It's been 75 years since the first transport of Slovak Jews to death camps began. On March 25, 1942, a thousand girls and young women were forced to enter a cargo train in the north-eastern Slovak town ...
Around the world, November 17 is known as International Students' Day, but Slovakia turned the day into a public holiday in 2001. It's now celebrated as the Day of the Fight for Freedom and Democracy.
October 28, marks the establishment of Czechoslovakia. It arose from the ruins of Austro-Hungarian monarchy back in 1918. Its establishment was agreed by the so called Pittsburgh Agreement that was ini ...
In 2016 Slovakia commemorates 230 years since the death of one of its historic, or perhaps we should say legendary personalities: Count de Beňovský.
What's new about ancient Great Moravia? A lot, even considering the first Great Moravian state was created as far back as in the 9th century.
The Second World War was reflected in various cultural forms, ranging from classical music compositions to video games.
70 years ago, the Second World War came to an end. It was a war that affected almost every country on earth, leaving scars which remain to this day.
Documentary photos from the 1989 Velvet revolution in Czechoslovakia show people in the streets of big cities, gathered in front of various landmarks.
In 1992 the split of Czechoslovakia was becoming a reality after the federation's fragility took a direct blow following the victory of the party of the vocal Slovak nationalist Vladimir Mečiar in the parliamentary elections with 37% of the votes in Slovakia and that of Vaclav Klaus and his Civic Democratic Party in the Czech lands.
Everyone knows communism was a dark era in the history of Slovakia, then Czechoslovakia. Katarina Richterova talks to Marína Zavacká from the historical institute of the Slovak Academy of Sciences abou ...