Music & Dance
CONCERT: Tosca & Jimmy Pé; Starts: Mar 25, 20:00
COURSE: Argentine Tango for beginners; Starts: Mar 25, 19:00
CONCERT: Dire Straits Experience; Starts: Mar 30, 19:00
Theatre & Classical Music
BALLET: Swan Lake; Starts: Mar 29, 19:00
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL: Adventure films from the mountains; Starts: The festival has already begun and lasts until Mar 26
MULTIGENRE FESTIVAL: AnimeShow & Game Expo 2017; Starts: Mar 24 – 26
WORKSHOP: Meditation; Starts: Mar 25, 9:00
SHOW: Ceasar Millan; Starts: Mar 25, 2017, 19:30
GASTRONOMY: Vegan Dinner; Starts: Mar 26, 17:00
MEETING: Bedtime Stories for Adults; Starts: Mar 26, 18:30
COURSE: Drawing course (in English); Starts: Mar 27, Apr 3 and Apr 10 all days from 17:00
COURSE: Face Yoga in English; Starts: Mar 31, 18:30
COMEDY SHOW: Michael Winslow; Starts: Apr 1, 23:00
GUIDED TOUR: Works by Milan Adamčiak; Starts: Apr 2, 16:00
EXHIBITION: IWD / Paintings by Contemporary Women; Open: Tue - Fri 13:00 - 18:00 until Apr 21
EXHIBITION: Playing Hide and Law; Exhibition opens: Mar 10, 18:00; Wed - Sat 14:00 - 19:00and lasts until May 13
TRAINING: Pilates in English three days a week; Starts: Every Tuesday and Thursday evening, 20:20 and Wednesday morning 7:15
TRAINING: Zumba in English Every Tuesday; Starts: Every other Tuesday, 17:50
TRAINING: Yoga in English on Tuesdays and Thursdays; Starts: Every Tuesday, 7:15 and Thursday 18:45
TRAINING: Belly Dance in English Mondays; Starts: Every Monday, 18:00
Highlights of the year
SHOW: Cirque du Soleil; Starts: Apr 27 – 30
CONCERT: Vanessa-Mae; Starts: May 11 2017, 20:00
CONCERT: Global Spirit Tour; Starts: May 20, 20:30
CONCERT: Andrea Bocelli; Starts: Nov 19, 19:30
Music & Dance
CONCERT: Tosca & Jimmy Pé – An electronic music project – The duo Tosca, which was created by two friends from Vienna - Richard Dorfmeister and Rupert Huber, will present their latest album called "Going Going Going". The evening will be complemented with a performance by Slovak musician Jimmy Pé. Starts: Mar 25, 20:00; Majestic music club, Karpatská 2. Admission: €23. More info: www.citylife.sk.
COURSE: Argentine Tango for beginners - Lovers of tango or just people who would like to try this kind of dance can join a workshop with dance shows, a minicourse on its elements and discussion with dancers. It is preferable to come in pairs but it is not obligatory. Dance shoes and loose clothing are recommended and registration is not needed. Starts: Mar 25, 19:00; Crowne Plaza Bratislava, Hodžovo Square 2. Admission: free. More info: www.citylife.sk.
CONCERT: Dire Straits Experience – This year is the 40th anniversary of the time that famous song Sultans of Swing created by Dire Straits was broadcasted worldwide on radio. The group as part of their world tour will come to Bratislava. The group‘s current members are saxophonist Chris, singer and guitarist Trence Reis, drummer Chris Witten, guitarist Tim Walters, bassist Paul Geary, pianists Simon Carter and Danny Schogger. Starts: Mar 30, 19:00; Aegon Arena, Príkopova 6. Admission: from €25. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
Theatre & Classical Music
BALLET: Swan Lake – The ballet in three acts and four scenes composed by Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky and choreographed by Marius Petipa, Lev I. Ivanov belongs to the favourite pieces of the ballet repertoire of all permanent stone theatres. Performers are: Romina Kołodziej, Artemyj Pyzhov, Yuki Kaminaka, Raphael Schuster and others. Starts: Mar 29, 19:00; Hall of Opera and Ballet, the new building of SND, Pribinova 17. Admission: from €10. More info: www.snd.sk.
INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL: Adventure films from the mountains – The 18th year of the Festival named Hory a mesto/ Mountains and City will present climbers, who achieved or even beat the world records, a competitive film review, which will include 12 Slovak movies, well-known Slovak directors and various presentations. Starts: The festival has already begun and lasts until Mar 26; Cinema City, Aupark. Admission: from €3 for screening. More info: www.horyamesto.sk.
MULTIGENRE FESTIVAL: AnimeShow & Game Expo 2017 – This is the tenth year of the AnimeShow 2017, festival, which is aimed at Anime, manga, Japanese culture, Sci Fi, Fantasy and Kpop. Workshops, lectures, movie screenings and competitions are included too. Simultaneously with this action, the ninth year of the international exhibition, which is dedicated to various kinds of games - Game Expo 2017, will also be held. Starts: Mar 24 – 26; House of Culture Ružinov, Ružinovská 28. Admission: €16,90. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
WORKSHOP: Meditation – Visitors to this workshop will be able to try and practice sitting or walking meditation, which helps concentration, relaxation and observation. It is suitable for everyone, even those with no previous experience. Starts: Mar 25, 9:00; Jóga Srdcom, Square SNP 3. Admission: voluntary. More info: www.facebook.com.
SHOW: Ceasar Millan - Kynolog and dog trainer Ceasar Millan will visit Bratislava within his European tour called the Ceasar Millan Live Tour 2017. He and his four-legged companions will visit 15 chosen cities in 10 countries. Starts: Mar 25, 2017, 19:30; Winter Stadium of Ondrej Nepela, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €45. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
GASTRONOMY: Vegan Dinner – This event allows visitors to meet people with similar hobbies and interests and maybe with similar tastes. Visitors will be able to share their favourite recipes and tips. Conditions of the evening include bringing a vegan meal and buying at least one drink at the bar. Cutlery is not needed. Starts: Mar 26, 17:00; Satori stage, Mickiewiczova 9. Admission: free. More info: www.satoristage.eu.
MEETING: Bedtime Stories for Adults – This all-genre arts event produced by Story Nights for grown ups includes meetings with the stories, which are told in many different forms and styles. In every event there are presented storytellers, entertainers, actors and others who come from various countries and backgrounds. Starts: Mar 26, 18:30; Panorama City. Admission: €6. More info: www.facebook.com.
COURSE: Drawing course (in English) – Portrait drawing is suitable for everyone from beginners to intermediates and includes three four-hour sessions on the basics of realistic portrait drawing. No previous experience is required. Desk easels, all drawing materials and refreshements are provided. The course is delivered by an Australian sculptor Robert Stollar. Registration is needed at email@example.com. Starts: Mar 27, Apr 3 and Apr 10 all days from 17:00; Galeria ZIV, Trenčianska 53. Admission: €170. More information: www.ziv.sk.
COURSE: Face Yoga in English - The course is dedicated to face yoga, where visitors will learn how to look younger, without resorting to scalpel and botox through activities such as the principles of natural anti-ageing methods, a basic set of exercises for every-day practice for face muscles, face massage and individual advice. Starts: Mar 31, 18:30; Internationals Bratislava, Square SNP 22. Admission: €35. More info: www.internationals.sk.
COMEDY SHOW: Michael Winslow – the Popular US comedian (Police Academy, Space Balls, Gremlins) will perform in Bratislava, bringing his show full of sound imitations, music, storytelling, and even a special version of the final battle scene from Star Wars. The show takes place in English, without interpretation. Starts: Apr 1, 20:30; Majestic Music Club. Admission: €24-€44. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
GUIDED TOUR: Works by Milan Adamčiak – This is another event prepared by the Slovak National Gallery, called Sunday Rest, which is held in English. This time, a lecturer will take visitors through the exhibition of Slovak artist Milan Adamčiak, which is characterised by crossing borders among visual arts, science, music and poetry. Starts: Apr 2, 16:00; Esterházy Palace, 2nd floor; Square Ľudovíta Štúra 4. Admission: free. More info: www.sng.sk.
