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Western SLOVAKIA

(Source: ČTK)

Western SLOVAKIA

Bratislava

DANCE: MICHAEL Flatley's Lord of the Dance, which has thrilled audiences around the world, is finally back in Slovakia with its astonishing Irish dance show. High demand led organisers to add three more shows in Slovakia. After Bratislava, where the dancer will perform on March 19, the show will move to Ko#šice (Steel Arena, May 12) and then return to Bratislava again. The first show in the capital starts at 20:00 in the Sibamac Arena (the National Tennis Centre) at Príkopova 6. Tickets cost between Sk1,890 and Sk2,190. For more information, call 0905/314-546.

Bratislava

LIVE MUSIC: Drums and Percussion Acoustic Music - Prominent Slovak drummer and percussionist Jozef Dodo #Šo#šoka performs a solo concert that's from a series.

Starts: March 18, 19:00. Admission: Sk160 (in advance), Sk200 (at the door). Klarisky, Farská 4. Tel: 02/5935-6650, www.bkis.sk.

Bratislava

LIVE MUSIC: Fragile - An a capella band of eight Slovak musicians sings world rock, pop and jazz hits.

Starts: March 19, 20:00. Admission: Sk200. Divadlo

v Podpalubí (Theatre in the Underdeck), on the Danube embankment between the Old and New Bridges next to Janko Krá#ľ Park. Tel: 0903/449-650, www.lodcafe.sk.

Bratislava

EXHIBITION: Faces - Jana Ilková, a young Slovak photographer known from her solo exhibition at the Month of Photography in 2006, presents her photos.

Open: Wed-Fri 13:00-19:00 until March 28. Photo-port Gallery, Grösslingova 21.

Tel: 0949/637-568, www.photoport.sk.

Bratislava

EXHIBITION: Paintings, Jewelry - Lea Fekete presents her works - textile paintings made by arttext technology, as well as silver jewels.

Open: Mon-Fri 13:30-18:00 until March 31. Admission: free. Goza Gallery, Panenská 13.

Tel: 02/5930-5721, www.artoteka.sk.

Skalica

LIVE MUSIC: Silvia Josifoska - A concert by the Slovak blues singer.

Starts: March 22, 21:00. Admission: Sk180. Bar-Bar, Pod Hájkom. www.bar-bar.sk.

Central SLOVAKIA

Banská Bystrica

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Music Spring - The Bilbao Trio from Spain gives a concert as part of the 48th year of the festival.

Starts: March 17, 18:00. Admission: Sk60. Robotnícky dom, Lazovná 19. Tel: 048/4155-085.

Banská Štiavnica

SHOW: Searching for Easter Eggs - A group of swordsman performs an Easter play that's full of fun and followed by a raffle around the Po#čúvadlianske lake.

Starts: March 23, 10:00. The Topky Hotel, Po#čúvadlianske lake. Tel: 045/6994-115.

Žilina

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Easter Concert - The #Žilina Slovak Sinfonietta with soprano Janette Zsigová, alto Eva Garajová and flutists Ján Figura and Vladimír Sýkora, plays works by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Domenico Cimarosa and Giovanni Battista Pergolesi.

Starts: March 19, 19:00. Admission: Sk100, Sk150, Sk200. The House of Art Fatra, Dolný Val 47. Tel: 041/5620-979.

Svätý Anton

EASTER: Welcoming of Spring - The Červenô Jablko folklore ensemble performs folklore customs linked with spring. Each visitor can paint an Easter egg and make a switch.

When: March 23, 14:00.

Starý Hostinec pension. www.staryhostinec.sk.

Rimavská Sobota

EXHIBITION: Roma Musicians of Gemer and Malohont Regions - The display presents numerous Roma musicians and bands that used to be an important part of local culture during the 19th and 20th centuries.

Open: Mon-Fri 9:00- 17:00 until March 31. Admission: Sk40. Gemer-Malohont Museum, Námestie

M. Tompu 24. Tel: 047/5632-741.

Kremnica

FESTIVITY: KREMNICA hosts The Last Crowned Easter Egg competition of skiers in masks in the nearby Skalka ski resort on March 23. The programme starting at 10:00 is an event marking the end of winter that will be full of fun and satire. Eager skiers can compete in three age categories, but must be registered with the local dating agency, have at least one ski and have a euro-account in a bank or local cafeteria. Tickets cost Sk10 or €1 (this will be the conversion rate at this event in order to make the calculation of prices easier).

For more information, call 045/6742-844, 6742-084.

Eastern SLOVAKIA

Košice

DANCE PARTY: Kamikaze Dance Odyssey - Ten DJs on three stages promise an evening full of dance.

Starts: March 23, 21:00. Admission: Sk100-Sk180. Stará Sladov#ňa. Tel: 055/6258-888.

Košice

EXHIBITION: Graphic Works - Young Hungarian visual artists Kinga Horváth and Emília Varsányi present their works.

Open: Tue-Sat 10:00-18:00; Sun 13:00-17:00 until April 20. The Vojtech Löffler Museum,

Alžbetina 20. Tel: 055/6223-073.

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