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VI. INTERNATIONAL FESTIVAL OF GHOSTS AND SPIRITS

IN BOJNICE 1999

The theme of this year's festival comes from Goethe's Faust and Margaret. It is drawing from it the central idea of borders of human nature, behind which there is a world of secret and magical power. It isn't the hell not it is purgatory. 

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The scene and stage of this story was the romantic Bojnice Castle. Symptomatically the visitor found themselves in rooms of bad, pre-hell, and witches prelude. Faust and Margaret were the guides to the visitors. With these heroes we experienced, scary, educating and emotional moments that kept us in suspense from the beginning to the end of the castles tour. We met local and foreign monsters, witches, devils, and creatures from different stories. 

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I truly enjoyed my visits to the festival and I also became a sponsor by videotaping and photographing the festival. My reward was a ticket to the grand ball in the largest room of the Bojnice Castle the Hunady room on May 7. There were about 150 sponsors and the entertainment was just fantastic. The food was delicious and it was an unforgettable evening.

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Published in the Slovak Heritage Live newsletter Volume 7, No. 2, Summer 1999
Copyright Vladimir Linder 1999 
3804 Yale Street, Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada V5C 1P6
The above article and photographs may not be copied, reproduced, republished, or redistributed by any means including electronic, without the express written permission of Vladimir Linder. All rights reserved.