Galanta Cultural Centre

Galantské osvetové stredisko
Contact: Margita Knappová (f) Director
Bratislavská 1458/71, 924 01 Galanta, Slovakia
421 (0) 31 780 2621, 421 (0) 902 904201
421 (0) 33 551 1391

Galanta Cultural Centre is a cultural-educational establishment which, in accordance with the Cultural Activities Act, contributes to the development and creation of a cultural way of life in the Galanta region by increasing the cultural-educational level of citizens.

The scope of activity of Galanta Cultural Centre includes organising creative activities, providing counselling services for those implementing cultural activities, providing information and knowledge about culture, science and technology, deepening the relationship with the nation and national cultural identity, developing the culture of national minorities and ethnic groups, educating through art and towards arts in particular by developing Leisure-Artistic Activities (ZUČ), holding advancement competitions at regional, national and international levels, and organising festivals and performances by ZUČ ensembles and training-educational events. Furthermore, Galanta Cultural Centre seeks to preserve, care for and make available to the public the folk traditions of the region with an emphasis on developing and making use of them in a creative way. It also focuses its activities on the field of environmental training and education, to assist in prevention of anti-social phenomena, drug addiction and crime; enables people to fill their leisure time with cultural activities, carrying out intermediary, publishing, promotional and advertising activities to the extent of and in accordance with the mission of the cultural establishment; and participates in fulfilling the tasks related to the development of cultural-social life of the region in accordance with its mission, co-operating with cultural and social organisations and local and regional institutions.