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  1. Dolce Vitaj brings Italian culture to BratislavaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Slovak Spectator

    The 2018 edition of the festival will focus on Italian design and the city of Naples through film, music, and gastronomy. Ferrante Fever is a trip that starts in America and ends in the streets of Naples, displaying the work of Elena Ferrante through the sites where her novels take place, and through the eyes and interpretation of important personalities who are both her critics and admirers.

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  2. Park Inn by Radisson Danube Bratislava Opens in SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jun 14 | Hotel News Resource

    Park Inn by Radisson announced the re-opening of the Park Inn by Radisson Danube Bratislava in Slovakia - after an extensive renovation over the last two years. The hotel is located in the heart of the historic center, near to Bratislava Castle and the Danube River.

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  3. German ministry warns tourists against SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 12 | Slovak Spectator

    Apart from the capital - where recently a street conflict ended fatally - other places with recorded criminality are the High Tatras and spas. The daily reported that the Bratislava I borough had 2.6 violent crime per 1,000 inhabitants for the last year.

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  4. Bratislava will celebrate Hungarian culture with a week-long festivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jun 5 | Slovak Spectator

    The piano virtuoso and a laureate of the Franz Liszt prize opened the fifth annual festival, the TASR newswire wrote. This continues with a varied programme at several locations in the Slovak capital until Sunday, June 10. It offers fine arts exhibitions , theatre performances for both children and adults, a fashion show, ballet, a literary symposium, sand painting, an economic business forum, a four-day gastronomic festival and a V4 symposium.

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  5. Filipino man dies after defending 2 women in SlovakiaRead the original story

    Monday Jun 4 | The Daily Star

    A Filipino man dies a "hero" days after he was attacked by two men who he confronted trying to defend two women in Slovakia. Photo taken from zomriofficial.sk Henry John Acorda, 36, died on Thursday, May 31, at the University Hospital Ruzjnov after he was badly beaten up in the capital city of Bratislava, the Department of Foreign Affairs said.

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  6. Parks and gardens will reveal their secrets againRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday May 31 | Slovak Spectator

    A private garden opened during one of previous years of the Weekend of Open Parks and Gardens. "In most castles and mansions, tours by guides are already a matter of course," said Kubikova.

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  7. Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 30 | Slovak Spectator

    Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between June 1 and June 10, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year. During these games you won't just have fun, but you will also improve your communication skills.

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  8. Foreigners: Top 10 events around Slovakia in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Slovak Spectator

    The selection of events not to miss in various regions around Slovakia next month, from folklore to sports to musical culture. THEATRE FESTIVAL: Festival V4 Stretnutie, SetkA nA , Spotkanie, TalA lkozA s, Old Karol SpiA A k Theatre, Nitra, June 5-7 year of the festival that brings together puppet and alternative theatre schools and academies of the Visegrad Group presents not just the works of academies from Bratislava, Prague, Wroclaw, and Budapest but also from the Academy of Arts from Osijek and theatres: Lalka from Warsaw, Divadlo LampiA3n from Kladno , Divadlo Drak from Hradec KrA lovA , Dezorzovo LAotkovA Divadlo from Bratislava, MarkusZA nhA z from PA cs and Theater der Jungen Welt from Leipzig .

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  9. IOM organises another Info Day for foreignersRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 29 | Slovak Spectator

    Police officers, labour office workers and legal consultants will be available at the Bratislava-based Foreigners' Police department on May 31. Third-country nationals will learn more about life in Slovakia from the Foreigners' Police officers, employees of the labour offices and IOM MIC's legal consultants. Thank you for singing up.

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  10. Blog: Trencin-a city of romantic legendsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 28 | Slovak Spectator

    I exit the train station in Trencin and look ahead. Directly above on a precarious cliff stands the Trencin Castle, idyllic in appearance and rich in history.

