Foreigners: Events around Slovakia

Tips for events around Slovkaia between April 1 and 10, including wine and exotic food tasting, travel evening, concerts, theatre performance, beauty contest casting, fashion show, parties, and more.

Exotic cuisineExotic cuisine (Source: Tibor Czitó)

Western Slovakia


CONCERT:  Zoči voči tour 2016 – The concert presenting the most popular and rising Slovak youtube stars takes place in Nitra; autographs and photos will be permitted. The brand new songs from the planned album of this group will resound; while the launch of an album is planned for autumn 2016. Starts: April 1, 17:30, PKO, Janka Kráľa 1048. Admission: €8-€19. More info:


WINE/GASTRONOMY: Vitis Aurea Modra 2016 – The 16th year of international exhibition and wine tasting has international participation. Starts: Apr1-2, 14:00-21:00; Elesko Wine Park, Partizánska 2275. More info:


CONCERT: Slobodná Európa Tour 2016 (dedicated to Ďurko...) – The band Slobodná Európa starts its new tour dedicated to its recently deceased drummer Ďuro Černý. He was part of the band from 1991 until his death.  The commemorative tour will consist of band members: Whisky (vocals), Sveťo (guitar), Jerzi (guitar) and Žumo (bass). Starts: April 2, 20:00, City club, Šrobárova 10. More info: or


CASTING: Schwarzkopf Elite Model look 2016 – The series of castings all over the country of the Elite agency is an opportunity to become a model. Women must be between 13-22 years of age and at least 170 cm tall; while men must be between 15-23 and at least 182 cm tall. The ambassador of the competition is the top model Michaela Kocianová. She and the jury will choose the winners for the semi-final round. Starts: April 9, 15:00, Mlyny Gallery, Štefánikova trieda 61. Admission: free. More info:

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Central Slovakia

Banská Bystrica

LIVE MUSIC: Juraj Hnilica – Milujem našu zem/ I Love our Country (Tour Jar/Spring 2016) – The successful musician from the televised show CzechoSlovakia Got Talent 2015 who enchanted all with his lyrics and performance of songs like Aká si krásna / You are so Beautiful (Milujem našu Zem / I Love our Country) and Uletení anjeli / Airy Angels. He continues after a successful winter concert round. Starts: April 1, 19:00, Cikker Hall, SNP Square 1. More info:


CLASSICAL MUSIC: Easter Concerts – Two identical concerts of Slovak Sinfonietta (ŠKO Žilina) hail the Easter holiday, conducted by Slovak/US Martin Majkut, with Ivan Gajan on piano, Dalibor Karvay on violin, Jozef Podhoranský on cello, Dominika Výberová-soprano, Judita Andelová-mezzo-soprano, Cantica Collegium Musicum Martin – female choir, Girls’ Choir of Žilina Conservatory, with choir-master Štefan Sedlický performing Ladislav Kupkovič’s Variation on the Theme of W.A. Gluck, Beethoven’s Triple Concerto for Violin, Cello, and Piano in C major, Op. 56; and Giovanni Pergolesi’s Stabat Mater for Solos, Female Choir and Orchestra. Starts: March 31-April 1, 19:00 (seasonal tickets valid for the first); Fatra House of Arts, Dolný Val 42. Admission: €10-€14. More info:

Banská Bystrica

LIVE MUSIC:  WWW NEUROBEAT + FAJT – The band was established in the 1990s in Prague. WWW was one of the first bands with rap experience in the Czech Republic. WWW prefer presentation by means of author’s stylisation and the definition that hip-hop is the right platform for authenticity. Featuring Ondřej Anděra (CZ) – music, lyrics, electronic tools, vocals; Milesa (SRB) – vocals; Pavel Fajt as guest – drums, electronics; Lubomír Typlt – lyrics. Starts: April 2, 20:00, Záhrada Centre of Independent Culture, SNP Square 16. Admission: €4-€6. More info:

Banská Bystrica
LIVE MUSIC: Close Harmony Friends – Harmony Tour 2016 – The vocal concert of the legendary and first Slovak a cappella formation Close Harmony Friends. People have come to concerts of this band for more than 25 years all over Europe, Australia, North and South America and Japan; and this time, they perform in Slovakia. This night brings high-quality music, relaxation and opens new worlds. Starts: April 3, 18:00, Slovak Health University assembly hall, Bernolák Street near Novamede. Admission: €12. More info:

Banská Bystrica

PERFORMANCE:  Rozmanité teórie o zemi/ Various Theories about the Earth – The more we know, the less we understand, suggests the subtitle of the performance written and directed by Jakub Nvota, with music by Martin Geišberg and LaBon. The performance tries to show some of the typical diagnoses, illnesses or phobias of this time with some detachment and humour. Starts: April 6, 19:00, Divadlo Štúdio tanca theatre, Komenského 12 (na Kačici). Admission: €3-€6. More info:


Eastern Slovakia


FRENCH DAYS: Singing in French language – The French Alliance (FA) offers a unique opportunity for people interested in this language and culture. During March, people were able to closer acquaint with French culture and this event will be the culmination of the French month. The competitors of this popular singing competition will be divided into three categories, under 14 years; 15 to 17 years; and 18 to 28 years. Starts: April 1, 14:00-18:00, Kasárne Kulturpark, Kukučínova 2. Admission: free. More info:


DANCE: Princezná z jazera / Princess from the Lake – This dance performance is the connection of two different cultures, eastern and western, Oriental dance and break-dance. The story inspired by the most famous ballet Swan Lake is presented by 70 domestic and foreign dancers. Performers are the dance group Fatima from Prešov, ZUŠ Jána Pöschla / Art school of Ján Pöschl from Prešov and dance group Bunch of Fools, also from Prešov. Guests are Eglal & Oriana (CZ), Soraya (Košice) and others. Starts: Apr 2, 18:30; Jonáš Záborský theatre, Námestie legionárov 6. Admission: €7. More info:


PARTY: Rusnákovica – The Retro club invites people to Rusnákovica, a party primarily meant for ethnic Ruthenians; but others are welcome as well. Resident DJ Milan Knapik will create a great atmosphere. Starts: April 5, 21:00, Retro Cult Club, Kováčska 49. Admission: €2-€3. More info:


LIVE MUSIC: Chiki Liki Tu-A – Last year, this band issued a new album Slzy tvý mámy šedivý a spol. / Tears of Your Grey-haired Mother, etc. This season brings a new programme. This Slovak band – Martin Višňovský (vocals, bass), Ľuboslav Petruška (guitar) a Tomáš Višňovský (drums) – has played more than 1,200 concerts across Europe. Starts: April 7, 20:00, Tabačka Kulturfabrik, Gorkého 2. Admission: €6-€10. More info:


TRAVELLING/WORKSHOP: Travel Cuisine of South Korea – A country located very far from Slovakia, South Korea will be presented by Oleg Šuk and Dušan Silváši in an interesting presentation of Korean architecture, art, hidden Buddhist monasteries, spirituality and degustation of this exotic Asian cuisine takes place in HalmiCaffe. Starts: April 8, 19:00, HalmiCaffe, Hlavná 21. Admission: €4. More info: or www.kamdomesta.


FASHION SHOW: Roma Fashion Show – This event takes place in the Alfa Gallery and is a mixture of two interesting projects, Romani Suv and Roma ReštART. The main goal is to tear down the barriers, stereotypes, racial prejudices and discrimination. Students from socially disadvantaged backgrounds meet on a weekly basis. They work on costumes or discuss discrimination. Materials and photos of students will be also presented here. Starts: April 8, 17:00-19:00, Kasárne Kulturpark, Kukučínova 2. Admission: free. More info:


EXBIHITION: Sochárky/ Sculptors - Eastern gallery in cooperation with the Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava presents a selection of works of Czech and Slovak sculptor characters made by female authors. The exposition of works from the 20th century is focused on the sculptors, who attended classical sculptural studies at universities in Bratislava and Prague. Open: Tue-Sun 10:00-18:00 until May 21; Eastern-Slovak Museum Košice, Hlavná 27. Admission: €. More info:

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