Čau o piatej is a project conducted by KK Bagala – a publishing house that specializes in Slovak literature. The aim of the project is to present the published works in form of audio books.

The first series of Čau o piatej bears the name BEST OF POVIEDKA 1996-2016 and contains the 50 best stories from Poviedka – a literary competition organised by KK Bagala since 1996.

Petra Polnišová reads Benjamín Škreko “Spomínala”

What makes these audio books special, is that each story is narrated by a familiar voice from among some of the best Slovak actors and actresses including: Robert Roth, Jana Oľhová, Richard Stanke, Milka Vášáryová, Zuzana Kronerová, František Kovár, Alexander Bárta, Zuzana Fialová, Přemysl Boublík, Daniel Fischer, Viktor Horján, Jevgenij Libezňuk, Táňa Pauhofová, Petra Polnišová, Anna Šisková, Alfréd Swan, Juraj Hrčka, Ľubomír Bukový, Sláva Daubnerová, Boris Farkaš, and others.

In order to raise finances for the production of the project KK Bagala ran a crowdfunding campaign on Slovak platform StartLab. The initial goal of the campaign was EUR 1 000, but by the end Čau o piatej gained more than 6x as much.


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