- Bratislava Christmas markets
21.11.2014 - 23.12.2014
Plunging temperatures, earlier sunsets, cold winds, children being extra well behaved, all signs that, alas, the year is drawing to a close. The good news is that with it comes the excitement of the holiday season. Probably no other time of year sparkles with traditions and good cheer like the Christmas season.
Still, as the days shorten, the traditional Christmas stalls make their presence known in all of Bratislava’s central squares, continuing a tradition that stretches back into the middle ages.
- POVAŽIE – an Exhibition until 15th of February 2015
Discover the beauty of Slovak Folk Art Production held in our “Front Room” on SNP Square num. 12. Some of the Gallery’s exhibits are also saleable, so that you can bring a serious piece of Slovakia back home then. Other pieces from the exhibition are from the historical collection of our Museum ĽUV (FolkArtProduction).
Open from Monday to Friday between 10.30 AM and 6 PM and on Saturday between 10 AM and 2 PM.
- Vinocentrum in Svätý Jur
On every Thursday from 19:00, one of the local wine makers will offer a taste of his wine and speak about it at Vinocenter in Svätý Jur. Admission is 9 euros, which in addition to wine tasting also pays for some food.
- New Year´s Eve Bratislava
A night to remember - spend the most anticipated party night of the year at the Kempinski Hotel River Park Bratislava in style!
- Waves Bratislava 2014
October 3.-5. 2014 on stages in a very heart of Bratislava city
This Slovakia-unique event connects under one roof the concept of showcase music festival and conference aimed to supporting the best from local and foreign music. Its aim is to offer it to broader public, music professionals, labels and media.
- Courtyards of the Kapitulská Street
Following the success of the “Courtyards of the Kapitulská Street” spring event, the KAPITULSKÁ STREET REVIVAL civic association in cooperation with BKIS and BTB has decided to organize the “Courtyards of the Kapitulská Street” autumn event. Unlike the spring event, which took place only in the courtyards, the autumn event will also include the Kapitulská street itself and the adjacent streets. In terms of the civic association programme, the main idea of the upcoming is the focus on history - art and culture.
- MOBILIZATION at the bunker
Czechoslovak fortification museum invite you to a public event MOBILIZATION at the bunker B-S 4 on Saturday 20th september in Bratislava.
We are preparing this year, two fight shows, using expansion ammunition and pyrotechnics. Presented will be uniformed soldiers of WWII, accompanied by veteran cars, period army camps, guided tours through museum B-S 4, performances of B-Swing, Miss Yesterday, and others.
- Mucha Quartet plays Dvorak - Mucha Quartet hrá Dvořáka
7.9. 2014 Gallery Mirbach Palace, Bratislava in the project forum for young talent
Mucha Quartet String Quartet in collaboration with cultural organizations selected cities in Slovakia and the support of the Ministry of Culture of the Slovak Republic began his concert series titled: „Mucha Quartet plays Dvorak" – slovak: „ Mucha Quartet hrá Dvořáka“
- Sunday Brunch
Savor every bite from a wide range of international and local cuisines, using only the freshest and best ingredients. Enjoy precious moments with your family and stunning
Please note that during the summer Friday BBQ: American style - will substitute for Sunday Brunch.
The Brunch season will start again on 14th September 2014.
- Cognac Discovery
The Best of France – Maxime Trijol
Maxime Trijol is a family-run business operating since 1859. Taste a selection of their exclusive cognacs together with a degustation dinner.
- Exclusive Opera Package
Discover the contemporary and strikingly impassioned interpretations of some of the best pieces of Opera at the Slovak National Theatre. Includes one-night accommodation, Category 1 ticket to the Opera, tour through the back-stage area, transfer from the hotel to the Opera, access to the rooftop Spa and buffet breakfast.
Valid until 30.06.2015
- ORIGINAL BEER SALON - The 1st Beer Salon, a beer tasting of breweries
September 11- 13, 2014., Stará tržnica (Old Market Hall)
The Beer Salon in the Stará tržnica (Old Market Hall) will present breweries from Slovakia, the Czech Republic and other parts of the world by means of tasting.
The aim of the Beer Salon in the Stará tržnica is to present traditionally brewed beer as a beverage having its story, value and exceptionality, and to point out its specific features and different types. At the same time, the intention is to help the exhibition visitors understand the ways of serving and consuming beer, combining beer with various kinds of meals etc.. In addition, the goal is also to raise the value of traditionally brewed beer to the level it deserves. Last but not least, the Beer Salon wants to highlight beneficial effects of beer on human body and general improvements of life quality.
- Uprising Reggae Festival 2014
21.-23.8.2014, Zlaté piesky Bratislava
At the end of the summer, from 21st to 23rd of August, Bratislava’s Zlate piesky will host a huge multinational musical uprising for the seventh time in a row. Instead of violence, Uprising will fight in the form of the best music from the world of reggae, dancehall, ska, hip-hop, dubstep, drum&bass, balkan or electro-swing. The latest information is that Uprising Festival is entirely ready and armed with the strongest line-up in its history.
