Countrywide Events


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Bratislava CONCERT:

AFTER A previous successful tour, an icon of the dance floor– DJ Tiesto – returns to Slovakia as part of his Kaleidoscope tour. On June 4, he will perform in the Incheba Expo Aréna in Bratislava, together with the “exporter of Slovak sound” Tomáš Haverlík, as well as Hungarian DJs Yvel & Tristan, Chriss Ronson, and others. This ‘mega-party’ promises a unique mix of DJs and sound-masters. Prices range from €20 to €26. For more info see, or www.slovakia-



CLASSICAL MUSIC: Komorné dni J. N. Hummela – As part of the final concert of the Chamber Days of Bratislava, French conductor Didier Talpain will conduct the work of Bratislava composer Johann Nepomuk Hummel. The ensemble Solamente naturali will perform his Chant sur le mort de Joseph Haydn.

Starts: June 4, 19:00. Zrka-dlová sieň Primaciálneho palá-ca/Primatial Palace. Admission: €4. For more info, see: www., www.tic-


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Solisti de San Carlo – Within the Dolce Vitaj festival which promotes Italian culture, this ensemble will perform works by Bizet, Puccini, Verdi, Lehár as well as popular romantic songs of Naples in a pavilion.

Starts: June 1, 20:00. Hviezdoslavovo Square. Admission: free. More info: www.dolcevitaj. eu.


EXHIBITION: Grafika á la Tex-Mex – Agentura Artlines and Coronado Studio of Texas, with the support of the US Embassy, Slovak Culture Ministry and JAVYS, offer the work of Texas graphic artists of Mexican origin.

Open: Mon-Sat 12:00-18:00, until June 13. Galéria Z, Zichy Palace, Ventúrska 9. Admission: free. Tel: 0903/468-776,


EXHIBITION: Čarovný svet bonsajov - With the support of Japanese Embassy and co-organised by the City Library, the second annual Bonsai Exhibition will take place in a beautiful garden in the historical centre.

Open: Daily 9-19, June 2-6; summer reading space U červeného raka, Michalská 26. Admission: free. More info:


GOSPEL MUSIC: Lumen – The 18th year of the biggest gospel festival in central Europe will open on June 4 in Trnava featuring such names as Switchfoot from the US, Superchick, thebandwithnoname, and the Maleo Reagge rockers from Poland.

Starts: June 4 and 5; 18:00 on Friday and with sessions until 22:00 on Saturday; Trojičné Square. Admission: free. More info:


EXHIBITION: Danubius Fluvius – The Thousand Faces of a River – The exhibition in the Podunajské múzeum/Danube Ri- ver Museum shows the manifold forms and roles of this river and includes maps from the 19th century as well as paintings and photos from the 20th century.

Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-17:00 until June 19. Palatínova 13. Admission: €2. Tel: 035/7731-476;


Banská Bystrica

LIVE MUSIC: FERMATA – Concert by the popular Slovak jazz rock band featuring F. Griglák on guitar, F. Frešo on bass, I. Skovay on drums and P. Preložník on keyboards.

Starts: May 31, 19:00. Komorné divadlo PKO, ECC building, Námestie Slobody 3. Admission: €6-€7. Tel: 048/ 4156-051;


MILITARY HISTORY: The Štefánik armoured train – Three armoured trains were constructed during the Slovak National Uprising to fight against the German army. The first of these trains to be assembled will be on display at various railway stations, including Žilina in June.

Open: 24 hours, until June 5. Žilina Railway Station. Admission: free. Tel: 0918/899-438;



IN KOŠICE, the Pandorine hry/Pandora’s Games exhibition of young local artist Lucia Dovičáková will be displayed in the Kasárne Kulturpark venue in Kukučínova 2. Her work includes paintings, drawings and watercolours concentrating on female figures, both mythological and historical. It can be seen from 14:00 to 18:00 until June 11. For more information, please call 055/6854-299 or visit


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Prešovská hudobná jar, Bohumil Smejkal 75 – The final concert of the Prešov Musical Spring will offer a performance by the Czecho-Slovak chamber duo: violinist Pavel Burdych and pianist Zuzana Berešová performing works by Schumann, Schneider-Trnavský, Suk, Smetana, J. Strauss and F. Kreisler dedicated to Bohumil Smejkal, the late Czech violinist, concert master and teacher.

Starts: June 2, 19:00. PKO Čierny orol, Hlavná 50. Admission: €1.50-€3. Tel: 051/772 3741-2;


EXHIBITION: Kam-kam-kameň - The International House of Children Bibiana is presenting various forms of artistic perception of stone in space at the Tatra Gallery. The exhibit is intended mainly for children and young people. The exhibition was created in cooperation with Bratislava's Jozef Vydra School of Applied Arts.

Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00, until June 18; Hviezdoslavova Street. Admission: €0.50-€1.50 Tel: 052/77 21-968;

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