Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between March 8 and March 17, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Top 10
PARTY: Oldies Party with Radio Vlna; Starts: Mar 8, 21:00
EVENT: Mini fashion market; Starts: Mar 8-9
EVENT: PsychoGames; Starts: Mar 9, 17:30
EVENT: English Tea Time; Starts: Mar 12, 19:00
QUIZ: International Quiz; Starts: Mar 13, 20:00
CONCERT: Wayfarers & Warriors festival; Starts: Mar 14, 17:00
EVENT: Motorcycle exhibition; Starts: Mar 14-17
EVENT: Radio_Head Awards 2018; Starts: Mar 15, 19:00
CONCERT: Livin´ Blues 2019; Starts: Mar 16, 17:30
PARTY: Heating Plant; Starts: Mar 16, 23:00

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

Oldies Party with Radio Vlna

Mall HRON, Dudvážska, Bratislava, Friday, March 8, 21:00

Don’t miss the Oldies Party hosted by Radio Vlna! We will focus only on the best hits verified over the years, from the 1960s to the 1990s. We promise that none of you will come here and just sit...you will want to dance until morning! Admission: €9-€10. More info: https://goo.gl/Tn1Y3A

Mini fashion market

DOT. Espresso bar & Contemporary Art Gallery, Lazaretská, Bratislava, Friday – Saturday, March 8-9

On 8 - 9 March on the premises of Dot Gallery a mini fashion market will take place with a selection of local fashion brands ranging from jewelry and handbags to cosmetics. Ladies come to celebrate your day, relax, be inspired, enjoy delicious coffee, and create something for yourself at one of the workshops. Admission is free. More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/355865251935656/.

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PsychoGames

Satori Stage, Mickiewiczova 9, Bratislava, Saturday, March 9, 17:30

Join us to play interesting psychological games that will not only entertain you, but also improve your communication skills under the guidance of lecturers from the OPEN GAME project. Games focus on verbal and non-verbal communication and attention. Live through inspirational experiences. You have the opportunity to improve your communication skills, train your brain threads, exercise your attention and get to know new people. But the main focus is to have fun. Entrance is by donation. More info: https://goo.gl/XuZntU.

English Tea Time

DOT. Espresso bar & Contemporary Art Gallery, Lazaretská 13, Bratislava

Have you heard about English Tea Time? It is an evening for English! Everyone is welcome! It is designed for everyone who wants to talk, whether you are fluent or still finding it difficult to make a sentence, whether you have a vocabulary of 50 or 2000 words. Our TEA TIME is designed for both beginners and linguists. Come alone or bring friends or family. The more people, the more ENGLISH. You will have a great night with us. You don’t have to drink tea, DOT. has a varied selection of refreshing summer drinks and a free-access gallery throughout the day. Admission: free. More info: https://goo.gl/JoWFco

International Quiz

Dungeon Pub, Štefánikova, Bratislava, Wednesday, March 13, 20:00

Brain cells need to be disturbed. So get ready, bring your friends and take a table. The English Quiz will entertain and teach. Admission: €2. More info: bit.ly

Korpiklaani, Turisas, Trollfest - Wayfarers & Warriors festival

Majestic Music Club, Karpatská, Bratislava, Thursday, March 14, 17:00

Come to the only concert in Slovakia and the Czech Republic of the Finnish folk metal band who is in the process of touring the MMC. The popular Finnish folk metal band KORPIKLAANI returns to Slovakia, which opens in Europe in March 2019 to introduce fans to the new Kulkija album. Kulkija's album name can be translated as "The Wanderer", which is supposed to refer to his adventurous nature. The album will feature 14 songs and will be the longest album of the bad so far. From the first to last tone there will be a unique atmosphere to accompany the listeners on their long journey. The band continues with instrumental music in the way that the band started on the albums of Manal and Noita. As Jonne says, "the more you listen to the album, the more details you can find". Tuomas adds "For the first time I've had a chance to play such a wide range of emotions on a metal album." In addition to songs from the new album, the Korpiklaani will play old well-known hits. Admission: €13-€38. More info: https://bit.ly/2TgxEWT.

