The 8th Opera Ball held at the Slovak National Theatre’s (SND) historical Opera House on Hviezdoslav Square in Bratislava on January 12 opened the ball season in Slovakia. The event was attended by some 600 guests and was hosted by actress Diana Mórová. At midnight, American singer Belinda Carlisle put in an appearance, while other performers included 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 event was organized under the supervision of the Honorary Ball Committee, with members such as SND head Silvia Hroncová, actress Emília Vášáryová, actor Martin Huba, tenor Peter Dvorský, and Professor Pavol Traubner.
18. Mar 2008 at 0:00 | Compiled by Spectator staff from press reports