24JUN 2016
Slovakian National costume

Slovakian National costume

By Dhananjani Silva View(s): Clad in a traditional Slovakian dress, young and bubbly Silvia Demokova from Slovakia was seen walking about at the Colombo Arcade Independence Square grounds. “I inherited this dress from my great grandmother. We generally wear our national costume only for an occasion, ” she explained to those who inquired about her dress. In the vicinity is Polina…

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21JUN 2016
Slovakia Dialing Codes

Slovakia Dialing Codes

The single European emergency telephone number 112 works in Slovak Republic as well! In case you are in the Slovak Republic and you find yourself in an emergency situation, please call 112! About 112 The European emergency telephone number is here to help you in case of any emergency, in which your life, health or property is in danger. 112 is a single European emergency phone…

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18JUN 2016
Slovakia History

Slovakia History

Fall of the Austro-Hungarian Empire After the outbreak of world war, the Slovak cause took firmer shapein resistance and determination to leave the dual monarchy and form an independentrepublic with the Czechs. The decision originated amongst people of Slovak descent inforeign countries. Slovaks in the US were especially numerous and formed a sizeableorganization. These, and…

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15JUN 2016
Grape Festival Slovakia

Grape Festival Slovakia

Bombay Bicycle Club by Marian Jankovic Last week, we introduced one of our boldest Special Editions yet, Poisoned Paradise. This lushly tropical edition was inspired by both the floral trends of the 2014 Spring Summer catwalks and tacky vintage Hawaiian shirts, with the subtle surprise of poisonous snakes entwined throughout the frames. Poisoned Paradise is the perfect film…

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12JUN 2016
Devin Castle Slovakia

Devin Castle Slovakia

The well-preserved ruin is noted for a marvellous geographical position, offering terrific panorama views upon the confluence of Danube and Morava rivers. When in Bratislava, don t miss the trip to the castle of Devin! It is very close to the old town od Bratislava, around 10 km and you ll get there with ease. Standing on a massive cliff, 212 meters above the ground, the castle…

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09JUN 2016
Girls from Slovakia

Girls from Slovakia

Slovak girls are easy-going In Bratislava, wines are excellent Olga Valentova, Marchiza TV talk-show hostess In Bratislava there is no lack of magazines, TV channels nor mobile GSM phones Romantic Adrianna The friendly Andrea In the old city center of Bratislava Ivana looks worried maybe she is waiting for someone In a Slovak disco Charming Melinda Glamorous crystals enchant…

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06JUN 2016
Slovakia Flags

Slovakia Flags

National Flag of Slovakia Slovak flag consists of white upper strip, the middle is blue and bottom red. These colors are conventional Slavonic shades. They symbolize Slavonic harmony and independence. The double cross represents Christian tradition and memory of St. Cyril and St. Methodius, the two missionaries who came to Great Moravia in 863 to strengthen Chritianity. They…

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03JUN 2016
Ski Slovakia

Ski Slovakia

Surrounded by hunting trophies and enticed by the spicy scent of goulash, I make a dash for a lunch table in the cosy slope-side restaurant of Chata Zahradky. Nie! snaps a woman. Nyet! another responds, in Russian. When this sparks further argument with an adjacent table of well-fed Slavs, I slip back to my sheep-skin covered bar stool to watch the floor show unfold. With…

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