Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between February 22 and March 3, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Top 10
CONCERT: Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem; Starts: Feb 22, 19:00
CONCERT: Nicki Minaj & Future; Starts: February 22, 2019, 19:30
CONCERT: Kiasmos; Starts: Feb 22, 22:00
CONCERT: Saxophobia 2019; Starts: Feb 23, 19:00
PARTY: Silent Disco; Starts: Feb 23, 20:00
FILM: Festival of Israeli Movies; Starts: Feb 26-28
EVENT: Repair Cafe Bratislava; Starts: Feb 28, 17:00
EVENT: Cirque du Soleil TORUK; Starts: Feb 28 – Mar 3
EVENT: Lord of the Dance; Starts: Mar 1, 20:00
EVENT: Justwoman Experience 2019; Starts: Mar 2, 10:00

Religious Services for non-Slovak speakers

Galleries in Bratislava: Temporary exhibitions

Training in English

Highlights of the year (selection of events for which it's advisable to obtain tickets early)

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TOP 10

Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem

Great Concert Studio of the Slovak Radio, Mýtna, Bratislava, Friday, February 22, 19:00

An extra concert of the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra will be Requiem by Verdi in the production of the Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra, Slovak Philharmonic Choir and a quartet of renowned home and foreign soloists under the baton of chief conductor Peter Valentovič.

Giuseppe Verdi: Requiem

  • Maida HUNDELING, soprano
  • Anna Maria CHIURI, mezzosoprano
  • Paolo LARDIZZONE, tenor
  • Peter MIKULÁŠ, bass
  • Slovak Philharmonic Choir
  • Jozef CHABROŇ, choirmaster
  • Slovak Radio Symphony Orchestra
  • Peter VALENTOVIČ, conductor

Admission: €12 - €23. More info: goo.gl/jkFBLw.

Nicki Minaj & Future

Ondrej Nepela’s Winter Arena, Odbojárov 9, Bratislava, Friday, February 22, 19:30

World hip-hop icons Nicki Minaj and Future have their first shared tour, NickiHndrxx. The show is great for those who love hip-hop and mainstream music. The award-winning musicians are well-known for their hits that reach top places in the music rankings. Together, they will bring an unforgettable show to the stage. Admission: €69-€109. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

Kiasmos (IS)

Majestic Music Club, Karpatská, Bratislava, Friday, February 22, 22:00

Enjoy the Kiasmos DJ set for the first time in a club atmosphere! Kiasmos is a Faroese-Icelandic minimal, experimental techno duo, composed of Ólafur Arnalds and Janus Rasmussen. They started in 2009 and released their first extended play, Thrown, in 2012 and their album Kiasmos in 2014. Admission: €18. More info: goo.gl/MXJcvL.

Saxophobia 2019

Mirror Hall in Primate’s Palace, Old Town, Saturday, February 23, 19:00

This concert is dedicated to the saxophone as an instrument of classical music. Performers are foreign teachers of international master classes Saxophobia Bratislava 2019.

Rascher Saxophone Quartet:

  • Christine Rall (DE)
  • Elliot Riley (USA)
  • Kenneth Coon (USA)
  • Andreas van Zoelen (NL)
  • Philippe Portejoie (France)
  • Lev Pupis (Slovenia)
  • Ladislav Fanzowitz (Slovenia)

More info: goo.gl/Gwwr3N.

Silent Disco

Luna Bar, Rajská, Bratislava, Saturday, February 23, 20:00

Once again, we have prepared something extraordinary for you, as we like our guests and we want to fulfill their wishes. We have a Silent Disco for you! One Saturday a month, everyone in the club will put on earphones and enjoy music of your preference. At Silent Disco you will always be able to choose from 2 DJs, 2 genres and enjoy twice as much fun! We are looking forward to seeing you there!

Admission: €5. More info: bit.ly/2GDoXyh.

KolNoa.doc - Festival of Israeli Movies

Lumiére Cinema, Špitálska 4, Old Town-Bratislava, Tuesday-Thursday, February 26-28

The festival begins at the Lumière cinema where, over three days (26th-28th February), the Bratislava Theater presents 6 Israeli full-length feature films in their Slovak premiere, and historically the first Israeli-Ethiopian co-production of Lady Titi sings blues in Lumière is even premiered. Admission: free. More info: https://bit.ly/2tjRKjx.

