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/20851911/first-route-for-nordic-walking-lovers-in-humenne.htmlFirst route for Nordic walking lovers in Humenné2018-06-21T22:49:05ZThe project arose as a part of the cooperation between Humenné and the Polish town of Jaslo.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20851885/use-a-historic-train-to-travel-to-korytnica-spa.htmlUse a historic train to travel to Korytnica spa2018-06-21T13:05:21ZIt is possible to take bikes to the train.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20854261/the-interior-of-st-martins-dome-looked-different-during-coronations.htmlThe interior of St Martin’s Dome looked different during coronations2018-06-21T06:12:40ZPressburg replaced the occupied coronation town of Székesfehérvár.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20854260/coronations-return-to-bratislava.htmlCoronations return to Bratislava2018-06-21T06:05:06ZThis year Bratislava will recall the coronation of Leopold II, the younger son of Maria Theresa.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20851876/popular-cycling-buses-operate-in-the-zilina-region.htmlPopular “cycling-buses” operate in the Žilina region2018-06-20T14:47:20ZThere are three destinations from which to choose.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20852205/foreigners-top-10-events-in-bratislava.htmlForeigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava2018-06-19T20:50:00ZTips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 22 and July 1, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20846509/spa-season-in-piestany-is-open.htmlSpa season in Piešťany is open2018-06-19T13:43:30ZDragon boats were the biggest attraction during the season's opening.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20851897/watch-the-birdie.htmlWatch the birdie!2018-06-18T14:15:04ZBird-watching towers to be installed at the Hrhovské ponds in Slovenský Kras, the ideal place to watch water birds.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20851040/dolce-vitaj-brings-italian-culture-to-bratislava.htmlDolce Vitaj brings Italian culture to Bratislava2018-06-18T12:20:31ZThe 2018 edition of the festival will focus on Italian design and the city of Naples through film, music, and gastronomy.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20848619/cultural-events-you-should-not-miss-during-your-visit-in-bratislava.htmlCultural events you should not miss during your visit in Bratislava2018-06-18T06:00:00ZFor anyone looking to spend their summer in Bratislava, there is a great time to be had.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20851043/bratislava-organ-festival-celebrates-extravagance-minimalism-and-repetitiveness.htmlBratislava Organ Festival celebrates extravagance, minimalism and repetitiveness2018-06-16T17:54:57ZApart from “classical” recitals, the festival will also include unusual fusions and combinations.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20846520/what-makes-pohoda-festival-ecological.htmlWhat makes the Pohoda festival ecological?2018-06-16T09:30:00ZPohoda is Europe’s most environmentally friendly festival.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20850731/revitalised-industrial-building-offers-work-entertainment-and-housing.htmlRevitalised industrial building offers work, entertainment and housing2018-06-15T15:25:47ZMlynica is an excellent example of successful conversion of unused industrial building.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20850143/pro-musica-nostra-combines-top-music-performers-and-tourist-destinations.htmlPro Musica Nostra combines top music, performers and tourist destinations2018-06-14T23:43:10ZThe first year of the festival in the Žilina Region hails the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia and revives classical music – thanks to renowned musicians – at historical sites.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20848966/how-do-you-feel-about-your-city.htmlHow do you feel about your city?2018-06-14T15:10:56ZProject gathering the feelings of citizens helps define the areas people like to go to and the perceived no-go zones.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20849101/book-review-linden-legend.htmlBook Review: Legend of the Linden celebrates Slovakia’s endurance2018-06-14T09:40:08ZZuzana Palovic and Gabriela Bereghazyova explore the historical significance of the Linden tree and why it remains a national symbol of Slovakia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20846514/ponds-near-trnava-are-perfect-for-relaxation-watching-birds-and-water-animals.htmlPonds near Trnava are perfect for relaxation, watching birds and water animals2018-06-13T13:31:22ZPonds are located in the protected area of a precious ecosystem.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20846746/foreigners-top-10-events-in-bratislava.htmlForeigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava2018-06-12T21:00:00ZTips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 15 and June 24, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20848375/summer-jazz-fest-celebrates-us-musicians-czechoslovak-anniversary-and-more.htmlWhat to expect from the one-day summer jazz fest2018-06-12T18:50:42ZThe jubilee 10th edition offers a US-Czech-Slovak cooperation in the capital – moved indoors, a series of concerts outside Bratislava, and a grand gala marking the 100th anniversary of Czechoslovakia.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20846516/lego-exhibition-takes-place-in-modry-kamen-castle.htmlLego exhibition takes place in Modrý Kameň castle2018-06-12T13:54:27ZThe oldest Lego blocks and the first building sets exhibited.