Press, a.s.rss_contact_email Events around Slovakia2017-03-23T18:49:16ZTips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between March 24 and April 2, including spring festivals of classical music, jazz concerts, a classical ballet performance, a historical train ride to UNESCO sites in the Spiš region, an exhibition of old photographic techniques in modern use, and more. Patrick Ness visits Bratislava2017-03-23T09:16:17ZAcclaimed author and screenwriter of the recently adapted novel A Monster Calls arrives in Bratislava to introduce his book More than this.’ customer service among the best2017-03-22T22:49:10ZThe bookstore is awarded third place for its customer-friendly email responses. Events in Bratislava2017-03-22T11:50:00ZTips for performances and other events in the capital between March 24 and Apr 2, including concerts, ballet, dance, comedy show, meeting, courses, festivals, exhibitions and more.Šafárikovo Square will be changed into city meadow2017-03-21T21:16:55ZThe popular square in downtown Bratislava will be turned into a park, including a terrace offering a view of the Danube river, a pavilion for cultural events, an open area for walking dogs and a playground. newspaper story’s journey into block-buster2017-03-21T15:52:59ZA Slovak movie that enchanted the children’s jury at Berlinale, garnering the Crystal Bear, now makes it into domestic cinemas after the premiere at Febiofest, with some screenings slated with English subtitles. memory of woods2017-03-20T15:41:02ZSome time at the end of the 1920s, Czech painter Václav Malý climbed the steep slope of Čebrať Hill, and from there he painted a panoramic picture of the town Ružomberok. 800 long-eared owls overwintered in Slovakia2017-03-19T06:20:00ZLast season a smaller number of locations of overwintering owls was counted. 129,000 hikers visited Slovenský Raj last year2017-03-18T06:20:00ZIn 2016, Slovenský Raj noted an increase of visitors from Israel, Spain and Belgium. brings festival movies, premieres of Slovak films and special guests2017-03-17T19:15:00ZFilm festivals are meant to celebrate films for curious and eager souls who cannot wait to see films before they go to through common distribution and are screened everywhere or televised. Some of them, however, are only presented at festivals. the brooks and springs of Bratislava2017-03-17T14:59:14ZThere are three Vydricas, so-called water dráhy and springs with legends surrounding them. 100 stray cats sterilised in Bratislava2017-03-16T23:39:22ZRoaming cats are very useful, because they act as the most efficient form of rodent control. Events around Slovakia2017-03-16T16:04:15ZTips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between March 17 and 26, including a dance theatre about Anne Frank, a theatre piece on theatre and its making, a Hawaiian dance gala and a lot of music and exhibitions. Events in Bratislava2017-03-15T18:35:41ZTips for performances and other events in the capital between March 17 and 26, including concerts, classical music, festivals, workshop, course, trade show, exhibitions and more. are the best Slovak bands?2017-03-14T16:31:21ZFolklore is in: Katarína Máliková wins three awards for variations on Slovak folklore music. off the light every time you can, experts advise2017-03-14T12:26:53ZLight pollution is one of the easiest forms of pollution to remove. to learn science in a fun and easy way2017-03-14T12:26:45ZInteractive science park Aurelium opened in Bratislava.’s Three-in-One, Slovak premiere2017-03-14T07:10:00ZIn its efforts to introduce musical pieces never performed before, the Slovak National Theatre (SND) has recently offered the Triptych by Giaccomo Puccini. free-run wine2017-03-13T06:55:00ZThe town of Moldava nad Bodvou in eastern Slovakia was originally not called Moldava. wins world’s coldest ultramarathon2017-03-13T06:00:00ZA Slovak doctor won the Yukon Arctic Ultra and created a new record. were criminals punished in mediaeval Bratislava?2017-03-10T14:44:53ZPeople perceived justice differently in the Middle Ages. in photographs2017-03-10T09:55:00ZSlovakia via Vavrek's camera. of SIAF airshow receive prestigious international awards2017-03-09T22:33:59ZThe next airshow will take place in Sliač between August 26 and 27 Events around Slovakia2017-03-09T15:22:39ZTips 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, and