Repair Cafe Bratislava

Lab.cafe, Námestie SNP 25, Bratislava, Thursday, February 28, 17:00

At our null Repair Cafe, we'll return old things to life. Repair Cafe are meetings that revolve around repairing things. We will provide space, tools and materials so you can fix the most varied things, whether clothes, furniture, electrical products, bicycles, toys, dishes and so on. If you do not have anything you need to fix, then come for coffee or cake. And at the same time, you can help someone else to repair their stuff, or find something interesting in literature about DIY and repairs. Admission: free. More info: https://goo.gl/94mNSC.

Cirque du Soleil TORUK

Ondrej Nepela’s Winter Arena, Odbojárov 9, Bratislava, Thursday – Sunday, February 28 – March 3

The Cirque du Soleil is bringing its critically acclaimed show "Toruk" to the Ondrej Nepela Winter stadium for a total of seven shows. "Toruk - The First Flight" is a masterpiece inspired by James Cameron's Avatar, and will be the seventh Cirque du Soleil production at the arena. Admission: €59-€109. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games

Viedenská cesta 3-9, Incheba arena, Friday, March 1, 20:00

The Famous Lord of the Dance returns to Slovakia to perform in front of our public. Their last visit in 2017 was rewarded with record audiences. A brand new dancing performance, great visual technology, sound, beautiful costumes, new music by composer Gerard Fahy and 40 talented young artists from around the world are the core of Dangerous Games. Admission: €23-€78. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

Justwoman Experience 2019

Martinčekova 17, Bratislava, Saturday, March 2, 10:00

Justwoman Experience is a unique Slovak project that connects women who like to move regardless of their age or size. Together with a team of lecturers, we encourage women to love movement, themselves and especially to find at least 2 hours a week for themselves. Linking Exercise and Yoga symbolizes balance not only in movement but also in ordinary life. So ladies, KEEP BALANCE and let's do it! Admission: €14-€52. More info: https://goo.gl/4fiMKx.

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Training:

TRAINING: Pilates in English; Starts: Every Monday evening, 20:30
TRAINING: Yoga in English on Thursdays; Starts: Every Thursday, 18:30
TRAINING: Yoga in English at Indian Embassy; Starts: Monday to Friday, 11:00, 16:00, 18:00
TRAINING: Pilates in English– The class is in English, suitable for men and women, beginners and advanced, Slovaks and foreigners. The venue is equipped with Pilates requisites, a shower and a kitchen. (you do not need to bring a mat). Andrea’s classes are a mix of Pilates exercises for a strong core and and flexible body, as well as yoga exercises for stretching stiff muscles caused by a sedentary lifestyle. Her classes end with the all-important relaxation of body and mind. She also uses highly qualitative essential oils (doTerra) during the class. Refreshments, tea, fruit are included in the price. Starts: Every Monday evening, 20:30; Open Mind centrum, Mickiewiczova 2. Admission: €8 (one-time charge). More info: www.internationals.sk.
TRAINING: Yoga in English on Thursdays - You need to make reservation via yoga@internationals.sk. This is a beginners & intermediate class and you do not need any pre-knowledge. We will practice Dynamic Flow yoga. Take a look at one of our sessions: https://www.facebook.com/InternationalsBratislava/videos/1604953649521444/ Tea, water, fruit, showers are available to use for free. In these classes we will perform exercises that make us stronger, more flexible, obtain balance and have fun while doing it. Starts: Thursday 18:30; Open Mind Centrum, Mickiewiczova 2. Admission: €8 (one-time charge) or €59 for a 10 session ticket you can use within 12 weeks. More info: www.internationals.sk.
TRAINING: Yoga in English at Indian Embassy - The Embassy of India in Bratislava is happy to announce the commencement of Yoga classes. The classes will be conducted by Ms. Jaiwanti, Yoga Teacher. The classes will cover Asanas, Pranayama, Meditation and Relaxation techniques. People interested in joining the Yoga Classes are requested to fill in the attached Registration Form. The Registration Form may then be sent to email: eindia.iccr@mail.telekom.sk. For any clarification/further information, you may contact Ms. Jaiwanti at Tel: +421-2-5296 2916/7/8 or email: eindia.iccr@mail.telekom.sk. Admission is free. Starts: Monday to Friday, 11:00, 16:00, 18:00, Dunajska 4, Bratislava. More info: www.indianembassy.sk

