Behind the Mirror Club), Rovniankova 3. Tel: 02/6381-1328.

LIVE MUSIC: Laibach - Industrial rockers from Slovenia stop in Bratislava on their European tour.
Starts: Dec 4 at 20:00. Admission: Sk499 and Sk599. Babylon Music Club, Karpatská 2. Tel: 0915/200-567.

EXHIBITION: Entry Allowed - Works by visual artists are introduced to children in a playful way.
Opens: Mon-Tue 11:00-18:00 until December 12. Admission: Sk60. Galéria mesta Bratislavy (Bratislava City Gallery), Mirbach Palace, Františkánske námestie 11. Tel: 02/5443-1556.


INTEGRATED Harmony: A New Style of Painting by Dutchman Robert Elslander is part of an artistic project at Bojnice Castle - Vis magica loci (The Place’s Mystic Power). The project gathered more than 20 leading Slovak artists to create work inspired by the castle’s atmosphere. It now aims to draw international artists and establish a permanent exhibition space. Elslander’s exhibition is open daily except Monday between 10:00 and 16:00 until January 16. Tickets cost Sk140 and Sk70. For more information call 046/5430-624.
photo: Bojnice Castle

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Collegium Cantorum - The chamber ensemble gives a concert.
Starts: Dec 5 at 16:00. Admission: free. St Gorazd Church, Klokočina. Nitra. Tel: 0907/432-320.

EXHIBITION: Painted Silk - Darina Šurečková, a Slovak native living in the Czech Republic, exhibits pictures and accessories created in painted silk.
Runs: Mon-Fri 9:00-16:00 and Sun 10:00-16:00 until January 31. Admission: Sk12 and Sk6. Jozef Nécsey Gallery, Sv. Michala 40, Levice. Tel: 036/ 6312-112.

EXHIBITION: Naive Art from Kovačica - Kovačica’s best-known amateur artists, including Martin Jonáš and Zuzana Chalupová, exhibit almost 50 pieces.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00 until December 15. Admission: Sk40. Jozef Kollár Gallery, Trojičné námestie 8, Banská Štiavnica. Tel: 045/6913-431.

LIVE MUSIC: ZnouzeCnost and The Klemones - Czech neo-post-ethno-punk-with-elements-of-folk-and-rap group gives a concert with a special guest.
Starts: Dec 2 at 20:00. Admission: Sk120. Rondel Club 23, Závodská cesta 6, Žilina. Tel: 0903/804-051.


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Violoncello recital - Czech musician Jiří Bárta performs.
Starts: Nov 29 at 19:00. Admission: Sk60. Dom umenia (The House of Arts), Moyzesova 66, Košice. Tel: 055/6220-763.

EXHIBITION: Mixiatures and Moslem Teenagers - The photos of Soody Sharifi, an Iranian living in the USA, explore ancient and contemporary culture.
Runs: Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00; Sat 10:00-14:00 until December 12. Admission: Sk5, Sk10. Dom Fotografie (House of Photography), Námestie sv Egídia 3633/44, Poprad. Tel: 052/7723-818.

Prepared by Jana Liptáková

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