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Now he's cookin'
CORNER BROOK Matthew Krizan, now an award-winning chef, dreams of being able to open a restaurant in his former hometown of Corner Brook.
Mon May 20, 2013
[Locked] Circus fest revisits Bratislava
THE "FESTIVAL of circus art" Cirkul'art 2013 will again attempt to lure Bratislavans to its performances, training zones, workshops and street shows.
Sun May 19, 2013
Greetings from the Land of Spices
CARDAMOM, carom seeds, cinnamon, cloves, coriander, cumin, fenugreek seeds, fennel, nigella, saffron, haldi, curry leaves, tamarind, dill and kokam are only a few of the spices typically found in India's rich culinary palette.
Fri May 17, 2013
Live Design Online
It's A Beautiful Thing for Robe
A substantial Robe moving light rig was used for the final of the 2013 Miss Universe Slovak Republic event, a high profile co-production between the In Agency and the Miss Universe Organisation, staged at the Aegon Arena National Tennis Centre in Bratislava and broadcast live on national TV channel RTVS 1. Lighting was designed by Martin Kubanka, ... (more)
Wed May 15, 2013
Supreme Court supports Pezinok inhabitants in case of local waste dump
In the protracted case of the waste dump located near the centre of their town, residents of Pezinok, near Bratislava, won a decision at the Supreme Court on May 14.
Mon May 13, 2013
Slovak Fashion Night 2013 fashion show
The +421 Foundation held its eight annual Slovak Fashion Night fashion show , on May 9th at The DL, located in the Lower East Side of Manhattan.
HN: Brussels investigates fraud with photovoltaic power plant
Brussels-based European Anti-Fraud Office is investigating the dubious competition over the construction of the Mala Domasa photovoltaic power plant in eastern Slovakia.
Sun May 12, 2013
Audi Q7 will shed weight
The redesigned Audi Q7 that debuts next summer in Europe will weigh about 800 pounds less than the current model, company insiders tell German sibling publication Automobilwoche .
[Locked] Bratislava tunnel has reopened
THE TRAMS that run under Bratislava Castle are running again. The tunnel was closed in February 2012 due to unsafe conditions.
Fri May 10, 2013
Global Catholic Network EWTN
10-May-13 - CCEE Presidency Speaks on Meeting with Pope Francis
Highlight Upcoming Conference on Religious Freedom, One of Us Campaign By Junno Arocho Esteves VATICAN CITY, May 10, 2013 - The presidency of the Council of Bishops Conferences of Europe met with journalists to discuss their recent meeting with Pope Francis.
Global wine-makers go for gold in Slovakia
The prestigious Concours Mondial de Bruxelles wine competition kicked off in Slovakia on Friday, making it the first Central European country to host one of the world's top five wine contests.
Thu May 09, 2013
[Locked] A1 2alAodok
APPARENTLY, Marian Kocner has had three-quarters of his stomach taken out. No wonder, given that digesting everything that the Bratislava businessman has been through is no easy task.
Floats to make first appearance at 2013 Rainbow Pride Bratislava
The Rainbow Pride parade in Bratislava will be held in autumn this year, which will for the first time feature decorated floats and music to accompany the march in support of LGBT rights.
Wed May 08, 2013
Hundreds of teachers rally in Bratislava
Hundreds of education staff took part in a protest in the streets of Bratislava on May 7 to demand the introduction of what they described as changes to the system, including increases in salaries and the modernisation of classrooms.
WWII liberation of Bratislava to be re-enacted, 68 years on
Today, May 8, which is a public holiday in Slovakia, the capital will turn back the clock 68 years as locals as well as visitors are offered the spectacle of re-enactments of the battles to liberate the city at the end of World War II.
Tue May 07, 2013
Grand Rapids Ballet's revives its passionate 'Romeo and Juliet'
A tragic love story is one of the most enduring tales of all time, told in many different ways, but all with the same ending.
General Prosecutor's Office denies it was the source of leaked transcripts
The Office of the General Prosecutor has denied that the transcripts of recordings published on the blog of journalist and former editor-in-chief of The Slovak Spectator Tom Nicholson were leaked from the investigation file of the case of the alleged Bratislava-based organised crime group led by Libor Jaksik which is handled at their office.
Mon May 06, 2013
The remarkable career of a ground-breaking female Slovak scholar
JUST OVER a hundred years ago, on April 13, 1913, Helena Turcerova-Deveckova graduated from a post-graduate program at the Sorbonne in Paris making her the first Slovak woman to receive a degree from that prestigious institution.
Israeli cuisine: Fresh flavours of Israeli cuisine
IMMIGRANTS from more than 100 countries brought their cuisine, their music and their own traditions to Israel, says Alexander Ben-Zvi, the Israeli ambassador to Slovakia, explaining why he cannot pick a single 'typical' Israeli dish.
Sun May 05, 2013
Slovak capital hosts world wine contest
SLOVAKIA is not particularly well known abroad for its wine production, but this is mainly because most of it is consumed locally.