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Visitors of Ľadovo water reservoir may water-bike and sail

There are more activities available during long summer days. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Jun 2018, at 11:40

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New documentary shows how whistleblower faced intimidation for reporting environmental infringements

The director believes that the corruption surrounding the forests owned by the Church is more perverted even than that surrounding State-owned woodland.By Kristína Kúdelová22. Jun 2018, at 17:24

Jana Bučka

First route for Nordic walking lovers in HumennéPhoto

The project arose as a part of the cooperation between Humenné and the Polish town of Jaslo. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Jun 2018, at 22:49

Use a historic train to travel to Korytnica spaPhoto

It is possible to take bikes to the train. Compiled by Spectator staff ,21. Jun 2018, at 13:05

The interior of St Martin’s Dome looked different during coronations

Pressburg replaced the occupied coronation town of Székesfehérvár. Jana Liptáková ,21. Jun 2018, at 6:12

Coronation of Leopold II in St Martin's Dome redesigned in the baroque style.

Coronations return to BratislavaPhoto

This year Bratislava will recall the coronation of Leopold II, the younger son of Maria Theresa. Jana Liptáková ,21. Jun 2018, at 6:05

Bratislava will again enjoy re-enactment of coronation ceremony

Popular “cycling-buses” operate in the Žilina region

There are three destinations from which to choose. Compiled by Spectator staff ,20. Jun 2018, at 14:47

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Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 22 and July 1, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jun 2018, at 20:50

Spa season in Piešťany is openPhoto

Dragon boats were the biggest attraction during the season's opening. Compiled by Spectator staff ,19. Jun 2018, at 13:43

The Colonnade Bridge, Piešťany

Watch the birdie!Photo

Bird-watching towers to be installed at the Hrhovské ponds in Slovenský Kras, the ideal place to watch water birds. Compiled by Spectator staff ,18. Jun 2018, at 14:15

Dolce Vitaj brings Italian culture to BratislavaPhoto

The 2018 edition of the festival will focus on Italian design and the city of Naples through film, music, and gastronomy. Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,18. Jun 2018, at 12:20

Ozpetek: Dark Naples
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Cultural events you should not miss during your visit in Bratislava

For anyone looking to spend their summer in Bratislava, there is a great time to be had.18. Jun 2018, at 6:00

Bratislava Organ Festival celebrates extravagance, minimalism and repetitivenessPhoto

Apart from “classical” recitals, the festival will also include unusual fusions and combinations. Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,16. Jun 2018, at 17:54

László Fassang

What makes the Pohoda festival ecological?

Pohoda is Europe’s most environmentally friendly festival. Compiled by Spectator staff ,16. Jun 2018, at 9:30

Pohoda 2017

Revitalised industrial building offers work, entertainment and housing

Mlynica is an excellent example of successful conversion of unused industrial building. Jana Liptáková ,15. Jun 2018, at 15:25

Mlynica

Pro Musica Nostra combines top music, performers and tourist destinationsPhoto

The first year of the festival in the Žilina Region hails the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia and revives classical music – thanks to renowned musicians – at historical sites. Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,14. Jun 2018, at 23:43

Dalibor Karvay

How do you feel about your city?

Project gathering the feelings of citizens helps define the areas people like to go to and the perceived no-go zones. Nina Francelová ,14. Jun 2018, at 15:10

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Book Review: Legend of the Linden celebrates Slovakia’s endurance

Zuzana Palovic and Gabriela Bereghazyova explore the historical significance of the Linden tree and why it remains a national symbol of Slovakia. Anna Fay ,14. Jun 2018, at 9:40

Ponds near Trnava are perfect for relaxation, watching birds and water animalsPhoto

Ponds are located in the protected area of a precious ecosystem. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Jun 2018, at 13:31

Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaVideo

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 15 and June 24, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year. Compiled by Spectator staff ,12. Jun 2018, at 21:00

Tom Odell at Grape 2017

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