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The Bratislava underpass under Hodža Square will become the Underpass of 16 November 1989 Students.
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John Selecky on an amazing search for his roots in Slovakia; lost tribute to Stalin taking on a modern twist. 5 h7. May 2021, at 11:07
BBC Travel spotlights Slovak mountain porters in its latest story.
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Pandemic rules for cultural events revealed. BBC Travel writes about Slovak mountain porters. 30. apr30. Apr 2021, at 13:16
Orava Castle is located in the north of Slovakia.
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A weekly exploration of Slovakia: Horehronie rail bikes and secret spots around Košice. 23. apr23. Apr 2021, at 14:29
Elena Štefancová is one of the former FIIT STU students who was awarded the Biela vrana (White Crow) prize, which is given to people who show their civic courage.
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Elena Štefancová, a former FIIT STU student, speaks about last year’s scandal at one of the best Slovak IT faculties. 23. apr23. Apr 2021, at 9:33
Slovakia ended up in 62nd place out of 78 countries in the latest U.S. News & World Report’s ranking.
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The best Los Angeles Kings’ Slovak players, and a Slovak rapper introduced to Nigeria. 16. apr16. Apr 2021, at 13:46
Prince Philip and young people who took part in the Duke of Edinburgh's Award talk at Buckingham Palace in 2012.
What was it like to meet Prince Philip? Some Slovaks know well. 15. apr15. Apr 2021, at 18:58
Roma writer Elena Lacková was born and raised in the Prešov Region.
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Spread kindness with happy stones or plan a trip to a giant bench. 9. apr9. Apr 2021, at 12:47
The Mining Express train passes through a viaduct on the line between Hronská Dúbrava and Banská Štiavnica on July 11, 2020.
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Easter with Bulgarian food and a Slovak orchestra on BBC Radio 3. 2. apr2. Apr 2021, at 13:00
Slovak photographer Dežo Hoffmann worked with The Beatles regularly.
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This week, we look at the lives of some incredible women, including the recently deceased Czechoslovak 'Édith Piaf'. 26. mar26. Mar 2021, at 13:28
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How Slovak kids used to learn English from TV

Drobček (left), Kuko (centre), and Raťafák Plachta (right) belong to some of the most popular Slovak TV puppets of the old days.
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A 10-year-old Slovak bass player, praised by Justin Timberlake, drops his first music video. Watch it here. 19. mar19. Mar 2021, at 14:17
The Yorkshire terrier Teddy from Slovakia has found fame on Instagram.
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Here is this week's list of culture and lifestyle stories, including Hamšík's move to Sweden. 12. mar12. Mar 2021, at 11:47
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Slovak Billie Eilish comes from Čadca

Slovak singer Karin Ann is a big Billie Eilish fan.
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Your weekly dose of inspiration from Slovakia. 5. mar5. Mar 2021, at 12:06
Austrian Ambassador Margit Bruck-Friedrich is the last guest to talk about the Slovak capital in the Bratislava series of the Spectacular Slovakia Podcast.
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Margit Bruck-Friedrich first discovered the iconic open-air market, which she adores, on a rainy day. 14. dec14. Dec 2020, at 10:16
Japanese Ambassador Makoto Nakagawa on a bike trip in Bratislava.
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Only in the podcast, Japan’s Ambassador Makoto Nakagawa reveals what Tokyo and Bratislava have in common. 7. dec7. Dec 2020, at 7:00
Israeli Ambassador Boaz Modai visits the Tatras.
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Israeli Ambassador Boaz Modai fell in love with Slovakia’s capital right away. 30. nov30. Nov 2020, at 7:16
Ambassador of the Swiss Confederation to the Slovak Republic Alexander Hoffet (left) after handing over the credentials to the President of the Slovak Republic Andrej Kiska in Bratislava on September 11, 2018.
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Swiss Ambassador Alexander Hoffet on where he walks his dog, favourite spots, and the famous Bratislava rolls. 16. nov16. Nov 2020, at 8:00
German Ambassador Barbara Wolf is the latest guest on the Spectacular Slovakia podcast.
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Barbara Wolf visited Bratislava for the first time in the mid-1990s. 2. nov2. Nov 2020, at 8:00
Dutch Ambassador Henk Cor van der Kwast (left) plants tulips with Bratislava Mayor Matúš Vallo on October 21, 2020.
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Ambassador Henk Cor van der Kwast cycles with Slovakia's mayors and loves the Slovak capital for its rich music history. 19. okt19. Oct 2020, at 10:22
Canadian Chargé d'affaires John von Kaufmann during a cycling trip to Devín Castle.
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Slovakia’s history is a fascinating story, Canadian Chargé d’affaires John von Kaufmann adds. 12. okt12. Oct 2020, at 10:38
Nigel Baker was appointed British Ambassador to Slovakia in September 2020.
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UK Ambassador Nigel Baker reminisces about the nineties in Bratislava. 5. okt5. Oct 2020, at 10:16