- SLOVAK GEOAWARDS 2014
6.September 2014, 9am - 7pm; Area Divoka Voda, Cunovo water project, Bratislava
- Gala evening with an announcement and awarding of winners of "GeoAwards 2014"
- Exhibition of Slovak Wood Geocoin with FLASH MOB exchange subevents
- amazing water attractions
- event LAB caches
- a number of subevents
- interesting additional program
- Slovak Mega-event geocoin
- Area for kids with competitions and workshops
- Art Mondays at the Gallery Nedbalka and ÚĽUV
The Gallery Nedbalka and the Centre for Folk Art Production (ÚĽUV) welcome tourists on Mondays, as well. On Mondays, the project Art Mondays will interactively connect professional art and creative workshops, where you can not just watch but also try your hands at unique manufacturing methods. Art Mondays will run until September 8.
- Berkshire Youth Orchestra
The Big Concert Studio of the Slovak Radio invites you to a concert of the Berkshire Youth Orchestra from Great Britain, conducted by Jonathan Burnett. The performance, which will take place on Thursday, July 24, starting at 19:00 is part of the festival called International Bratislava. At the same time, it will mark the 100th anniversary of the beginning of the First World War
- International Youth Music Festival
27.7.2014, Hlavné square
At the International Youth Music Festival, you can look forward to performances of ensembles from the Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Poland, Croatia, Latvia and Ukraine. The opening concert on July 27 at 20:00 will be performed at Hlavné Square by Cappella Istropolitana. This concert is part of the Festival Music Square.
- Bee Free
Fans of dance music can look forward to the Bee Free festival, which will take place on July 25 – July 27 at the Water Sports Centre in Čunovo. The event will feature more than 150 DJs and DJ groups who will play on five stages. Entry to the festival is free.
- Close Harmony Friends
In the concert hall of the Slovak Philharmonic you have the opportunity of an unforgettable experience in the performance of the Slovak acapella formation Close Harmony Friends, whose members use their voices as the only musical instrument. Under the leadership of Mário Fančovič they will perform vocal versions of songs from Freddie Mercury, U2 or Carlos Santana on Saturday, July 26.
- Adventure Mondays
from July 21 to September 15
During the summer tourist season, the Bratislava Tourist Board (BTB) offers the tourists some ideas how to spend their time in Bratislava in a meaningful way. Adventure Mondays, a tourist programme prepared by the BTB, running from July 21 to September 15, brings the visitors to the capital city a large variety of activities for lovers of history, arts or sports.
- Open Days at the M.R. Štefánik Airport
Sightseeing at the premises of public and non-public part of the new terminal, display of work of police dogs or hawks and falcons in fl ight. All this awaits you on the Doors Open Day at the M.R. Štefánik Airport on 7-9 August. In addition, you will be able to pass a security check, ride an electric car, look at the departures and arrivals area, and see the special government airplane Tupolev TU-154.
- Music on the Danube
You can check out your favourite summer cruises on the Danube also this year. Music cruises for adults and interactive family cruises are organized on the ship Martin. In the evening of July 7, the concert of Lerry & Comeback is prepared for you. A week later, the fun cruise Pirátislava including an interactive performance of the Theatre Dunajka will take place in the afternoon.
- International Youth Music Festival
10-13.7.2014, Hlavné square
The sixth year of the International Youth Music Festival will feature performances of twenty-three ensembles from Estonia, Israel, the Netherlands, Serbia, Russia, the United States, South Africa, the Czech Republic, Hong Kong, Croatia, Latvia, Poland and Ukraine. The opening concert for orchestras on 10 July, starts at 5:00 p.m. at Hlavné Square and will bring the performances of Ma‘ale Adumim Orchestra of Israel, Arcata Ensemble and Scala Ensemble from Holland. The event will run until 13 July.
- French Day
14.7.2014, Hlavné Square
Come to Hlavné Square to learn about French culture or to taste traditional French cuisine. The French Day event in Bratislava on Monday, July 14, will be part of the celebrations of the French national holiday–Bastille Day Anniversary for the fourth time. Hlavné Square will turn into French countryside on this day. French companies will offer their products on an open-air market. There will also be the tasting of French dishes and delicacies. Additionally, there will also be a cultural program featuring French and Slovak performers such as Anastasia, Thierry and Friends, Denis Dheym with Andante orchestra and the band Stabar.
- World Music at the Cathedral
every Tuesday, San Marten Bar & Restaurant
Every Tuesday evening at San Marten Bar & Restaurant you will have the opportunity to enjoy interesting concerts within the event World Music at the Cathedral. On July 8, there will be a concert of Slovak soul singer Hanka Gregušová with American jazz musician Eric Wyatt, and entertainment on the third Tuesday evening will be taken care of by the formation Michal Motýľ Tentet. Admission is free.