https://spectator.sme.sk/r/22/culture-and-lifestyle/atomSpectator.sme.sk - The Slovak Spectator1970-01-01T01:00:00ZSlovakia'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/20676692/worlds-best-honey-is-slovak.htmlWorld’s best honey is Slovak2017-10-22T06:20:00Z“Liquid gold” from Slovak apiary cleaned out awards at the Apimondia contest in Istanbul.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20676687/oldest-document-of-state-archive-in-kosice-renovated.htmlOldest document of State archive in Košice renovated2017-10-21T06:10:00ZThe property deed was in bad shape after 533 years.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20677008/successful-white-night-leaves-bratislava-for-the-region.htmlSuccessful White Night leaves Bratislava for the region2017-10-20T14:42:29ZAfter the capital, three places in the Bratislava Region – Stupava, Senec and Budmerice - will get to see one piece from the festival of modern visual art that attracted hundreds of thousands.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20676685/first-natural-cemetery-opens-in-zvolen.htmlFirst natural cemetery opens in Zvolen2017-10-20T06:05:00ZThe aim of the project is to create a place where respect for the deceased and respect for nature interconnect.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20674096/foreigners-top-10-events-in-bratislava.htmlForeigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava2017-10-19T20:59:06ZTips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 20 and October 29, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20676220/slovak-street-will-be-opened-under-stara-lubovna-castle.htmlSlovak Street will be opened under Stará Ľubovňa Castle2017-10-19T14:08:57ZPart of it will be a traditional granary.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20675772/festival-brings-operas-and-concerts-to-banska-bystrica.htmlFestival brings operas and concerts to Banská Bystrica2017-10-18T23:58:29ZThe Operalia Banská Bystrica 2017 festival which has changed its date and also moved indoors will be opened by the local State Opera and its Traviata, conducted by Lorenzo Tazzieri.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20675620/refurbishment-of-trnavske-myto-has-started.htmlRefurbishment of Trnavské Mýto has started2017-10-18T17:51:25ZThe facelift of the underpass crossing should be completed by summer. Fate of nearby Istropolis still not knownhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20675437/7-kilometre-tourist-route-completed-in-levice.html7-kilometre tourist route completed in Levice2017-10-18T15:16:24ZThe town in western Slovakia ended a project connecting two education paths, offering a route full of sites of interest.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20674626/new-tatra-attraction-causes-traffic-collapse.htmlNew Tatra attraction causes traffic collapse2017-10-17T15:17:24ZOn weekends, the path in the tree-tops causes kilometre-long traffic jams.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20670977/an-outrageous-conspiracy.htmlAn outrageous conspiracy2017-10-17T12:00:00ZIn the Franciscan Square of Bratislava stands a tall Marian column, erected in 1675 at the order of Emperor Leopold I. Marian columns, or plague columns, were built in thanksgiving to the Virgin Mary for averting or ending some kind of disaster, often the plague.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20673831/dozens-of-kites-filled-the-sky-above-nitra.htmlDozens of kites filled the sky above Nitra2017-10-16T23:22:11ZA sunny day lured Nitrans to fly their kites of all colours and shapeshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20673675/castle-winery-pezinok-offers-wines-despite-castle-reconstruction.htmlCastle Winery Pezinok offers wines despite castle reconstruction2017-10-16T15:27:30ZPezinok Castle is being reconstructed, but its winery is still in operation.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20661067/germans-preserve-their-culture.htmlGermans in Slovakia preserve their culture2017-10-16T06:30:00ZThe German minority is aging, and despite efforts, not many young descendants affiliate themselves with their origins.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20670951/top-10-of-the-bratislava-jazz-days-2017.htmlTOP 5 of the Bratislava Jazz Days 20172017-10-16T06:20:00ZThe traditional feast of jazz music that has also evolved into the weekend to meet among Bratislava locals and visitors has already announced a full programme for the weekend of October 20-22 in the Bratislava Incheba complex.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20665592/slovakia-also-has-cities-of-the-reformation.htmlSlovakia also has Cities of the Reformation2017-10-15T09:30:00ZThe idea of the Community of Protestant Churches in Europe to emphasise to the impacts of the Reformation.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20671070/hundreds-of-coins-found-near-lucivna.htmlHundreds of coins found near Lučivná2017-10-15T06:35:00ZA jug with coins from the 17th and 18th centuries was buried on a ridge above some caves.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20671131/precious-blueprint-forms-returned-to-museum.htmlPrecious blueprint forms returned to museum2017-10-14T06:35:00ZEvery blueprint form is original, making them precious.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20671786/bratislavske-rozky-is-more-than-a-tasteful-pastry.htmlBratislavské Rožky is more than a tasteful pastry2017-10-13T15:01:56ZThe civic association named after a local specialty does the utmost for Bratislava citizens to like their cityhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20670933/jara-cimrman-at-visegrad-days-in-kosice.htmlJára Cimrman at Visegrad Days in Košice2017-10-13T07:05:00ZThe festival connecting four Visegrad Countries strives to be a representative anthology of Slovak, Czech, Polish and Hungarian theatre, music and visual art. One of the theatre pieces offered is a performance of traditional Czech humour in the English language.