Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 28 and July 7, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.

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Top 10
SPORT: Bratislava Inline; Starts: June 28, 20:00
FOOD: Beer & Burger Fest; Starts: June 28-29
FOOD: Vegan Picnic; Starts: June 29, 13:00
EVENT: Dream Scenes Bratislava; Starts: June 29, 20:00
SPORT: Autopolis Half Marathon Bratislava; Starts: June 30, 12:00
CONCERT: Sting; Starts: Jun 30, 20:00
CONCERT: Viva Musica! / Ólafur Arnalds; Starts: July 4, 20:00
THEATRE: Summer Shakespeare festival 2019; Starts: July 5-August 4
EVENT: Currants Devín; Starts: July 6, 10:00
EVENT: Japanese Day; Starts: July 6, 13:30

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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)

TOP 10

Bratislava Inline 2019

Bratislava, Friday, June 28, 20:00

Skaters, cyclists and other non-motorized wheels will again ride on Bratislava roads. Summer Friday rides are a great activity not only for skaters, but also cyclists, scooters, skateboarders, longboarders or runners who want to enjoy the night city from a different perspective, turn off after a week of work, and cool off in hot summer weather while being active and meeting friends. Admission: free. More info:

Beer & Burger Fest 2019

Eurovea, Pribinova, Ružinov, Friday-Saturday, June 28-29

The second year of the festival, which offers a combination of real burgers​, craft beer, entertainment and relaxation on the banks of the Danube. Within the program, you can look forward to King Shaolin, Tusté Baletky, ACDC Revival AC / TN. Admission: free. More info:

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Vegan Picnic

Sad Janka Kráľa, Petržalka, Saturday, June 29, 16:30

We invite you to this year's vegan picnic in Bratislava's Sad Janka Kráľa! Everyone who wants to be inspired by new flavors, share their favorite vegan recipes with others and to meet new people is welcomed. Bring friends, family, and pets! Admission: free. More info:

Dream Scenes Bratislava 2019

Nová Cvernovka, Račianska, Bratislava, Saturday, June 29, 20:00

In Slovakia, for the first time, a unique format of music event is being created; Dream Scenes Bratislava, a night-long music festival. It is a format abroad known as "sleepover ambient and drone night" or "Silent night".


  • 20:00 Door Open
  • 21:00 Chaosdroid
  • 22:00 Whithe
  • 22:30 Alapastel live
  • 23:30 Alapastel set to sleep (L.Bulko + A.Dekan improvisation)
  • 24:00 Casi Cada Minuto
  • 01:00 Phragments
  • 02:00 Prime numbers
  • 03:00 16 Colors
  • 04:00 Noir Tree
  • 05:00 Drills after ten o'clock
  • 06:00 Meltingeyes
  • 06:30 Charon
  • 08:00 - 10:00 Breakfast at the bar (+ €3)

Admission: €10-€13. More info:

Autopolis Half Marathon Bratislava

Železná studnička, Nové Mesto, Sunday, June 30, 12:00

A rich running program is ready for the whole family this June at the Autopolis Half Marathon Bratislava 2019. In addition to running, accompanying attractions and a program for children and adults will be prepared. Admission: free. More info:


Ondrej Nepela’s Winter Arena, Odbojárov 9, Bratislava, Sunday, June 30, 20:00

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. Admission: €64. More info:

Viva Musica! / Ólafur Arnalds: re:member

Stará tržnica, Námestie SNP, Bratislava-Staré Mesto, Thursday, July 4, 20:00

Music experimenter and innovator Ólafur Arnalds will visit Slovakia from Iceland in an exclusive premiere. Viva Musica! 2019 brings an unforgettable experience on July 4th to the Old Market Hall. He is an avid experimenter and innovator who likes to push the limits of music. In his work,​ he combines elements of (neo) classical music with sophisticated electronics. Few know that he once started as a drummer in a hardcore-metal band. Admission: €15-€27.

Summer Shakespeare festival 2019

Bratislava castle, Bratislava, July 5-August 4

This year’s festival will bring the premiere production of "Romeo and Juliet" directed by Dodo Gombar, and the Slovak premiere of the Prague production of "Evening of the Three Kings, or anything you want", under the direction of Jana Klíčová. "The comedy of mistakes" directed by Roman Polák, after last year's sold out shows, will be on the program this year as well and after a one year break, you can see the play "Othello" for the last time. More info:

Currants Devín

Devin Castle, Muránská, Devín, Saturday, July 6, 10:00

The fourth year of the culinary event in the attractive historical part of Bratislava, Devín. It promotes the tradition of currant growing and the production of quality currant wine in Devín. In addition to selling and tasting red and black currants, as in the fruit itself, other forms of the fruit, such as jams, syrups, baked goodies, ice cream, and other currant goodies will be on sale. Admission: free. More info:

Japanese Day

Various venues, Bratislava, Saturday, July 6, 13:30

The Embassy of Japan in the Slovak Republic is pleased to invite you to a unique event called "NATSUMATSURI 2019 - Japanese Day”, part of the Bratislava Cultural Summer and Castle Festival 2019. It is organized in cooperation with the Bratislava Cultural and Information Center and will be held at the Main Square and Old Town City Hall in Bratislava.


