Photogalleries: SR, Town of Hrusov - Hontian Show
SR, Town of Hrusov - Hontian Show
heading (paragraph): Places Of Interest
No. of pictures: 40 pictures
Unusual folk music festival - this could be a depiction of the festival called Hontian Show. It is one of the most recent and most attractive folk culture events. It is interesting for its originality and inventiveness. In Hrusov, a picturesque town situated on the south of central Slovenska, there will be the 18th sequel of this interesting event, it will take place on August 16th and 17th 2013. The whole town lives on this event - yards, streets, solitudes, convention center and an amphitheatre want to bring closer almost forgotten agricultural tradition, crafts, works and traditions as past generations knew them. Also, there will be helt various folk shows in an interesting amphitheatre, yards, wine cellars, and also you will experience degustation of local specialties. Lets go with us and experience atmosphere of the last year festival. If you have no plans yet, I recommend you the 18th year of Hostinska Show. Indeed you will have many unforgettable memories as I did.
Text and photo: O. Maňáková
In beautiful district of Krupina there are many interesting places worth visiting. This time we set as our goal the town of Bzovik. This small town is known as a former Cistercian abbey. However, our journey will not end there.
Banska Bystrica is often looked at as the heart of the country below the Tatras. There one of the most important memorials in Slovakia is located. It reminds the nation of the second world war and Slovak resistance to fascism.
This time we go to Rimavska Sobota. There we visit the fifth oldest museum in Slovakia – The Gemersko-Malohont Museum. We take a look at its permanent exhibitions which take you to amazing history.
In the Slatina River valley, about 14 kilometers from Zvolen, there is the village of Viglas and above, the castle Viglas stands proudly. It is this castle we decided to visit during our trip across Slovakia.
Not that big town Krupina where lives about 8000 inhabitants is situated in the southern part of central Slovakia on the route Elected - Šahy. At first impression it could seems that this place is not that interesting for tourists, but it is not like that. Definitely you should visit it.
Do you consider yourself a folk music fan? Do you admire craftsmanship of folk artisans? Or are you interested in old almost forgotten agricultural labor and you want to even try it? Or do you just think to which part of Slovakia you should take a trip? Put your hesitation away and visit with us the picturesque town of Hrusov for tomorrow the 18Th annual Hostianska Parada Folk Festival begins.
Today we move together to Novohrad region. We visit the most interesting nooks of this small town. Also we walk around a beautiful ruin of Filakovsky Castle.
In the heart of Slovakia is located a historical town which is also a UNESCO town. We go there today. It is unique Banska Stiavnica famous for history of mining and many important sights.
Krupina town, located approximately in the middle of the triangle formed by towns of Zvolen, the Levice and Velký Krtíš we'll visit for the second time. In the last article we approached the location of this city, and presented probably the most popular monument in the area - Turkish wells. Today we will talk about the history of Krupina and we´re inviting you to the nearby watchtower Vartovka.
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