The festival, taking place between May 2 and May 8 at different venues but mostly in the organising Záhrada Centre of Independent Culture “breaks the embargoes on ideas, world views, locations, memories”, according to the bbonline.sk website. Some of the performances and the visual and music installations (on May 8) need no language, while the majority of events are in Slovak.
In the capital, the Pokračujme bez fašizmu / Let Us Continue without Fascism (“the week of anti-fascist events marking the anniversary of the end of WWII)” brings similar events to Bratislava streets, between May 4 and 8. Reading of anti-Fascist poetry, screening of a controversial documentary followed by a debate, of another film, the famous Dictator by Charlie Chaplin, a commemorative event pointing to the victims of Fascism, and paying tribute to the memory of members of anti-Fascist resistance in Slovakia, accompanied by video-screenings and the concert of B-Complex. During night of May 8, an anti-Fascist party Love Music Hate Fascism starts at 22:00, offering Nada El (SK), Yasvi (ESP / Medena Records) Lajči (SK / PKO soundsystem), Julien (FRA / IDB/TF23). Admission is free.
Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská
5. May 2016 at 19:18 | Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská