How to sew a mask and when hairdressers open. What Slovaks googled in 2020

YouTube also published the most-watched videos of last year, dancing hamsters stealing the show.

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Google published its annual statistics of most searched words and phrases of 2020 in Slovakia.

Among the top trends of the year is the edupage website, which most people googled because of closed schools and distance learning.

Trends of the year
1. Edupage
2. Coronavirus Slovakia
3. Bezkriedy
4. Election USA
5. Election results 2020

The most googled Slovak personality of the year is Igor Matovič. Among foreign personalities it is Joe Biden.

SlovaksForeign personalities
1. Igor Matovič1. Joe Biden
2. Otto Weiter2. Donald Trump
3. Barbora Piešová3. Drupi
4. Boris Kollár4. Monika Bagárová
5. Juraj Rizman5. Kim Jong-un

Weiter and Piešová are singers, followed by Parliament's Speaker Boris Kollár. Juraj Rizman a former environmental activist, now advisor to Deputy Parliament's Speaker Juraj Šeliga. In 2020, the media reported that he and President Zuzana Čaputová began a romantic relationship.

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