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Turn off the light every time you can, experts advise

Light pollution is one of the easiest forms of pollution to remove. Nina Francelová ,14. Mar 2017, at 12:26

How to learn science in a fun and easy way

Interactive science park Aurelium opened in Bratislava. Nina Francelová ,14. Mar 2017, at 12:26

Puccini’s Three-in-One, Slovak premierePhoto

In its efforts to introduce musical pieces never performed before, the Slovak National Theatre (SND) has recently offered the Triptych by Giaccomo Puccini. Zuzana Vilikovská ,14. Mar 2017, at 7:10

Life on a boat in Il Tabarro / Triptych. L-R: Martin Gyimesi-Tinca, Miroslav Dvorský-Luigi, Adriana Kohútková-Giorgetta.

Moldava free-run wine

The town of Moldava nad Bodvou in eastern Slovakia was originally not called Moldava.By Branislav Chovan13. Mar 2017, at 6:55

Moldava and Bodvou, 1929

Slovak wins world’s coldest ultramarathon

A Slovak doctor won the Yukon Arctic Ultra and created a new record. Compiled by Spectator staff ,13. Mar 2017, at 6:00

Ján Kriška in finish

How were criminals punished in mediaeval Bratislava?Photo

People perceived justice differently in the Middle Ages. Jana Liptáková ,10. Mar 2017, at 14:44

A depiction of punishments in the mediaeval justice system.

Slovakia in photographsPhoto

Slovakia via Vavrek's camera. Compiled by Spectator staff ,10. Mar 2017, at 9:55

Organisers of SIAF airshow receive prestigious international awards

The next airshow will take place in Sliač between August 26 and 279. Mar 2017, at 22:33

the Slovak International Air Fest in 2016

Foreigners: Events around SlovakiaPhoto

Tips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between March 10 and 19, including an opera premiere, illustration and glass exhibitions, a community market, and a lot of classical, rock, punk, dance,… Zuzana Vilikovská ,9. Mar 2017, at 15:22

Drahomíra Matznerová will play French works with ŠKO Žilina.

Ticket machines will now accept payment by bank card

Bratislava city transport company is upgrading its ticket machines at the most frequented places in the capital. Compiled by Spectator staff ,8. Mar 2017, at 21:57

City transport company uprgades its ticket machines.

First snowdrops appear at Železná studienka

The first snowdrop (galanthus nivalis), the messenger of spring, has appeared at Železná studienka near Bratislava. Compiled by Spectator staff ,8. Mar 2017, at 14:39

Foreigners: Events in Bratislava

Tips for performances and other events in the capital between March 10 and 19, including concerts, parties, outdoor, workshop, course, festivals, exhibitions and more. Adriana Petková ,8. Mar 2017, at 12:15

Scott Bradlee's Postmodern Jukebox

BLOG: English Theatre Comes to Bratislava

The Festival of English speaking theatres Bridgin`V4 will open with the play Vernissage based on a ‘theatre of the absurd’ play by Vaclav Havel.7. Mar 2017, at 16:29

Film Review

Dreaming after sunriseVideo

Dreams come alive as with Hotel Sunrise Slovak cinematography takes a stride toward the sublime.Jakub Tlolka7. Mar 2017, at 16:00

A scene from Hotel Usvit

Topic: Science and technology (Excercise)

In exercise for this topic we focus on skill: Presentations. Compiled by Spectator staff ,7. Mar 2017, at 12:25

Glossary: Turn off the light every time you can, experts advise

Spectator College provides readers of The Slovak Spectator who are trying to improve their English with glossaries of useful and frequently used words and expressions from stories published as part of the Spectator… Compiled by Spectator staff ,7. Mar 2017, at 12:25

Slovak presidency changed but did not stop SNG reconstructionPhoto

More a year ago, reconstruction on the Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava was launched. The Slovak Presidency of the Council of the European Union in the second half of 2016 did not stop them but did, however,… Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,7. Mar 2017, at 8:00

Visualisation of the Slovak National Gallery, main front, after reconstruction.

Portrait-drawing course in English develops in Bratislava

Those who would like to find a new hobby, or return to an earlier one, even without good knowledge of Slovak can attend the visual arts for beginners to intermediate course, lectured by an ex-pat. Compiled by Zuzana Vilikovská ,6. Mar 2017, at 22:48

Drawing courses in English by Robert Stollar

Ball season

In this postcard from 1902, we see three elderly men courting a young lady. Considering their clothes, this situation might have happened at some festive event, maybe a ball.By Branislav Chovan6. Mar 2017, at 11:02

Balls used to be popular in Bratislava and elsewhere.

Bass burying ceremony in open-air museum under Ľubovniansky castlePhoto

To mark the end of Carnival season, a traditional mask parade and burying of the bass took place under Ľubovniansky hrad. Compiled by Spectator staff ,4. Mar 2017, at 6:05

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