Today we commemorate the anniversary of the Candle Manifestation, which took place on March 25, 1988. People in Bratislava, Slovakia (Czechoslovakia in that time), calmly with candles in their hands expressed protest against religious and political opression. Police intervened with… Pokračovat ve čtení →
Bulgarian Tsar Ferdinand I was a man with many interests. He spoke 17 languages. He was a traveler, botanist and hunter. He collected many of artefacts and carried out his own research. He discovered a species of butterfly (Dzerinkia cerisi… Pokračovat ve čtení →
Have you heard of Blue Onion style? (German: Zwiebelmuster) It is the famous dishes-decorating style from Meissen Porcelain Factory in Germany. Meissen porcelain or Meissen china was the first European hard-paste porcelain. Early experiments about European porcelain were done in 1708 by Ehrenfried Walther von… Pokračovat ve čtení →
SPARTAKIADA – synchronized exercises – was done in Czechoslovakia every 4 years during communist regime. This is the highlight, Soldiers.
The heart pain, when the woman you love get married someone else! ANDREJ SLADKOVIC put his pain into the poem MARINA and created the jewel of Slovak literature. His story created The Real Love Bank, Banská Štiavnica (UNESCO herritage), Slovakia.
The Mansion in Svatý Anton, near Banská Stiavica (UNESCO herritage), Slovakia. The place where the Coburg family left their traces, the Tsar Ferdinand the 1th was the last one.
Václav Lojka is reading BAJKA for Czech & Slovak students of English language. Library of Congress is useful in that! 🙂