AUGUST 2019: Top 10 events in Slovakia

The SIAF aviation festival is happening earlier than usual this year. The large AGROKOMPLEX exhibition is back, with additional eco festivals, and children can help out a dragon on their way to Mt Chopok.

A traditional march of folk dancers wearing traditional costumes during the Trnava Gate folk festival in August 2018.A traditional march of folk dancers wearing traditional costumes during the Trnava Gate folk festival in August 2018. (Source: Trnavská brána)

August 29, 2019. Slovakia commemorates the 75th anniversary of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP) this year. The national holiday falls on Thursday this year, in remembrance of one of the most extensive armed actions against Nazism in the 1940s. A great place to celebrate is in Banská Bystrica, where SNP celebrations take place every year and where the SNP Museum also sits.

But before the end of the month, August offers other types of events foreigners can enjoy in Slovak regions. How about heading up to Lomnický Štít observatory, which will hold an open door on August 3? It is, undoubtedly, a cool way to get chilled in summer. And here are other events to go to:

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