One of the most important dates for the Czechs and Slovaks is the 28th of October 1918; the date when the first Czechoslovak republic was founded.
The year 2017 marks 200 years since the birth of Jozef Miloslav Hurban, Slovak politician, writer, journalist and Protestant pastor. Together with Ľudovít Štúr and Michal Miloslav Hodža, they were the three most influential figures of the 'Slovak national awakening' in the 19th century.
In this special segment we will touch a bit on the recent anniversaries of two attacks which shook the global perspective on international terrorism.
On the occasion of the 75th anniversary of the Operation Anthropoid, President Andrej Kiska has promoted Jozef Gabčík to the rank of Major General in memmoriam.
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.