Culture & lifestyle

The exhibition of 2019: Ride an elevator made from books

Gallery in Bratislava displays Matej Krén's works until March 2020.Jana Alexová17. Oct 2019, at 1:19

An elevator made of books, called the Semiolift, is exhibited in the Bratislava City Gallery until March 1, 2020
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 18 and October 27, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2019, at 12:11

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The best of Slovak architecture in 2019

A school, chalet and public park were among those awarded.Compiled by Spectator staff, 15. Oct 2019, at 12:58

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Slovakia's best photo of 2019: Kočner hiding in a police car

Take a look at the best photos from the 2019 Slovak Press Photo contest.Jana Alexová10. Oct 2019, at 10:13

The picture of controversial businessman Marián Kočner, taken by Denník N photographer Tomáš Benedikovič, wins the singles category in the News section of the 2019 Slovak Press Photo contest
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Spectacular Slovakia: Where to find handsome Slovak men

Slovak folk songs may guide you to the right places.Anna FayPeter Dlhopolec, 9. Oct 2019, at 19:24

A folk group performs at the Spiš Fair in eastern Slovakia
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Blog: Some good reasons to take a bike ride to Devín in autumn

A scrumptious taste of local viticulture is only one of them.Anna Fay, 9. Oct 2019, at 12:54

Devín Castle

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 11 and October 20, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Oct 2019, at 17:55

Bratislava castle
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Woody and the Toy Story gang are so much more than talking toys

Sometimes movies are just projections of the nostalgia within us.Angel O. Madrid4. Oct 2019, at 13:26

The first Toy Story film was released in 1995.

Unique nature opportunity for Horský Park under new programme

Historical park is divided into non-intervention, buffer and recreational zones.Jana Liptáková, 4. Oct 2019, at 11:39

Horský Park is now divided into three zones.
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His paintings were sold for lots of money, but Benka dreamed of career in music

Martin Benka became Slovakia’s national treasure for his artistic craft.Anna FayPeter Dlhopolec, 3. Oct 2019, at 16:46

People attend the Martin Benka exhibition at the SOGA auction company in Bratislava on September 10, 2019
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Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 4 and October 13, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Oct 2019, at 18:40

Bitka o Bratislavu 2018
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Pressburg – Bratislava – 1919

This exhibition marks Bratislava becoming part of Czechoslovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 1. Oct 2019, at 11:24

A photo depicting historical events that preceded Bratislava becoming part of Czechoslovakia.
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Slovak premiere of Les Misérables reviewed by US theatre website

It is a “fresh and vital interpretation”.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Sep 2019, at 13:22

The cast of the Slovak version of Les Misérables, together with director Marie Zamora (l).
Artificial Intelligence in a Nutshell

Blog: How to survive and thrive during the AI revolution

The world as we know it is going to change dramatically. The best we can do is to embrace this change and take an active part in it.Martin Spano30. Sep 2019, at 11:03

A flying Aero 4.0

Blog: A page out of the foreigners’ storybook

At the Bratislava True Stories event on September 20, “Odkiaľ si” became the Slovak version of “Once Upon a Time”.Anna Fay, 30. Sep 2019, at 10:58

Nastaran (Nasi) A Morlagh tells a story at a Bratislava True Stories event in 2018.

The White Night festival illuminated Bratislava

Check out the selection of pictures from the first day of the festival.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Sep 2019, at 12:54

Luke Jerram: Gaia
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October 2019: Top 10 events in Slovakia

Enjoy autumn in Slovak regions: experience Cabbage Days in Stupava and get scared at Slovak castles.Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Sep 2019, at 9:50

The oldest marathon in Europe, Peace Marathon in Košice, takes place in early October of 2019
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People in the Hont Region pulled a bull up on a tower

“Why?” you may ask. Find out in the Spectacular Slovakia episode.Anna FayPeter Dlhopolec, 26. Sep 2019, at 17:48

The "Hontianska paráda" folklore festival takes place every August in Hrušov in the Hont Region
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Ten things you need to know so you don't get lost during the White Night festival

“A manual” for the festival and seven sites choosen by The Slovak Spectator.Jana Liptáková, 26. Sep 2019, at 14:05

After the successful installation of the replica of the Moon, British artist Luke Jerram returns to Bratislava with a detailed NASA imagery of the Earth’s surface.
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White Night: People think art should be nice. It does not have to be

Art should make people react, the festival's art director Z. Pacáková says.Monika Moravčíková26. Sep 2019, at 11:37

Zuzana Capáková, 33, studied at the Sorbonne in Paris. She took up some internships in France, too. After her return to Slovakia, she decided to organise the White Night festival.
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