Culture & lifestyle, page 3

Suché Mýto used to be a lively part of today’s Bratislava

Part of it was pulled down after WWII and other buildings made space for elevated crossings in the late 1970s.Jana Liptáková, 10. Jan 2020, at 13:52

Historical Suché Mýto with the St Michal tower in the background.
Main characters of The Kite
Movie Review

Joker: An unsettling tale of a vulnerable villain

The latest depiction of Batman's foe relieves a world suffering from superhero fatigue.Angel O. Madrid9. Jan 2020, at 14:36

Joaquin Phoenix won a Golden Globe for his work in Joker

Foreigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between January 10 and January 19, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 8. Jan 2020, at 12:38

Travel cinema: Thailand (Illustrative stock photo)

Slovak National Theatre director resigns

Vladimír Antala was the SND director for more than a year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Jan 2020, at 22:03

Former SND chair Vladimír Antala and Culture Minister Ľubica Laššáková talk to the media on January 24, 2019, in Bratislava.

Camels hit the streets of Bratislava's Old Town

Look how the Epiphany was celebrated around Slovakia.Compiled by Spectator staff, 7. Jan 2020, at 14:28


Christians celebrate Epiphany

It is a tradition to consecrate houses during this day.Compiled by Spectator staff, 6. Jan 2020, at 13:07

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FAQ: What foreigners ask before relocating to Slovakia?

Finding a new home in Slovakia.Radka Minarechová, 5. Jan 2020, at 12:40

UK artist Stormzy confirmed to perform at Pohoda 2020

Pohoda Festival is held from July 9 to 11 at Trenčín airport.Compiled by Spectator staff, 2. Jan 2020, at 13:49

Stormzy will play his slot at the Pohoda Festival on July 9, 2020, at the Trenčín airport
Spectacular Slovakia Podcast

Spectacular Slovakia with almost 60,000 plays in 2019

Listen back to the 10 most listened to Spectacular Slovakia episodes.Peter Dlhopolec, 2. Jan 2020, at 13:39

Artificial snow is being made at the ski resort Vrátna Malá Fatra-Paseky, central Slovakia, on December 2, 2019.

How much weight do Slovaks and Czechs gain on average in Christmas time?

Both Slovaks as well Czech make New Year’s resolutions, but they do not fulfil them.Compiled by Spectator staff, 31. Dec 2019, at 9:00

Christmas table is traditionally rich in Slovakia as well as the Czech Republic.

Bratislava will welcome the New Year with a firework show

Other big cities either did not plan fireworks or scrapped them.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Dec 2019, at 13:51

New Year's Eve celebration in Bratislava

Top 10 January events around Slovakia

Climb up Minčol and set out on a trip to Antarctica.Compiled by Spectator staff, 30. Dec 2019, at 11:39

The Minčol peak in the Malá Fatra mountains, central Slovakia.

NASA chooses image from Zuberec for Christmas Eve photo

What stars shine in Earth's northern hemisphere during winter?Compiled by Spectator staff, 27. Dec 2019, at 14:00

NASA chooses photo from Zuberec as the photo of the day.
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Slovak Christmas - traditional and new

A chain around the table legs and waiting for a golden pig. Some old Christmas traditions survive to this day and others have disappeared.Nina Hrabovská Francelová, 24. Dec 2019, at 6:00


Fish was a must on Christmas Eve in Bratislava

A Pressburger speciality was wärmlich – alcoholic drink served with waffles.Jana Liptáková, 19. Dec 2019, at 18:43

A historical Chsristmas postcard from Bratislava
Spectacular Slovakia Podcast

Slovak girls kept seeking the right man also at Christmas

Spectacular Slovakia will take listeners on a Slovak Christmas tour.Peter Dlhopolec, 19. Dec 2019, at 16:32

A Christmas market in Zvolen, central Slovakia, on December 13, 2019

Gay artist exposes Slovaks to homosexuality and gender equality

Anna Daučíková's exhibition at the SNG ends in March 2020.Jana Alexová19. Dec 2019, at 11:52

Slovak artist Anna Daučíková displays her work in the Slovak National Gallery in Bratislava until late March 2020

Foreigners: Top 15 events in Bratislava

Tips for the top 15 events in the capital between December 20 and January 6, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.Compiled by Spectator staff, 18. Dec 2019, at 14:06

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Mastering English is not necessary to enjoy English-language comedy

Student theatre ActofKAA brings Don’t Dress for DinnerJana Liptáková, 17. Dec 2019, at 10:26

ActofKAA troupe