Bratislava SPORT: BRATISLAVA’S sports and recreational facilities administration (STARZ) has scheduled the 63rd year of the National Run DEVÍN – BRATISLAVA. It will be held on April 11 and involves all age and skill categories. The run usually attracts more than 2,000 competitors. The starting time is 10:00 on the Sunday following Easter from its traditional place – the foot of Devín Castle – and it will end in Bratislava city centre. For more info, call 02/4437-3477 or see www.starz.sk.
LIVE MUSIC: Bratislavská komorná gitara 2010 – The international Bratislava chamber guitar festival brings young musicians from Italy, Poland, Hungary, Peru and Slovakia together in four concerts to showcase special combinations and all genres of guitar music.
Starts: April 7 to 11, 19:00; CC Centrum, Jiráskova 3 (tel 02/6382- 4390) and Mirror Hall of the Primate’s Palace, Primaciálne námestie 3. Admission: €5 to €20 (for the whole festival). Tic–kets: www.ticketportal.sk, info www.bratislavafestival.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: The M1 Cycle of the Slovak Philharmonic offers the Slovak Chamber Orchestra of Bohdan Warchal and the Chamber Choir of the Conservatory performing the works of J. S. Bach: Brandenburg Concert No 3 G Major, Concert for Two Violins and a String Orchestra in D Minor, and the Hymns.
Starts: April 11, 18:00; Protestant Church in Petržalka. Admission: €6-€8. Evanjelický kostol, Strečnianska ulica; www.filharm.sk.
EXHIBITION: Russian Icons – from the collections of the Museum in Kostroma presents a collection of the precious icons from the 17th to 19th centuries and also shows icons as a specific Russian spiritual product.
Open: Tue-Sun 10:00 to 17:30 (19:00 on Thursdays) April 8 – May 20, Esterházy Palace of the Slovak National Gallery, Nám.
Ľ. Štúra 4. Admission: €1.30 to €3.30. Tel: 02/5443-4587, 02/5922-6270; www.sng.sk.
EXHIBITION: Vasko Tenev – NÁLADY. “Moods” is the name of paintings and drawings by one of the most successful contemporary Bulgarian artists .
Open: Tue-Sun 13:00 to 18:00 until April 11 - Michalská Gallery, Michalská St. 3. Admission: free. Tel: 02/5441-1079; www.gallery.sk.
FOLK/EXHIBITION: Folk costumes of the Trnava region – All the region's museums (Piešťany, Hlohovec, Galanta, Skalica, and Dunajská Streda) participated in developing this exhibition of festive traditional folk clothing.
Open: Tue-Fri 8:00 to 17:00; Sat-Sun 11:00-17:00 (until May 10); Western Slovak Museum, administered by Trnava Region. Múzejné námestie 3. Admission: €0.5-€1.25 for one exhibition. Tel: 033/5512-913; www.muzeum.sk.
LECTURE: Erich Von Däniken – Nevyriešené záhady minulosti. This world-famous Swiss writer, mysterologist and ufologist is coming to Slovakia to speak about Unsolved Mysteries of the Past. The lecture will be in German, translated into Czech.
Starts: April 9, 19:00,
Dom armády, Hviezdosla– vova 16. Admission: €15. Tel: 0960/333-814, www.domarmady.sk, www.ticketportal.sk.
EXHIBITION: Oravské múzeum of P. O. Hviezdoslav brings a seasonal exhibition of Christian Easter rituals and traditions.
Open: Mon-Fri 9:00-16:30, Sun 10:00-17:00 until May 2; Florinov dom. Admission: €0.20-€0.40. Tel: 043/5865-461; www.oravamuzeum.sk.
EXHIBITION: TVORBA 2010 – The winners from a competition of non-professional artists of the Bytča and Žilina districts will be announced on April 6 and an exhibition of their works called The Creation will then be opened to the public.
Open: Mon-Fri 8:00-16:00 until April 23. Cultural Centre Makovického dom, Horný Val 20. Admission: free. Tel: 041/5625-956; kulturnecentrum.zilina.net.
EXHIBITION: AN EXHIBITION of works by Fedor Vico, a famous Slovak cartoonist of Ruthenian origin who worked for many magazines, is open at the Vojtech Löffler Museum in Alžbetina Street in Košice until April 18. It can be viewed for €0.33-€0.66 Tuesday to Saturday from 10:00 to 18:00 and on Sunday from 13:00 to 17:00. On Friday admission is free. Some knowledge of Slovak is recommended. For more info, call 055/6223-073 or send an email to: email@example.com.
FOLKLORE: Musical-dance performance – The representative musical-dance programme by SĽUK is a classical type of folklore performance by one of the oldest (and perhaps the oldest professional) folklore ensembles in Slovakia.
Starts: April 10, 19:00; Divadlo Actores, Šafárikova 20. Tel: 058/7329-623; www.actores.sk, www.sluk.sk.
MOVIE FESTIVAL: FEBIOFEST – The 17th International Show of Movies, TV and Video will screen lots of films of international scope. In Poprad, the Israeli-German-French black comedy A Matter of Size will be shown with Slovak subtitles.
Starts: April 5 (other movies until April 9) 17:00, 19:30, Kino Tatran, Nám. Sv. Egídia 3. Admission: €1.50-€2.50. Tel: 052/7763-674; www.febiofest.sk.
5. Apr 2010 at 0:00 | Zuzana Vilikovská