Ceremonial evening during the Conference of the Speakers of the European Union Parliaments and Candidate States of European Union.
The conference, as the highest institutionalised form of interparliamentary cooperation in the European Union, was attended by 44 major parliamentary representatives from 31 countries.
September 26, 2006
Pavol Paška, the Speaker of the National Council of the Slovak Republic, received Norodoma Sihamoni, the King of Cambodia, at the castle.
February 24, 2005
Bush-Putin Summit. This was the first, historic visit of the President of the USA and the President of the Russian Federation to Slovakia.
October 13–15, 1994
Margaret II, the Queen of Denmark, viewed the Treasury at Bratislava Castle while visiting Slovakia.
September 3, 1992
Ivan Gašparovič, the Speaker of SNR, and Vladimír Mečiar, the Prime Minister, signed the Constitution of the Slovak Republic in the Constitutional Hall (also known as the Knights’ Hall). The adoption of the basic legislative act of the state was the climax of the state-forming ambition of the Slovak nation and an indication of the creation of an independent state of the Slovak Republic four months later.
October 30, 1968
Signature of the Constitutional Act on the Czechoslovak Federation. The signature of this act was achieved within the renewal process. The act was signed by Ludvík Svoboda, the President of the Czechoslovak Socialist Republic (CSR), Josef Smrkovský, the Speaker of the National Assembly of CSR and Oldřich Černík, the Prime Minister.
Do you find the new illumination of the Bratislava Castle attractive?