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Tarja TurunenThe world-known soprano, known as the voice of Finland, sings rock, heavy metal as well as opera within her Storm Returns to Europe tour. When: October 24, 20:00Where: Incheba Expo Arena, Viedenská cesta,BratislavaTickets: from Sk590/€19.58

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Tarja Turunen

The world-known soprano, known as the voice of Finland, sings rock, heavy metal as well as opera within her Storm Returns to Europe tour.
When: October 24, 20:00
Where: Incheba Expo Arena, Viedenská cesta,
Tickets: from Sk590/€19.58

When: October 25, 20:00
Where: Sport Hall Cassosport, Košice
Tickets: from Sk590/€19.58

James Blunt

This English singer-songwriter and one of the world’s most successful and popular artists will come to Bratislava within his All The Lost Souls tour. This album was released in the fall of 2007 and includes songs such as 1973, Same Mistake, and Carry You Home.
When: October 26, 20:00
Where: Incheba Expo Arena, Viedenská Cesta,
Tickets: from Sk890/€29.54

Jethro Tull

The British rock group known for the distinctive vocal style and flute work of front man Ian Anderson celebrates its 40th anniversary with a special tour.
When: November 5, 20:00
Where: PKO (Culture and Leisure Park) at Nábrežie Ľ. Svobodu 3, Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk1,199/€39.80

Shaolin Monks Kung Fu

After previous successful tours, the Shaolin monks return to Slovakia with a brand new show, The Best from Monasteries in China.
When: November 8, 18:00
Where: Sports hall Klokočina, Nitra
Tickets: from Sk100/€3.32

Harlem Gospel Choir

This gospel choir, featuring the best singers and musicians from black churches in Harlem, tours Slovakia within its God Bless The Childern Tour.
When: November 12, 19:00
Where: The House of Arts, Košice

When: November 13, 19:00
Where: Jonáš Záborský Theatre, Prešov

When: November 14, 19:00
Where: The House of Arts Fatra, Žilina

When: November 15, 20:00
Where: PKO (Culture and Leisure Park) at Nábrežie Ľ. Svobodu 3, Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk150/€4.98

American Wrestling Rampage

After its sold-out European tour, ex-WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) superstars as Sabu
Arabian, Sadman, Gangerl, Joe Legend, Test,
Heidenreich and others arrive in Slovakia.
When: November 16, 19:00
Where: Sports Hall Pasienky, Trnavská 29,
Tickets: from Sk790/€26.22

When: November 17, 19:00
Where: Steel Aréna, Košice
Tickets: from Sk390/€12.94


The Grammy awards decorated British soul singer and songwriter will sing hits like Prayer for the Dying, Kiss From a Rose, Don´t Cry, Swoosh, Amazing and Wedding Day in Košice.
When: November 22, 20:00
Where: Steel Aréna, Košice
Tickets: from Sk590/€19.58
Jean Michel Jarre
The French composer, performer and music producer will perform in Slovakia for the first time in his career. Jarre, a pioneer in the electronic, synthpop and New Age genres, as well as the organizer of outdoor spectacles of his music featuring lights, laser displays and fireworks, will stop in Bratislava within his Oxygene Tour.
When: November 28
Where: Sports Hall Pasienky, Trnavská 29,
Tickets: Sk790/€26.22

Moscow Circus on Ice

The new show of the Moscow Circus on Ice is a brilliant, dynamic and colorful display that will appeal both to adults and their children. Kaleidoscopic acrobatic tricks, jugglers, high-wire artists, clowns, animals and comic-actors flying around an ice-rink can't help but please.

When: November 28, 18:00
Where: Garmin Aréna, Športová 5, Žilina
Tickets: from Sk690/€22.9

When: November 29, 18:00
Where: Ice stadium, Trenčín
Tickets: from Sk890/€29.54
When: November 30, 18:00
Where: Ice Stadium of V. Dzurilla, Ružinovská 4, Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk790/€26.22

Bratislava International Film Festival

The 10th edition of the biggest film festival
in Slovakia again offers the latest films to have received awards at the biggest festivals around the world, as well as the latest Slovak films. The International Competition of First and Second Feature Films will be traditionally the main section of the Bratislava film festival. Other sections include Made in Europe, Off the Mainstream, GMT (films from non-European cinematographies), Zoom: Unknown Cinema, Free Zone: Special Theme, Filmmaker’s Profile, Asylum – short films, and Slovak Films 2008.
When: Nov 28 - Dec 6
Where: Palace Cinemas, Aupark shopping centre, Bratislava

José Cura

The charismatic and temperamental Spanish tenor gives a gala-concert in Bratislava.
When: December 1, 19:00
Where: Incheba Expo Arena, Viedenská Cesta,
Tickets: from Sk999/€33.16

Electric Light Orchestra

An old band with newer members, ELO is known for combining classical music and rock, and will be in the Slovak cxapital to play its biggest hits. Along with members from the original lineup, such as violinist Mike Kaminsky, bassist Kelly Groucutt and conductor Louisa Clarka, recruits include guitarist Phil Bates, drummer Gordon Townsend and singer and composer Eric Troyer.
When: December 1, 20:00
Where: Steel Arena, Košice
Tickets: from Sk390/€12.94

Disney on Ice – Princess Classics

Disney’s most memorable princesses – Cinderella, Jasmine, Ariel, Sleeping Beauty, Belle, Mulan and Snow White – appear together in a live production for the first time in Disney history. The most poignant moments of their stories spanning more than seven decades are woven together into one magical experience.
When: December 12-14
Where: Steel Arena, Košice
Tickets: from Sk490/€16.26
www.disneyonice.com, www.gess.sk

Getting tickets

The main outlets in Bratislava for tickets for rock, pop and other concerts and shows in Slovakia as well as in neighboring countries are Dr Horák (www.hudba.info) at Medená 19 (02 5443-5667) or Artfórum at Kozia 20 (02 5441-7232), www.ticketportal.sk (02 5293-3321, 02 5293-3323) with outlets in the Polus and Aupark shopping centers, or the Bratislava Information and Culture Center at Klobučnícka 2 (02 5935-6650).
€1 = Sk30.1260

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