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Prešov has a new attraction, a model of the historical cityPhoto

The model shows how the eastern Slovak city used to look in 1768. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jan 2018, at 13:56

Detail of the Prešov model

US director brings Russian bylina to BratislavaPhoto

Daniel Kramer, a controversial US theatre director, will soon premiere a co-production with the Flemish Opera in the Slovak National Theatre. Zuzana Vilikovská ,18. Jan 2018, at 9:15

Daniel Kramer... and his Sadko in SND

Walking your dog in Bratislava

Large Bratislava boroughs offer dog parks and plan to open more. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jan 2018, at 4:40

Dog park on Poľná Street

Crematorium in Bratislava is an architectural revelationPhoto

Those who have experienced farewells in other crematoria know what makes it special. Now the best work by the architect Ferdinand Milučký is getting a monograph Jana Liptáková ,17. Jan 2018, at 18:26

Crematorium in Bratislava by architect Ferdinand Milučký

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 19 and January 28, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Jan 2018, at 15:05

Scandi 4

Slovakia marks European Cultural Heritage Year

2018 as the European Cultural Heritage Year will be marked mostly by educational events stressing the value of cultural heritage and by efforts to manifest to the public that the cultural heritage in Europe is a… Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,17. Jan 2018, at 7:20

ÚĽUV promotes traditional crafts and their modern use in Slovakia.

Russians win the Tatry Ice Master 2018Video

Ice-sculptors worked with a massive 50 tonnes of ice on the weekend of January 12-14; their sculptures remain on display. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Jan 2018, at 23:42

The ice scupltures at Hrebienok, Tatry Ice Masters

Exhibition shows old maps of Europe and SlovakiaPhoto

One of the oldest maps of the Slovak National Library shows only Europe, part of Asia and the northern coast of Africa. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Jan 2018, at 13:00

Historical theatre building needs urgent reconstructionPhoto

The state of disrepair of the historical building of the Slovak National Theatre has threatened operation. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Jan 2018, at 7:10

Historical SND building in winter

Reconstructed klopačka tower in Hodruša-Hámre features unusual facePhoto

This klopačka tower is one of only five preserved in Slovakia. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Jan 2018, at 19:45

The klopačka tower in Hodruša-Hámre

Veľký Rozsutec is open, just don't forget your climbing ironsPhoto

One of the most photogenic mountains in the Malá Fatra range is open in the winter, too. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Jan 2018, at 13:58

Veľký Rozsutec, a photo from the mountain top.

Opera Ball opens 2018 seasonPhoto

The popular Opera Ball continues its mission to help disabled children. Compiled by Spectator staff ,15. Jan 2018, at 13:24

Actress Božidara Turzonovová was the host of the Opera Ball 2018.

Royal chocolate made by SlovakPhoto

Some of the chocolate art pieces are decorated with gold or silver. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Jan 2018, at 6:30

What are the top 10 places in the Bratislava Region?Video

A documentary series of 10 videos raises questions as to whether we can produce the same good wine as our ancestors, what the life of a foreigner who does not speak Slovak is like and why people move out of… Jana Liptáková ,12. Jan 2018, at 9:07

Lucie Meinsnerová

Women show skills in draught horse competitionPhoto

Organized by a woman, three showed up in the driver’s seat. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Jan 2018, at 7:25

Restorers uncover underground secrets of Plaveč CastlePhoto

The castle continues its transformation. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Jan 2018, at 13:49

Plaveč Castle ruins

Tatra ski resorts satisfied with visitors’ ratePhoto

The ski resorts in the High Tatras are happy with the visitors’ rate during the “high season” of the winter holidays; but the programme continues, with an ice-sculpting competition this weekend. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. Jan 2018, at 13:30

Skiing on January 7 in Tatranská Lomnica

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 12 and January 21, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year. Compiled by Spectator staff ,9. Jan 2018, at 21:31

Mysterious Fiľakovo Castle underground lured more than thousand visitorsPhoto

Under this historical construction, attractive exhibition site will be created soon. Pod historickou stavbou čoskoro vznikne atraktívne výstavné miesto. Compiled by Spectator staff ,9. Jan 2018, at 14:14

New Year’s Day ascent to the Fiľakovo Castle, including a visit to the underground rooms, attracted a thousand.

Slovak astrophysicists return from Olympiad in Thailand with medalsPhoto

Every year the competition grows, getting tougher for Slovakia to maintain its good standing. Compiled by Spectator staff ,9. Jan 2018, at 12:52

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