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20671089/this-is-the-best-slovak-architecture.htmlThis is the best Slovak architecture2017-10-13T06:55:00Z2017 awards for architecture given.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20671164/smolenice-attracts-visitors-with-mead-and-ghosts.htmlSmolenice attracts visitors with mead and ghosts2017-10-12T22:09:11ZA romantic castle nestles in the peaks above the village on the foothills of Small Carpathians mountainshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20670847/lucnica-will-perform-at-un-day-celebrations.htmlLúčnica will perform at UN Day celebrations2017-10-12T14:02:48ZThe folklore ensemble is currently touring North and Latin America.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20669356/bratislava-now-has-sports-ground-like-those-in-new-york-or-london.htmlBratislava now has sports ground like those in New York or London2017-10-12T07:45:00ZJama in Petržalka offers something for each family memberhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20670330/political-documentary-of-tereza-nvotova-explores-the-phenomenon-of-meciar.htmlPolitical documentary explores the phenomenon of Mečiar2017-10-12T00:01:56ZMečiar, the new film by young Slovak director Tereza Nvotová was launched on October 11.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20669944/novelties-lure-skiers-to-jasna-resort.htmlNovelties lure skiers to Jasná resort2017-10-11T14:28:06ZNew ski slopes and improved snowmaking are among the biggest novelties in the Jasná ski resort in the Low Tatras.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20668414/gothic-art-of-spis-and-liptov-on-visit-to-bratislava.htmlGothic Art of Spiš and Liptov on visit to Bratislava2017-10-11T06:35:00ZThe current exhibition at the national gallery focuses on an unknown master of art from the Middle Ages, who is known only by the style of his work. The exhibition needed detective work to trace down and piece together parts of his art that no longer are togetherhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20668714/foreigners-top-10-events-in-bratislava.htmlForeigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava2017-10-10T22:36:14ZTips for the top 10 events in the capital between October 13 and October 22, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20669182/bring-your-own-package-a-new-kind-of-shopping-comes-to-slovakia-too.htmlBring your own package? A new kind of shopping comes to Slovakia too2017-10-10T19:33:18ZZero-waste shopping is not an easy undertaking in Slovakia, but shops following the idea have recently emerged and are slowly gaining popularity.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20669216/the-cierny-vah-power-plant-was-drained-and-filled-with-water.htmlThe Čierny Váh power plant was drained and filled with water2017-10-10T15:32:16ZA time-lapse video shows this process.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20668537/one-world-explores-the-latest-events-political-as-well-as-social.htmlOne World explores the latest events, political as well as social2017-10-10T07:15:00ZThe film festival organised by a non-profit organisation focusing on foreign aid for those in need, explores the most current trends, phenomena and events through the eyes of Slovak and foreign film-makers, in Bratislava, Košice, and later in year-long regional screenings.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20668528/slovak-performance-presented-at-ny-based-festival.htmlSlovak performance presented at NY-based festival2017-10-09T19:10:00ZThe intimate absurd étude of the studio based in the Theatre Institute was part of the pilot year of the Rehearsal for Truth festival in New York City.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20668342/bratislava-white-night-both-enchanted-and-annoyed-people.htmlBratislava White Night both enchanted and annoyed people2017-10-09T16:20:31ZAmong the hits were the artificial Moon, and the installation in Freedom Square/ Námestie Slobody.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20666921/archaeologists-discover-iron-treasure-hidden-in-oven.htmlArchaeologists discover iron treasure hidden in oven2017-10-08T20:10:00ZAn earthen-ware pot survived more than 1,100 years unbroken, hidden inside an oven.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20666910/unexpected-precious-manuscript-found-in-betliar.htmlUnexpected precious manuscript found in Betliar2017-10-08T07:55:00ZA drawer accidently opened after 70 years, revealing precious contents.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20666164/waste-container-resists-bears.htmlWaste container resists bears2017-10-07T07:45:00ZBears did not manage to break into the special container.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20665821/bratislava-hosts-festival-of-small-breweries.htmlBratislava hosts festival of small breweries2017-10-05T23:06:41ZBratislava’s October Fest will take place on Friday and Saturdayhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20665503/concerts-and-adoption-of-pipes-to-save-precious-organ.htmlConcerts and adoption of pipes to save precious organ2017-10-05T14:23:00ZThe reconstruction may cost at least €300,000.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20664988/ciara-is-slovakias-nominee-for-2018-academy-awards-race.htmlČiara is Slovakia's nominee for 2018 Academy Awards race2017-10-04T22:41:46ZThe thriller about a smuggler on the Slovak-Ukrainian border which has been successful since its premiere, and won an award at Karlovy Vary will vie for the Oscars next year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20664635/there-are-already-10-bike-chargers-in-central-slovakia.htmlThere are already 10 bike chargers in central Slovakia2017-10-04T13:46:02ZAfter the E-bike project’s first season to build up a network for bicycle chargers, some have already been placed in central Slovakia.