Články / On a folk note

Fascination with Roma rhythms

Fascination with Roma rhythms 21. 08. 2017 | 14:54

Difficulty, beauty and emotion; those are the words that capture the essense of the Roma dance and music culture. Almost every Slovak folk ensemble has at least one choreography inspired by the Roma et ...

Obituary for Štefan Nosáľ

Obituary for Štefan Nosáľ 26. 07. 2017 | 15:27

As traditional folk culture has been passed from generation to generation, it is impossible to talk about any specific artists or about any specific names. However, there is one name that is strongly t ...

How Slovak folklore translates to Switzerdeutsch

How Slovak folklore translates to Switzerdeutsch 4. 05. 2017 | 15:46

Join us on a visit to a Slovak folk dance rehearsal, which is taking place in Zürich, Switzerland. For almost 50 years now, Slovaks living in this area of Switzerland have been reviving traditional Slo ...

The best of folk music recordings

The best of folk music recordings 7. 04. 2017 | 13:55

Join us for a recap of the 2017 Svetozár Stračina Grand Prix, an international competition of folk music recordings hosted by Slovak Radio.

Folklore king Štefan Nosáľ turns 90

Folklore king Štefan Nosáľ turns 90 27. 01. 2017 | 13:00

Slovakia's most highly respected folk dance choreographer, Professor Štefan Nosáľ, celebrated his 90th birthday on Friday. He has devoted his whole professional life to the Lúčnica folklore ensemble.

Earth Sings also in Ireland

Earth Sings also in Ireland 26. 01. 2017 | 16:29

For the first time ever, Radio Television Slovakia is launching a primetime TV competition dedicated to folklore. Folk ensembles, dancers and singers of traditional folk music from all the corners of t ...

Choreographed noise at Folk Expo Slovakia

Choreographed noise at Folk Expo Slovakia 17. 06. 2016 | 17:08

American artist Benoit Maubrey has been creating wearable acoustic systems since the early 1980s. At Folk Expo 2016 he even attached loudspeakers, amplifiers and LED lights to Slovak traditional folk c ...

Foreigners perform at Slovak festivals

Foreigners perform at Slovak festivals 17. 06. 2016 | 17:00

It is usually the third weekend in June when the International Folk Festival in Myjava takes place. As you will learn from this feature, Slovak folk festivals don't only present folklore from Slovakia. ...

Foreign folklore at Slovak festivals

Foreign folklore at Slovak festivals 29. 06. 2015 | 15:46

While the summer tourist season in Slovakia has officially started, also the folk summer had its kick-off just recently.

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