Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 7 and June 16, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Top 10
EVENT: Feed.X; Starts: June 7, 19:00
EVENT: Sensorium 2019; Starts: June 7-9
EVENT: Bratislava Collectors Days; Starts: June 7-8
SPORT: Urban City Race; Starts: June 9, 9:00
CONCERT: Alexandrovci; Starts: June 9, 15:00/20:00
EVENT: Lavender Festival; Starts: June 10, 10:00
EVENT: Language Evening; Starts: June 12, 18:00
EVENT: Drumming in Park; Starts: June 12, 18:00
EVENT: Disaster Artist: Theme Night; Starts: June 14, 19:00
CONCERT: Filip Jančík at Bratislava Castle; Starts: June 15-16, 19:30

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

Feed.X | Eurokontext.sk

Slovak National Theatre, Pribinova, Bratislava-Staré Mesto-Bratislava, Friday, June 7, 18:00

FEED.X is a performance set in an artificial environment without human performers in the flesh. It's​ visceral in nature. Admission: €20. More info: http://bit.ly/FeedX.

Sensorium 2019

Bratislava, Friday-Sunday, June 7-9

The largest festival of digital art and culture in Slovakia. The Sensorium brings together an international community of artists, designers and technologists through a conference, interactive exhibition, performances and inter-departmental workshops. Admission: €25-€99. More info: bit.ly/2YKTWym.

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Bratislava Collectors Days

Incheba Expo Bratislava, Petržalka, Friday-Saturday, June 7-8

Are you a collector? Are you interested in both old and new coins, stamps or postcards? Do you collect antiques, old weapons or minerals? In that case, you should definitely not miss the most famous Slovak collector's fair - Bratislava Collectors Days, which will take place in Incheba on June 7-8.

Bratislava Collectors Days have always been a meeting place for all passionate collectors from the area of philately, philocarty, numismatics, faleristics, minerals and small antiques.

At Bratislava Collectors Days, exhibitors not only from Slovakia and the Czech Republic, but also from Belgium, Bulgaria, France, Germany, Greece, Hungary, Lithuania, Poland, Austria, Serbia, Slovenia, Spain and Italy introduce visitors to a number of interesting collector's exhibits as well European and worldwide rarities of great value. In addition, this year you can look forward to a special section dedicated to old books and vinyl records. Do not miss the international collector's fair, discover interesting pieces from history and enrich your collections with valuable specimens.

Admission: €5-€6. More info: www.incheba.sk.

Urban City Race

Main Square, Sunday, June 9, 9:00

Don’t let obstacles get in your way! This Sunday run through abus, car bonnet and other obstacles right in the centre of the capital. This year's track is 10 kilometres long for all kinds of fun and adrenaline.

Bring your kids along - from 15:00 they can participate in a children's obstacle course NN UCR KIDS CHALLENGE. Every little runner gets a starter pack with a start number, a medal and refreshment after the finish line. More info: www.ucr.sk.

Alexandrovci - European Tour 2019

INCHEBA EXPO-Aréna, Viedenská cesta, Petržalka, Sunday, June 9, 15:00/20:00

For a tour of the 90th Anniversary of its creation, Alexandrovci are returning to Slovakia. They will perform their legendary Katyusha or Kalinka, as well as many other famous Russian songs, to the Slovak audience in eleven Slovak cities. 130 artists, including soloists Vadim Ananiev and baritone Boris Dyakov. Kristína will perform at each concert before Alexandrovci. Admission: €32-€64. More info: https://bit.ly/2VYBXra.

Levandar festival

Levanduľová kaviareň, Obchodná, Bratislava, Monday, June 10, 10:00

We invite you to another year of Lavender markets in Bratislava. This time we decided to extend this festival to a whole week. Entry is free and there is a free raffle to boot. You can look forward to sellers, producers and growers not only from all over Slovakia but also from our neighbors. Don't forget to join us and invite your friends. Bratislava will be sweet in June. Admission: free. More info: https://bit.ly/2WiuBLe.

Special Edition II: Language Evening with The Bridge

Nová Cvernovka, Račianska, Wednesday, June 12, 18:00

This week get ready for a special edition with professional teachers from the English Language Center The Bridge.

