CULTURE IN SHORT

Concert to open Slovak-Italian festival

THE DEMONSTRATION of Italian culture, concerts and various educational and economic forums will be part of the second year of the Days of Italian-Slovak Friendship event which starts in Slovakia on November 24.

THE DEMONSTRATION of Italian culture, concerts and various educational and economic forums will be part of the second year of the Days of Italian-Slovak Friendship event which starts in Slovakia on November 24.

The aim of the festival is to strengthen the cooperation and friendship between the two countries in cultural, societal, educational and business areas, head of the festival Giovanni Gentile told the press on November 19, as reported by the TASR newswire.

The whole event will open with the benefit concert of Slovak and Italian opera singers held in the Mirror Hall of the Primate’s Palace in Bratislava. Part of the festival will also be various round-table discussions and topical business meetings. There will also be a holy mass celebrated by Apostolic Nuncio in Slovakia Mario Giordana held in the Church of the Visitation of the Virgin Mary at SNP Square in Bratislava.

The festival takes place under the auspices of the capital of Slovakia, TASR wrote.

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