https://spectator.sme.sk/r/22/culture-and-lifestyle/atomSpectator.sme.sk - The Slovak Spectator5595-11-24T15:11:49ZSlovakia's English-language newspaper covering politics, business, culture, sport and opinion -- with real time news updates.Petit Press, a.s.rss_contact_emailhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702722/owner-of-award-winning-travel-agency-some-tourists-did-not-expect-internet-connection-in-slovakia.htmlOwner of award-winning travel agency: some tourists did not expect internet connection in Slovakia2017-11-23T17:40:18ZMany tourists head to Slovakia because of mountain peaks and national parks. Erik Ševčík founded a travel agency that specialises in adventures in nature. Lately, his effort has caught the attention of Luxury Travel Guide and his business winning an award as Adventure Tour Operator of 2017.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20700284/go-east-jean-marc-barr-says.htmlGo east for real morality, Jean-Marc Barr says2017-11-23T17:30:00ZThe French American actor/director, who plays in a Slovak co-production film, said during a recent visit to Bratislava that eastern Europe, and other eastern countries still have what America has already and what western Europe is losing: the morality of art.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20702064/holiday-season-starts-christmas-markets-open.htmlHoliday season starts, Christmas markets open2017-11-22T23:58:10ZThis weekend, two of the biggest Christmas markets in the Slovak capital will open to visitors.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20701630/new-centre-to-open-in-jasna.htmlNew centre to open in Jasná2017-11-22T13:46:16ZThere will be new services added and the centre will become a visible landmark for better orienting.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20700390/iconic-us-photographer-at-month-of-photography-bratislava-2017.htmlGilden: Take the negative and make a positive from it2017-11-22T10:25:10ZThe works of New York native, photographer Bruce Gilden, who has worked for five decades in the streets of the biggest cities, are on exhibit in the Kunsthalle (House of Arts) in Bratislava within the Month of Photography 2017.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20699493/foreigners-top-10-events-in-bratislava.htmlForeigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava2017-11-21T20:38:44ZTips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 24 and December 3, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20700840/pieniny-national-park-celebrates-a-special-anniversary.htmlPieniny National Park celebrates a special anniversary2017-11-21T13:56:59ZThe smallest national park in Slovakia was officially opened in 1967.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20700331/slovak-movie-the-line-got-main-prize-at-arras-festival.htmlSlovak movie The Line got main prize at Arras festival2017-11-21T06:20:00ZThe film, which has been nominated to represent Slovakia at the Oscars, has had a successful festival life from the very beginning, as this is already the third award.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20699997/the-dolina-cergova-micro-region-invests-in-religious-tourism.htmlThe Dolina Čergova micro-region invests in religious tourism2017-11-20T13:55:49ZSlovak-Polish cooperation will lead to a micro-museum with dozens of wooden church replicas.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20697218/archaeologists-theorize-found-body-is-shaman.htmlArchaeologists theorize found body is shaman2017-11-20T08:52:04ZResearching under the transport infrastructure for future Jaguar Land Rover reveals new archaeological secrets.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20695831/blog-four-things-that-cant-be-missed-in-the-high-tatras-this-winter.htmlBlog: Four things that cannot be missed in the High Tatras this winter2017-11-19T10:10:00ZReady for snow and ice? Here are some tips that will make your winter trip to the Slovak mountains the coolest yet.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20697213/returning-elk-to-slovak-nature-slows-down.htmlReturning elk to Slovak nature slows down2017-11-18T07:55:00ZBear killed female elk.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20697189/do-you-hear-clinking-bats-are-around.htmlDo you hear clinking? Bats are around2017-11-17T07:45:00ZBats are closer to people than we realize.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20697724/visit-wine-cellars.htmlVisit wine cellars2017-11-16T13:48:58ZThe tour around Small Carpathian cellars offers not only wine tasting, but also a rich additional programme.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20697309/give-poetry-a-chance.htmlGive poetry a chance....2017-11-15T20:49:31ZThe Ars Poetica 2017 festival offers foreign guests as well as local bards, with authors from the UK, Australia/Greece and Nigeria among them.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20696859/artificial-snowmaking-has-been-begun-in-several-areas-in-slovakia.htmlArtificial snowmaking has been begun in several areas in Slovakia2017-11-15T14:02:48ZSeveral ski resorts have already started artificial snowmaking in mid-November although the real start of ski season is expected by mid-December.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20695520/foreigners-top-10-events-in-bratislava.htmlForeigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava2017-11-14T17:48:35ZTips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 17 and November 26, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20695891/liptovsky-mikulas-voted-slovakias-best-town.htmlLiptovský Mikuláš voted Slovakia’s best town2017-11-14T13:32:11ZThe town in northern Slovakia, close to the Low Tatras, won the ninth edition of a competition in which the public votes for the best village or town.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20695591/russian-chess-legend-karpov-to-attend-bratislavas-xmas-tournament.htmlRussian chess legend Karpov to attend Bratislava’s Xmas tournament2017-11-13T21:56:54ZHe promised to play a game against the winner of Bratislava’s chess tournamenthttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20692779/young-slovak-travels-thousands-of-kilometres-to-show-beauty-of-slovak-mountains.htmlYoung Slovak travels thousands of kilometres to show beauty of Slovak mountains2017-11-12T07:20:00ZAbout 16,000 photos are used in videos.