The largest and most visited contemporary art festival in Slovakia. White Night is a prestigious international art project that aims to present contemporary art forms and unconventional, unrecognized and important places from European cities to the general public.
The White Night offers visitors an untraditional artistic walk through the night city, full of experiences and new sensations. During the second Saturday of October, the night becomes day and the streets of the city fill up with people and art. Visitors gets a special map that guides them through various art spots: visually attractive installations, concerts, films, theatre pieces, dance, literature and live performances.
White Night was created in Paris in 2002. In 2013 it was visited by more than two and a half million people. Within a few years, the project has expanded from Paris to cities such as New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Miami, Santa Monica, Montreal, Toronto, Rome, Tel Aviv, Gaza, Jerusalem, Madrid, Brussels, Riga, Bucharest, Amsterdam, Brighton, Turin, Naples, St. Petersburg, Košice and Bratislava.