Bond of photos, architecture

January 12, 2015

ONE OF the exhibitions that opened during November, traditionally the Month of Photography in Slovakia, is focused on the phenomenon of photos while also connecting it to another discipline, architecture.

Krupina’s gate to the past

January 12, 2015

TOWN gates used to be part of the image of Slovak towns in the past. Many towns were protected by walls, and it was their gates that were crucial and often the most resilient point of the town fortifications.

People frolic in icy water

January 12, 2015

SWIMMING in ice-cold water has become a widespread sporting activity in Slovakia and some traditional events like a St Stephen’s Day swim or welcoming the New Year with a ritual “cold water purification” are repeated annually.

Christmas accidents

January 12, 2015

CHRISTMAS is usually a time of peace and rest but even during the holidays one needs to keep an eye out for potentially nasty accidents.

Athletes recognised

January 12, 2015

ANASTASIA Kuzmina, a Slovak bia-thlete of Russian origin who won the gold medal in the 7.5 km sprint at the Winter Olympics in Sochi in February, was voted Athlete of the Year in Slovakia by sports journalists at the end of December.

Perstorp Holding AB - Petrochemicals - Deals and Alliances Profile - New Market Research Report

January 11, 2015

Its product portfolio includes acids, alcohols, aldehydes, allyl ethers, caprolactone monomers, caprolactone polyols, caprolactone thermoplastic, additives, formates and sulphates.

She went

January 11, 2015

A quirky sculpture in Bratislava, the capital of Slovakia, and one of a series of sculptures located in and around the city centre. The one of Napoleon leaning over a park bench is also extremely popular with tourists.

Slovakia at your leisure

January 10, 2015

Lutz, originally from Houston, Texas, in the United States, has lived or worked on six continents. For the last four years, he has lived in Slovakia.

Jane Eyre in Bratislava

January 10, 2015

Jane EyrovA¡ Charlotte BrontA«ovA¡ SlovenskA© nA¡rodnA© divadlo, SNC, Bratislava, Slovakia Saturday 10. January 2015 - 19:00 Wednesday 18. February 2015 - 19:00 Thursday 26. February 2015 - 19:00 Saturday 7. March 2015 - 19:00 Sunday 22.

Fiscal results are better than planned

January 9, 2015

SLOVAKIA managed its fiscal affairs in 2014 better than planned when it closed the year below the plan, with a cash deposit of 0.5 percent of gross domestic product. Finance Minister Peter Kažimír ascribes this to better collection of taxes and sound growth of Slovakia’s economy.


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