Bratislava ‘Majales’ Festival Starts Today

The Bratislava May festival Majales gets underway today in Bratislava with a whole host of concerts and events going on all weekend (4-6 May).

pictures by kind permission of Bratislava City Hall

The Bratislavský Majáles was revived in 2008, and is now in its fourth year. It has become established as one of the city’s main public festivals, with top Slovak music acts playing live on stages in the Old Town and on Tyršovo Embankment, on the opposite side of the Danube.

The 2012 festival kicks off today Friday 4 May with a concert from 5pm 0 10pm, and a hot lineup of well-know Slovak artists, including the bands Billy Barman and Para. The concerts continue the next day from 3pm till late..

There will be all sorts of accompanying events, including a free 30 minute shuttle cruise along the River Danube.

Check out the full programme here (in Slovak)

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