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Gypsy DevilsProbably the most popular Romany music ensemble tour Slovakia to present their new album Good Times. Apart from traditional gypsy rhythms, the eight virtuoso musicians will perform classical compositions by Liszt and Vivaldi as well as a few Christmas carols.When: December 15, 20:00Where: PKO (Culture and Leisure Park), Nábrežie Ľ. Svobodu 3, Bratislava

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Gypsy Devils


Probably the most popular Romany music ensemble tour Slovakia to present their new album Good Times. Apart from traditional gypsy rhythms, the eight virtuoso musicians will perform classical compositions by Liszt and Vivaldi as well as a few Christmas carols.
When: December 15, 20:00
Where: PKO (Culture and Leisure Park), Nábrežie Ľ. Svobodu 3, Bratislava

When: December 16, 20:00
Where: Army House, Hviezdoslavova 16, Trenčín

When: December 20, 20:00
Where: Palace of Culture, Námestie Mieru 1,Prešov

When: December 22, 20:00
Where: Palace of Unions, Námestie Ľ. Štúra 1,Žilina
Tickets: from Sk399/€13.24
www.ciganskidiabli.sk

Lucie Bílá


The Czech pop diva accompanied by Petr Malásek Orchestra and Boni Pueri vocal ensemble present a special series of concerts titled “White Christmas”.
When: December 16, 19:00
Where: City Sports Hall, Rybníkova 15, Trnava

When: December 17, 19:00
Where: City Sports Hall, Mlynská 10, Bardejov

When: December 18, 19:00
Where: Saint Family Church, Lavičková 12, Trenčín

When: December 19, 19:00
Where: Evangelical Church, Saint Giles’ Square, Poprad

When: December 20, 19:00
Where: Church of Our Lady of Seven Sorrows, Vlčince, Žilina

Tickets: from Sk500/€16.60
www.luciebila.com

Gasp the Best of


A collection of the most appreciated choreographies by Ján Ďurovčík, which have drawn more than 40,000 viewers to date. The most renowned European dancers have participated in the project.

When: December 17, 19:00
Where: Heineken Tower Stage, Pribinova 25,Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk390/€12.95

Gregorian


These “Masters of Chant” from Germany perform Gregorian chant-inspired versions of modern pop and rock songs with Carolin Fortenbacher as special guest.
When: December 20, 19:00
Where: Incheba Expo Arena, Viedenská cesta 3-7
Tickets: from Sk890/€29.54
www.xl.sk

New Year’s Eve Concert


The Orchestra of the Slovak National Theater and its soloists give the last concert in 2008 to contribute to the festive atmosphere of New Year’s Eve.

When: December 31, 16:00
Where: Slovak National Theater, Pribinova 17, Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk500/€16.60
www.snd.sk

Autoslide


As it is a tradition, motorists from all around Central Europe come to Žarnovica to spend the first January Sunday racing and driving the cheering onlookers into ecstasy. This year, organizers have prepared several attractive accompanying events such as Miss Autoslide, Autoslide King or Top Car of the Year.

When: January 4, 08:30
Where: Automobile Club, Žarnovica
Tickets: from Sk250 (€8.30)
www.autoslide.sk

Swan Lake on Ice


The internationally acclaimed Saint Petersburg’s State Ice Ballet have prepared a new fascinating show on the occasion of their hometown’s 300th birthday. Their performance offers a unique combination of art and entertainment achieved thanks to Tchaikovsky’s charming music and masterful ice-skating figures.

When: January 21, 19:00
Where: Steel Arena, Nerudova 12, Košice

When: January 22, 19:00
Where: Pasienky Sports Hall, Trnavská 29,
Bratislava

Tickets: from Sk799/€26.52

Freestyle Kings


Participants of this Freestyle Motocross World Championship fight against the gravity of Earth by jumping, turning backward somersaults and presenting many other breathtaking tricks. A BMX and Pit Bike shows are also available.

When: January 23-24, 19:00
Where: Steel Arena, Nerudova 12, Košice
Tickets: from Sk799/€26.52
Angelo Kelly
A member of the famous Kelly Family arrives in Slovakia within his “Traveller Solo and Acoustic Tour”.
When: January 25, 20:00
Where: The West Theater, Kolárska 3, Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk599/€19.88
www.divadlo-west.sk

Buena Vista


Julio Alberto Fernandez, Teresa Garcia Caturla, Yanko Pizaco and other members of the noted Buena Vista Social Club ensemble return to the Slovak capital with another dose of hot Cuban rhythms.
When: February 10, 19:00
Where: Pasienky Sports Hall, Trnavská 29,Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk690/€22.90

Ritchie Kotzen


All rock and soul fans can look to an attractive performance by this renowned singer, songwriter and guitarist, who was the opening act for the legendary Rolling Stones A Bigger Bang Tour in Japan in 2006.

When: February 12, 20:00
Where: Arena Theater, Viedenská cesta 10,Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk750/€24.90

Kreator


This German trash metal foursome, who started their career in 1982 under the name Tormentor, perform supported by Caliban, Eluveite and Emergency Gate.

When: February 17, 19:00
Where: PKO (Culture and Leisure Park),
Nábrežie Ľ. Svobodu 3, Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk590/€19.58

Pussycat Dolls


The American pop and dance ensemble tour Europe to accompany their recent album Doll Domination, where each of the five members has her own solo song. As they have promised, this show will be “more spectacular, perfect and glittering than ever”.
When: February 24, 20:00
Where: Incheba Expo Arena, Viedenská cesta 3-7, Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk590/€19.58
www.vivien.sk

Lord of the Dance


Michael Flatley’s fascinating dance show full of music, lights and special effects returns in Slovakia. Thanks to its universal appeal touching people of all generations, the show has drawn as many as 50 million spectators worldwide, thus becoming one of the most successful dance projects ever.

When: February 26, 20:00
Where: Steel Arena, Nerudova 12, Košice

When: February 27, 20:00
Where: Sibamac Arena, Príkopova 6, Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk801/€26.59

Anime Show


After last year’s success, when more than 1,200 visitors came to see this festival of animation, organisers decided to extend the event by one day and offer even more presentations, exhibitions, lectures and competitions.

When: March 14-15
Where: Dúbravka Cultural Center,Saratovská 2, Bratislava
Tickets: from Sk199/€6.61, www.animeshow.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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