The autumn season of festivals in Slovakia’s capital was kicked off by the Symphony of Art Festival, which hosted Jose Cura, a famous operatic tenor and well-loved musical genius. Among other world-renowned opera singers were Rolando Villazón, Emily Pogorelc and many others.
The largest and most visited contemporary art festival in Slovakia
White Night is a prestigious international project that aims to bring contemporary art forms as well as unconventional, unfamiliar or significant places in European capitals closer to the public. The festival offers visitors an unusual artistic walk through the city at night, full of experiences and new sensations, which lasts from sunset to sunrise. For one extraordinary weekend, night becomes day, and the streets of the night city in Bratislava teem with people and art.
World-renowned jazz stars to perform in October
Bratislava Jazz Days will take place between 20 and 23 October 2023 and will host numerous world-renowned jazz players. The event will be held in A4 Studio, a trailblazing studio for event and film production in the heart of Bratislava. The event will be headlined by famed global artists, including The Comet Is Coming, Kamaal Williams, and Kokoroko.
Contemporary dance festival held across the city
Several performances of contemporary dances will take the stage of the Slovak National Theatre Drama Hall, Slovak National Gallery and A4 studio for the international festival, originating in 1997. The main program of the International Festival of Contemporary Dance Bratislava in Movement will take place from 2 to 21 October 2023. This year, the dramaturgy of the festival will offer a more detailed look at the contemporary dance scene in Belgium. In addition to Belgian ensembles, artists from France, Italy, Great Britain and Slovakia will perform.
Learn more about Bratislava’s cultural events here.