Gemer Cultural Centre, Rožňava

Gemerské osvetové stredisko, Rožňava
Contact: Helena Novotná (f) Director
Telephone: 421 (0) 905 730407
Betliarska 8, 048 01 Rožňava, Slovakia
421 (0) 58 788 1776
421 (0) 58 788 1775

Gemer Cultural Centre is a regional institution for non-professional culture and public education which seeks to create the conditions for the development of local and regional cultures, to develop public interest in artistic and cultural activities, to preserve the cultural symbols of the region and to provide cultural and educational activities for citizens of all age groups and ethnicities. It offers expert advice and methodological guidance in culture and education; prepares and implements cultural and educational programmes, develops projects and programmes in co-operation with the towns and villages in the region. Activities include performances of music and dance, film screenings, art exhibitions, festivals, competitions, educational activities, folk culture and folk crafts.

The centre incorporates a small multipurpose auditorium which hosts performances by touring theatre, music and dance groups and is available for hire by local arts organisations, exhibition space for showcasing works by local painters and photographers and facilities for arts courses, classes and workshops. A wide range of arts groups are based here.