This Week the 54th Annual Košice Music Spring

Štátna filharmónia Košice

The Košice Music Spring is the biggest classical music festival in Slovakia. Held in Košice, the music fest is a one week affair for 2014 from April through dates in May. Founded in 1956, the festival is one of the oldest music festivals in Slovakia and is considered the highlight of Kosice’s concert season.

DonauFEST 2013 Kicks Off in Bratislava

donaufest 2013

Bratislava, the beautiful capital of Slovakia, will host one of the most interesting events of the Fall: DonauFEST 2013. The event will begin, on the waves of Jazz, Thursday, September 5, 2013 at 16:30 local hour. With stellar concerts, and the participation of the mayor of Bratislava, the first day will introduce to the public […]

Children’s Food & Eating Exhibition Ongoing in Bratislava

Getting involved, a child interacts with utensils

For visitors to Bratislava an exhibition now showing at BIBIANA, International House of Art for Children offers a playful take on food and eating. S JEDLOM SA (NE)HRÁME is an unusual conduit to telling kids about cooking, dining history, and traditions that actually help humans maintain a healthy body. Rudding through May 9th, the event is but one in the wonderful venue dedicated to children.

Slovakia’s Winter Food Festival Tempts Travelers

Hotel Zochova chata, Modra

The Winter Food Festival takes place this January 15 and February 15, showing off the top restaurants in Slovakia’s guide, Gurmán na Slovensku ( Gourmet in Slovakia). The festival presents restaurateur talents in atmosphere, professionalism, and of course, the extraordinary food of the country.

Košice Update: European Capital of Culture 2013

European Capital of Culture 2013

As the European Capital of Culture (ECOC) is a European initiative, the Košice project aims to foster though creative cultural and economic initiatives. The Košice staff motto is: “We support creativity.” Košice, a city already known for its rich history and developed industry, plans to “also become the centre of creativity and a new future for young, creative people who wish to live and work in our city, which is their home.” The city established the non-profit organization, Košice – European Capital of Culture 2013.

Slovakia’s Pohoda Festival Begins This Week

Nourish my fame

For those visiting Slovakia this week, the open air Pohoda Music Festival kicks off on this Thursday 7, July – Saturday the 9th of July. One of the largest such events in Slovakia, the festival features alternative music, rock, pop, dance music, world music, house, techno, drum and bass, hip hop, and even dance and literature workshops.

Eco-Tourism in Slovakia: It’s A Bear Necessity

Brown bears have a perfect natural habitat in the Tatras mountains

For travelers seeking to give something back to nature and experience an adventure all rolled into one, the mountainous countryside of Slovakia provides a remarkable backdrop for the holiday of a lifetime. The Tatras Mountains in Slovakia are an inescapably beautiful sight, and they provide a perfect natural habitat for some of the last remaining […]