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Foreigners: Events around Slovakia

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between August 26 and September 4, including festivals, outdoor, night tours, classical music and more.

Agent Fresco(Source: Nina Šilanová)

Western Slovakia
Piešťany - FESTIVAL: Lodenica 2016; Starts: Aug 25 - 27
Šamorín - FESTIVAL: Tastes, wines and traditions; Starts: Aug 26 - 27
Piešťany - OUTDOOR: Historic train ride; Starts: Aug 27
Central Slovakia
Kremnica - FESTIVAL: Humour and satire in Kremnica; Starts: Aug 26 - 28
Terchová - FESTIVAL: Rock music festival; Starts: Aug 26 - 28
Oravský Podzámok - NIGHT TOURS: Dracula at the castle; Starts: Aug 26
Sliač - OUTDOOR: Slovak International Air Fest (SIAF) 2016; Starts: Aug 27 - 28
Eastern Slovakia
Košice - CONCERT: Quasars Ensemble; Starts: Aug 28, 19:00
Kežmarok - CLASSICAL MUSIC: Concert of four soloists; Starts: Aug 30, 17:00
Košice - CONCERT: Perfromance of Icelandic group; Starts: Sep 1, 20:00
Bratislava
Programme of events in Bratislava can be found here.

Western Slovakia

Piešťany

FESTIVAL: Lodenica 2016 - The eighteen year of the festival of country, folk and tramp music is held traditionally during the last August weekend. The program includes performers such as Čechomor, Emir Kusturica & The No Smoking Orchestra, Otava Yo, Middle Of The Road, Jan Nedvěd, The Buttons, Družina and many others. Starts: Aug 25 - 27; Autocamping Lodenica. Admission: €15 (one-day ticket) and €21 (weekend ticket). More info: www.lodenica.sk.

Šamorín

FESTIVAL: Tastes, wines and traditions - The seventh year of this two-day festival named “Pomlé” is held during the last weekend in August . The festival is accompanied by a rich programme, crafts and workshops. Starts: Aug 26 - 27, Šamorín city park Pomlé. More info: www.samorin.sk.

Piešťany

OUTDOOR: Historic train ride - Historic train rides on the occasion of the 110th anniversary of the route between Piešťany and Vrbové. The ride is suitable for adults and also children. The ride is accompanied by an additional programme. Starts: Aug 27. Train station Piešťany. Admission: €1. More info: www.cango.sk.

Central Slovakia

Kremnica

FESTIVAL: Humour and satire in Kremnica - The 36th edition of international festival of humour and satire “Kremnické gagy/ Kremnica Gags” focuses exclusively on jokes, humour and irony, in all forms and genres. Starts: Aug 26 - 28, Various places. Admission: depends on the performance. More info: www.gagy.eu.

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Terchová

FESTIVAL: Rock music festival - Slovak, Czech and international rockstars perform at the 13th year of the festival named “Terchovský budzogáň/ Terchová Mace”. The program includes Dog Eat Dog (USA), Horkýže Slíže, Inekafe, Slobodná Európa, Zóna A, Metropolis, Dymytry (CZ) and others. Starts: Aug 26 - 28. Amfiteater Nad Bôrami Terchová. Admission: €25 (two-day-ticket). More info: www.budzogan.sk.

Oravský Podzámok

NIGHT TOURS: Dracula at the castle - The last night tour at the Orava Castle brings ghosts, spooks and Dracula, so it is necessary to be prepared to be scared during a programme for children and adults. Starts: Aug 26, entry possible between 20:00 - 1:30. Orava Castle. Admission: €9. (Reservation needed - online at www.oravskemuzeum.sk until Aug 26, 15:00. More info: www.oravskemuzeum.sk.

Sliač

OUTDOOR: Medzinárodné letecké dni/ Slovak International Air Fest (SIAF) 2016- The biggest air event of the year is held on the occasion of the anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising and Slovak Presidency of the Council of the EU. Visitors can await a rich programme including air shows, various types of planes or fighter jets and much more. Starts: Aug 27 - 28; Airport Sliač. Admission: €13 (one-day ticket). More info: www.siaf.sk.

Eastern Slovakia

Košice

CONCERT: Quasars Ensemble - One of the professional Slovak music ensembles plays in addition to classical music also old music and confronts the latest contemporary works with the pillars of classical music history. The concert of Quasars Ensemble is a part of the Hevhetia Music Fest and will be the last concert of the event. Starts: Aug 28, 19:00. Slovak Eastern Gallery, Hlavná 27. Admission: €6. More info: www.hevhetiafest.sk.

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Kežmarok

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Concert of four soloists - The third year of the charity opera gala concert - Operné gala 2016/ Opera Gala 2016 is performed by soloists Mária Porubčinová (sopranist), Peter Berger (sopranist) and Pavol Kubáň (baritonist) and they are accompanied by Júlia Gertáková. The proceeds from the concert will be donated for the purposes of the first children’s Mobile Hospice in eastern Slovakia. Starts: Aug 30, 17:00. Wooden Evangelical church. Admission: €12. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

Košice

CONCERT: Performance of Icelandic group - The group Agent Fresco, which was created in Reykjavik in 2008, easily passes from metal, hardcore through jazz to pop. They have become one of the most awarded groups in Iceland and return to eastern Slovak after four years. Starts: Sep 1, 20:00. Tabačka Kulturfabrik, Gorkého 2. Admission: €8. More info: www.ticket-art.sk.

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