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 ...
For 55 years now, the 3-week SAS Summer School of Slovak Language and Culture has been attracting students - either with or without Slovak roots - from countries all over the world. I speak with the sc ...
Radio Slovakia International has been running a series on Slovak American expats looking for their heritage in our country. As an addition to the Wednesday show segment, an American who popped to our P ...
The beginning of the 20th century in Central Europe saw large waves of emigration to the United States and Canada. Slovaks, too, went to look for better economic opportunities overseas.
Slovak calendar is full of names. Yes, we party on our nameday receiving greetings from relatives and friends. Children get extra candy as you will hear in the piece dedicated to Zuzana with August 11 to be her name-day.
Within the special series dedicated to Slovak-Americans looking for their roots in Slovakia, we shall look closer at the special tie between Youngstown, Ohio and Spišská Nová Ves.
According to the MIT Technology Review, more than 26 million consumers had added their DNA to four leading commercial ancestry and health databases.
From northern-Slovak town of Žilina, all the way to the stylish streets of downtown London - that is the journey of o successful Slovak bar owner and bartender Marián Beke.
If we travelled back in time to the Bratislava of the Middle Ages, would we even recognise the Danube as the same river we know today? Bratislava historian Braňo Chovan gives us the lowdown on how the river has changed since then.
The eastern Slovak city of Košice has become the centre of the Hockey republic. But there is much more to do and see in the surroundings than just ice-hockey.