Temporary exhibitions

DANUBIANA
Marek Ormandík; Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M until March 10. Closed on Mondays.
Vladimír Komárek: Touches of Silence; Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. until March 10. Closed on Mondays.
Martina Matlovičová, Vladimír Král: Illustrations; Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. until April 14. Closed on Mondays.
Franz Grabmayr: Paintings; Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M until March 10. Closed on Mondays

TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS IN DANUBIANA:
Marek Ormandík - Marek gets in his car or on his bicycle and transports himself to his studio. From Bratislava’s wider downtown to the outskirts of a nearby town where his atelier sits, on the edge of the forest, at the end of a road. This journey is a moment of initiation, a psychological method, a purgation by which Marek rids himself of existential concerns, clears his mind and begins a transformation from a mere mortal into an Artist (Marek Maker). The further he is from home, the more his superpowers seethe inside him. By entering his studio, the transformation is complete. His studio is a black box – in the cybernetic sense of the term. Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Closed on Mondays. Bratislava-Čunovo, Vodné dielo. More info: www.danubiana.sk.
Vladimír Komárek: Touches of Silence - Czech painter, graphic artist, illustrator and teacher, and a prominent figure of Czech visual art of the 20th century. The compelling nature of his paintings, prints and illustrations won not only interest by also the hearts of many people. The same applies to his storytelling, humour and humanity. Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Closed on Mondays. Bratislava-Čunovo, Vodné dielo. More info: www.danubiana.sk.
Martina Matlovičová, Vladimír Král: Illustrations - Martina Matlovičová was born on Christmas Eve in 1975 in Bratislava and studied at the Academy of Performing Arts. She has won the following awards: The Most Beautiful Books of Slovakia (2001), the Golden Apple at the BIB 2009 (Bratislava, Tracyho tiger a Drevený tato / Tracy’s Tiger and the Wooden Dad), the Golden Ribbon 2010 (Prague, A pak se to stalo / And Then It happened; Chrochtík a Kvikalka na cestě za blýskavým prasátkem / Chrochtík and Kvikalka on the Road to a Shiny Piglet). Her illustrations are exhibited at home and abroad. Vladimír Král was born in 1974 in Bratislava. From 1994 to 1999 he studied at the Animation Department of the Film and TV Faculty of the Academy of Performing Arts in Bratislava. Since then he has worked as an illustrator, stage designer, director of animated TV spots and most recently as a painter. He was involved in creating puppet theater stage designs and spatial solutions at BIBIANA, the International House of Art for Children in Bratislava in the following puppet theater productions: Betlehémske rozprávky (Fairy Tales of Bethlehem, 1998) and Veľký primáš Baro (The Great First Violin, Baro, 2002). Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Closed on Mondays. Bratislava-Čunovo, Vodné dielo. More info: www.danubiana.sk.
Franz Grabmayr: Paintings - Franz Grabmayr, a key Post-Abstract painter and representative of the European art scene, resisted the influence of fashionable trends in order to pursue his own path. Nature became an inexhaustible source of inspiration for his work; he perceived abstractness in the context of nature. A book, entitled In the Shadow of Nature, most faithfully translates the character of his work and classifies it within the ambit of Abstract Expressionism. Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. Closed on Mondays. Bratislava-Čunovo, Vodné dielo. More info: www.danubiana.sk.