other music. machines will now accept payment by bank card2017-03-08T21:57:06ZBratislava city transport company is upgrading its ticket machines at the most frequented places in the capital. snowdrops appear at Železná studienka2017-03-08T14:39:31ZThe first snowdrop (galanthus nivalis), the messenger of spring, has appeared at Železná studienka near Bratislava. Events in Bratislava2017-03-08T12:15:54ZTips for performances and other events in the capital between March 10 and 19, including concerts, parties, outdoor, workshop, course, festivals, exhibitions and more. English Theatre Comes to Bratislava2017-03-07T16:29:03ZThe Festival of English speaking theatres Bridgin`V4 will open with the play Vernissage based on a ‘theatre of the absurd’ play by Vaclav Havel. after sunrise2017-03-07T16:00:00ZDreams come alive as with Hotel Sunrise Slovak cinematography takes a stride toward the sublime. Science and technology (Excercise)2017-03-07T12:25:00ZIn exercise for this topic we focus on skill: Presentations. Turn off the light every time you can, experts advise2017-03-07T12:25:00ZSpectator 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 College as well as in the rest of the newspaper. presidency changed but did not stop SNG reconstruction2017-03-07T08:00:00ZMore 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, require changes in the project. course in English develops in Bratislava2017-03-06T22:48:21ZThose 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. season2017-03-06T11:02:06ZIn 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. burying ceremony in open-air museum under Ľubovniansky castle2017-03-04T06:05:00ZTo mark the end of Carnival season, a traditional mask parade and burying of the bass took place under Ľubovniansky hrad. of Trnavské Mýto is closer2017-03-02T22:46:41ZThe underpass crossing will get a complete facelift. Events around Slovakia2017-03-02T18:34:11ZTips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between March 3 and 12, including a live opera broadcast from New York, a community gastronomy event, a Scandinavian culture festival, an attempt at a record in cartoon exhibition openings, and a lot of music – rock, opera, classical music, etc. Gallery offers guided tour in English2017-03-02T13:38:23ZThe first Sunday of the month will see a guided tour on one aspect in the National Gallery. of Jánošíkove diery2017-03-02T13:37:03ZJánošíkove diery allurs hikers in the winter as well. than 5m people spent holidays in Slovakia2017-03-01T13:24:32ZThe majority of holidaymakers were locals. Events in Bratislava2017-03-01T13:05:00ZTips for performances and other events in the capital between March 3 and 12, including concerts, party, meeting, opera premiere, exhibitions and more. Carnival season ends, Lent begins2017-02-28T23:39:54ZAncient traditions say that on the night of February 28, the Carnival season – the period of parties, balls and carnivals - ends . drama of the early 20th century goes English2017-02-28T14:08:24ZVisual art, dance and music are universal means of expression; drama, on the other hand, is determined and limited by the language it is performed in. To offer the world at least a taste of Slovak drama, the Theatre Institute has prepared an anthology in English. goes virtual2017-02-27T22:56:07ZThe Memory of Bratislava project brings the history of Bratislava to experts as well as the general public in a modern – electronic – form. premiere of Jim Jarmusch's film, Gimme Danger, takes place in Bratislava2017-02-27T22:42:04ZThe film-maker personally agreed to the exclusive screening at the Lumière Cinema. is a chance to see festival winners and foreign guests2017-02-27T15:15:49ZFebiofest, in its 24th year, shows mostly Slovak films, of which nine, including the Cristal Bear winner from Berlinale, The Little Harbour, will be premiered here. All the 11 films shown in the Slovak Film Country section are to be screened with English subtitles.