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Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between June 9 and 18, including concerts, parties, classical music, markets, shows, exhibitions and more.

Lavender market(Source: Trh vo dvore/Facebook)

Music & Dance
CONCERT: Boney M; Starts: Jun 16, 19:00
PARTY: Ibiza Party; Starts: Jun 16, 20:00
PARTY: Kubánska noc (Cuban Night); Starts: Jun 17, 21:00
Theatre & Classical Music
CONCERT: Anabel Montesinos; Starts: Jun 18, 19:00
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Mahler; Starts: Jun 15, Jun 16, 19:00
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Tereziánska omša, Starts: Jun 18, 15:00
CLASSICAL MUSIC: Záverečný (Closing), Starts: June 9, 19:00
Events
FASHION SHOW: Bratislava Asian Cosplay & Fashion Show; Starts: Jun 9, 20:00
QUIZ: InterNations QUIZ Night; Starts: Jun 14, 19:00
MARKET: Lavender market; Starts: Jun 12 – Jun 18, Open: 10:00 – 18:00
MARKET: Vajnorské trhy, Starts: Jun 17, 8:00
PARADE: Bublifukovanie; Starts: Jun 14, 17:00
Exhibitions
EXHIBITION: Mária Terézia 300; Open: Mon – Fri 9:00 – 17:00 until Jun 26
EXHIBITION: Dorota Sadovská: Yellow Embrace; Exhibition opens: Jun 2, 16:00 until Sep 3; Tue – Sun 10:00 – 18:00
EXHIBITION: Polish illustrated children books; Open: Mon - Thu 9:00 - 17:00, Fri 9:00 - 15:00 until Jun 30
EXHIBITION: Milan Paštéka; Open: Tue – Sat 14:00 – 18:00 until Jun 17
EXHIBITION: DON QUIJOTE; Open: Tue – Sun 11:00 – 18:00 until Oct 1
EXHIBITION: Temptation; Open: Tue - Sun, 10:00-18:00 until June 25
EXHIBITION: The Garden of Dreams; Open: Tue-Sun 13:00-19:00 until June 25
Training and courses
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
COURSE: Portrait drawing course; Starts: Mondays 12.6., 19.6., 26.6., 17:00
Highlights of the year
CONCERT: The Beach Boys; Starts: Jun 13, 19:00
CONCERT: Andrea Bocelli; Starts: Nov 19, 19:30
CONCERT: Michael Nyman Band; Starts: Sept 16, 19:30

Music & Dance

CONCERT: Music group Boney M returns to Bratislava after two years. As then, this concert will be connected with disco, not only before concert but also after. Starts: Jun 16, 19:00; Ateliér Babylon, Námestie SNP 14. Admission: €19.99. More info: www.facebook.com.

PARTY: Ibiza Party – Party time offers a taste of the Ibiza summer with music by world-renowned DJ Tujamo who has performed at festivals including TomorrowWorld, Tomorrowland, Creamfields, Summatronic and others. Starts: Jun 16, 20:00; Zlaté piesky. Admission: €9.99. More info: www.ibizaparty.sk.

PARTY: Cuban night – A musical-dancing night full of the rhythm of salsa, son, bolero, bachata and cha cha cha, with music provided by Cubaché and DJs Chocolino and DJ Chingy. Starts: Jun 17, 21:00, KC Dunaj, Nedbalova 3. Admission: €7. More info: www.facebook.com.

Theatre & Classical Music

CONCERT: Anabel Montesinos – Spanish musician Anabel Montesinos plays masterpieces for classical guitar written by Enrique Granados, Francisco Tárrega, Mauro Giulliani and Fernando Sor. Starts: Jun 18, 19:00, Primaciálne námestie 2. Admission: €10. More info: www.citylife.sk

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Mahler – The Slovak philharmonic orchestra plays Symphony no. 3 in D minor by Gustav Mahler. Starts: Jun 15, Jun 16, 19:00, Námestie Eugena Suchoňa 1. Admission: €12/€15. More info: www.filharmonia.sk

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Tereziánska omša (Terezian Mass) - The Slovak philharmonic orchestra, the Slovak chamber orchestra with Ewald Danel as conductor and Jozef Chabroň as choirmaster perform Terezian Mass in B major by Joseph Haydn, /Hob.XXII:12/ although there is no clear connection with Maria Theresa. Starts: Jun 18, 15:00, Rudnayovo námestie 1. Admission: €8. More info: www.filharmonia.sk

CLASSICAL MUSIC: Záverečný (Closing) – The Symphonic orchestra of the Slovak radio gives the ninth and last concert of the season 2016/2017. It plays music by Ivan Hrušovský, Alexander Scriabin and Dmitri Shostakovich. Starts: June 9, 19:00, Mýtna 1. Admission: free, however it is necessary to obtain a free ticket via Ticketportal. More info: www.sosr.rtvs.sk

Events

FASHION SHOW: Bratislava Asian Cosplay & Fashion Show - For the first time in Bratislava, an exciting Fashion Show by designer Yang Shan from China, alongside fashion designer Gabriela Giotto who is known as the Slovak Versace, is being staged. Slovak Singer Barbora Weiss will also perform on this evening. Starts: Jun 9, 20:00, Sajado Riverpark, Dvorakovo nabrezie 10. Admission: €10. More info: www.facebook.com