At the unique professional language exchange event locals meet foreigners and foreigners meet locals, both using the opportunity to improve their language skills in the most efficient way possible: by practicing with a native speaker.

How does it work?

Vote in the poll of the event's Discussion for any language you want to practice. If the language is not on the list, add it, and if there are enough people interested, you will get to practice that one too.

If you are a native speaker and want to become a Language Guru***, send us a message!

How much does it cost?

The event was free for months! However, to keep us going we are asking for a minimum of 4 Euros.

WANT TO GET A FREE DRINK AND FREE ENTRY? Send us a private message and become a Language Guru.

***A Language Guru is a native speaker that converses with others in his/her native tongue to help them to improve their language skills.

More info: https://www.facebook.com/events/864608873874243

Drumming in the Park

Sad Janka Kráľa, Petržalka, Wednesday, June 12, 18:00

Place: a large meadow between the Gothic tower and the statue of Janko Kráľ. Drumming is for those small and big, for experienced and inexperienced. If you have a musical instrument, bring it with you. Or bring a nonmusical instrument (plastic bottles with rice, cans, ... we do not put limits on the imagination). We will also bring a few instruments. At first, we will direct the drumming to warm-up but later we leave it to intuition and tune into each other. Admission: Free. More info: http://bit.ly/2JNuPrf.

Disaster Artist: Theme Night

Satori Stage, Mickiewiczova 9, Bratislava, Friday, June 14, 19:00

Come to an evening dedicated to all the faithful fans of The Room. A welcome drink, quiz, screening and unique merch from the film and its creator Tommy Wiseau are waiting for you. Admission: €5. More info: www.facebook.com.

Filip Jančík at Bratislava Castle

Zámocká 2, Bratislava-Castle, Saturday-Sunday, June 15-16, 19:30

Virtuoso violinist Filip Jančík, accompanied by a 10-member international ensemble, has a breathtaking show that will wow, including music from Game of Thrones, Pirates of the Caribbean and Harry Potter. World-famous film compositions are replayed in a unique design. Admission: €25-€80. More info: http://bit.ly/2wzcoxD.

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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
Oto Bachorík: Monuments; Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M until May 19. Closed on Mondays.
EL LISSITZKY & ER SIKORA; Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. until June 30. Closed on Mondays.
Adela Režná: Illustrations; Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M until June 30. Closed on Mondays.
Jozef Gľaba: Illustrations; Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M until June 30. Closed on Mondays.
SLOVAK NATIONAL GALLERY
From the Academy to Nature. Forms of Landscape Painting in Central Europe 1860–1890
Land behind the Map. Amazing Art History with Professor Hamster
The Kornel and Naďa Földvári Library

