Countrywide Events


(Source: Courtesy of KZP)


Bratislava MUSIC:

THE TURECKÝ večer / Turkish Evening event in Klub za zrkadlom, Zrkadlový háj in Bratislava brings Turkish traditional music performed by Duo Engin a Roman, and Tribal and Tribal Fusion-style dance from the group Rustiqua. On Friday, November 12, all visitors can get a taste of exotic music and atmosphere for €3. For more information, call 02/6383-6764 or visit


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Nová slovenská hudba / New Slovak Music – The 25th year of this festival, which takes place from November 7 till 13, brings a concert by the Bratislava Clarinet Connection & Chamber Ensemble Flautissimo (P. Varga, L. Turčina, P. Kulifaj, J. Pastorková) playing M. Betko, J. Hatrík, J. Tandler, P. Malovec and J. Sixta.

Starts: November 11, 17:00; Small concert studio, Slovak Radio, Mýtna 1. Admission: €1-€3. Tel: 02/5727-3479; www.kam-


DANCE: Quadrans – After its premiere in October, two more performances of this project by the Elle Danse school and theatre are being put on. Quadrans is a piece by four choreographers, V. Šoltýs, B. Nahálka, L. Vágnerová and P. Mašek, consisting of four parts.

Starts: November 12, 20:00; Dom T & D, Miletičova 17/B. Admission: €5-€8. Tel: 02/5541- 0716;


BLUES FESTIVAL: Folk-Blues Session X – The 10th year of the Blues Festival brings Dura & Blues Club, Zuzana Suchánková & Miro Záhradník, Hanka Dun-drová & The Kids (Czech Republic) and ZVA 12:28 Band, offering a medley of Czech and Slovak folk and country blues music.

Starts: November 13, 18:00; DK Lúky, Vígľašská 1. Admission: €3.50 (in advance) - €5 (on the door). Tel: 02/6382-3930; www.


EXHIBITION: Čipky Boženy Janekovej / The Laces of Božena Janeková is an exhibition showing the rich work of this artist who worked for the ÚĽUV centre of folk crafts and arts in the 1960s and 1970s.

Open: Tue-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat 10:00-14:00 until November 27; ÚĽUV gallery, Obchodná 64. Admission: free. Tel: 02/5273- 1349;


EXHIBITION: Zapnuté - Vypnuté - Zabudnuté? / Turned-on - Turned-off - Forgotten? This exhibition displays products made by the Tesla Bratislava company, the monopoly producer of radios, record players and calculators from 1946 until 1990. It has more than 50 exhibits that were hi-tech hits of their time.

Open: Tue-Sun 13:00-18:00 until November 28; SATELIT gallery, Dobrovičova 3. Admission: free. Tel: 02/5292-0184; www.


EXHIBITION: OnaOn/HerHim – The exhibition of photos from the local university studio of Tibor Huszár and Roman Pav-lovič presents a selection of their best and most typical works.

Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-17:00, Sat-Sun 10:00-18:00; klub3, Kopplova vila of the GJK, Zelený kríček 3. Admission: €0.60-€1.30. Tel: 033/5511-659;


Banská Bystrica

LIVE MUSIC: A Cappella Alliance – This series of concerts by the Slovak vocal choir Close Har-mony Friends and their Canadian guests, the a cappella group Cadence, visits several cities.

Starts: November 13, 19:00; State Opera in Banská Bystrica, Národná 11. Admission: €11-€12. Tel: 048/2457-123; www.state-,

Dolný Kubín

EXHIBITION: 9th International Exhibition of Bethlehems – Showcases the tradition of making so-called Bethlehems or nativity scenes. The Orava Cultural Centre is showing the works in cooperation with the House of Culture in Hodonín, Moravia (Czech Republic).

Open: Mon-Fri 10:00-17:00 until December 5; OKS, Bysterecká 1263/55. Admission: free. Tel: 043/5864928; www.os-




BETWEEN November 10 and November 15 the city of Košice hosts the Košický Operetný Festival, a festival of operetta. Apart from pieces by the local conservatory, Bratislava’s Teatro Wüstenrot, and the Moravian-Silesian National Theatre from Ostrava, operetta fans will be able to watch Franz Lehár’s The Merry Widow on November 13, staged by the State Opera from Banská Bystrica in the historical building of the State Theatre Košice at Hlavná 58. For more information, call 055/2452-200 or visit


LIVE JAZZ: Jazz For Sale II, Višegrádske dni – The Visegrad Days project brings several events, including an exhibition and live concerts. This time around, East-European Art-semble, Anthymos Apostolis Trio, the Mihály Dresch Quartet featuring F. Kovács, and Nu-selský umělecký orchestr let audiences taste their various interpretations of jazz.

Starts: November 13, 19:00; Historical Town Hall, Hlavná 58. Admission: €8.30. Tel: 055/6230- 909;


EXHIBITION: Karpatský spolok / Karpathenverein – The Car-pathians Association was an organisation founded in 1873 to promote hiking, climbing and winter sports. The exhibition shows the turbulent history of this association.

Open: Tue-Fri 9:00-16:00, Sat-Sun 12:00-16:00 until Decem-ber 12; Podtatranské múzeum, Vajanského 72/4. Admission: €1-€3. Tel: 052/7721-924;

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