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EVENTS COUNTRYWIDE

AUSTRALIAN singer Natalie Imbruglia will perform songs from her latest CD, Counting Down The Days, in Bratislava on November 19 at 20:00. The concert takes place in the Sibamac Aréna, National Tennis Centre, at Príkopova 6. Tickets cost Sk790 and Sk990. For more information call 02/5293-3321.
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Western SLOVAKIA

Bratislava
LIVE MUSIC:
Mortician & others - US death metal band Mortician, along with British outfit Akercocke, Norwegian Blood Red Throne and Slovak group Sanatorium perform.
Starts: Nov 15 at 20:00. Admission: Sk350, Sk390. Babylon Music Club, Karpatská 2. Tel: 0915/200-567.

Bratislava
FESTIVAL:
Brass Seans - The sixth international festival of brass music features Austrian, Hungarian, Bulgarian, Japanese and Slovak musicians, among others.
Runs: Nov 15-18, concerts take place at 19:00. Admission: Sk200 (daily tickets). Mirror Hall of the Primate's Pa-lace, Primaciálne námestie 1. Tel: 02/6573-0080.

Bratislava
LIVE MUSIC:
Plastic People of the Universe - The Czech legendary underground band performs with Slovak young musicians Chiki Liki Tu-A and the dance orchestra from Prešov.
Starts: Nov 19 at 19:00. Admission: Sk250. Park Kultúry a Oddychu (Culture and Leisure Park - PKO), Nábrežie L Svobodu 3. Tel: 02/5443-1707.


Central SLOVAKIA

Žiar nad Hronon
FESTIVAL:
Free Fest - Slovak version of The Beatles, The Chrobáky, the Czech Ozzy Osbourne and Slovak band Him play the hits of their idols.
Starts: Nov 19 at 20:00. Admission: Sk150, Sk200. Mestské kultúrne centrum (Town Culture Centre), SNP 119. Tel: 045/ 6738-241.


Eastern SLOVAKIA

Košice
FESTIVAL:
Festival of Sacral Art - String orchestra Musica Iuvenalis performs Stabat Mater by Giovanni Battista at the opening concert of the 16th year of the festival.
Starts: Nov 20 at 17:00. Admission: free. Historická radnica (Old City Hall), Hlavná 59. Tel: 55/6258-888.



photo: Malokarpatská vínna cesta

THE WINEMAKERS of the Small-Carpathian region open their cellars and offer their products to visitors in mid November. Inspired by their Austrian colleagues, the Slovak winemakers, with a tradition of winemaking stretching back more than 2,000 years, started opening their vaults to the public six years ago. Since then, the Day of Open Cellars on the Small-Carpathian Wine Route has grown in popularity. This year 120 wine producers in 20 towns and villages from Bratislava to Modra are joining in the event. They will lure visitors to enter 63 cellars and taste their wines on November 18 between 14:00 and 21:00 and November 19 between 12:00 and 20:00 for Sk800. The ticket also entitles its owner to a wine glass, a map of the cellars, a calendar of wine events and two Sk200 vouchers with which to purchase a bottle or two. For more information or to book tickets call 033/6433-489.

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