Culture

Culture
From the time of the national awakening of Slovaks, Martin has gained the status of the of Slovak cultural centre, where the galleries, theatres and museums on every step are an expression of the relationship to the history. The beginning of summer in Turiec is associated with the theatre festival Dotyky a spojenia, known for the diversity of genres, where puppet shows, pantomime, dance theatre, opera or ballet are offered in addition to drama performances. The modern culture is represented by the oldest Slovak amphitheatre in the event of Amfikostreetsoul. Jamming too belongs to the summers in Martin as much as film screenings. Also, traditional customs and folklore come to life in the surrounding villages, with the Mošovský jarmok fair or the Bukovinské stretnutia meetings in Turčianske Teplice, which are among the most coveted. In Turiec, you will find what you like, just choose from the variety of offers, including the Days of Martin (Dni mesta Martin) event, Firefighters's Days (Hasičské dni), Shepherds' Days (Ovčiarske dni), the Countryside Days (Dni vidieka), Turiec Folklore Festival (Turčianske slávnosti folklóru), the Harvest Festival (Dožinkové slávnosti) in Turčianske Teplice, the Turiec Triathlon, The Merida Marathon or the Martin's Bicycle Day.