ňačky race celebrates anniversary2017-02-26T06:25:00ZTradition of Krňačky race in Turecká village celebrated 60 years. under High Tatras2017-02-25T06:30:00ZMarek Stolarčík from Kežmarok filmed unique video. Luna bar to reopen2017-02-24T14:19:21ZThe programme in the bar will focus on retro and oldies. Events around Slovakia2017-02-23T18:47:08ZTips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 27 and March 5, including folklore, traditional Carnival events, visual theatre, exhibition/art performance, a Nordic cultural festival, a lot of music, and more. count endangered species of raptor birds2017-02-23T08:25:00ZIn January, ornithologists counted red kites, eastern imperial eagles, white-tailed eagles and saker falcons. Events in Bratislava2017-02-22T13:00:00ZTips for performances and other events in the capital between February 24 and March 5, including concerts, workshops, paintball battle, trade show, exhibitions and more. books on totalitarianism popular in Slovakia too2017-02-21T13:01:47ZInternet bookstores have recorded an increased interest in books exploring totalitarian regimes, including demanding theoretical works. film won Crystal Bear at Berlinale2017-02-20T14:08:30ZThe film Little Harbour that won the Generation Kplus section – beating movies from many other countries - is the work of (mostly) Slovak women. street of national monuments2017-02-20T08:59:03ZIn the past, the area between the modern-day Slavín monument and Palisády neighbourhood was composed of vast vineyards. rooms accessible in Orava castle2017-02-19T07:55:00ZThe Oravský Castle was the most visited castle in 2016. made hard mining work more efficient2017-02-18T07:55:00ZGunpowder was used to blow up the rock for the first time in the Upper Bieber adit for the first time 390 years ago. Zoo will have new wolf breeding station2017-02-17T07:50:00ZOne of most significant investments of the Bratislava Zoo in the year 2017 will be the building of a new wolf breeding station. Events around Slovakia2017-02-16T12:23:34ZTips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 17 and February 26, including a race on old wooden sleighs, an operetta premiere, a lot of jazz, classical and rock music, and more. Events in Bratislava2017-02-15T13:35:01ZTips for performances and other events in the capital between February 17 and 26, including party, chamber music festival, premiere of opera, wine evening, exhibitions and more. of Slovak baroque in Poland2017-02-14T11:25:00ZVisitors to the exhibition of Slovak baroque in Krakow, Poland, will not just be able to view famous works of art but will have a chance to study rare pieces hardly ever presented before. again „Prešporok“ resounds to the music of Bartók2017-02-13T14:13:05ZOne of the most original and influential composers of the 20th century, Béla Bartók, has significant connections with the Slovak capital. Cave open to public2017-02-12T07:05:00ZDomica Cave in the district Rožňava opened for the public in the beginning of February as the first of six caves in the Košický region. 19,000 visitors to ice statues in High Tatras2017-02-11T06:55:00ZThe fifth unofficial Championship in ice carving took place at Hrebienok. map shows industrial past of Bratislava2017-02-10T11:36:59ZThe first edition of the Slovak-English map of industrial monuments in Bratislava was sold out within two weeks.’s Old Town wants replicas of historical mail boxes2017-02-09T19:19:59ZNow it is searching for mail box designs. Events around Slovakia2017-02-09T18:58:13ZTips for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between February 10 and February 19, including opera, many concerts, film music, a multi-genre festival, a snow festival, championship in male striptease and more. camp under Lomnický Peak2017-02-09T06:50:00ZTourists can camp at an altitude of 1,751 metres above sea level. Events in Bratislava2017-02-08T14:17:49ZTips for performances and other events in the capital between February 10 and 19, including party, chamber music festival, fair, stand-up comedy, quiz night, weekend of cynology, exhibitions and more. in threes2017-02-07T14:00:00ZAll mediaeval towns saw a similar story: during their path to independence and autonomy, they clashed with the implacable stance of their lords. The town of Kežmaork, lying in the Spiš region, thus clashed with István II. Thököly, owner of the Kežmarok Castle. gets smart benches2017-02-07T07:01:41ZOne smart bench is at Primaciálne námestie and the second one at Kramáre. films to be screened at Berlinale, Rotterdam IFF2017-02-06T12:20:00ZIt seems that Slovak (or Slovak coproduction) films are much in demand now: after it has been announced that the Czech-Slovak film Masaryk will be shown at