Grand opening of the summer tourist season in the High Tatras

Let us invite you to a series of events opening the summer tourist season in the High Tatras. The weekend of 14th-16th June will be full of traditions, sport, music and great fun. You can look forward to an official unlocking or the tarn of Štrbské pleso, a tennis exhibition, a special RUPICAPRA Mountain Run, performances of Zuzana Smatanová (a multiple music award winner), the popular singer Allan Mikušek and much more. There is a children´s stage prepared for the smallest visitors, with “This and that for kids".



14.6.2013, Friday - ŠTRBSKÉ PLESO
Unlocking of Štrbské pleso (tarn)

15:00 – Opening of the boating season - Štrbské pleso, pier
Poseidon and the Olympic winner Michal Martikán 


15.6.2013, Saturday - STARÝ SMOKOVEC (Terrace of the Grandhotel**** Starý Smokovec)

Opening double-concert of the Tatra Culture Summer 2013

18:30 - MILAGRO – full-length performance of a modern dance ensemble from Riga (Latvia)

20:00   LA GIOIA – concert of a popular singer trio in bel canto style.
Concert guest: Stanislav SALANCI – Violin show
With grilled specialities and refreshments for visitors.


STARÝ SMOKOVEC (Selzer spring of Smokovec)

Meeting at the Selzer water

21:15 – 22:00 – non-traditional remembering of the 220th anniversary of Starý Smokovec and its establishment. Consecration of the Selzer spring of Smokovec. Grand opening of the Tatra Culture Summer. A launching ceremony of the book “Dr. Téry and the High Tatras“ published by I & B. 

In the glare of spotlights featuring:

Theatre group COMMEDIA, theatre group TRMA-VRMA and music duo JAZZ2B.


16.6.2013, Sunday - TATRANSKÁ LOMNICA  (central car park)

Sunday picnic in the park with an attractive programme

10:30 – 12:30 - RUPICAPRA Mountain Run

(10:30 - registration, 11:30 - 12:30 – running race with start and finish at the gazebo)

12:30 – MILAGRO – performance of a modern dance ensemble from Riga (Latvia)

13:00 – prize giving of the Rupicapra Run (hosted by Michal Hudák)

13:45 – grand opening of the summer season in the High Tatras with famous tennis players and the mayor


14:00 – 19:00  Music mini festival:

14:00 – ŽOBRÁCI (with Michal Hudák)


16:00 – SIX & KRISTY

17:00 – ŠTVORKA

18:00 – Allan MIKUŠEK & BAND

[in bad weather – all concerts will be moved to the Humno pub]


Children´s stage:

11:00 – 17:00  - This and that for kids (theatre performances, animations etc.)

Salt over gold, Havko the dog and Mňauka the cat, Painted on Glass

A clown on stilts, inflatable attractions, stalls for children

Tennis exhibition:

SUNDAY, 16th June 2013 14:00 Tatranská Lomnica, Tennis centre

Stars of the ATP ranking: Mečíř, Nováček, Novák, Kučera

14:30 – 16:00 – tennis tournament

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