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Slovak video wins in Amsterdam

A ONE-MINUTE video by Peter Vodička won the Self-portrait category of the StrangerFestival in the Netherlands.The 17-year–old from Trstená made the video Aký (nie) som, or What I Am (Not), during one of six video workshops organised by the Stanica Žilina Záriečie culture centre during the first half of the year, Peter Hapčo from the centre informed The Slovak Spectator.

A ONE-MINUTE video by Peter Vodička won the Self-portrait category of the StrangerFestival in the Netherlands.The 17-year–old from Trstená made the video Aký (nie) som, or What I Am (Not), during one of six video workshops organised by the Stanica Žilina Záriečie culture centre during the first half of the year, Peter Hapčo from the centre informed The Slovak Spectator.

The StrangerFestival, one of the biggest world festivals of one-minute videos, took place in Amsterdam from July 3 to 5. It was the culmination of over 25 workshops held across Europe.


The workshops in Slovakia generated almost 60 videos, of which three advanced to the finals in their categories.

Teodor Kuhn's Last Minute competed in the Best of the World category and the video What by Monika Jankovičová ran in the Inside/Out category.


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