Svätý Mikuláš Party – Sunday, December 2nd

Please join us on Sunday, December 2nd for our annual celebration of the tradition of Svätý Mikuláš at the Slovak Embassy (3523 International Drive NW, Washington, DC) from 1:00-4:30 pm. We will have a delicious Slovak buffet dinner prepared by the Slovak Embassy Chef, live music by Orchester Praževica, and of course a visit from […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Prelude to February 1948: Crisis in Slovakia and the Roots of a Communist Coup D’Etat – Saturday, November 3rd

Prelude to February 1948: Crisis in Slovakia and the Roots of a Communist Coup D’Etat by Dr. Luke Ryder, US Holocaust Museum Saturday, November 3rd, 2:00 pm Arlington Central Library 1015 N. Quincy Street Arlington, VA Admission is free, but RSVP is required, by Wednesday, October 31st, to rsvp@dcslovaks.org The Czechoslovak Communist Party’s (CPC) seizure of power in February 1948 […]

SASW Speakers’ Series – 1848: Slovaks between Imperial Vienna and Antagonistic Budapest – Saturday, October 20th

1848: Slovaks between Imperial Vienna and Antagonistic Budapest by Prof. Martin Votruba, University of Pittsburgh Saturday, October 20th, 2:00 PM Embassy of Slovakia 3523 International Ct, NW Washington, DC RSVP is required, by Wednesday, October 17th, to rsvp@dcslovaks.org Lajos Kossuth, the Kingdom of Hungary’s politician born to a Slovak nobleman father and a German mother, wrote in 1842 […]

Café Night – Scholarship Fundraiser – Sunday, October 14th

The Slovak American Society of Washington, DC is holding its fifth annual Café Night at Bistro Bohem (www.bistrobohem.com) to raise scholarship funds for Slovak students attending VSM/City University in Slovakia.  Since 1996, the SASW has raised nearly $50,000 and funded partial tuition scholarships for over 50 students in financial need.  There will be live Gypsy swing music […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: The American Formation of Czecho-Slovakia: the Cleveland Agreement and the Pittsburgh Pact – September 29th

The SASW and Friends of Slovakia present:   “The American Formation of Czecho-Slovakia: the Cleveland Agreement and the Pittsburgh Pact” by Prof. Gregory C. Ference, Salisbury University Saturday, September 29th, 2:00 pm Columbia Pike Branch Library 816 South Walter Reed Dr. Arlington, VA   Admission is free, but RSVP is required, by Wednesday, September 26th, to rsvp@dcslovaks.org With the outbreak of war in 1914, American […]

SASW Speakers’ Series – Borders on the Move: A Look at Southern Slovakia’s Tumultuous 20th Century

The SASW and Friends of Slovakia present:   Borders on the Move:  A Look at Southern Slovakia’s Tumultuous 20th Century by Prof. Leslie M. Waters, Randolph-Macon College Friday, June 15, 6:30 pm Embassy of the Slovak Republic 3523 International Court, NW  Washington, D.C. Admission is free, but RSVP is required, by 11 pm, Tuesday, June 12, to rsvp@dcslovaks.org In 1938, Germany’s […]

EU Open House – Saturday, May 12th

On May 12th, the Embassy of the Slovak Republic (3523 International Court NW, Washington, DC) is joining other European Union countries’ embassies in welcoming visitors during the 12th annual EU Open House from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm.  Program: 10:15 am – 1:20 pm: “Fujara” musical performance by Bob Rychlik 11:00 am: Slovak wines presentation by Terra Parna and Centeur […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: The Velvet Revolution and Divorce / Remaking Slovakia

The SASW and Friends of Slovakia (FOS) present: “The Velvet Revolution and Velvet Divorce as Witnessed by a U.S. Diplomat” by Amb. Ted Russell (Ret.), our first U.S. Ambassador to Slovakia and “Remaking Slovakia: The Gentle Revolution and Its Legacies, 1989-2018” by Prof. James Krapfl, McGill University, Montreal, Canada Friday, May 4, 6:30 pm Embassy […]