Foreigners: Events around Slovakia

Tips for events around Slovakia between April 15 and 24, world championship, exhibition, regional festival, Ukraine Days, International café, fashion show, old music festival and more.

World Touring Car ChampionshipWorld Touring Car Championship (Source: Martin Trenkler)

Western Slovakia

Orechová Potôň

CAR RACE: World championship – The most popular car race in Slovakia takes place. Organisers welcome all age groups to the palace of speed. During the weekend you can see the time race called Brands agains the Chronometer (WTCC MAC3). Categories like FIA ETCC,Porsche GT3 Cup Challenge Central Europe, Suzuki Swift Cup Europe, Hankook Racer Cup with vehicles Suzuki Swift and Lotus Elise). People can take a selfie with drivers, get autographs and try WTCC simulators. Starts: April 15-April 17; Orechová Potôň, Motor racing circuit. Admission: €3-€200. More info:

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EXHIBITION: Kupeckého svet/The world of Kupeckého – The exposition under the small Carpathians. Exhibit of artworks on the occasion of the year of Ján Kupecký is prepared in cooperation with the elementary school of  Ján Kupecký and the town of Pezinok. The exhibition shows children‘s works from Bratislava region. Open: until May 29, 11:00-18:00; Kasárne Kulturpark, Kukučínová 2. Admission: €1-€8. More info: or

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Central Slovakia

Banská Bystrica

FESTIVAL: Regionálny festival Jeden Svet / The Regional Festival One World – International festival full of documentary films about human rights travels around Slovakia, making a stop also in Banská Bystrica. Starts: April 19, 18:00 Plnávoľba /Full Choice film in English. Záhrada- Centrum nezávislej kultúry/Garden-The Centre of independent culture. Námestie SNP 16. Admission: €4-€5. More info:

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Banská Bystrica

EXHIBITION: Nórske fjordy / Norwegian Fjords – The State scientific library welcome visitors to exposition of northern nature. The Norwegian fjords will be seen in Banská Bystrica until May 24. Paintings from the period of 1870-1935 are on display. Open: until April 24, 10:00-17:00; Galéria v podkroví / Gallery in the Loft, Lazovná 9. Admission: free. More info: or

Eastern Slovakia


FASHION: Icons – The moden exhibition of the VYVA fashion brand, created by a group of women from neighbourhood Nad jazerom, formt he Výmenník Važecká (Važecká SPOT site) under the guidance of Jana Bučková. VYVA set up as a community project From the Street. Visitors will see icons Coco Chanel, Katarína The Great, Jacke Kennedy, Marie Antoanette or Anna Karenina on the stage. The show brings a set of period stories. Starts: April 16, 19:00-21:00; Kasárne Kulturpark, Kukučínová 2. Admission: €1-€2. Tel: 0908 965 287. More info:

FESTIVAL: Ukraine Days – The biggest and probably most uknkown state which borders Slovakia. The second anniversary takes place in Košice to allow a better understanding of the culture, design, art and life in Ukraine. The program includes workshops, dance performances, cultural and social acivities. Starts: April 16-28; Kasárne Kulturpark, Kukučínová 2. Admission: €1. More info: or

LANGUAGE: International Café – The language meeting with foreigners. Visitors can enjoy your favourite coffee (or beer) and speak in a foreign language (English, German, French, Polish, Spanish, Slovak). Starts: April 20, 17:00. Tabačka KulturFabrik. Gorkého 2. More info: or

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Košická hudobná jar/ Košice Musical Spring – The international festival was founded in 1956 and it is one of the oldest music festivals in Slovakia. Featuring cello player Michaela Fukačová, Jan Mráček, conductors Leoš Svárovský and Ondrej Lenárd, Czech band Musica Florea, he Slovak Chamber Orchestra (SKO) Bohdan Warchal. Starts: April 21-May 13; Dom umenia / House of Arts. Moyzesova 66. More info:

EXHIBITION: Zo ZáSUVky / From an SUV Drawer – The useful art design will be presented in the KulturPark. The creation of teachers and students will be seen in a bit different layout. Visitors can see the interaction differencesm, and overlapping of classical art techniques, crafts and design. Starts: Tue-Sun 11:00-18:00 until May 1, 11:00-18:00. Kasárne Kulturpark. Kukučínová 2. More info: or

EXHIBITION: Stretnutie s Krakovom / Meeting with Krakov – The rare exposition of photos from occasional photography group of Ľubica Kremeňová, Igor Šimko, and JánTkáč. Open: Mon, Wed-Fri 9:30-18:00 until April 30. NOVA photo-gallery, Ján Bocatio Public Library, Jaltská 33. Admission: free. More info:, or

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