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  11. The tower of St James' Basilica in Levoca to change into an information centreRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday May 23 | Slovak Spectator

    The highly visited Basilica of St James in LevoA a, containing the tallest Gothic wooden altar in the world, will open a tourist information centre at the entrance to the tower. The eastern Slovak town of LevoA a, along with its Polish partner, StarA1 2 Sacz, received a subsidy to renovate the entrance to the tower of St James' Basilica, which is currently empty and "impersonal", vice mayor of LevoA a, LA1 2dia BudziASA kovA , told the TASR newswire.

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  12. Slovak ice-hockey team is heading to KosiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday May 22 | Slovak Spectator

    The Slovak team is slated to play in KoA ice, and not Bratislava, at next year's Ice-hockey World Championship. On May 22, the Slovak Ice-Hockey Association announced that the Slovak ice-hockey team will play the first round of matches during the May 2019 World Ice-Hockey Championship in KoA ice.

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  13. Europe and Eurasia: Assistant Secretary Mitchell Travel to Wiesbaden, Budapest, and BratislavaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 21 | State Department

    Assistant Secretary of State for European and Eurasian Affairs A. Wess Mitchell will travel to Europe May 22 to May 24. On May 22 he will be in Wiesbaden, Germany. There he will participate in a meeting of U.S. Chiefs of Missions serving in Europe hosted by the United States European Command.

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  14. Euroskeptic Campaign Backfires to Boost Czech Support for EURead the original story w/Photo

    May 18, 2018 | Bloomberg

    Political campaigns aimed at triggering a Brexit-like departure from the European Union backfired in the Czech Republic last year to produce a surge of support for membership in what was once the bloc's most euroskeptic state. The number of Czechs who see EU membership as "a good thing" rose to 51 percent from 35 percent a year earlier, Globsec, a Bratislava-based think tank, said in a report released Thursday, citing opinion polls.

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  15. Foreigners: Top 10 events in BratislavaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Slovak Spectator

    Tips for the top 10 events in the capital between May 18 and May 27, plus regular services in different languages, training, temporary exhibitions and highlights of the year. These tips are prepared in cooperation with Eventland .

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  16. Burger King returns to SlovakiaRead the original story w/Photo

    May 15, 2018 | Slovak Spectator

    The Burger King chain will open a new outlet in one of Bratislava's shopping centres in autumn, with others to follow. They plan to open a total of 15 outlets in the next years, Daniel Ryska, head of Burger King for the Czech Republic and Slovakia, told the Hospodarske Noviny economic daily.

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  17. Slovakia celebrates WWII anniversary with tributes and controversyRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Slovak Spectator

    President Andrej Kiska called the defeat of fascism a victory of European civilisation respecting the dignity of every human being, ex-PM Robert Fico stressed that his party will not participate in the "anti-Russian madness". The bloodiest conflict in modern history, World War II, ended in Europe 73 years ago.

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  18. Renovation of national gallery delayed, other projects continueRead the original story w/Photo

    May 9, 2018 | Slovak Spectator

    While the vast renovation of the head building of the SNG is not expected to be completed before the beginning of 2020, on a positive note the art website Web Umenia is thriving, free admission and accompanying events - including Sunday Rest in English, continue. In mid-April, the Slovak National Gallery released a report on its 2017 activities, as well as on the state of the renovation of its main Bratislava building, the Water Barracks, and the operations impacted by it.

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  19. Czech Republic and Slovakia celebrate centennialRead the original story w/Photo

    May 6, 2018 | The News-Review

    Although they are now separate countries, the Czech Republic and Slovakia are united in marking 100 years since the creation of Czechoslovakia, the nation that formed in 1918 following the end of World War I. For travelers who want to explore the charms of old-world Central Europe both countries have much to offer, with historic town squares, booming cultural scenes and breathtaking landscapes. Prague, the capital of the Czech Republic, is the starting point for most visitors to the region.

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  20. See Europe from the luxury of a river cruiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 30, 2018 | Stuff.co.nz

    There are only two things you need to bring on a river cruise: a pair of comfortable pants and a desire to have the easiest, most fun holiday ever. The first will come in handy because of river cruising's legendary food offerings - gourmet breakfasts, lunches and dinners, not to mention morning and afternoon tea and generous cocktail hours.

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