Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 14 and June 23, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

(Source: Sme, Ján Krošlák)

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Top 10
EVENT: Disaster Artist: Theme Night; Starts: June 14, 19:00
RACE: Tvrďák Bratislava: the most fun, muddy race; Starts: June 15-16
CONCERT: Filip Jančík at Bratislava Castle; Starts: June 15-16, 19:30
EVENT: Medieval Ages; Starts: June 15, 9:00
SPORT: Račiansky Cross; Starts: June 16, 8:00
MUSIC: Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra; Starts: June 16; 19:00
MARKET: Italian Market; Starts: June 17-26
MUSIC: One Day Jazz Festival; Starts: June 18; 19:00
FOOD: Gourmet Fest Bratislava 2019; Starts: June 21-23
EVENT: African Market in Bratislava; Starts: June 23, 11:00

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

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.

Tvrďák Bratislava: the most fun, muddy race

Areál vodných športov, Čunovo, Saturday-Sunday, June 15-16

Full of water and mud, the Tvrďák race is full of adrenaline and fun. There will also be popular competitions in power disciplines. After the race, you can raft, relax on the terrace or swim in the new pool at Divoká Voda. Admission: €33-€45. More info: http://bit.ly/313wcrc.

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.

Medieval Ages

Sad Janka Kráľa, Petržalka, Saturday, June 15, 9:00

Come and enjoy the atmosphere of the Middle Ages in the Janka Kráľ park. You can look forward to historical tent camps, medieval battle reconstruction, fencing tournaments and performances, crafts and much more. In addition to group and individual tournaments, historical enthusiasts will struggle to play a soul-like game with each other. Admission: free. More info: https://bit.ly/2IcQEgG.

Račiansky cross 2019

Amfiteáter Rača, Knižkova dolina, Rača, Sunday, June 16, 8:00

Forest run through the Little Carpathians with two tracks of 9 km and 15 km and children's runs. Come and run in ​beautiful surroundings and enjoy this event with us. Admission: €10-€13. More info: http://bit.ly/2WxJX1V.

Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra

Slovenská filharmónia, Námestie Eugena Suchoňa, Bratislava, Sunday, June 16, 19:00

The Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra is one of the Cleveland area’s premier musical destinations for aspiring student musicians — and one of the most acclaimed youth orchestras in the United States. Since its inaugural concert in 1987, the Youth Orchestra has performed more than 130 concerts and provided a musical home to 1,500 talented young instrumentalists.

Founded for the Cleveland Orchestra by Jahja Ling, the then ensemble’s resident conductor, the Cleveland Orchestra Youth Orchestra provides serious young music students of middle school and high school age with pre-professional orchestral training experience in a full symphony orchestra.

More info: http://bit.ly/2WJpRl2.

Italian market “Mercato italiano”

Hviezdoslavovo námestie, Bratislava, Monday, June 17-26

As part of the DOLCE VITAJ festival, this year the typical Italian market “Mercato italiano” will again visit the historical center of Bratislava. From 17 to 26 of June, it will offer visitors a full week of typical Italian flavours and fragrances. Excellent typical Italian food and products will dominate 300 square meters in Hviezdoslavovo and Rybne Square. Market visitors will be able to buy and taste culinary specialities from all regions of Italy (honey, sausages, vegetables, cheese, oil, wine, herbs, but also pasta tasting) made by local producers and retailers. The kiosks will be open from 10:00 to 22:00 every day.

One Day Jazz Festival 2019

Bratislava, Tuesday, June 18, 19:00

The One Day Jazz Festival is currently regarded as a fixed star of established jazz festivals in international music circles. The 11th edition is unique again; both stars of the world and the home music scene will take part, such as Kenny Garrett, Israeli singer NOA along with the Slovak Philharmonic, and Ida Kelarová with the choir Čhavorenge. Admission: €30-€50. More info: https://bit.ly/2HXs981.

Gourmet Fest Bratislava 2019

Park Andreja Hlinku, Ružinovská, Bratislava, Friday – Sunday, June 21-23

What can be more beautiful than having a great day in a beautiful park setting while tasting splendid meals from the best restaurants and chefs from across the Bratislava region? GURMAN FEST has prepared a unique menu of amazing tastes. The best chefs, winemakers, bartenders and farmers are waiting for you to tell you what's new in the world of gastronomy, what new baking trends and new cooking practices are, what new drinks to mix to be trendy. Make a picnic with your whole family and/or all your friends and take advantage of the rich program we've prepared for you this year. Admission: Free. More info: bit.ly/2Wesdcm.

African market in Bratislava

DESIGN FACTORY, Bottova, Bratislava, Sunday, June 23, 11:00

On June 23, Bratislava will experience an African market. Virunga.cz is going to Slovakia for the first time and brings you the best of exotic fruits. Come try and buy exotic, distant scented fruits (not only) on Sunday night. What do you like to taste the most - glazed avocados, fragrant mangoes, the sweetest pineapples, the biggest jackfruit or the most colorful dragonfruit? Admission: free. More info: https://bit.ly/2Qoaut0.

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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
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:
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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