Bratislava CONCERT: FORTY years since their first concert, the famous Scottish foursome who call themselves Nazareth will visit Bratislava on September 26 as part of their jubilee tour. No rock fan should miss the opportunity to hear such hits as Love Hurts, Dream On or Morning Dew live in concert. Apart from these evergreens, Dan McCafferty, Jimmy Murrison, Pete Agnew and Lee Agnew will perform several songs from their new album The Newz, which was released in February 2008. The Scottish legends will be at the Pasienky Sports Hall at Trnavská cesta 29, starting at 19:00. Tickets cost between Sk890 (€29.54) and Sk1,390 (€46.14). For more information, call 02/4552-4181 or go to www.music-art.sk.
LIVE MUSIC: Jan Jankeje – Renowned jazz musician of Slovak origin who lives in Germany performs his best songs.
Starts: Sept. 25, 20:00. Admission: Sk100 (€3.32). Hlava XXII (Catch XXII), Bazová 9. Tel: 0911/226-309, www.hlavaxxii.sk.
BALLET: Ballet Gala – World-known dancers from The Royal Ballet London, Het Nationalle Ballet Amsterdam and Nederlans Dans Theater perform together with several Slovak ballet stars .
Starts: Sept. 26, 20:00. Admission: from Sk300 (€9.96). The Slovak National Theatre, Pribinova 17. Tel: 02/5778-2534, www.snd.sk.
SCIENCE: Researchers’ Night – The two-day European project subtitled Stars you don’t know aims to bring people closer to scientists. A number of different activities including night sky observation are available.
Runs: Sept. 26-27, starting at 10:00. Admission: free. The Aupark Shopping Centre, Einsteinova 18. www.sovva.sk.
FESTIVAL: Ružinov Folkfest – The fifth Ružinov international folklore festival features a rich programme of various events.
Starts: Sept. 27, 13:00. Admission: free. The Štrkovec Relax Centre. www.ruzinov.sk.
FESTIVAL: Jazz under the Castle – Jazz musicians from all around Europe perform at the 15th edition of the festival.
Runs: Sept. 24-27. Admission: Sk500 (€16.60, a festival pass). Various venues in Trenčín. www.jazzfestival.sk.
EXHIBITION: Colours of Wood – Vincent Badur, noted woodcarver from central Slovakia, exhibits his latest works that represent a wide range of motifs, from nudes to sports.
Open: Mon-Fri 09:00-17:00, Sat 09:00-12:00, until September 30. Admission: free. The ÚĽUV Gallery, Hlavná 5. Tel: 033/5513-684, www.uluvplus.sk.
Oravský Biely Potok
SYMPOSIUM: Biely Potok Stone – Sculptors from several countries meet to draw inspiration from the wonderful nature of the Orava region and create new works on the spot.
Runs: Sep. 22-28. Admission: free. Park at Biely Potok. Tel: 043/5864-928, www.osvetadk.sk.
SHOW: THREE SLOVAK CITIES will soon have the honour of hosting Yevgeny Plyushchenko, five-time European Champion, three-time World Champion, 2006 Winter Olympics gold medallist, and four-time Grand Prix Final gold medallist. The thrilling show Lord of the Ice performed by the young, successful Russian figure skater and his guests is a unique experience for viewers of all ages. The performances will take place on September 25, 26 and 27 in Košice (Steel Arena), Zvolen (the Sports Stadium) and Bratislava (the Ondrej Nepela Stadium) respectively, all starting at 19:00. Tickets cost between Sk340 (€11.29) and Sk2,640 (€87.63). More information is available at 055/16-186 or www.212.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Juan Maria Pedrero – The talented Spanish organist performs a recital at the 38th Ivan Sokol Organ Festival.
Starts: Sept. 23, 19:00. Admission: Sk80 (€2.66). The Wooden Articular Church and the New Evangelical Church, Hviezdoslavovo Square. Tel: 055/6220-763, www.sfk.sk.
FESTIVAL: Indian Summer in Levoča – In its first year, this international festival of music and the arts features Stamic, a quartet from Prague, pianists Petronel Malan from South Africa and Tomas Kamieniak from Poland. It also features Ivo Kahánek from the Czech Republic and chamber ensemble Hollywell Ensemble from Great Britain. Slovakia is represented by the Warchalovci chamber ensemble, the Los Remedios flamenco group and others.
Runs: Sept. 26-Oct. 5. Admission: from free up to Sk200 (€6.64). Venues in Levoča. Tel: 0911/906-011, www.lblfestival.eu.
22. Sep 2008 at 0:00 | Dominika Uhríková