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Opera Ball opens ball season in Slovakia

The 8th Opera Ball held at the Slovak National Theatre's (SND) historical Opera House on Hviezdoslavovo Square in Bratislava on January 12, opened the ball season in Slovakia.

The 8th Opera Ball held at the Slovak National Theatre's (SND) historical Opera House on Hviezdoslavovo Square in Bratislava on January 12, opened the ball season in Slovakia.

The event was attended by some 600 guests who were entertained by hostess Diana Mórová. This included an appearance at midnight by American singer Belinda Carlisle, along with performances by SND Opera soloist Adriana Kučerová, the SND Ballet company, the Boom Band orchestra, the Golden Violin orchestra and singers Sisa Sklovská and Pavol Hammel with his group Prúdy. The program also featured artists from the Czech Republic - singer Ilona Csáková, rock band Olympic and singer David Koller and his band.

The event was organized under the auspices of the Honorary Ball Committee, including members such as SND head Silvia Hroncová, actress Emília Vášáryová, actor Martin Huba, tenor Peter Dvorský and Professor Pavol Traubner. TASR

Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská from press reports

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