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20692290/new-type-of-tulip-from-netherlands-decorates-presidential-palace.htmlNew type of tulip from the Netherlands decorates Presidential Palace2017-11-11T07:10:00ZThe tulips are special because of their colour, but what colour is surprise that will be seen in the spring.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20693469/festival-of-contemporary-music-shows-outstanding-feats.htmlFestival of contemporary music shows outstanding feats2017-11-10T13:07:31ZThe Melos-Étos festival of contemporary music brings musical pieces to Slovakia that you normally don’t hear or see.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20692293/blatnicky-castle-is-changing-and-luring-tourists.htmlBlatnický castle is changing and luring tourists2017-11-10T07:20:00ZThanks to workers, the pride of the Gaderská valley is vital again.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20693160/grammy-nominee-to-play-in-slovak-jazz-club.htmlGrammy nominee to play in Slovak jazz club2017-11-10T01:57:59ZUS-Colombian e-bassist and composer with a life story resembling a novel, known as Snow Owl, will give a gig in Slovakia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20693107/st-martins-festival-to-perk-up-bratislavas-old-town-at-weekend.htmlSt Martin’s festival to perk up Bratislava’s Old Town at weekend2017-11-09T22:20:00ZThe festival will offer the best of this year’s wines from the boroughs of Rača, Nové Mesto, Vajnory and Devínhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20692251/pub-quiz-take-your-friends-order-drinks-and-put-your-heads-together.htmlPub quiz: Take your friends, order drinks and put your heads together2017-11-09T09:35:00ZEnglish pub quizzes found in Bratislava too.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20691454/bratislava-has-starred-in-several-films-sometimes-playing-vienna-sarajevo-or-new-york.htmlBratislava has starred in several films playing Vienna, Sarajevo or New York2017-11-09T07:06:47ZA tour will show which parts of Bratislava have served as film locationshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20691668/new-chairlift-tested-in-belianske-tatry-ski-resort.htmlIn Belianske Tatry ski resort new chairlift is tested2017-11-08T12:05:21ZA new four-chair ski lift will hopefully help increase the number of visitors.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20691619/one-day-jazz-fest-brings-grammy-laureate-to-slovak-clubs.htmlGrammy laureate will perform at Slovak clubs2017-11-08T12:00:51ZThe tour, part of the autumn edition of the One Day Jazz Festival starting on November 8, brings US musician to five venues in four Slovak cities.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20690299/foreigners-top-10-events-in-bratislava.htmlForeigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava2017-11-07T22:40:12ZTips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 10 and November 19, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20687989/8-tips-for-iff-bratislava.html8 Tips for IFF Bratislava2017-11-07T13:50:16ZA variety of interesting and award-winning films await audiences at the International Film Festival Bratislava, including these insider tips from organisers.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20690911/via-ferrata-in-the-kysel-gorge-closes-for-winter.htmlVia ferrata in the Kyseľ gorge closes for winter2017-11-07T13:40:35ZThe difficult hike for connoisseurs and experienced tourists will re-open in mid-June.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20687952/slovak-press-photo-promotes-optimism-in-a-non-traditional-picture.htmlSlovak Press Photo promotes optimism in a non-traditional picture2017-11-07T06:45:00ZThe winner of the journalistic photographs’ competition is not journalistic in stricter sense, professionals argued.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20686918/restaurant-in-marseille-will-serve-slovak-wine.htmlMichelin restaurant in Marseille will serve Slovak wine2017-11-05T06:40:00ZTwo other restaurants in Strasbourg are interested as well.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20686846/slovak-bible-gets-design-oscar.htmlSlovak Bible gets design Oscar2017-11-04T07:10:00ZMore than 8,000 design projects from 50 countries applied to the Red Dot Awards contest this year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20687095/james-judd-whether-it-is-orchestral-music-jazz-or-rock-music-is-music.htmlJames Judd: Whether it is orchestral music, jazz or rock – music is music2017-11-03T13:33:21ZAn interview with the new principal conductor of the Slovak Philharmonic, in which he invites the Slovak audience to take more responsibility.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20686687/slovak-tree-of-the-year-120-year-old-apple-tree.htmlSlovak tree of the year: 120 year-old apple tree2017-11-03T07:00:00ZThe apple tree will represent Slovakia in the contest European Tree of the Year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20686217/gallery-offers-insight-into-functions-of-religious-art-in-english.htmlGallery offers insight into functions of religious art in English2017-11-02T20:47:59ZGothic and Baroque art pieces will tell the story of the mystical lives of various saints and their significancehttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20686286/walking-in-the-sky-in-bratislava.htmlWalking in the sky in Bratislava2017-11-02T11:17:22ZThose courageous enough can try walking a narrow window board around the SNP bridge's UFO restaurant at a height of 82 metreshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20684070/foreigners-top-10-events-in-bratislava.htmlForeigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava2017-11-02T10:37:35ZTips for the top 10 events in the capital between November 3 and November 12, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.