EXHIBITION: IWD / Paintings by Contemporary Women – The exhibition curated by Ľuboš Lehotský includes oeuvres by female artists: Klára Bočkayová, Veronika Ronaiová, Jana Farmanová, Dorota Sadovská, Alexandra Barth and Kristína Bukovčáková. Open: Tue - Fri 13:00 - 18:00 until Apr 21; White & Weiss Contemporary Art Gallery, Grösslingová 50. More info: www.whiteweiss.com.
EXHIBITION: Playing Hide and Law – The exhibition is curated by Avi Feldman and the participating artists are Lawrence Abu Hamdan, Burak Arikan, Ariella Azoulay, Dalibor Bača, Tali Keren, Alona Rodeh and Carey Young. Playing Hide and Law seeks to expose the latent power of the law. Exhibition opens: Mar 10, 18:00; Wed - Sat 14:00 - 19:00 and lasts until May 13; Transit.sk, Beskydská 12. More info: www.facebook.com.
TRAINING: Pilates in English three days a week– The class of Mindfulness Pilates held in English is suitable for everyone. The class is limited to 10 persons, so reservation is needed in advance: firstname.lastname@example.org. Starts: Every Tuesday and Thursday evening, 20:20 and Wednesday morning 7:15; Internationals Bratislava, Square SNP 22. Admission: €8,5 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.
TRAINING: Zumba in English Every Tuesday – Not a dance lesson, but rather a party which the organisers call the Zumba dance. Organised by Internationals Bratislava, a non-profit organisation that brings people together from all around the world living or visiting Bratislava, regardless of their cultural origin. Starts: Every other Tuesday, 19:30; Centrum Radosť, Lýcejná 4. Admission: €6 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.
TRAINING: Yoga in English on Tuesdays and Thursdays - Hatha Yoga sessions every Wednesday, beginner's level. Reservations and own mats are not necessary. Fruit and water are free. Starts: Every Tuesday, 7:15 and Thursday 18:45; Internationals Bratislava, Square SNP 22. Admission: €7,5 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.
TRAINING: Belly Dance in English Mondays - A beginer&intermediate level of belly dancing, the oldest form of dance, according to many experts, having roots in all ancient cultures from the orient to India to the middle east. Starts: Every Monday, 18:00.EtnoDance, Súťažná 18. Admission: €6,5 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.
Highlights of the year
SHOW: Cirque du Soleil – The well-known international artistic group, Cirque du Soleil, comes again to Slovakia and for the first time they present their seven performances of the story named Varekai. It begins with a scene about a lonely man who flies down from the sky to wander around the border of reality and absurdity in a world, where miracles happen. Starts: Apr 27 – 30; Winter Stadium of Ondrej Nepela, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €39. More info: www.eventim.sk.
CONCERT: Vanessa-Mae - British violin virtuoso Vanessa-Mae comes back to Bratislava after ten years and her performance will be accompanied by 40 Czech musicians from the Bohemian Symphony Orchestra, Prague including vocalists. Starts: May 11 2017, 20:00; Ondrej Nepela Ice Stadium, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €29,90. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
CONCERT: Global Spirit Tour – Depeche Mode, the iconic electronic music band, stops in Bratislava during its world tour. Starts: May 20, 20:30. Football Stadium Pasienky, Junácka 10. Tickets: from €29. More info: www.eventim.sk.
CONCERT: Andrea Bocelli – One of the greatest artists of Opera, Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli, has recorded 15 studio albums and three Greatest hits albums over his more than 25-year-long career. The holder of the Golden Globe in the category of song for The Prayer in the animated film The Magic Sword, who last year released his most recent album named Cinema, comes to Bratislava. Starts: Nov 19, 19:30; Winter Arena of Ondrej Nepela, Odbojárov 9. Admission: from €99. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.