Články / So Slovak

Slovak folklore in Detroit

Slovak folklore in Detroit 13. 02. 2020 | 15:47

Back in 1971, Milan Straka, a former dancer with the folk group Šarišan, from the eastern Slovak village of Veľký Šariš, founded a folk group of the same name but in a new place: Detroit, Michigan.

Slovak Domovina Dancers at home in Ontario

Slovak Domovina Dancers at home in Ontario 7. 02. 2020 | 12:53

Domovina, meaning "Homeland", is the name of the Slovak-Canadian folk dance ensemble founded in 1983 in Windsor.

Slniečko shines in Calgary

Slniečko shines in Calgary 23. 01. 2020 | 16:28

"I cannot imagine Slovak dances on skates!" a small Slovak boy told Zuzana Botiková as he was preparing for his folk dance performance.

The only fujara player in Ottawa

The only fujara player in Ottawa 23. 01. 2020 | 16:27

Roman Andrej Stolárik lives in Ottawa, where he works in a hospital. In his free time, he sings Slovak songs and plays the fujara instrument in his own recording studio.

Slovak Christmas in North America

Slovak Christmas in North America 20. 12. 2019 | 16:16

Listen to how Slovak communities scattered across North America, in places like Detroit, Toronto or Calgary, celebrate the Christmas holidays in a traditional way.

How Slovaks living in Britain are keeping their children Slovak

How Slovaks living in Britain are keeping their children Slovak 2. 12. 2019 | 16:11

These days many Slovak parents living outside of Slovakia bemoan the fact that their children neither speak their mother-tongue nor understand their culture.

Americans looking for their Slovak roots

Americans looking for their Slovak roots 18. 10. 2019 | 12:05

Stories of Americans with Slovak heritage returning to their country of origin are stories of searching and finding, laughing and crying, family histories as well as possible futures. All these are to be found within our special theme cycle. Zuzana Botiková has joined a group of American expats in search of their roots and relatives in Eastern Slovakia.

From West Virginia to eastern Slovakia

From West Virginia to eastern Slovakia 10. 10. 2019 | 15:16

Stories of Americans with Slovak heritage returning to Slovakia, are stories of searching and finding, laughing and crying, family histories as well as possible futures.

The California student who spent his summer holiday studying Slovak

The California student who spent his summer holiday studying Slovak 12. 09. 2019 | 13:21

20 year-old Oliver Scott, a journalism student at the University of Southern California, travelled to Bratislava in August to attend Comenius University's 3-week Summer School of Slovak Language and Cu ...

Studying family roots is a detective work

Studying family roots is a detective work 4. 09. 2019 | 15:20

Learning about one's own family history and visiting the places where the family actually came from is also an important part of building one's own identity. At the same time, it can turn into quite th ...

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