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Bratislava feels similar to what I’m used to here, says New York-based Slovak filmmaker

Adam Holoubek’s film LENS-MUSE explores the relationship between humans and technology.Anna Fay, 3. Nov 2020, at 12:51

Adam Holoubek (top left), Justin Rozanski - ROZI (top right), S. L. Feemster (bottom middle)

Climate change, migration stories, and Wuhan: One World to screen 50 films online

The One World festival to livestream discussions in English as well.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Nov 2020, at 17:46

The One Way Ticket documentary, following a path of two refugees from Africa to the USA, will be screened during the One World festival on November 11.

Dancing in protective suits, a soldier as DJ. These videos show the funny side of testing

Funny invitation to testing or the world of the Matrix. These videos and pictures from the testing were popular on social networks.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Nov 2020, at 17:41

"Charlie Chaplin" entertaining people waiting for testing in Trenčín on October 31.

Nature and traditions: These are the best photos from north-east Slovakia

A traditional costume with a new accessory caught the attention of the jury.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Nov 2020, at 11:28

Vihorlat winter (Prize of KOCR North-east Slovakia)
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Roundup: First Harry Potter book published in Slovakia 20 years ago

On this occasion, Slovak designer Adrián Macho came up with new illustrations of the Harry Potter book covers.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Oct 2020, at 12:33

Adrián Macho has produced new Slovak covers of the Harry Potter books.

Greenery instead of asphalt on Bratislava’s Komenského Square

Transformation of square will serve as a model for other public places, say city authorities.Jana Liptáková, 29. Oct 2020, at 16:08

Design of Komenského Square as proposed by Totalstudio architects.

Slovaks have unravelled the secret of a lost Mayan painting

The ancient mural was destroyed nearly a century ago.Matúš Beňo29. Oct 2020, at 11:00

In the picture: Teotihuacan administrator called K´ihnich Mo´(f1) and the king (f2) known as the Carrier of the Sun.

She grows rust at home and paints with it

Natália Šimonová announced the winner of the Painting 2020 competition.Compiled by Spectator staff, 28. Oct 2020, at 11:28

Natália Šimonová: Reťazák, winner of the competition Painting 2020
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Roundup: Anniversary of the 1930 launch of the President Masaryk into the Danube

The Slovak Philharmonic and Katarína Koščová to stream live concerts at the weekend, starting October 23.Compiled by Spectator staff, 23. Oct 2020, at 12:46

President Masaryk, the largest warship of the Czech-Slovak navy, was constructed in the Slovak town of Komárno.

One of Bratislava's oldest parks will regain its historical look

Decades of missing maintenance have left a mark on Rusovce park.Jana Liptáková, 22. Oct 2020, at 15:22

The manor house in Russovce with remains of terraces adjacent to its southern wing.

Slovakia's best-selling thriller writer: I fear a fragmented society more than the themes of my books

Jozef Karika has published the new thriller Smršť. The halny wind is its main theme.Jana Alexová22. Oct 2020, at 12:06

Writer Jozef Karika has published his nineteenth book - the mysterious thriller Srmšť.

Tourist finds ancient silver coins under an uprooted tree

The finder will get his reward.Compiled by Spectator staff, 19. Oct 2020, at 11:20

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Roundup: Over the weekend, Kino Lumiére to resume its virtual cinema

Places to visit, music to listen to, and weekend reads. Here’s your travel and culture roundup.Compiled by Spectator staff, 16. Oct 2020, at 11:07

The Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra plays a concert in Bratislava.

Product vs. art: Fashion walks back into the national gallery

In 2017, the Slovak National Gallery displayed dresses from the times of communist Czechoslovakia.Jana Alexová15. Oct 2020, at 11:38

The 'Oh, That Dress!' exhibition takes place in the Slovak National Gallery until January 2021.

New parking policy around Horský Park planted a discord

Some applaud the idea of making the place safer and quieter, others complain that it is now less accessible.Jana Liptáková, 14. Oct 2020, at 16:26

Cars cannot park on Nekrasovova, Lesná and Novosvetská any more.
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Roundup: Idiot, Korean Culture Month and a heart of stone

Gardens and parks in Slovakia will welcome visitors this weekend.Compiled by Spectator staff, 9. Oct 2020, at 10:15

The newly reconstructed southern fortification at Trenčín Castle.

The best Slovak architecture in 2020 awarded

The CE ZA AR awards have been given to winners in six categories.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Oct 2020, at 11:35


Thousands of artists threatened with bankruptcy during a pandemic

The delayed 'First Aid' scheme will help only a fraction of people working in the creative industries.Michal Katuška, 8. Oct 2020, at 11:02

The Culture Ministry will support independent culture with at least €11 million, most of which, up to €9.5 million, will be redistributed by the Slovak Arts Council.

Parks and gardens will reveal their secrets despite COVID-19

The popular annual event takes place on an untraditional autumn date.Jana Liptáková, 7. Oct 2020, at 16:06

Dozens of parks and gardens will open across Slovakia during the weekend.

Čičmany is saving the tradition of whipping

The aim of the event is to save the shepherd’s whip.Compiled by Spectator staff, 5. Oct 2020, at 17:44

The school of whipping in Čičmany.