The Essence of Slovakia - About the film

The multimedia project The Essence of Slovakia is composed of four parallel 7-minute-long films, which give a peculiar, emotional perspective on Slovakia through the eyes of the director Pavol Barabas, accompanied by music from Slavomir Solovic. A unique mosaic of magnificent landscapes, historical towns, rural traditions and UNESCO monuments presents Slovakia as a modern European country. Let’s discover its essence.

music by: Slavomír Solovic
sound: Martin Merc
photography: Pavol Barabáš
directed by: Pavol Barabáš
length: 4x 7 min
genre: multimedia project
year of production: 2016

There are certainly some more impressive places in the world that astonish visitors with their magnificence, but there are also some ordinary places that get under one's skin, penetrate into one's mind and soul and stay there forever. These place are the ones to which one wants and needs to return again and again...  


The distribution of this film was financially supported by the Slovak Audiovisual Fund.