Tour de France 2020
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Články / Culture

Slovak animated films in Vienna

Slovak animated films in Vienna

The COVID pandemic has not only put limits on various culture workers, who are complaining about losing their jobs. The strict epidemiological measures also mean the loss of audience, as many people ar ...

CULTURE IN COVID: So far, so good

CULTURE IN COVID: So far, so good

100 visitors for outdoor events and 50 attendees for indoor ones. That was the original recommendation of the pandemic committee for the number of visitors of sport and cultural events in Slovakia as o ...

Response to Kuciak murder in music

Response to Kuciak murder in music

In many different ways have artists reacted to the murder of investigative journalist Jan Kuciak and his fiancée Martina Kusnirova in 2018.

10th national film awards know their winners

10th national film awards know their winners

The tenth year of the Sun in a Net national film awards from the Slovak Film and Television Academy was dominated by the drama Let there be Light by Marko Škop with Milan Ondrík and Zuzana Konečná in t ...

Extra money for culture workers

Extra money for culture workers

While culture workers protest in the UK (London, Manchester) and one third of US museums may be closed permanently, Slovak government allocates extra €11 million for artists who are most at risk, e.g. those whose self-employment collides with a part-time contract at art schools.

“The Servants” among best European movies of 2019

“The Servants” among best European movies of 2019

Ivan Ostrochovský's new film "The Servants" (Služobníci) was selected among the best titles of European cinema last year. The European Film Academy (EFA) on Tuesday announced the first round of a wider ...

€11 million aid for independent culture criticized

€11 million aid for independent culture criticized

The Finance Ministry has earmarked €11 million for independent culture. According to Culture Minister Natália Milanová this extraordinary aid for those who have not been entitled to the existing state aid, could be sent to almost 4,000 artists who are most at risk.

New financing of public broadcasting discussed

New financing of public broadcasting discussed

A major change awaits the whole funding structure of Slovak public broadcaster Radio and Television Slovakia, or RTVS, including the setting of license fees. This stems from preliminary information com ...

Deputy Culture Minister dies in traffic accident

Deputy Culture Minister dies in traffic accident

Deputy Culture Minister Vladimír Dolinay perished in a traffic accident on Saturday. In reaction to the sad event, state representatives including President Zuzana Čaputová, Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vall ...

Pohoda festival with no audience

Pohoda festival with no audience

As of 7th July 2020, a change in organizing mass events has been applied in Slovakia. The so far chess-board-like seating commonly seen also in theatres is now being changed into a layout of alternatin ...