Culture & lifestyle

Historical coins discovered in Sobotište

Another important finding from the town hall is late middle-age ceramics.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Dec 2018, at 9:30

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So blue! Slovakia has another record in UNESCO

It is not easy to create a perfect blueprinted fabric.Nina Francelová, 13. Dec 2018, at 6:50

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Blog: Slovak filmmaker: It's not about the money, but patriotism

After growing up under Communism, Slovak Diana Fabianova found freedom of expression in France and Spain and directed a documentary on menstruation.Zuzana Palovic12. Dec 2018, at 17:19

Diana Fabianova

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between December 14 and December 23, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 11. Dec 2018, at 9:20

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How can we improve the integration of foreigners in Bratislava?

Municipalities recognise there is a lack of outreach on the part of administrators to foreigners, but the problem goes both ways.Anna Fay, 10. Dec 2018, at 14:13

Several foreigners attended the latest round table hosted by the Human Rights League.

Christmas events in Slovak cities: A short guide for foreigners

Which city has the tallest Christmas tree and where can you go for eco-friendly Christmas markets?Peter Dlhopolec, 6. Dec 2018, at 23:35

Christmas spirit in Banská Bystrica.
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Nativity-themed christmas tram takes to the streets of Bratislava

Out of 2,680 lights used for decoration, 560 create a starry heaven inside the tram.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Dec 2018, at 17:14

Christmas tram
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Bratislava: Where to go for mulled wine and Christmas presents?

Urban Market and the Good Market offer designer pieces and bio products.Jana Liptáková, 5. Dec 2018, at 19:00

The Christmas Market at Main Square in Bratislava

Archaeologists found treasure from the Bronze Age

Significance of finding exceeds borders of the region.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Dec 2018, at 13:48

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between December 7 and December 16, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 4. Dec 2018, at 16:04

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If you want to have a real Christmas tree, why not rent it?

This service is available in Bratislava and Košice.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Dec 2018, at 14:04

Three films on migration will be screened in Bratislava

The films are part of the Global Migration Film Festival that will take place in Bratislava on December 4 and 5.Compiled by Spectator staff, 3. Dec 2018, at 13:55

A scene from Abu Adnan: Adnan’s Father

Marking a 50th birthday with contemporary music

Contemporary music is finding its audience in Slovakia.Jana Liptáková, 2. Dec 2018, at 5:10

Ivan Šiller
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Foreigners: TOP 10 December events in Slovakia

Enjoy a bit of culture around Slovak regions during the festive season, including stand-up comedy in English, music jamming, and a film about the coldest place in the world.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Nov 2018, at 21:59

British artist Alxndr London plays Banská Bystrica on December 9, 2018.
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Blog: Civic ownership is a good thing, says NGO founder

Time abroad taught Slovak Sandra Stasselova that change is more than an opportunity - it's a responsibility.Zuzana Palovic30. Nov 2018, at 10:15

Sandra Stasselova

Goat visits the Presidential Palace

Božka the goat is the face of a Christmas campaign.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Nov 2018, at 6:02

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Do you see a white elephant? Welcome to Beckov!

An exotic animal as a symbol of a Slovak village might simply be – a mistake.Peter Dlhopolec, 29. Nov 2018, at 15:24

The Beckov Castle.

Spinning machines will be replaced by office desks

Former industrial building Pradiareň is turning into unusual offices.Jana Liptáková, 29. Nov 2018, at 11:10

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Breiner rewrote the Beatles and became world-famous

His first attempt, 30 years ago, was successful. Now, he wants to ring the bell again.Jana Alexová29. Nov 2018, at 10:54

Peter Breiner
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Slovak filmed an Oscar-qualified documentary about the coldest populated place in the world

The film is winning awards at film festivals around the world.Nina Francelová, 29. Nov 2018, at 6:50

Dominik Bari and his colleges in front of inscription "Oymyakon, Pole of Cold"
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