Despite the fact that the event of New Year’s Eve celebrations in the centre of Bratislava which began in 1999 has so far avoided any significant negative incidents, the organizers have nevertheless prepared clear safety instructions for all revellers based on the organization of similar large cultural and sports events around the world.
Individual zones of entertainment will be accessible only through certain entry points (marked by a green arrow on the map):
Stewards at these entry points to the celebrations will carry out preventive checks from to . We do not recommend that visitors to the celebrations bring with them glass bottles, metal or wooden sticks, or fireworks. Entry shall also be refused to persons apparently under the influence of alcohol or drugs.
Fixed barriers without entry to visitors will be at Kostolná and Uršulínska Streets. In addition, Klobučnícka and Nedbalova Streets, Radnična Street and Primaciálne Square entry points will only be accessible to service and technical support for the celebrations programme.
hundred stewards will oversee the organization and public safety of the
event in the streets of the historical centre. The organizational staff will be
headquartered at the
A unit from the Bratislava
Old Town Voluntary fire crew will take care of fire safety. Their vehicle will
be parked at
will be located in two zones on
The organisers have
arranged for 30 environmentally-friendly WCs, which visitors can find on
The organizers recommend
that visitors to the celebrations primarily use mass public transport to travel
into the city centre. Following negotiations with Bratislava Public Transport
Authority DPB, public transport operations from individual town districts to
and from the centre will be increased for
During the New Year’s programme, the following transport restrictions will be in force:
will not be able to enter the entertainments zone from hrs on
to the Hotel Radisson SAS Carlton will be possible via
Police will carefully supervise the flow of traffic on
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