GASTRONOMY: Ružinov Pig-killing – Pig-killing is a tradition with strong roots in Slovakia, and this one will include a demonstration of a true pig-killing, sausage making “Békescsába style” and “Nové Zámky” style, tasting of the products and a cultural programme. Starts: Jan 31, 10:00; Areál huer Radosť complex at Štrkovec Lake, Ružinov. Admission: free, save for the meals. More info: www.citylife.sk.
FOREIGN LANGUAGES: Language Café – Every first Wednesday of the month, people loving foreign languages and cultures can meet and discuss with others- in Bulgarian, or other languages, with representatives of foreign cultural institutes in Bratislava. Starts: Feb 4, 17:30; KC Dunaj, Nedbalova 4. Admission: free. More info: www.kcdunaj.sk.
THEATRE: Treasure Island – Live from the National Theatre – In the series of live broadcasts from the National Theatre in London, the Slovak National Theatre (SND) this time brings the famous story by R.L. Stevenson, adapted by Bryony Lavery. Starts: Feb 8, 19:00; New SND building, Pribinova 17. Admission: €15. Tel: 02/2049-4290 or www.snd.sk.
MODERN DANCE: Taj dych – Catch Your Breath – The dance-performance piece by Company Elledanse, choreographed and directed by Radoslav Piovarči, explores the similarities and differences of the world of men and women. Starts: Feb 6, 20:00; Elledanse theatre, T & D, Miletičova 17/B. Admission: €3-€6. Tel: 0905/969-105; www.elledanse.sk.
PERFORMANCE/THEATRE: A traditional performance “wedding” – The fake wedding strives to both make fun of the way money for projects is procured, and to explore the “traditional wedding”, “traditional Slovak marriage” and other strange phenomena of modern Slovak society. With an after-party at A4 Priestor pre kultúr venue in Karpatsá 3 which includes a referendum. Starts: Feb 7, 14:00; Salónik lobby, Main railway station. Admission: voluntary. More info (in Slovak): www.citylife.sk.
EXHIBITION: Chyba hranice / The Mistake of a Border – The joint exhibition of two Slovak artists, graduates of the Academy of Fine Arts, Soňa Patúcová and Petra Vojteková, brings a presentation of large-sized works with abstract motifs of nature and landscapes. Open: weekdays 12:00-17:00 until Feb 11; SPP Gallery, Mlynské Nivy 44/C. Admission: free. Tel: 02/6262-4203; www.spp.sk/kontakt/kontakt-galeria-spp.
Liptovský Mikuláš/High Tatras
LIVE MUSIC: The Hurricane – Winter Edition – The three musicians forming Paris House Addict – PHA (Chico BoS-DJ/drums, Fabrice “Madsax”-saxophone and Caroline Stenger-violin) tours festivals, composes its own music and now comes to Slovakia, to play at two venues. Starts: Jan 30, 20:00; Humno, Tatranská Lomnica; Jan 31, 20:00; Happy End, Jasná. Admission: €3.50 (Lomnica), €5 (Jasná). More info: www.kamdomesta.sk.
ICE HOCKEY: Slovakia Cup 2015 – This ice hockey tournament will see the Slovak national team face the German and Swiss teams in a weekend of matches. Starts: Feb 5-7, 17:00; ice stadium Banská Bystrica, Hronské predmestie 4. Admission: €10-€15. Tel: 02/5293-3321; www.ticketportal.sk.
ICE SCULPTING: Tatry Ice Master 2015 – Ice sculptors from 10 countries will compete at the break of January and February. Starts: Jan 30-Feb 1; Hrebienok ski resort, High Tatras. Admission: free. More info: www.kamdomesta.sk.
MOTOCROSS: Xawax Europe Stars Supercross Tournament – For the first time, a special discipline of Supercross comes to Slovakia, luring top European motocross racers to Steel Arena. Starts: Feb 2, 18:00, Steel Aréna, Nerudova 12. Admisison: €15-€17. Tel: 02/5293-3321; www.ticketportal.sk.
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Marcin Dylla – Within the 5th international festival Prešov days of Classical Music. The Polish maestro will give a concert. Starts: Feb 6, 18:30; J. Záborského Theatre, Legionárov Square 6. Admission: €2-€4. More info: www.kamdomesta.sk.
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