Please join the Slovak American Society for our 2018 picnic. The event address and directions will be provided upon receipt of your paid reservation.
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 email@example.com In 1938, Germany’s […]
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 […]
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, 2018 at 6:30 […]
The SASW and Friends of Slovakia (FOS) present: “Slovakia in 1968: Historical Complexities and Long-term Legacies” Saturday, April 21, 2018, 2:30 pm Thomas Jefferson Library 7415 Arlington Boulevard Falls Church, VA Dr. Carol Skalnik Leff (University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign) will discuss the role Slovakia played in the Prague Spring and its aftermath. Her lecture will consider two issues. First, […]
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November 17th marks the beginning of the Gentle Revolution (Nežná revolúcia) or Velvet Revolution in 1989. On this date, riot police suppressed a student demonstration in Prague commemorating the 50th Anniversary of a violently suppressed demonstration against Nazi occupation. This event sparked a series of demonstrations in Prague and other cities in Czechoslovakia from November 19th into […]