Slovak National Folklore Ballet Lucnica Presents "beautiful And Young - Australia Tour 2010"

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August, 2010 






The Slovak National Folklore Ballet Lúcnica, famous from its many successful

international tours, known as “The Rolling Stones of Folklore”, is proudly presenting its premiere

“Beautiful and Young - Australia Tour 2010”. 

Lúcnica, inspired by national traditions, will ‘whip’ the audience into a frenzy. It’s a

creation of mastery and fantasy combined with a unique dance and music show based on Slovak

folklore which has triumphed around the world for more than 60 years.

            Skilful young dancers accompanied by the professional orchestra, dressed in many

different colorful handmade costumes with marvelous embroidery, present dynamic and poetic

dances, virtuoso folk tunes and songs from different regions of Slovakia. 

“I have never seen such beauty and richness of traditional national culture, like the one

in Slovakia, in any of the numerous countries I have visited throughout my career,” said Dominik

Hrbatý, the famous Slovak tennis player, two times

Perth Hopman Cup winner and two times

Australian Open singles quarter-finalist.

The ballet includes; the highest level of professional artistic performance, world unique

instruments “Cimbal” and “Fujara” under the UN Heritage; specially selected young girls, some of

whom contested Miss Slovakia, the talent of the soccer nation (conqueror of Italy at FIFA World

Cup), tennis nation (Fed Cup winner, Davis Cup finalist) and ice-hockey nation (World


  There is a hidden power that catches your eye and resonates with senses. The only

Folklore Ballet ever allowed to perform at The Royal Opera House, Covent Garden London which

sold out on three consecutive nights! 

Enjoy “Beautiful and Young – Australia Tour 2010”, straight from the heart of Europe, an

original world class experience not to be missed.

Lúcnica performances:


   29. October         Melbourne National Theatre        9 pm

Tuesday  02. November     Canberra Theatre                        8 pm

Thursday 04. November     Sydney State  Theatre                 8 pm

Sunday   07. November      Perth Concert Hall                       6 pm

Tuesday  09  November     Adelaide Her Majesty's Theatre   8 pm

A reception of the Slovak Republic in Canberra before the show will be conducted by the

Embassy of the Slovak Republic with invitations to the new Australian PM, Foreign Minister and

150 Ambassadors from the world, accredited in Canberra. This is the biggest project of Slovakia

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on Australian soil this year under the Embassy’s patronage.

For more information contact Andrej Bucko, Promoter and Tour Manager in Melbourne on

(03) 87075717, mobile 0408793937. 


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