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Slovak film won Generation Kplus section at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Crystal Bear – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Feb 2017, at 14:08

Director of Little Harbour, Iveta Grófová, with the Cristal Bear

The street of national monuments

In the past, the area between the modern-day Slavín monument and Palisády neighbourhood was composed of vast vineyards.By Branislav Chovan20. Feb 2017, at 8:59

Kuzmány Street in Bratislava

New rooms accessible in Orava castle

The Oravský Castle was the most visited castle in 2016. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Feb 2017, at 7:55

Orava castle

Discovery made hard mining work more efficient

Gunpowder was used to blow up the rock for the first time in the Upper Bieber adit for the first time 390 years ago. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Feb 2017, at 7:55

Bratislava Zoo will have new wolf breeding station

One of most significant investments of the Bratislava Zoo in the year 2017 will be the building of a new wolf breeding station. Compiled by Spectator staff ,17. Feb 2017, at 7:50

Foreigners: Events around SlovakiaPhoto

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 17 and February 26, including a race on old wooden sleighs, an operetta premiere, a lot of jazz, classical and rock music, and more. Zuzana Vilikovská ,16. Feb 2017, at 12:23

Rce in krňačky sleighing, Turecká 2017

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between February 17 and 26, including party, chamber music festival, premiere of opera, wine evening, exhibitions and more. Adriana Petková ,15. Feb 2017, at 13:35

Premiere of The Triptych in SND

Treasures of Slovak baroque in PolandPhoto

Visitors to the exhibition of Slovak baroque in Krakow, Poland, will not just be able to view famous works of art but will have a chance to study rare pieces hardly ever presented before. Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,14. Feb 2017, at 11:25

Ján Kupecký - Self-portrait; 1690 – 1700

Once again „Prešporok“ resounds to the music of BartókPhoto

One of the most original and influential composers of the 20th century, Béla Bartók, has significant connections with the Slovak capital. Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,13. Feb 2017, at 14:13

Jerusalem Quartet

Domica Cave open to public

Domica Cave in the district Rožňava opened for the public in the beginning of February as the first of six caves in the Košický region. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Feb 2017, at 7:05

Over 19,000 visitors to ice statues in High Tatras

The fifth unofficial Championship in ice carving took place at Hrebienok. Compiled by Spectator staff ,11. Feb 2017, at 6:55

New map shows industrial past of Bratislava

The first edition of the Slovak-English map of industrial monuments in Bratislava was sold out within two weeks. Jana Liptáková ,10. Feb 2017, at 11:36

Martin Lipták with the map of industrial monuments in Bratislava.

Bratislava’s Old Town wants replicas of historical mail boxes

Now it is searching for mail box designs. Compiled by Spectator staff ,9. Feb 2017, at 19:19

Nowaday's mail box

Foreigners: Events around SlovakiaPhoto

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 10 and February 19, including opera, many concerts, film music, a multi-genre festival, a snow festival, championship in male striptease… Zuzana Vilikovská ,9. Feb 2017, at 18:58

Mushing is popular also among public.

Snow camp under Lomnický Peak

Tourists can camp at an altitude of 1,751 metres above sea level. Compiled by Spectator staff ,9. Feb 2017, at 6:50

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between February 10 and 19, including party, chamber music festival, fair, stand-up comedy, quiz night, weekend of cynology, exhibitions and more. Adriana Petková ,8. Feb 2017, at 14:17

Trip guided in English offers an evening bird walk, illustrative stock photo

Evil in threes

All mediaeval towns saw a similar story: during their path to independence and autonomy, they clashed with the implacable stance of their lords. The town of Kežmaork, lying in the Spiš region, thus clashed with…By Branislav Chovan7. Feb 2017, at 14:00

Chapel of Mária Gyulaffy,1925 (replaced in 1973 by a replica).

Bratislava gets smart benches

One smart bench is at Primaciálne námestie and the second one at Kramáre. Compiled by Spectator staff ,7. Feb 2017, at 7:01

The smart bench the playground Jahodná at Kramáre.
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Slovak films to be screened at Berlinale, Rotterdam IFF

It seems that Slovak (or Slovak coproduction) films are much in demand now: after it has been announced that the Czech-Slovak film Masaryk will be shown at Berlinale 2017, two more Slovak movies are slated for… Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,6. Feb 2017, at 12:20

Vanesska as Jarka in the Little Harbour movie.

Bratislava belongs to Top 10 cities for freelancers

The capital of Slovakia is the eighth best city for freelancers to live in. Compiled by Spectator staff ,5. Feb 2017, at 7:15

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