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SAS summer school resumes

MORE than 170 students, from 36 countries, will attend this year's 40th annual summer school of Slovak language and culture, Studia Academica Slovaca (SAS).

SAS director Jana Pekarovičová said that the oldest participant is Raoul Alexis, 78, who is attending the SAS school for the eighth time.

The youngest student is 18-year-old Erika Kopanci from the United States, the SITA news agency reported.

The summer school schedule includes Slovak lessons, discussions, and trips around the country.

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Slovak literature makes it to the big bookstores of London, but it is unlikely to become a bestseller yet.

On Wednesday, Slovak literature will be presented in one of the biggest bookstores in London. Among the new books translated into English is also the anthology of current Slovak prose selected and translated by Magdalena Mullek and Júlia Sherwood.

General Prosecutor filed a motion for the dissolution of ĽSNS

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