Foreigners: Events around Slovakia

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between September 23 and October 2, including music, theatre festival, fair, running or exhibitions.

Andrej Bagar Theatre - Opening of the new theatre season 2016/2017Andrej Bagar Theatre - Opening of the new theatre season 2016/2017(Source: Henrich Mišovič)

Western Slovakia
Nitra - THEATRE: Theatre Festival in Nitra 2016; Starts: Sep 23 - 28
Trnava - CONCERT: Various genres of music played by the same group; Starts: Sep 23, 20:30
Malacky - FESTIVAL: Malacky lentil soup: Starts; Sep 24, 9:00
Trnava - EXHIBITION: Connection of Palo Mach with personalities of Slovak visual art; Exhibition opens: Sep 27, 18:00.Tue, Wed, Fri: 9.00 - 17.00, Thu: 10.00 - 18.00, Sat - Sun 13.00 - 18.00
Central Slovakia
Ružomberok - EXHIBITION: Inspiration by Ľudovít Fulla; Exhibition opens: Sep 29, 16:00
Sebechleby - FAIR: Traditions in Sebechleby; Starts: Oct 1
Martin - EXHIBITION: The life of the first Slovak female botanist; Open: Tue - Fri 9:00 - 16:00, Sun 9:00 - 17:00 until Sep 30 
Eastern Slovakia
Košice - CONCERT: Denver band; Starts: Sep 26
Košice - TRAINING: Morning warm-up; Starts: Every Morning, Wednesday and Friday, 8:00
Košice - RUNNING: International Peace Marathon; Starts: Oct 2, 9:00
Kežmarok - EXHIBITION: Dušan Polakovič; Open: Tue-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat 10:00-13:00 until September 14
Spišská Nová Ves - EXHIBITION: Three exhibitions; Open: Tue - Fri 9:00 - 16:30, Sun 11:00 - 16:00
Programme of events in Bratislava can be found here.

Western Slovakia


THEATRE: Theatre Festival in Nitra 2016: The organisers of the International Theatre Festival Divadelná Nitra have prepared a varied accompanying programme and many interesting events. The 25th edition of the festival will be opened by the prestigious German ensemble Münchner Kammerspiele who will perform in Slovakia for the first time in its history. Starts: Sep 23 - 28; Various places. Admission: Depends on the performance. More info:


CONCERT: Various genres of music played by the same group - Especias is a group, which plays their own compositions and arranged jazz, folk and classical music with modern elements. Members of the group are: Filip Urda (bayan/ accordion), Erik Kováč (guitar), Barbora Comendant (bassguitar), Matej Richtarčík (drums, percussion). Starts: Sep 23, 20:30. Music a Cafe Trnava, Športová 1 (City Arena Trnava). Admission: €5. More info:


FESTIVAL: Malacká šošovica/ Malacky lentil soup - After the first spring lentil soup festival in Malacky, this is the autumn one. This event brings local producers and the idea of  healthy alternatives, original hand-made products and non-commercial entertainment together in one place. Starts: Sep 24, 9:00. Kláštorné Square. More info:

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EXHIBITION: Connection of Palo Mach with personalities of Slovak visual art - Exhibition is dedicated to paintings on glass and includes Slovak artists Ivan Csudai, Rudolf Fila, Ľudovít Fulla, Jana Hojstričová, Jozef Jankovič, Palo Macho, Svätopluk Mikyta or Laco Teren. Exhibition opens: Sep 27, 18:00. Tue, Wed, Fri: 9.00 - 17.00, Thu: 10.00 - 18.00, Sat - Sun 13.00 - 18.00. More info:

Central Slovakia


EXHIBITION: Inspiration by Ľudovít Fulla - Exhibition named “Made in Slovakia - Inspirations and interpretations” shows works by Slovak artists who were inspired by Ľudovít Fulla - Slovak painter, graphic artist, illustrator, stage designer and art teacher. Exhibition opens: Sep 29, 16:00; Admission: €1,70. More info:


FAIR: Traditions in Sebechleby - The aim of the 9th edition of this cultural and social event is to present the customs and traditions of the Banská Bystrica Region. The event includes folk ensembles, folk music, and a craft fair. The event attracts more than 12,000 local and foreign visitors each year. Starts: Oct 1; Sebechleby – Stará Hora. More info:


EXHIBITION: The life of the first Slovak female botanist - The first Slovak female botanist was a postal worker from Blatnice, intelligent woman Izabela Textorisová. An exhibition about her personal and scientific life is possible to see till the end of the September. Open: Tue - Fri 9:00 - 16:00, Sun 9:00 - 17:00 until Sep 30    . Museum of Andrej Kmeť. More info:

Eastern Slovakia


CONCERT: Denver band - This is the first performance of Denver, Colorado group named “Slim Cessna’s Auto Club". Genre comrises gothic americana, country goth, country-punk, gothabilly, alt-country’n’gospel, but also various sountracks. Starts: Sep 26. Tabačka Kulturfabrik, Gorkého 2. Admission: from €6. More info:


TRAINING: Morning warm-up - Trainings are every Monday, Wednesday and Friday from 800:00 to 9:00. Visitors can warm up their bodies and minds with yoga, pilates or light cardio. Starts: Every Morning, Wednesday and Friday, 8:00. Tabačka Kulturfabrik, Gorkého 2. More info:


RUNNING: International Peace Marathon - This is the 93rd year of the oldest marathon in Europe, which is accompanied by a rich programme. Last year were registered 11 039 runners in all categories. Starts: Oct 2, 9:00. In front of the Doubletree by Hilton. More info:


EXHIBITION: Dušan Polakovič – This exhibition which is coming to a close, represents a tribute to a recently deceased Slovak artist who was famous for his black-and-white graphic works – including ex libris – which mostly hailed Bratislava but also ordinary people, mythology, worlds of literary characters, and more. Open: Tue-Fri 12:00-18:00, Sat 10:00-13:00 until September 14; U Anjela Gallery, Starý trh 53. Admission: free. More info:

Spišská Nová Ves

EXHIBITION: Three exhibitions - Three current exhibitions has been opened in the middle of September in the Spiš Artists Gallery. Visitors can visit the third part of the project “Sacral Elementum - Spirit Art”, the Premiere exhibition of the Spiš artist, Peter Smik and the documentary project of American photographer Joel Meyerowitz. Open: Tue - Fri 9:00 - 16:30, Sun 11:00 - 16:00. Zimná 46. More info:

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