Nova synagóga:


until 19.3.


From dawn to dusk – Luděk Rathouský and Richard Loskot

We are still exhibiting paintings and reflections of two great Czech visual artists, and other new works have been added to them in the corridor, created by the participants of our painting workshops under the guidance of Katarína Škamlová. The gallery and the cafe are always open from Tuesday to Sunday between 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m. and during planned evening events. Contact in case of interest in the gallery educational program With your own eyes and With your own eyes (SPECIAL): (Katarína Škamlová).


Wednesday, 8. 3., from 2:30 p.m.

gallery education

About paintings with Luďek Rathouský and about Behrens architecture with his students

The author of the current exhibition From dawn to dusk Luďěk Rathouský is coming to give another guided tour – join the group of his students from FaVU in Brno and discover his paintings.


Friday, 3. 17., 5:00 p.m.

lecture + discussion

About Jewish people in Žilina with the chairman of the Jewish community, Pavlo Frankl

Žilina or what you won’t read in books or on the Internet. After the reconstruction of the New synagogue with Marek Adamov, we continue to tell older stories related to our building and lived by the people who built it.


Saturday, 18. 3., 3 p.m.


Reflect the image one last time! Painting workshop with Katarína Škamlová

Due to great interest, we are adding the third and last date of the workshop on the day before the end of the exhibition From ú(sunlight) to sú(cloud). It is open again to new participants and to those who have already participated in previous ones.


Thursday, 23. 3., 7:00 p.m.

contemporary dance

Lukáš Bobalík et al.: Light work / dance performance

Thematically, the work follows on from Lukáš’s earlier rather well-known „tennis“ performance Time out, burn out, in which passion and effort meant the inevitability of burnout. The solo is created in close cooperation with the dramaturg Maja Hriešik and the artist Dana Tomečková.


Saturday, 25. 3. | from 10:00 a.m.


Easter Small Market with Book Exchange

Just like the Christmas Little Market, the Easter Little Market is held under the dome of the New synagogue. The offer will be rich as always. You will find time-tested market sellers, but also complete new ones. We believe that in addition to your eyes and souls, we will also please your taste buds again. It will also include the Book Exchange on the of the synagogue.


Saturday, 25. 3., 3 p.m.


Stop-motion animation workshop for TEACHERS

Under the guidance of lecturer Dušan Dobiaš, teachers will get to know the stop-motion technique and create a short animated film with their own hands. They will learn a simple way of animating using an application via mobile phone, as well as via smart program on a laptop. Contact for registration: (Katarína Škamlová).


Wednesday, 29. 3., 6:00 p.m.


Stabat Mater (concert of the Žilina Conservatory)

In the synagogue, we will welcome the Žilina Conservatory, which at the height of Lent is preparing a program dedicated to Christians of one of the most important Latin music sequences. Stabat Mater (dolorosa) – in translation Stála Matka (painful) – is the first verse of the church hymn describing the pain of Mary under the cross, which in the history of music has seen a large number of musical settings. We will be playing a version by the Italian composer Giovanni Battista Pergolesi.


Friday, 31. 3., 5:00 p.m.

lecture + presentation

About Mária Bartuszová (1936–1996) and her exhibition at Tate Modern with Gabriela Garlaty

Mária Bartuszová is one of our most important artists of the 20th century, but her work was discovered and evaluated in an international context only after her death. The curator of the Mária Bartuszová Archive in Košice will come to tell a great story about how last year’s event was born, which you can still see in London until June 25, 2023.



Stanica Žilina-Záriečie:


27. 2. – 1. 3.


Spring holidays 2023 – holiday program for children

A three-day art symposium where children will learn to animate their own film, create a photo-reconstruction of famous paintings, work with a meotar or try out graphic techniques. And in addition to getting to know the current exhibition in the New synagogue, having fun and spending time together. Contact: (Katarína Škamlová)


Sunday, 5. 3., 7:00 p.m.


Marián Slávka: vLáska

Marián Slávka (vocals, drums, keyboards), Lukáš Duchovič (guitar, electronics, samples) and Martin Šenc (keyboards) with a program based on piano compositions and sounds created by granular synthesis using recorded sounds and samples.


Tuesday, 7. 3., 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.


Dancer in the dark

The impressive story of the Czech emigrant Selma – a single mother working in a factory in the American countryside in the 1960s. Selma is surrounded by good people, yet she remains alone with her fate. The only refreshment in her difficult daily life is classic Hollywood musicals.

 Denmark, USA / 2000 / 139 min / directed by: Lars von Trier


Wednesday, 8. 3., 5:00 p.m.

Screening + discussion

Those who remained – Izium / screening of the documentary and discussion with Viera Dubačová

Film director Viera Dubačová and producer Lucia Štasselová bring direct testimonies from eastern Ukraine. They are up-to-date and filmed in recent months – glimpses into regions where fighting is still going on and where ordinary people have only faith in God and hope for an end to the war.

Thursday, 9. 3., 7:00 p.m.

contemporary dance

You don’t need to know why, Caroline / dance performance

A dance performance about the friendship of two female dancers with the presentation of dramaturg, director and dance theorist from PlaST (Platform for contemporary dance) – Maja Hriešik. The performance will be followed by an informal conversation with the creators.


Saturday, 11.3., from 10:00 a.m.


Be Lenka na Stanici (spring edition)

The third year of the popular community bazaar of barefoot shoes. Excessive shopping is not good for our planet. There is no reason to throw away second-hand use shoes when we can give them a second chance and find a new home. Quality barefoot shoes at discounted prices not only for yourself, but also for your loved ones.


Saturday, 11. 3., 8 p.m.


The Ills (SK) + Alpha Strategy (CA/CZ)

Two bands, one of which (The Ills) indulges in a dense and noisy sound refined by complementary guitar licks and captivating bass lines, and the other (Alpha Strategy), which is close to sound dirtiness in an uncompromising post punk/noise rock line-up.


Sunday, 12.3., 6:00 p.m.


Shall we sit down? Speed dating evening in Stanica

Speed dating or quick dates as a format for getting to know new people, potential romantic encounters in a relaxed and safe atmosphere. It will take place in stanica which will be closed only to event participants and will be accompanied by moderators. The entrance fee for speed dating can only be paid after registration.


Tuesday, 14. 3., 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.

the cinema

Eight mountains

Pietro is a boy from a busy Italian city, Bruno is a boy from a godforsaken alpine village. One returns to the mountains with his parents every summer, the other never leaves the hills. They share a love of majestic peaks, a complicated relationship with their own fathers, and eventually both grow bushy beards. Just as nature grows, withers and blooms again, so does their friendship.

Italy, Belgium, France / 2022 / 147 min / directed by: Felix van Groeningen, Charlotte Vandermeersch


Wednesday, 15. 3., 6:00 p.m.

lecture + presentation

Cestou necestou – Menorca, Colorado Trail, Alaska

In one evening, in the next edition of the traveling festival, we will travel 190 km through Menorca, the 1000 km Colorado Trail and the surrounding national parks, and we will explore Alaska for a month and a half.


Sunday, 3. 19., 6:00 p.m.

theatre + discussion

The return of Ondrej Baláž or Pictures from the Great War / theatre + discussion with Jaroslav Valent

Houže Theatre with its free adaptation of Dobroslav Chrobák’s short story. The concept of war has been around for thousands of years and it constantly finds both its followers and its victims. On the one hand, the desire to rule and own, on the other, the desire to survive and return home. From the powerful to the nameless soldiers in the trenches. Who is the hero and what war is it actually about? The performance is followed by a discussion with the editor of the Historic Revue magazine.


Tuesday, 21.3., 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.


Close by

The talented Belgian director Lukas Dhont, the author of the award-winning film Girl about a trans woman born in the body of a boy, comes this time with an emotionally powerful portrait of the extraordinary union of Léo and Rémi. The boys share the world together and every moment in it, but they are reaching an age when relationships need to be named. Rémi seemingly ignores the ironic remarks of his classmates, but Leo falls into doubts and longs to fit in with the boys‘ team.

Belgium, Netherland, France / 2022 / 105 min / directed by: Lukas Dhont


Tuesday, 28. 3., 5:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.


The whale

After years, legendary director Darren Aronofsky returns with the film he’s been trying to make for a decade. Filming kicked off with the casting of the long-forgotten actor Brendan Fraser, whose good-natured nature caused an absolute explosion of his popularity in the internet corners.

USA / 2022 / 117 min / directed by: Darren Aronofsky


Friday, 31. 3., 8:00 p.m.



The band Zrní – Jan Unger (vocals, flute), Jan Fišer (violin), Jan Juklík (guitar), Ondřej Slavík (drums) and Jan Caithaml (bass) – will visit Stanica with a tour for their new album Široko daleko.