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EVENTS COUNTRYWIDE

BRATISLAVA
WESTERN SLOVAKIA
CENTRAL SLOVAKIA
EASTERN SLOVAKIA
Prepared by Jana Liptáková

BRATISLAVA

LIVE MUSIC: Retropicture - Czech Dan Bárta and his band perform songs from their albums, Jesus Christ Superstar and other musicals.
Starts: Mar 30 at 20:00. Admission: Sk299. Babylon Music Club, Karpatská 2. Tel: 0915/200-567.

LIVE MUSIC: Jazz Concert - Ron Affif Trio featuring American Ron Affif and Slovaks Juraj Griglák and Martin Valihora play jazz standards as well as their own songs.
Starts: Mar 31 at 19:00. Admission: Sk150. Klarisky Church, Farská 4. Tel: 02/5443-3715.

PERFORMANCE: Reconstruction of World War II Military Action - On the occasion of the 60th anniversary of the liberation of Bratislava, military history enthusiasts reconstruct part of the battle for the city, which took place April 2, 1945.
Starts: Apr 2 at 13:00. Admission: Sk40. Podunajské Biskupice - Lieskovec. Tel: 02/4524-8024.

EXPERIMENT and Typography, or E-A-T, presents a selection of contemporary typographical works by 42 Slovak and Czech artists. Drawings and notes give visitors an idea about how individual fonts were created. They show the process, from first idea to realization, in posters, books and magazines. The project, which has already been showcased in Brno and Prague, is on display at the Médium Gallery on Hviezdoslavovo námestie 18. It is open daily (except Monday and Thursday) between 10:00 and 17:00. On Thursday it is open from 12:00 to 19:00. Visitors can see the exhibition free of charge until April 15. Tel: 02/5443-5334.
photo: Medium Gallery

EXHIBITION: Metamorphoses - The exhibition shows works by painter Rudolf Fila and his wife and restorer Dorota Filová.
Open: Tue-Sun 9:00-17:00 until May 1. Admission: Sk80, Sk40. The Historical Museum of the Slovak National Museum, Bratislava Castle. Tel: 02/5441-1444.
EXHIBITION: Three Stories - The display presents works by the three most talented painters of Searching For a Talent, a contest organized for people with psychiatric disorders.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00 until May 13. Admission: free. Nezábudka Gallery, Ševčenkova 21. Tel: 02/6381-5592.


WESTERN SLOVAKIA

LIVE MUSIC: From Chanson to Pop - Students from the Dezider Kardoš School of Music in Topoľčany perform songs from the 1960s to the present.
Starts: Mar 31 at 18:00. Admission: Sk20. Synagogue, Ulica pri Synagóge, Nitra. Tel: 037/1618-6.

EXHIBITION: Alien Bodies - This touring exhibition is the outcome of an initiative from Eastern-Central European artists who live in Germany. By inviting artists from various countries to the exhibition, they show how different identities are formed through intercultural cooperation.
Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-5:00, Sat-Sun 14:00-18:00 until April 13. Admission: Sk20. The Synagogue - Centre of Contemporary Art of the Ján Koniarek Gallery, Halenárska 2, Trnava. Tel: 033/5514-657.


CENTRAL SLOVAKIA

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Pavol Bršlík - The soloist of the Berlin State Opera performs songs and arias by Dvořák, Liszt, Mozart, Donizetti and Verdi, accompanied on piano by Marián Lapšanský.
Starts: Mar 30 at 19:00. Admission: Sk50-100. Dom Umenia Fatra (Fatra House of Arts), Dolný Val 47, Žilina. Tel: 041/5620-979.
PERFORMANCE: Hussars - Folk ensemble of the Slovak Defence Ministry, Jánošík, performs its new show.
Starts: Apr 1 and 2 at 18:00. Admission: Sk250. The House of Culture, Námestie Slobody, Banská Bystrica. Tel: 045/533-3941.

EXHIBITION: Retrospective - The display, already showcased in Bratislava, presents the complete graphic works of famous Slovak graphic artist Albín Brunovský.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until June 5. Admission: Sk40. Galéria Petra M Bohúňa (Peter M Bohúň Gallery), Tranovského 3, Liptovský Mikuláš. Tel: 044/5522-758.


THE AIM of the biennial competition in iconography, which is organized by the Vlastivedné Múzeum in Trebišov is to establish closer cooperation between artists of the Carpathian Mountains region. The grand prix in the first year went to Polish artist Jerzy Wojtowics. He was one of 20 artists from Ukraine, Poland and Slovakia, who entered more than 50 icons between them into the contest. Visitors can view the icons until April 16. The Vlastivedné Múzeum (Homeland Museum) is located at MR Štefánika 257/61, Trebišov. It is open on work days between 7:30 and 15:00 and on Sunday between 14:00 and 17:00. For more information call 056/ 6722-234.
photo: TASR

EASTERN SLOVAKIA

PERFORMANCE: Regional Competition - Children's folklore ensembles perform and compete.
Starts: Mar 31 at 19:00. Admission: free. The Culture House, Námestie gen. Štefánika 5, Stará Ľubovňa. Tel: 052/4323-983.

EXHIBITION: Hen Party - Sixteen female artists from the Košice region present their works including landscapes, still lifes, figural works, naive paintings and ceramics.
Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-18:00. Admission: free. KOS Gallery, Hviezdoslavova 7, Košice. Tel: 055/6227-552.


Prepared by Jana Liptáková

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