Motorcycle exhibition 2019

INCHEBA EXPO-Aréna, Viedenská cesta, Petržalka, Thursday – Sunday, March 14-17

Incheba Expo Bratislava, Motoscena.sk and Customs of Slovakia invite all lovers of two wheels to the 19th Motorcycle Show. The world's leading motorcycle brands will be represented, but you can also enjoy modified motorcycles that will be presented at the Customs of Slovakia competition. This will take place for the ninth time. This year, during the motorcycle exhibition, the National Tattoo Exhibition will be held, where great tattoo artists will perform their craft. More info: https://bit.ly/2Vq4aSZ

Radio_Head Awards 2018

AXA Aréna NTC, Príkopova, Bratislava, Friday, March 15, 19:00

Honorable Music Award of Rádio_FM. Rádio_FM has been distributing "radios" for the best of the domestic scene for albums of the Year, Composing of the Year, Discography of the Year and Debut of the Year and in the genre categories Hip Hop / Rap / RnB, World Music / Folk, Hard and Heavy and Electronic Music, Classical Music, Jazz Music, Experimental Music, and Music Award. Admission: €7-€10. More info: https://bit.ly/2EdE8eG.

Livin´ Blues 2019

Dom kultúry Lúky, Vigľašská, Petržalka, Saturday, March 16, 17:30

2019 is the 27th year of the Livin’ Blues Festival. It was created in 1993 and became a follower of the summer Rhythm & Blues festival Rača. Demand for the Blues Festival started in a time period when blues groups were playing in bars, pubs and cultural houses, but confrontation with the foreign blues scene was missing. From the beginning, the festival has been orientated to include neighbouring countries, which has helped and continues to strengthen contacts with foreign musicians. Every year, the festival tries to present from the home scene not only new stars, but also blues perennial stars. At this year, foreigners will be represented by: Matej Ptaszek Trio of Bohemia, Muddy Shoes from Hungary and Nina van Horn - a French-American singer. The home scene will be represented by: Calvados Band J J Cale Tribute Band and Jerguš Oravec 3jo & Tammy Nižňanská a.h. Admission: €12-€15. More info: https://bit.ly/2ICGgC6.

Heating Plant

UHU Club, Šafárikovo námestie 7, Old Town, Saturday, March 16, 23:00

The largest LGBT party in Slovakia. Come with us to the island of freedom and diversity, enjoy warm adventures, peace and love at the Heating Plant in the super friendly UHU Clube. You will be entertained by music shamans from other free countries. DJs from abroad and from Slovakia will bring you good moods and disco rhythms. Admission: €4-€7. More info: https://goo.gl/apkxUq.

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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
SLOVAK NATIONAL GALLERY
From the Academy to Nature. Forms of Landscape Painting in Central Europe 1860–1890

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.
TEMPORARY EXHIBITION IN SLOVAK NATIONAL GALLERY
From the Academy to Nature. Forms of Landscape Painting in Central Europe 1860–1890 - This exhibition, organized jointly by the Slovak National Gallery and the Gallery of West Bohemia in Pilsen, is among the first efforts concentrating on the work by art personalities who moved between the Danube Monarchy and the visual art centres of that time, responding to the attraction of the plein-air landscape. Open: Monday: closed, Tuesday – Wednesday: 10.00 – 18.00, Thursday: 12.00 – 20.00, Friday – Sunday: 10.00 – 18.00, Esterházy’s Palace. More info: www.sng.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: The Stanley Clarke Band; Starts: Apr 25, 19:00
CONCERT: Morcheeba; Starts: May 14, 20:00
CONCERT: Sting; Starts: Jun 30, 20:00
CONCERT: Alice Cooper; Starts: Sep 15, 20:00
CONCERT: Eros Ramazzotti; Starts: Oct 5, 2019
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: Morcheeba - In a set with founding members, Skye Edwards and Ross Godfrey, together with the live band, Morcheeba will celebrate 20 years since the release of the breakthrough album Big Calm. Morcheeba performs a complete career crossover, not missing biggest hits like The Sea, Trigger Hippie, Blindfold or Rome Was Not Built in a Day. Starts: May 14, 20:00, Majestic Music Club, Karpatská 3089/2. Admission: €29.6. More info: listocheck.sk/en/detail/morcheeba
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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