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And the first Slovak female artist was born

And the first Slovak female artist was born

At the end of the 19th century, the Austro-Hungarian monarchy is the world of noblemen, businessmen, intellectuals and the working class. But most notably, it is the world of men.

Štefan Štec: "I am proud to be Rusyn"

Štefan Štec: "I am proud to be Rusyn"

Among traditional folklore enthusiasts, Štefan Štec has been known for some years now, not only as a singer but also a gifted dancer and a dance instructor. However, his successful appearance on the public broadcaster’s popular TV show Zem spieva a few years ago made hi ...

Some of Beethoven's closest friends came from Slovakia

Some of Beethoven's closest friends came from Slovakia

On 16 December 2020, the whole music world commemorates the 250th birthday of the classical music icon – Ludwig van Beethoven. Born in Germany, rising to fame in Vienna, however, having some of his clo ...

Actor Štefan Kožka dies

Actor Štefan Kožka dies

Actor Štefan Kožka passed away on Monday at the age of 66, Bratislava-based New Stage Theatre director Ingrid Fašiangová has confirmed to TASR press agency.

Dezo Hoffmann, the Beatles photographer

Dezo Hoffmann, the Beatles photographer

One day during an editorial meeting, a pink envelope from a girl complaining that the press was ignoring a "fab" group in Liverpool, grabbed Slovak photographer Dezo Hoffmann's attention.

Best European book is Slovak

Best European book is Slovak

Slovak author Pavol Rankov has become the winner of the 14th European Book prize aka Prix du Livre Europeen. Rankov received the award for his novel Stalo sa prveho septembra, or „It happened on a Sept ...

Small interest in state compensation for culture workers

Small interest in state compensation for culture workers

The Culture Ministry has recorded only a small number of subsidy applications submitted by people working in technical and support artistic professions who have been hit by the coronavirus pandemic sin ...

Saturday Theatre night fever

Saturday Theatre night fever

On Saturday, 21st November, you can spend the night in a theatre, as Slovakia is included in the list of countries sharing their European Theatre Night. It will be possible to visit theatre premises, i ...

Culture Ministry opens new subsidy scheme

Culture Ministry opens new subsidy scheme

The Culture Ministry is launching a new subsidy scheme for those who have not been able to ask for help so far, Culture Minister Natalia Milanova (OLaNO) told a news conference on Friday.