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Spectacular Slovakia: Culture and travel tips, page 2

The 'Communism with a Gay Face' play premieres on December 13, 2020.
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Deduško Večerníček is also part of this week’s roundup. His iconic thatch roof house has been renovated. 11. dec11. Dec 2020, at 13:16
The White Night Festival takes place in Bratislava during Christmas.
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People can fill and hand in their own box until December 6. 4. dec4. Dec 2020, at 12:14
Bratislava’s Old Market Hall at Christmastime.
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If you have not watched the 'Dracula' miniseries, filmed in Slovakia last year, it is about time. 27. nov27. Nov 2020, at 10:27
Slovak opera singer Edita Gruberová decided to end her professional career in mid-November 2020.
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Slovak theatres join the European Theatre Night at the weekend. 20. nov20. Nov 2020, at 12:02
Actors Peter Ondrejička (Valér) and Noel Czuczor (Freddy) portray two main characters in 'The Report', Slovakia’s official selection for the Oscars.
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On November 14, the deferred 2020 Night of Museums and Galleries will go online. 13. nov13. Nov 2020, at 9:55
Tourists walk to the top of Rysy (2,503 m) in the High Tatras on September 21, 2020.
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On a more recent note, marked trails in the Tatras have been closed. 6. nov6. Nov 2020, at 13:01
Adrián Macho has produced new Slovak covers of the Harry Potter books.
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On this occasion, Slovak designer Adrián Macho came up with new illustrations of the Harry Potter book covers. 30. okt30. Oct 2020, at 12:33
President Masaryk, the largest warship of the Czech-Slovak navy, was constructed in the Slovak town of Komárno.
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The Slovak Philharmonic and Katarína Koščová to stream live concerts at the weekend, starting October 23. 23. okt23. Oct 2020, at 12:46
The Slovak Philharmonic Orchestra plays a concert in Bratislava.
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Places to visit, music to listen to, and weekend reads. Here’s your travel and culture roundup. 16. okt16. Oct 2020, at 11:07
The newly reconstructed southern fortification at Trenčín Castle.
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Gardens and parks in Slovakia will welcome visitors this weekend. 9. okt9. Oct 2020, at 10:15
The visualisation of this year’s Košice Peace Marathon medal.
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As well, we highlight interesting but lesser known places to visit while avoiding indoor or crowded activities. 2. okt2. Oct 2020, at 9:58
The Leonardo da Vinci replica machines are on display in the Lučenec synagogue until mid-December 2020.
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Set out on a long-distance cycling trip from Bratislava to Košariská, or listen to a podcast with US Ambassador Bridget Brink. 25. sep25. Sep 2020, at 10:29
People enjoying a nice sunny day on the lake in Ivanka pri Dunaji on September 15, 2020.
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One of the best Hungarian films, Sátántangó, will be screened in Bratislava. Read more in this week's briefing. 18. sep18. Sep 2020, at 9:16
Director of the ÚĽUV regional craft centre in Košice, Júlia Jeleňová, with Pozdišovce ceramics.
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Also, Ireland’s Ambassador Hilda Ó Riain talked about Bratislava in the Spectacular Slovakia podcast. 11. sep11. Sep 2020, at 10:18
The animated short film, SH_T HAPPENS, won the 2020 Anča Award as the best Slovak animated work at the end of August. It was created by David Štumpf a Michaela Mihályi.
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Revisit the year 2016, when John Nicholson and his family walked from Bratislava to eastern Slovakia. 4. sep4. Sep 2020, at 7:40
Bratislava's SNP Bridge in the early seventies.
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Aerial scanning has revealed some peaks are shorter than previously stated. Here's your travel and culture roundup. 28. aug28. Aug 2020, at 6:30
IN PICTURE: The 'August 1968 Invasion' exhibition by Josef Koudelka and Ladislav Bielik in Bratislava in 2018.
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Read also the stories on the 1968 invasion from our archives. 21. aug21. Aug 2020, at 7:00
BBC Radio 1's Greg James looks at a huge billboard in London after he completes his global 'Up Yours Corona' mission on July 29, 2020.
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The popular duo - Dean and Nala - visited Bratislava. Read culture and travel stories from Slovakia in one place. 14. aug14. Aug 2020, at 7:00
The third reconstruction stage of Bratislava Castle leads to a rare archaeological discovery on Aug 6, 2020.
Culture and travel stories from Slovakia in one place. 7. aug7. Aug 2020, at 12:28
PHOTO OF THE WEEK: Glass master Marek Vanko melts and experiments with glass in an historical glass furnace from the 9th century in the Archeopark in Hanušovce nad Topľou, Prešov Region, in late July 2020.
Read this week’s overview of culture and travel stories from Slovakia. 31. júl31. Jul 2020, at 6:00