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Quote of the Week

"Hypocrisy governs our state. For example, [music] festivals fighting drugs irritate me, since some musicians playing there are just pretending that they've never had anything to do with drugs."

Henry Tóth, a top Slovak guitarist and composer in an interview with daily paper Národná obroda on the differences between Americans and Slovaks and what Slovakia lacks as a nation.

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Námestie Slobody gets facelift Photo

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President Andrej Kiska

Fundamental values explored at Divadelná Nitra 2017

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