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Western SLOVAKIA

Cvetanov (Source: Photo: Courtesy of Michalský Dvor gallery)

Western SLOVAKIA

Bratislava
EXHIBITION:
TWO Bulgarian artists, Vasko Tenev and Slovakia-based Cvetelin Cvetanov, are exhibiting in the Michalský Dvor Gallery on Michalská 3 in Bratislava. The exhibition, called 50 & 50, presents their abstract artwork and nude portraits on the occasion of their jubilee. The works can be seen until April 30 on Tuesdays to Sundays between 13:00 and 18:00. Admission is free, more information available at www.gallery.sk.

Bratislava
STUDENTS’ EVENT:
Veľtrh Študentských Podujatí / Fair of Students’ Events – This event allows students of applied economics to show off their practical skills in the field through a series of projects.
Starts: April 15, 10:00- 17:00; Avion Shopping Park, Ivanská Cesta. Admission: free. More info: www.jasr.sk.

Bratislava
CLASSICAL MUSIC:
St John Passion – Within the series of Easter concerts of the Slovak Philharmonic (SF), Bach’s St John Passion, which premie-red in the St Nicolas Church in Leipzig on Great Friday in 1724, will be performed by the SF, with Robert-Franz-Singakademie Halle, foreign soloists Julia Kirchner (soprano), Inga Jäger (alto), Marcus Ullmann (tenor), Christian Zenker (tenor), Stefan Hei-nemann (bass) and Stephan Storck (arias), conducted by Frank-Steffen Elster.
Starts: April 16, 17, 19:00; E. Suchoňa Square 1. Admission: €10-13. Tel: 02/2047-5233 or www.filharmonia.sk.

Bratislava
ART/EVENT:
PechaKucha Night Bratislava – Special e-vents that give 20 participants a mere 20 seconds each to present their works are fresh, dynamic and gaining popularity. This edition will host a psychiatrist, a bicycle recy-cler, bio-vase producers, a progressive architectural studio and more.
Starts: April 16, 20:20; A4 Priestor Súčasnej Kultúry, Karpatská 2. Admission: €5 (in advance) - €7. Tel: 02/5292- 4470; www.a4.sk.

Bratislava
LIVE MUSIC:
Music Fest 2014 – In the second event of this series, Anthony Strong, a young, promising British singer, pianist and composer, will perform in Bratislava with the Czech Gustav Brom Big Band, conducted by Vlado Valovič and aided by drummer David Hodek.
Starts: April 17, 19:00; Concert Studio of the Slovak Radio, Mýtna 1. Admission: €25-€40. Tel: 02/5727-3624; www. slovakradio.sk.

Topoľčany
EXHIBITION:
Daniela Chrienková – Nedokonalé Obrazy Dokonalosti, to (be) follow(ed) / Imperfect Images of Perfection, to (be) follow(ed) – This Slovak artist offers visual information, with paintings inspired by billboards, posters and YouTube videos. The opening will include a project/performance by Slovak composer Fero Király and artist Zuzana Žabková to (be) follow(ed).
Open: April 17, 19:00; Nástupište 1-12 / Platform 1-12 Multimedia Space for Culture, underpass of the bus station. Admission: free. Tel: 0917/113- 980; www.nastupiste.sk.

Central SLOVAKIA

Žilina
CLASSICAL MUSIC:
The gra-duation organ recital presents Pavol Valášek playing Bach, César Franck, Petr Eben, Franz Liszt and Marcel Dupré.
Starts: April 15, 19:00; Slo-vak Sinfonietta (ŠKO Žilina), Dolný Val 47. Admission:
free. Tel: 041/2451-111; www. skozilina.sk.

Čadca
FOLKLORE/EXHIBITION:
Colourful World of Easter Eggs – An exhibition of decorated Easter eggs presents both traditional and modern decorating techniques.
Open: weekdays 8:00- 16:00 until April 22; Kysuce Museum, Moyzesova 50. Admission:
€1-€2. Tel: 041/4321-386; www.kysuckemuzeum. sk.

Eastern SLOVAKIA

Vysoké Tatry
SEASONAL FEAST:
Veľko-nočné Mestečko / Easter Small Town – Demonstrations of traditional crafts and events for children as well as a cultural programme make for an authentic, traditional Easter atmosphere.
Starts: April 19, 11:00- 17:00; Nový Smokovec, spa co-mplex. Admission: free. More info: www.kamdomesta.sk.

Poprad
CLASSICAL MUSIC:
Adam Brutovský – This young pianist, a Poprad native, will play pieces by Bach, Busoni, Bee-thoven and Skryabin within the 38th Poprad Musical Spring.
Starts: April 15, 18:00; House of Culture, Štefáni–
kova 99/72: Admission: €1-€2.
Tel: 052/7722-255; www. msupoprad.sk.

Košice
EXHIBITION:
PETER Kalmus, an eccentric Slovak artist, exhibits his notable works in the Vojtech Löffler Museum on Alžbetina 20 in Košice, until April 27. The admission to the exhibition, called Tretie Zvonenie / Third Clang (curated by Peter Tajkov) is €0.50-€1. More information can be obtained via 055/6223-073, or www.lofflermuzeum.sk.

Košice
EXHIBITION:
Japonsko Oča-mi Európy – Japonsko Dnes / European Eyes on Japan – Japan Today – This project invites European photographers to residential stays to capture one Japanese prefecture at a time and show the country from their perspective. This time, Slovak Martin Kollár and French Olivier Metzger visited the Chiba region in the Kanto prefecture.
Open: Tue-Sun 11:00-18:00 until April 30; Kunsthalle / Hala Umenia, Rumanova 1. Admission: €0.70-€1. Tel: 0907 /214-802; www.huk.sk.

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