TEMPORARY EXHIBITIONS IN DANUBIANA:
Oto Bachorík: Monuments - Oto Bachorík is one of the most famous artists of the middle generation. A sculptor with a unique sense for matter, he can bring stone, metal and wood to life and approach each of these materials with respect as well as the determination of a conqueror. In his monuments, as well as in his chamber sculptures, he combines various structures, alternating shiny smooth surfaces with rough and grainy ones, and large robust forms with fine elaborated details. He subdues light and masters time, space and matter. From the very beginning, his sculptures have resonated a tantalizing contrast of the expressive and the lyrical, the real and the abstract. Attempts to define his artistic language frequently lead to limitations in signs deprived of details and even archetypes. Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M until April 22. Closed on Mondays, Bratislava-Čunovo, Vodné dielo. More info: www.danubiana.sk.
EL LISSITZKY & ER SIKORA - The main intent of the double-exhibition metaphorically entitled El Lissitzky & eR Sikora is to retrieve and update the thoughts, ethos and artistic legacy of the Russian revolutionary avant-garde. The Van Abbemuseum in Eindhoven, Netherlands, owner of an unprecedented collection of works of El Lissitzky, and the Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum in Bratislava-Čunovo have collaborated on an ambitious and unique project which combines – over time and space – two figures, two oeuvres, two visual and ideological worlds: the world famous master of the 20th century avant-garde, Constructivism and Suprematism, Lazar/El Lissitzky (1890 – 1941) and conceptualist Rudolf Sikora (1946), one of the major representatives of Slovak and Central European avant-garde. Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. until June 30. Closed on Mondays, Bratislava-Čunovo, Vodné dielo. More info: www.danubiana.sk.
Adela Režná: Illustrations - Adela Režná is a recent graduate of the Studio of Illustration at the Academy of Fine Arts and Design under prof. Dušan Kállay. She focuses on illustrations for children and has created the following books: Marínka Somarinka (Marina, the Silly Little Girl, 2014), Things Not Seen by the Naked Eye (2016), Denník Majky z Majáka (Maya’s Lighthouse Diary, 2017), Stratený zajko v Paríži (Lost Bunny in Paris, 2017) and Na výlete (On a Trip, 2018). Cukrové topánky (Sugar Shoes), her artistic debut, was published in 2018. We can also find her work in other interesting projects such as Inakosti slovenské (bedeker pre cudzincov; Slovak Otherness, A Baedeker for Foreigners), Bratislava v sto slovách (Bratislava in a Hundred Words), An Athlete’s Training Diary (magazine on sports), and Omaľovánka 2.0. (Coloring Book 2.0). Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. until June 30. Closed on Mondays, Bratislava-Čunovo, Vodné dielo. More info: www.danubiana.sk
Jozef Gľaba: Illustrations – Jozef Gľaba works with digital illustration and freestyle printmaking. His focal techniques in freestyle printmaking are screen printing, rotogravure printing and linocut. He also creates illustrations for children and adults, as well as for products. You can see his work in the network of Kraj grocery stores, Slniečko magazine for children and the illustrated edition of the Denník N newspaper, which was published in cooperation with illustrators from AFAD in 2019. His works feature a sense of humor, play on words and a feeling for detail and composition. Open: 10:00 A.M. – 6:00 P.M. until June 30. 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.
Land behind the Map. Amazing Art History with Professor Hamster - Amazing Art History with Professor Hamster is an interactive projection dedicated to the story of art history, prepared in cooperation with Prague colleagues (concept by Ondřej Horák, execution by Ondřej Fuczik, David Kakalík and INITI) and loosely based on their previous activities in the Czech Republic. The projection is designed for children interested in art history, as well as for lay and informed visitors who want to learn more. Telling the story of art, connected with a series of animated films devoted to the life and context of the work of a prominent Slovak, as well as world visual artists of the 20th century and the present, combines learning and entertainment. 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.
The Kornel and Naďa Földvári Library - The Kornel and Naďa Földvári Library is a project dedicated to Slovak writer, satirist, art and literary critic, book collector and translator, Kornel Földvári. Preparations started together with Peter Krištúfek, writer and director, who has searched for a method of preserving Földvári's large collection of books for a long time. 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: Tom Jones; Starts: Jun 20, 20:00
CONCERT: LP; Starts: Jun 27, 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: Scorpions; Starts: Nov 20, 20:00

CONCERT: Tom Jones - Sir Tom Jones returns to Slovakia after four years! As part of his performance in Bratislava's NTC Arena on June 20, 2019, the legendary singer will offer the audience a selection of over 50 years of work. He will also present his biggest hits, such as Delilah, She’s a Lady, It’s not unusual, Sexbomb and Thunderball Bond. Starts: Jun 20, 20:00, AXA Arena NTC Bratislava. Admission: €49-€69. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
CONCERT: LP – American singer LP will have her first performance in Bratislava and present her new album Heart to Mouth that was released in December 2018. LP has fans all over the world thanks to her unmistakable voice and hit Lost On You, but also thanks to impressive concerts and communication with fans. Starts: Jun 27, 19:00, AXA Arena NTC Bratislava. Admission: €45-€69. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.
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.
CONCERT: Scorpions – German rock band Scorpions returns to Slovakia after three years. They will play a selection of songs from their 50-year music career in their Crazy World Tour 2019. Visitors to the concert may look forward to hard rock but also famous rock ballads, songs like Rock You Like a Hurricane, Still Loving You, Send me an Angel and Wind of Change. Starts: Nov 20, 20:00, Ondrej Nepela’s Winter Stadium. Admission: €49-€69. More info: www.ticketportal.sk.

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