No beach on the Danube in Bratislava this year

The main sponsor has withdrawn from this popular project after 13 years.

Having good time at Magio Beach Having good time at Magio Beach (Source: Sme)

After 13 years there will be no Magio Beach on the Danube River embankment in Bratislava this summer. Its main sponsor, the telecom company Slovak Telekom, has decided not to build the popular spot this year due to the planned revitalisation of the nearby Sad Janka Kráľa public park and the Tyršovo Embankment.

“We have been discussing the future form of the beach for a long time, trying to find a joint solution that would allow the beach to remain in its original place and with its original scope this year,” said Peter Bubla, spokesperson for Bratislava city council, as cited by the TASR newswire, adding that Slovak Telekom eventually decided not to continue with the project.

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