A recording of our recent Svätý Mikuláš party with presentations by Global Slovakia and Slovak Ambassador Radovan Javorčík is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/gRAqflKFEh0 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 […]
A recording of our recent Speakers’ Series presentation, “I Am a Brave Bridge: An American Girl’s Hilarious and Heartbreaking Year in the Fledgling Republic of Slovakia” with Sarah Hinlicky Wilson is now available for viewing on our YouTube channel: https://youtu.be/O3oFWzON7dM Her book can be purchased at: https://thornbushpress.com/product/i-am-a-brave-bridge/ DCSlovaks Videos, the YouTube channel of the Slovak […]
As part of the Svätý Mikuláš festivities this year, SASW is pleased to offer for sale traditional Slovak foods, as well as evergreen table centerpieces, all made by Danka (“the gingerbread lady”). All food and centerpiece orders must be placed by 10pm on Sunday, November 28, and payment must be made in advance. Pick-up will take place in […]
Please join us on Sunday, December 5th, for a virtual celebration of the tradition of Svätý Mikuláš, in the comfort of your home via Zoom, from 4:00 to 5:30 pm. Our program will include: a live special presentation from Slovakia by Global Slovakia on holiday traditions and music; Slovak Ambassador Radovan Javorčík reading a Slovak folk tale; the presentation of the Matula Service Award; and, of […]
The SASW board is pleased to announce Kathryn Tatko as the winner of this year’s Matula Award. Kathryn was a founding member of the SASW and has served as president (2008-2011), vice president (1996-1997), and treasurer (1998-2004). She was a driving force behind the establishment of the SASW’s long-running City University scholarship fund, a cause to which she […]
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SASW Speakers’ Series: Seven Slovak Women – Saturday, October 23, 2021
The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “Seven Slovak Women: Portraits of Courage, Humanism, and Enlightenment” with Josette Baer Saturday, October 23rd at 1:00pm EDT To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZEscOugrT8pE9AvM7JlDvTJEei3hzyuSW2a You can find the book at https://cup.columbia.edu/book/seven–slovak-women/9783838207087 If you have any questions about the event, please contact email@example.com. In her talk […]
Enjoy all your traditional favorite dishes and desserts!
The Slovak American Society of Washington, D.C. presents: “I Am a Brave Bridge: An American Girl’s Hilarious and Heartbreaking Year in the Fledgling Republic of Slovakia” with Sarah Hinlicky Wilson Thursday, September 9, 7:30pm EDT To register for this event on the Zoom platform, please visit: https://us06web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tJMkce6oqTIvHtaVEsYM3YYiqIh4nk-QDkQu You can find the book at https://thornbushpress.com/product/i-am-a-brave-bridge/ If you have any questions […]
Many books and articles have been written about the Great War and the collapse of the Hapsburg Empire, the end of the old monarchies and alliances in Europe, but this book is different. This book is written in an “upstairs-downstairs” style, according to the author, by telling the story of the events surrounding the Great […]