SASW Speakers’ Series: The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in 2021 – Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The Slovak American Society of Washington, DC presents “The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library in 2021” by Dr. Cecilia Rokusek, Stefanie Kohn & David Muhlena Tuesday, January 12th 7:00 p.m. (EST) To register for this event on the GoToMeeting video conferencing platform, please visit: https://bit.ly/35ouQL6 Please join us for a special evening with […]

The SASW Supports the NCSML

Dear Members and Friends, The SASW board is pleased to announce that our organization has made a contribution of $1,000 to support the rebuilding efforts of the National Czech and Slovak Museum & Library (NCSML) in the wake of the devastating derecho storm that swept through Cedar Rapids in August 2020.  If you’d also like […]

“Slovak and Czech Christmas Traditions” Recording Available Now on YouTube

A recording of our recent presentation, “Slovak and Czech Christmas Traditions,” with Global Slovakia is now available for viewing on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/NKqBS8lhPOc DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the Slovak American Society, features more videos from our past speaker events.  Please subscribe to our channel to be notified about our latest videos. Sincerely, The […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Slovak and Czech Christmas Traditions – Sunday, December 13, 2020

The Slovak American Society of Washington, DC presents “Slovak and Czech Christmas Traditions” with  Dr. Gabriela Bereghazyová and Dr. Zuzana Palovič of Global Slovakia  Sunday, December 13, 1:00pm EDT In the heart of Europe, Christmas folklore and customs speak of a distant past, mystical ancestry, and a wholesome life and values. Slovak and Czech Christmas […]

“The Battle of Dukla Pass” Recording Available Now on YouTube

A recording of our recent presentation, “The Battle of Dukla Pass,” by Bill Tarkulich is now available for viewing on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/UFud4x2cDa4 DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the Slovak American Society, features more videos from our past speaker events.  Please subscribe to our channel to be notified about our latest videos. Sincerely, The […]

“Coal Mine Culture – A World of Its Own” Recording Available Now on YouTube

A recording of our recent presentation, “Coal Mine Culture – a World of Its Own” by John Righetti, is available for viewing on YouTube at: https://youtu.be/gnIyBmT6s7k DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the Slovak American Society, features more videos from our past speaker events. Please subscribe to our channel to be notified about our latest […]

2020 Matula Award Winner

The SASW board is pleased to announce Helen Fedor as the winner of this year’s Matula Award. Helen has been a long-time SASW member and has served in a variety of roles (membership chair, vice president, president and program chair).  During her time on the board, she helped to revise the by-laws and supported efforts to obtain non-profit status […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: Coal Mine Culture – a World of Its Own – October 31, 2020

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. in cooperation with The Carpatho-Rusyn Society presents “Coal Mine Culture – a World of Its Own” A talk by John Righetti Saturday, October 31, 2:00 PM (EDT) Among the very first industrial-era immigrants to the United States were citizens of Austria-Hungary, who were recruited to work the coal […]

SASW Speakers’ Series: The Battle of Dukla Pass – October 24, 2020

The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “The Battle of Dukla Pass” by Bill Tarkulich Saturday, October 24th, 2:00 PM (EST) By 1944, the Russian and First Czechoslovak armies were moving aggressively across Poland and Ukraine in a broad front, to crush Germany and liberate the subjugated citizens. Although the armies initially planned to […]

Slovak Conversation Groups are Returning via Zoom!

Are you ready to talk po slovensky? After a long break, the Slovak American Society will be resuming our Slovak-language conversation groups soon. The conversation groups will be held on the Zoom video-conferencing platform and will continue on a schedule determined by the individual groups. We have decided to restructure the groups into two different […]