Berlinale 2017, two more Slovak movies are slated for foreign festival screenings. belongs to Top 10 cities for freelancers2017-02-05T07:15:00ZThe capital of Slovakia is the eighth best city for freelancers to live in. factory history presented in museum2017-02-04T07:05:00ZTeeth implants and helmets for the Bulgarian army belong to portfolio of production plant Sandrik in Dolné Hámre. expelled several water birds2017-02-03T06:35:00ZOrnithologists counted less water birds in January compared to the last few years. Events around Slovakia2017-02-02T20:02:26ZTips 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 mountains, and more. Events in Bratislava2017-02-01T15:52:48ZTips 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. A dream come true2017-01-31T17:00:00ZBratislava's Poetry Slam returns with a second edition if Zuzana Hlávková really had become a ballet dancer?2017-01-31T15:51:13ZA photography student portrays people who speak out and bring positive changes to society, among them whistleblower Zuzana Hlávková and poet and activist Mirka Ábelová. gallery offers free admission, ancient and modern exhibitions2017-01-31T14:05:00ZIt seems that the proverb saying that quality is more crucial than quantity is true also for the Slovak National Gallery. of Lúčnica folk troupe turns 902017-01-30T16:15:36ZLúčnica 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. Wing awards for 2016 went to 12 Slovak celebrities2017-01-30T14:15:36ZTwelve 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. archaeologists examined Maya pyramids in Guatemala2017-01-29T07:05:00ZScientists from the Archaeological Institute in Nitra examined remains of Mayan civilization in the rain forest of Guatemala. has 15,000 kilometres of marked hiking routes2017-01-28T06:00:00ZA tourist in Slovakia can hike on 15,000 kilometres worth of marked hiking routes. we spoke in Bratislava2017-01-27T07:59:26ZGermanist Jozef Tancer wrote a book, Untangled Tongues, about the phenomenon of multilingualism in historical Bratislava. Events around Slovakia2017-01-26T17:08:07ZTips 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. by young Roma records testimonies of their Elders2017-01-25T23:46:49ZChildren from Slovakia and the Czech city of Brno make a documentary mapping the Roma Holocaust and communist times in their community. Events in Bratislava2017-01-25T14:14:13ZTips 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. movie Masaryk at Berlinale 20172017-01-25T12:16:03ZThe 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. world championship welcomed 74 teams of dogs2017-01-24T14:07:19Z74 racers from seven countries met in the Orava village museum for the World Cup WSA and Grand Prix Zuberec 2017. now teaches fashion2017-01-24T06:30:00ZA recently opened school helps build links between fashion and business. and Austrians meet at a ball in Bratislava2017-01-23T22:21:38ZSlovaks make up a significant portion of the population in Austrian villages near the border. mystery of too serious card players2017-01-23T11:25:18ZWhen 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. car to Lomnický štít is 75-year-old2017-01-22T07:15:00ZCable car workers commemorate cable car anniversary with stories, guided tours, and events. at Spiš2017-01-21T07:40:00ZThe waterfall Šikľavá rock located near Spišská Nová Ves changes during the winter to an icefall. at Žilinská saved, at least for next four years2017-01-19T22:12:44ZThe Old Town would like to obtain the plot on which the market stands. Events around Slovakia2017-01-19T18:32:03ZTips for for performances and other events in the Slovak regions between January 20 and January 29, including various concerts, parties, modern dance performances, opera and more. to get information also in English at city transport2017-01-19T13:37:35ZTo help the ever more tourists that come to Bratislava, names of crucial stops – e.g. terminal stops or those in and around city centre – will be announced in two languages. 120,000 kids got a letter from Ježiško this year2017-01-19T08:30:00ZThe eighteenth year of Christmas mail became the second most successful in the history of Christmas mail. Events in Bratislava2017-01-18T13:05:00ZTips for performances and other events in the capital between January 20 and 29, including party, concert, film festival, bazaar, exhibitions and more.