Guitar festival of J. K. Mertz is taking place in Bratislava from year 1976. Its founder and director for many years is prof. Jozef Zsapka and it hosted dozens guitarists and other musicians and chamber emsembles from all around the world. It was known first as "Days of Guitar Music", later "International Guitar Festival of Johann Kaspar Mertz" or "International Guitar Festival of J. K. Mertz" and always as a part Kultur summer in Bratislava.
Something from the recent history of our festival:
The first 40 years of our festival in pictures: