Reznik: Congress of Slovak Writers to Be Attended by 50 Foreigners

Bratislava, September 8 (TASR) - More than 200 Slovak and foreign delegates are expected to attend the Congress of Slovak Writers in the spa town of Trencianske Teplice (Trencin region) on September 22-23, TASR...

European Heritage Days Taking Place in Zvolen

Bratislava/Zvolen, September 6 (TASR) – Underground and backstage premises of historical palaces and museums that aren't ordinarily accessible to the public are open in Zvolen (Banska Bystrica region) between September 3-11, TASR learnt on...

Photographer Kulisev Presents His Photos at IUCN Congress in Hawaii

Bratislava/Honolulu, September 6 (TASR) - Slovak photographer Filip Kulisev is one of Slovakia's representatives at a congress of the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural Resources (IUCN) that is taking place in...

Kosice to Host Yet Another Pride Parade to Support LGBTI Community

Kosice, August 31 (TASR) - The fourth annual Kosice Pride parade will take place on Saturday (September 3) to climax the week for support of the rights of lesbians, gays, bisexual, transgender and intersexual...

Bratislava Honours Victims of Slovak National Uprising

Bratislava, August 25 (TASR) - Slovak officials as well as direct participants commemorated the victims of the Slovak National Uprising (SNP) in WWII by laying wreaths at the memorial on SNP Square in Bratislava...

Restoration of Krasna Horka Castle Enters Final Stage

Krasna Horka, August 5 (TASR) – The reconstruction work on the Krasna Horka castle (Kosice region), badly damaged by a fire in 2012, has entered into its final stage, the Slovak National Museum (SNM)...

Exhibition in Parliament Showing Nazi’s Attempt to Exterminate Roma

Bratislava, August 2 (TASR) - An exhibition called Porraimos - Roma Holocaust marking the 72nd anniversary of the liquidation of the Roma concentration camp, forming part of the Auschwitz-Birkenau extermination camp, was opened at...

Reznik’s Poem Dedicated to Saint Gorazd Has Premiere at Cathedral

Bratislava, July 28 (TASR) - A commemorative event devoted to Saint Gorazd, who is viewed as being the first Slovak saint (9th century) on his feast day of July 27 in Bratislava also featured...

European Union Youth Orchestra to Open Tour in Bratislava

Bratislava, July 27 (TASR) - Slovak capital Bratislava will be the venue of a European tour-opening concert by the European Union Youth Orchestra (EUYO), which is marking its 40th anniversary this year, TASR learnt...

Photos of Filip Kulisev Present Slovakia’s Presidency at UN in New York

Bratislava/New York, July 14 (TASR) - Slovak Foreign and European Affairs Minister Miroslav Lajcak at the United Nations in New York on Wednesday opened an exhibition of Slovak photographer and traveller Filip Kulisev called...

European Stars Expo Opened in Bratislava by Dutch Princess Beatrix

Bratislava, June 30 (TASR) - Dutch Princess Beatrix opened the European Stars - Miro&CoBRA exposition at Danubiana Meulensteen Art Museum in Bratislava on Thursday to symbolically mark the passing of the six-month Council of...

Filip Kulisev Exhibiting His Best Photograps in Ottawa

Bratislava/Ottawa, June 10 (TASR) - Canada's capital Ottawa is showing another exhibition of Slovak photographer and traveller Filip Kulisev, TASR learnt on Friday. The Amazing Planet exhibition, featuring natural beauties of Slovakia, Canada and other...

SNSLP: Slovaks More Inclined towards Xenophobia Than Multicuturalism

Bratislava, May 20 (TASR) - Cultural diversity has been viewed in Slovakia mainly as a problematic issue rather than an enriching element, Marian Mesaros, CEO of the Slovak National Centre for Human Rights (SNSLP),...

Bokova: Young Generation Can Put End to Poverty and Climate Change

Bratislava, May 6 (TASR) - UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova in her lecture at Comenius University in Bratislava on Friday said that today's young people are the first generation that can put an end to...

UNESCO Chief Bokova Discusses Fighting Intolerance with Plavcan

UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova met Education, Science, Research and Sport Minister Peter Plavcan (a Slovak National Party/SNS nominee) as part of her official visit to Slovakia on Friday, TASR learnt from Plavcan.

UNESCO Director-General Bokova to See Master Paul’s Altar in Levoca

Levoca, May 3 (TASR) - UNESCO Director-General Irina Bokova will visit the medieval town of Levoca (Presov region) on Saturday, with an agenda that includes a meeting with mayors of towns listed on the...

Opposition Asks for Mandatory Excursions to Concentration Camp

Bratislava, April 21 (TASR) - Opposition MPs are appealing to Cabinet to incorporate mandatory visits to the Auschwitz-Birkenau concentration camp into secondary schools' curricula and to set aside financial resources for this, TASR learnt...

Fico: Respect for Fallen WWII Soldiers Is Part of National Policy

Bratislava, April 4 (TASR) - Respect for the soldiers who fell during the liberation of Bratislava and the whole of Slovakia is one of the basic pillars of national policies, said Prime Minister Robert...

Slovak Radio Stations Must Play More Slovak Music as of Friday

Slovak radio stations will have to include more Slovak music in their broadcasts as of Friday, with an amendment to the law on broadcasting and retransmission taking effect as of the same day.

New Tourism Project to Link Slovak Zemplin and Ukraine’s Zakarpattia

Michalovce, February 23 (TASR) - Zakarpattia Oblast, with its main centre in Uzhhorod in Ukraine, and the Slovak informal region of Zemplin will be connected by a crossborder project focused on supporting tourism and information flows between the regions, Michalovce (Kosice region) town hall spokesperson Iveta Paleckova informed TASR on Tuesday.