Slovakia

Slovak National Rose Society

ul. Babuškova 6
821 03 Bratislava
Slovakia
Email: glvac.frantisek@gmail.com
www.snrs.szm.com
President - Ing. Frantisek Glvác

The functions of Slovak National Rose Society are to create appropriate conditions for the cultivation of roses for its members, to beautify the environment, to organise exhibitions of roses, to develop co-operation and common undertakings with similar specialized organizations at home and abroad, and to organize expert lectures, training courses, and educational excursions to domestic and foreign rose gardens.

The Slovak National Rose Society publishes a member periodical Beauty of Roses and Shapes. It also maintains a library, which incorporates foreign expert rose literature. The goal of the Slovak National Rose Society is the advancement of rose growing. Our activities include:

  • lectures
  • lectures and training for TV and radio
  • practical lectures and training
  • visits to rose gardens
  • rose shows
  • excursions
  • Beauty of Roses and Shapes - our magazine, which is distributed to our members

The Slovak National Rose Society has built up a long tradition of rose shows in Zvolen, Dolna Krupa, Dunajska Luzna and in other cities of Slovakia. The all-Slovakian rose shows are usually held in June.

Fees: 7€ per year, 28€ per year foreign

When the Roses Bloom

Area & First Bloom Date Main Bloom Date
Slovakia - south, west - May 30 - June 15 June 10-July 30
Slovakia - north, east - June 10-30 June 27-July 30

Calendar of Rose Events - 2016

DATE
SITE
C-convention
F-festival
L-lecture
M-meeting
R-rose show
S-seminar
T-trials
ORGANIZED BY
COMMENT
April 14 TU LF
Zvolen
M
L
Rosa klub Zvolen Annual Meeting
March 1 - May 25 Zvolen T Rosa klub Zvolen,
SNRS
19th Drawing Competition for children from 7 to 15
"The Rose - Queen of the Flowers"
April - May Bratislava L SNRS,
TV Slovakia
"Rose Propagation"
June 4-5 Bratislava M
L
SNRS
UK BZ Bratislava
"Exhibition of Roses"
June 4-5 Dolna Krupa R
M
RS M.H. Chotek Dolna Krupa,
SNRS
9th Annual Exhibition "Celebration of Roses" in Dolna Krupa
June 8-10 Zvolen R
L
T
Rosa klub Zvolen,
SNRS,
Arborétum Borová hora,
OV SZZ Zvolen
14th Annual Rose Show
"The Beauty of Roses"
June 9 Zvolen L
M
Rosa klub Zvolen Course on Rose Porpagation
June 11-12 Tesarske Mlynany R Arboretum Mlynany,
SNRS
4th Annual "Charm of Roses in Arboretum Mlynany"
October 12 Zvolen M
L
Rosa klub Zvolen,
SNRS
"Roses and Other Flowers in Autumn"