Slovak Folk Festival July 13th 2008 Today Sylvia, her cousin Marian, and I went to Detva for one of the best known and largest Slovak folk festivals. Think of it as Czech Days in Wilber, NE, but with some authenticity. The festival features authentic Slovak crafts, music, and folk performances. It is encouraging to see that these traditions are being valued once again and that younger people are willing to learn them, especiall ... read more
Europe » Slovakia In 1918 the Slovaks joined the closely related Czechs to form Czechoslovakia. Following the chaos of World War II, Czechoslovakia became a Communist nation within Soviet-ruled Eastern Europe. Soviet influence collapsed in 1989 and Czechoslovakia once... ... read more
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Sylvia and I are a recently married couple and enjoy traveling, skiing, and seeing new places. We blog about our travels and enjoy sharing our experiences with family, friends, and anyone else who might be interested to read about the places we visit. We enjoy questions, comments, and messages.
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