  • 13:30 Tea Ceremony (Tsutomu Takamatsu Sóuriki, Chado Urasenke Tankokai Vienna)
  • 14:00 Ikebana (Noriko Komiyama, Sogetsu School Teacher)
  • 14:45 Kicuke - Traditional Japanese Clothing (Teru Ogawa and Teruka Ogawa)
  • 15:15 Bonsai (Ján Lúdik, Bonsajcentrum Bratislava)
  • 15:45 Short stories about shogi and go (Lukáš Vyletel)
  • 16:15 Presentation of Japanese Shiba Inu breed (Shiba Inu Slovakia o. z.)

Accompanying program:

Bonsai exhibition (Bonsajcentrum Bratislava), table game shogi and go (SAŠO - Slovak Association of Shogi and Slovak Association of Go), shiba inu - photo opportunity (Shiba Inu Slovakia o. Z.), Calligraphy and origami and presentation stand of Gifu.


  • 17:15 Kagamiwari - Opening Ceremony
  • 17:30 Concert - Hudák Ensemble Vienna (Michal Hudák - violin, Kayoko Hudak - flute, Yukako Hiebner - viola, Marika Peham - cello)
  • 18:00 Presentation of the classic Japanese dance "kamigatamai" (Teru Ogawa, chief champion and head of Ogawa school)
  • 18:30 Karate, Aikido, Judo (Slovak Karate Union - ŠKK Bratislava, Kurilla Budokan, Patrónka and Judo Club Levice)

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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:
TRAINING: Yoga in English on Thursdays - You need to make reservation via 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: 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:
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: For any clarification/further information, you may contact Ms. Jaiwanti at Tel: +421-2-5296 2916/7/8 or email: Admission is free. Starts: Monday to Friday, 11:00, 16:00, 18:00, Dunajska 4, Bratislava. More info:

Temporary exhibitions

Far Away But Strangely Familiar until September 8
#INKBOOK until September 8
Fata Morgana until September 8
Land behind the Map. Amazing Art History with Professor Hamster
The Kornel and Naďa Földvári Library
Artist´s (Heavy) Luggage

Far Away But Strangely Familiar - This exhibition brings together 23 of the leading artists from the Philippines. The Philippines is not a tropical paradise though it has beautiful beaches and exceptionally welcoming people. A country invaded in turn by Moros, Portuguese, Spanish, British, Americans and Japanese it only became independent in 1946. It suffers from overpopulation, corruption and poverty. These are not, of course, problems unique to the Philippines. More info:
#INKBOOK - Audiences frequently perceive Petra’s work on two levels – one is full of merry illustrations which we know from books and magazines, and the second is found in the world of Instagram. The visuality of her Instagram sketches directly react to moments of the experienced, similar to the photos of many users of this network. The format only enhances the impression of photography – Petra uses classic Polaroid dimensions, but she captures her shots manually using alcohol-based markers which add a peculiar edge. More info:
Fata Morgana - Ján Zoričák is one of the most significant glass artists in Slovakia and France. He is also one of those exceptional art personalities of Slovak origin who has gained international recognition. He works in the difficult sector of glass design, which requires artistic vision and ability as well as the capacity to master the demanding technological processes and creativity to discover unconventional methods of working with glass. More info:
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:
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:
Artist´s (Heavy) Luggage - Arnold Peter Weisz-Kubínčan (1898 - 1944) was born into a Jewish family in the town of Usch, Prussia. From 1913 to 1917 he studied sculpture at the School of Arts and Crafts in Budapest. After the war he continued his studies in Berlin, most probably at a private academy. In the Berlin of the 1920s he could be close to the expressionistic tendencies which suited his artistic nature. Weisz-Kubínčan is a unique figure in terms of our modern painting and drawing but also due to his mysticism. Open: Monday: closed, Tuesday – Wednesday: 10.00 – 18.00, Thursday: 12.00 – 20.00, Friday – Sunday: 10.00 – 18.00, Esterházy’s Palace until November 10. More info:

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: Good Charlotte; Starts: Aug 13
CONCERT: Alice Cooper; Starts: Sep 15, 20:00
CONCERT: Eros Ramazzotti; Starts: Oct 5, 2019
CONCERT: Enrique Iglesias; Starts: Oct 31, 20:00
CONCERT: Scorpions; Starts: Nov 20, 20:00

CONCERT: Good Charlotte - One of the most famous punk-rock bands - Good Charlotte - comes to Slovakia! Tickets will be sold on Friday, May 24, from EUR 34, exclusively through Lí Celebrity twins Benji and Joel Madden will perform with the band's original line-up consisting exclusively of the band's greatest career hits. Fans can enjoy top hits such as The River, Lifestyles of the Rich and Famous, The Anthem, I Don't Wanna Be in Love, Keep Your Hands of My Girl and more. Starts: August 13, Refinery Gallery, Vlčie hrdlo 54, Bratislava. Admission: €34. More info:
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:
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:
CONCERT: Enrique Iglesias - Spanish singer Enrique Iglesias returns after more than 10 years to Slovakia with his tour All The Hits Live. He will sing older hits such as Bailamos and Rhythm Divine, but also newer ones like Duele El Corazón, Subeme La Radio, El Baño. Starts: Oct 31, 20:00, Ondrej Nepela’s Winter Stadium. Admission: €89. More info:
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:

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