Faces of Slovakia: Piano, beer, coffee and Calvary (video included)

Not only sites but also people with their life stories make Slovakia an interesting place. It is exactly thanks to these stories that an Ethiopian goes to have a beer to Kvačany. “Beer is not a tool to make people drunk,” says Jozef Brontvai, who developed a micro-brewery in Liptov, which has attracted people from all over the world. Aladár Vizváry is a pianist at a café-bar in Bratislava who says his mission is to make people “feel good”. Yet, a Bratislava waiter, Dominik Menďan, talks about possibilities of relaxing in his hometown while Martin Macharík leads his audience through the Banská Štiavnica Calvary.

Not only sites but also people with their life stories make Slovakia an interesting place. It is exactly thanks to these stories that an Ethiopian goes to have a beer to Kvačany.

“Beer is not a tool to make people drunk,” says Jozef Brontvai, who developed a micro-brewery in Liptov, which has attracted people from all over the world. Aladár Vizváry is a pianist at a café-bar in Bratislava who says his mission is to make people “feel good”. Yet, a Bratislava waiter, Dominik Menďan, talks about possibilities of relaxing in his hometown while Martin Macharík leads his audience through the Banská Štiavnica Calvary.

The video germinated from the travels of journalism students who were exploring and discovering Slovakia for the 17th edition of Spectacular Slovakia, an English-language travel guide published by The Slovak Spectator.

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