QUIZ: The popular quiz night will be moderated by quiz master Hon Chong. All questions will be in English and designed for an international audience. Join in for a night of edutainment. Starts: Jun 14, 19:00, Pub u Zeleného stromu, Vysoká 26. Admission: €5. More info: www.facebook.com

MARKET: Lavender market – Bratislava in June will smell like lavender. During the whole week sellers, producers and growers from all corners of Slovakia and neighbouring countries wait for customers. Starts: Jun 12 – Jun 18, Open: 10:00 – 18:00, Obchodná 66. Admission: free. More info: www.facebook.com

PARADE: Bublifukovanie – non-formal walking in the city connected with blowing bubbles. Just for fun. Starts: Jun 14, 17:00, Námestie slobody. More info: www.facebook.com

MARKET: Vajnory market – Lovers of quality, local products, creative workshops and a family atmosphere should stop at the Vajnorské Farmárske trhy (Farmer’s market in Vajnory). Sellers will offer chickens, eggs, cheese, bakery products, the sheep cheese bryndza, spices and vegetables. There is also the opportunity to sell your own home-made products, just bring your own table or blanket. Starts: Jun 17, 8:00, Park pod Lipami, Vajnory. More info: www.facebook.com

Exhibitions

EXHIBITION: Maria Theresa 300 – The exhibition shows the life of Maria Theresa that started 300 years ago and the life of the city Pressburg that changed after Maria Theresa was crowned as a queen of the Habsburg monarchy. Exhibition offers book documents, copperplates from 18th and 19th centuries as well as digital presentations. Open: Mon – Fri 9:00 – 17:00 until Jun 26. More info: www.rakuskekulturneforum.sk

EXHIBITION: Don Quijote – The exhibition presents the character of Don Quijote that became the inspiration for many artistic pieces, not only in literature. It displays the art of authors of illustrative creations from Slovakia created in the 20th and 21st century, such as Cyprián Majerník, František Kudláč, Koloman Sokol, Július Szabó, Fraňo Štefunko, etc. Open: Tue – Sun 11:00 – 18:00 until Oct 1, Palffyho Palác, Panská 19. Admission: €4. More info: www.gmb.sk

EXHIBITION: Dorota Sadovská: Yellow Embrace - Exhibition entitled Žlté objatie/ Yellow Embrace created by Slovak artist Dorota Sadovská presents her new installation, where visitors will have a chance to enter the spatial installation and feel as if they are in an actual “embrace”. Exhibition opens: Jun 2, 16:00 until Sep 3; Tue – Sun 10:00 – 18:00. Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum, Bratislava – Čunovo. Admission: €10. More info: www.danubiana.sk.

EXHIBITION: Polish illustrated children books - Visitors to this exhibition have a chance to get know to the current authors of books for small readers, which were published by the Polish publishing house named Dwie Siostry. The exhibition includes illustrations of the book named Bees by illustrator and graphic designer Piotr Socha. Open: Mon - Thu 9:00 - 17:00, Fri 9:00 - 15:00 until Jun 30; The Polish Institute, Square SNP 27. More info: www.polinst.sk.

EXHIBITION: Milan Paštéka – The Secret of Drawing – This exhibition named Tajomstvo kresby/ The Secret of Drawing approaches its viewers with all the developmental periods of the drawings created by Slovak artist Milan Paštéka from 1964 to 1998. Open: Tue – Sat 14:00 – 18:00 until Jun 17; Roman Fecik Gallery, Zámocká 8. More info: www.romanfecikgallery.sk.

EXHIBITION: Temptation – Alex Mlynárčik re-exhibits this exhibition that took place for the first time in Paris 50 years ago. Open: Tue - Sun, 10:00-18:00 until June 25; Danubiana Gallery near Vodné dielo/ Waterworks Čunovo. Admission: €10. More info: www.danubiana.sk

EXHIBITION: The Garden of Dreams – The exhibition shows a 65-piece selection of graphic works by prominent artist Albín Brunovský. Open: Tue - Sun 13:00-19:00 until June 25; Nedbalka Gallery, Nedbalova 17. Admission: €1.50-€3. More info: www.nedbalka.sk.

Training

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: info@internationals.sk. 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.

COURSE: Portrait drawing course - Learn the basics of realistic portrait drawing in 3, four hour sessions. No previous experience is required. Desk easels, all drawing materials, refreshments and a model are provided. The course is delivered in English by Mr. Robert Stollar, an Australian sculptor. Starts: Mondays 12.6., 19.6., 26.6. 2017 from 5 to 9 p.m., Galeria ZIV, Trenčianska 53. Admission: €170. More info: www.ziv.sk

Highlights of the year

CONCERT: The Beach Boys – The American rock band stops also in Bratislava during its tour. Starts: Jun 13, 19:00, Incheba Expo Arena, Viedenská road 3-7. Admission: from € 39. More info: www.ticketportal.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.

CONCERT: Michael Nyman Band – The band of Michael Nyman, composer of music for films, for example The Piano, plays some of his best known works. Starts: Sept 16, 19:30; Devín Castle. Admission: €45. More info: www.drhorak.sk.

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