Religious Services for non-Slovak speakers

SERVICE: Apostolic Church; Starts: Sundays, 9:30, Bratislava City Church, Trnavské mýto 1, English
SERVICE: Bratislava International Church, Starts: Sundays 10:00 English, Malý kostol, Panenská Street (entrance from Lýcejná Street)
SERVICE: Brotherhood Church (Cirkev bratská); Starts: Sundays 10:00, Cukrová 4, English
MASS: The Church of Saint Ladislav; Starts: Sundays 11:00, Špitálska, English
MASS: Church of St. John of Matha; Starts: Sundays 9:00 Latin
MASS: St. Martin’s Cathedral; Starts: Sundays 7:45 German, 9:00 Latin
MASS: Church of the Merciful Brothers; Starts: Sundays 11:30 Italian
SERVICE: Small Evangelical Church; Starts: Sundays 9:00 Hungarian, 10:00 English, 11:30 German, Malý kostol, Panenská Street (entrance from Lýcejná Street)
SERVICE: Citylight Church, Starts: Sundays 10:00 English, Námestie 1.mája 1
SERVICE: Bratislava International Fellowship, Starts: Sundays 10:00 English, Trnavské mýto 1, (Istropolis)
SERVICE: International Baptist Church; Starts: Sundays 10:00 English, Súľovská 2
JEWISH SERVICE: Synagogue on Heydukova Street; Starts: Friday evening (before twilight), Saturday morning (usually at 9:00), and during feasts, Hebrew

Highlights of the year

CONCERT: Paul Kalkbrenner; Starts: Mar 7, 19:30
CONCERT: The Stanley Clarke Band; Starts: Apr 25, 19:00
CONCERT: Sting; Starts: Jun 30, 20:00
CONCERT: Alice Cooper; Starts: Sep 15, 20:00
CONCERT: Eros Ramazzotti; Starts: Oct 5, 2019
CONCERT: Paul Kalkbrenner - Paul Kalkbrenner is ranked among the best electronic musicians in the world. The DJ from Berlin caught the attention of Slovakia in 2012 and after seven years he is returning to Bratislava with new work. The best electronic concert of the year 2019 will be played at the Refinery Gallery and you must be there! Starts: Mar 7, 19:30, Refinery Gallery, Vlčie hrdlo, Bratislava. Admission: €39. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

CONCERT: The Stanley Clarke Band – Four time nominated Grammy winner Stanley Clarke is one of the best players of electric and acoustic guitar in the entire world. Besides that, he is also a talented artist, composer, arranger, producer and film composer. At Spring Bratislava Jazz Days, he will play together with Beka Gochiashvili, Shariq Tucker, Cameron Graves and Salar Nader. Starts: Apr 25, 19:00, Atelier Babylon, Kolarska 3. Admission: €33-€55. More info: https://www.ticketportal.sk/event/The-Stanley-Clarke-Band.
CONCERT: Sting - Sting: My Songs will be a rollicking, dynamic show focusing on the most beloved songs written by Sting and spanning the 16-time Grammy Award winner’s prolific career with The Police and as a solo artist. Fans can expect to hear “Englishman In New York,” “Fields Of Gold,” “Shape Of My Heart,” “Every Breath You Take,” “Roxanne,” “Message In A Bottle” and many more, with Sting accompanied by an electric rock ensemble. Starts: Jun 30, 20:00, Ondrej Nepela’s Winter Arena, Odbojárov 9, Bratislava. Admission: €64. More info: https://www.ticketportal.sk/event/STING-MY-SONGS?idp=600708.
CONCERT: Alice Cooper - The biggest horror show in rock music comes to Slovakia! Legendary Alice Cooper will perform next year with an exclusive concert. King of the horror shows and the shock-rock godfather will come out with a new show Ol Black Eyes is Back, Tour 2019. Starts: Sep 15, 20:00, Incheba Expo Arena, Viedenská cesta, Bratislava. Admission: €45-€666. More info: https://listocheck.sk/en/detail/alice-cooper
CONCERT: Eros Ramazzotti – Italian pop-rock star Eros Ramazzotti has announced his world tour and also a new studio album. Slovaks can look forward to well-known songs such as Fuoco nel fuoco and Piu bella cosa, L’Aurora, Un‘ altra te, Dove c‘ é musica, Se bastasse una canzone. Starts: Oct 5, 2019, Ondrej Nepela’s Winter Stadium. Admission: €39-€79. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

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