CULTURE SHORTS...

Slovak video wins in Amsterdam

A ONE-MINUTE video by Peter Vodička won the Self-portrait category of the StrangerFestival in the Netherlands.The 17-year–old from Trstená made the video Aký (nie) som, or What I Am (Not), during one of six video workshops organised by the Stanica Žilina Záriečie culture centre during the first half of the year, Peter Hapčo from the centre informed The Slovak Spectator.

A ONE-MINUTE video by Peter Vodička won the Self-portrait category of the StrangerFestival in the Netherlands.The 17-year–old from Trstená made the video Aký (nie) som, or What I Am (Not), during one of six video workshops organised by the Stanica Žilina Záriečie culture centre during the first half of the year, Peter Hapčo from the centre informed The Slovak Spectator.

The StrangerFestival, one of the biggest world festivals of one-minute videos, took place in Amsterdam from July 3 to 5. It was the culmination of over 25 workshops held across Europe.


The workshops in Slovakia generated almost 60 videos, of which three advanced to the finals in their categories.

Teodor Kuhn's Last Minute competed in the Best of the World category and the video What by Monika Jankovičová ran in the Inside/Out category.


Top stories

Dancers perform in the streets of Trenčín, spotlighting the architecture of the city.

Slovakia will open a new institute, this time in Jerusalem

Culture, sports and travel stories rounded up in one place.


23. júl
The Office of the Public Defender of Rights flies the rainbow flag to mark the Bratislava Pride in 2021.

The pandemic has made it clear that we must stand together

International friends and partners of Slovakia celebrate Bratislava Pride.


7 h

Bratislava Pride will take place online

It will be streamed on July 24 and accompanied by numerous music performances.


22. júl

News digest: Crowd blocks entrance to parliament ahead of vaccine-related vote

The youngest member of the Slovak Olympic team kicks off the games with a personal record. Extensive reconstruction of Bratislava's Michael's Tower launched.


23 h