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Sandrik factory history presented in museum

Teeth implants and helmets for the Bulgarian army belong to portfolio of production plant Sandrik in Dolné Hámre. Compiled by Spectator staff ,4. Feb 2017, at 7:05

Winter expelled several water birds

Ornithologists counted less water birds in January compared to the last few years. Compiled by Spectator staff ,3. Feb 2017, at 6:35

Foreigners: Events around SlovakiaPhoto

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 3 and February 12, including an ice-hockey match, concerts, theatre, a gastronomy festival, a film screening, an ice cathedral in the… Zuzana Vilikovská ,2. Feb 2017, at 20:02

Tatra Ice Cathedral 2017 at Hrebienok

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between February 3 and 12, including party, concerts, swing evening, screening, recitation, vegan dinner, exhibitions and more. Adriana Petková ,1. Feb 2017, at 15:52

Convergence brings musicians from all over the world to Bratislava.

Blog: A dream come true

Bratislava's Poetry Slam returns with a second editionFlorian Niederseer31. Jan 2017, at 17:00

What if Zuzana Hlávková really had become a ballet dancer?

A photography student portrays people who speak out and bring positive changes to society, among them whistleblower Zuzana Hlávková and poet and activist Mirka Ábelová.Zuzana Bodnarova31. Jan 2017, at 15:51

Zuzana Hlávková wanted to dance ballet.

National gallery offers free admission, ancient and modern exhibitionsPhoto

It seems that the proverb saying that quality is more crucial than quantity is true also for the Slovak National Gallery. Zuzana Vilikovská ,31. Jan 2017, at 14:05

Parade of the Hlinka Youth in Trenčín; president Jozef Tiso addressing folks. Unknown photographer. Dream vs. Reality exhibition

Doyen of Lúčnica folk troupe turns 90Photo

Lúčnica is a successful Slovak folklore ensemble that performs both at home and abroad, cooperating with various artists and performers and has been evolving through the decades into its current modern form. Compiled by Spectator staff ,30. Jan 2017, at 16:15

Štefán nosáľ, co-founder and long-time art director of the Lúčnica folklore troupe celebrated 90th birthday.

Crystal Wing awards for 2016 went to 12 Slovak celebrities

Twelve Slovaks received the annual award for their feats in the year 2016, while two more celebrities got a lifelong contribution award in the 20th year of Crystal Wings. Compiled by Spectator staff ,30. Jan 2017, at 14:15

Crystal Wing 2016, January 29, 2017

Slovak archaeologists examined Maya pyramids in Guatemala

Scientists from the Archaeological Institute in Nitra examined remains of Mayan civilization in the rain forest of Guatemala. Compiled by Spectator staff ,29. Jan 2017, at 7:05

Slovakia has 15,000 kilometres of marked hiking routes

A tourist in Slovakia can hike on 15,000 kilometres worth of marked hiking routes. Compiled by Spectator staff ,28. Jan 2017, at 6:00

How we spoke in Bratislava

Germanist Jozef Tancer wrote a book, Untangled Tongues, about the phenomenon of multilingualism in historical Bratislava. Jana Liptáková ,27. Jan 2017, at 7:59

Jozef Tancer

Foreigners: Events around Slovakia

Tips for for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between January 27 and February 5, including concerts, opera dernieres, an architecture exhibition, and more. Zuzana Vilikovská ,26. Jan 2017, at 17:08

It Is All Vainness, dance performance in the Štúdio Tanca Theatre, DŠT.

Documentary by young Roma records testimonies of their Elders

Children from Slovakia and the Czech city of Brno make a documentary mapping the Roma Holocaust and communist times in their community. Compiled by Spectator staff ,25. Jan 2017, at 23:46

Despite som community projects, the lfie of Roma seems to be harder now, illustrative stock photo.

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between January 29 and February 5, including parties, concert, classical music, film festival, bazaar, screening, recitation, exhibitions and more. Adriana Petková ,25. Jan 2017, at 14:14

Organ Concerts under the Pyramid, illustrative stock photo.

Czech-Slovak movie Masaryk at Berlinale 2017

The new co-production film to be screened in Slovakia beginning in March has been selected for the Berlinale main programme – from among 6,000 other movies. Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,25. Jan 2017, at 12:16

L-R: Karel Rodne (who plays Jan Masaryk) and director Julius Ševčík.

The world championship welcomed 74 teams of dogsPhoto

74 racers from seven countries met in the Orava village museum for the World Cup WSA and Grand Prix Zuberec 2017. Compiled by Spectator staff ,24. Jan 2017, at 14:07

Bratislava now teaches fashion

A recently opened school helps build links between fashion and business. Radka Minarechová ,24. Jan 2017, at 6:30

Students work in smaller groups.

Slovaks and Austrians meet at a ball in Bratislava

Slovaks make up a significant portion of the population in Austrian villages near the border. Compiled by Spectator staff ,23. Jan 2017, at 22:21

The Ball of Slovak-Austrian Neighbours

The mystery of too serious card players

When and where this fascinating photo was made is a mystery - the only lead the image of three card players fascinated by a bottle of wine reveals is its publisher.By Branislav Chovan23. Jan 2017, at 11:25

Card players, 1920s-1930s

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