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Krňačky race celebrates anniversary

Tradition of Krňačky race in Turecká village celebrated 60 years. Compiled by Spectator staff ,26. Feb 2017, at 6:25

Safari under High TatrasVideo

Marek Stolarčík from Kežmarok filmed unique video. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. Feb 2017, at 6:30

Illustration stock photo

Legendary Luna bar to reopenPhoto

The programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies. Jana Liptáková ,24. Feb 2017, at 14:19

Luna Bar in the Kyjev Hotel

Foreigners: Events around SlovakiaPhoto

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 27 and March 5, including folklore, traditional Carnival events, visual theatre, exhibition/art performance, a Nordic cultural festival,… Zuzana Vilikovská ,23. Feb 2017, at 18:47

Ken Garrett will perform in &the Blue Note jazz club, Nové Mesto nad Váhom

Ornithologists count endangered species of raptor birds

In January, ornithologists counted red kites, eastern imperial eagles, white-tailed eagles and saker falcons. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Feb 2017, at 8:25

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between February 24 and March 5, including concerts, workshops, paintball battle, trade show, exhibitions and more. Adriana Petková ,22. Feb 2017, at 13:00

Preßburger Klezmer Band

Famous books on totalitarianism popular in Slovakia too

Internet bookstores have recorded an increased interest in books exploring totalitarian regimes, including demanding theoretical works.By Marek Hudec21. Feb 2017, at 13:01

George Orwell in Slovak bookstores

Slovak film won Crystal Bear at Berlinale

The film Little Harbour that won the Generation Kplus section – 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

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