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20846508/visiting-liptovsky-hradok-borrow-a-bike-for-free.htmlVisiting Liptovský Hrádok? Borrow a bike for free2018-06-11T14:50:29ZTown policemen come up with an innovative and ecological idea.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20846691/precious-romanesque-church-reveals-secret.htmlPrecious Romanesque church reveals secret2018-06-11T09:20:54ZA discovered ossuary showed the importance of the town in the former Hungarian empire.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20847637/collector-eugen-barkany-did-not-distinguish-between-high-and-low-art.htmlCollector Eugen Bárkány did not distinguish between high and low art2018-06-10T08:30:00ZThe Jewish Community Museum pays a tribute to its initiator.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20842916/spring-redikana-opens-shepherd-season-under-rozsutec.htmlSpring “redikaňä” opens shepherd season under Rozsutec2018-06-10T08:00:00ZOrganizers want to keep shepherding traditions alive.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20842912/thousands-of-protected-irises-colour-meadows-violet.htmlThousands of protected irises colour meadows violet2018-06-09T07:55:00ZThere are also other precious plants in the locality.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20844551/famous-polyglot-adrenaline-rush.htmlFamous polyglot gets an adrenaline rush learning new languages2018-06-08T10:00:00ZRichard Simcott has studied over 50 languages so far and will learn Afrikaans and Zulu this year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20842899/museum-snp-3d-prints-skeleton-of-cave-lion.htmlMuseum SNP 3D prints skeleton of cave lion2018-06-08T07:50:00ZThe biggest piece, a skull, took 110 hours of continuous printing.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20844063/open-air-pools-launch-summer-season-in-bratislava.htmlOpen-air pools launch summer season in Bratislava2018-06-07T20:22:18ZRosnička, Delfín, Lamač, Tehelné Pole as well as Zlaté Piesky are already in operationhttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20844550/premiere-of-tosca-opened-the-eurokontext-2018-festival.htmlPremiere of Tosca opened the Eurokontext 2018 festival2018-06-07T13:53:10ZApart from the hosting National Theatre, the Košice one will offer its crème de la crème of opera/ballet, as will the theatres from Prague/Frankfurt, St Petersburg, Ostrava, Krakow, and Budapest.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20843694/childrens-railway-offers-events-some-also-for-adults.htmlChildren’s railway offers events – some also for adults2018-06-06T14:07:17ZApart from several events in June meant for children from Košice and its vicinity, a tour (to UNESCO sites) around Gothic Spiš can attract adults as well.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20842767/the-perks-and-downsides-of-being-a-parent-in-slovakia.htmlThe perks and downsides of being a parent in Slovakia2018-06-06T11:25:00ZHaving more children in Slovakia means a greater risk of poverty.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20843152/bratislava-will-celebrate-hungarian-culture-with-a-week-long-festival.htmlBratislava will celebrate Hungarian culture with a week-long festival2018-06-05T21:17:48ZThe traditional week offers exhibitions, theatre, music, ballet, gastronomy, a Visegrad Four symposium, and more.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20842643/foreigners-top-10-events-in-bratislava.htmlForeigners: Top 10 events in Bratislava2018-06-05T20:59:13ZTips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 8 and June 17, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20837747/miro-zbirka-records-new-album-at-same-studio-as-beatles.htmlMiro Žbirka records new album at same studio as Beatles2018-06-05T18:40:00ZThe Slovak/English singer released the single Dievča/Darling in both languages, in anticipation of his new double album.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20842757/manor-house-in-dolna-krupa-to-be-closed-until-autumn-2020.htmlTourists will not be able to visit the manor house in Dolná Krupá2018-06-05T14:03:21ZThe recent events at the Dolná Krupá manor house were the last for two years; this autumn, its renovation will close its doors except for the possibility of outdoor events.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20841658/town-of-holic-to-repair-historical-windmill.htmlTown of Holíč to repair historical windmill2018-06-04T14:01:35ZThe cross border project called Ausblick mit Weiblick aims to restore the building and exhibit the history of mills and their importance.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20830498/culinary-experience-in-hotel-devin.htmlCulinary experience in Hotel Devin2018-06-04T06:00:00ZTreat your senses to an exquisite gastronomic experiencehttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20838239/dinosaur-imprint-fossils-discovered-in-tatras.htmlDinosaur imprint fossils discovered in Tatras2018-06-02T07:10:00ZEven though the fossils are only imprints and not actual bones, they still revealed mistakes in previous theories.https://spectator.sme.sk/c/20834290/want-to-fly-a-boeing.htmlWant to fly a Boeing?2018-06-01T13:35:00ZVisitors can try to save the plane or land a Boeing 737 at the world’s most dangerous airportshttps://spectator.sme.sk/c/20838233/only-original-slovak-turtle-endangered.htmlOnly original Slovak turtle endangered2018-06-01T07:05:00ZOnly a few hundred animals of the European pond turtle are left.