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Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio

101 episodes

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Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (13.5.2021 16:00)

Marek Adamov is taking a cyling tour around Slovakia to map the situation of independent culture hubs at the time of pandemic. Tesla Talizman 308 is the most famous radio receiver produced in 1950's Czechoslovakia.

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (12.5.2021 16:00)

On the Wednesday show we will return to the anniversary of the end of WW2. Irish documentarist Éamon Little sat down with Slovak-Irish personality Joseph Joe Veselský, who recalled the hardship of the war years in Slovakia. Then we will discuss the future of Slovak star skier Petra Vlhová with her …

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (11.5.2021 16:00)

So-called 'filter bubbles' have become a major source of concern in cyberspace, particularly on social networking platforms which are incentivised to show you content that you will like or agree with, thus keeping you engaged and increasing their advertising revenues – while at the same time, howev…

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (7.5.2021 16:00)

A look at the opening of the season at Orava Castle, one of Slovakia’s biggest attractions, after the pandemic lockdown. With the opening of a new trail, the city of Košice calls itself a hub of Slovak mountain biking. A very important water reservoir in the Žitný ostrov are obtained special protec…

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (6.5.2021 16:00)

Cyclo-cul-tour- Marek Adamov mapping the situation of Slovak independent Culture centres accross the country on his bike. The question of the "renaissance" / rebirth of theatre in the time of pandemic discussed with Miriam Kičiňová, the director of Slovak National Theatre (SND) drama ensemble, and …

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (5.5.2021 16:00)

Following the daily news bulletin, the English language magazine will concentrate on the Slovak-British connections – those from the times of the Second World War, as well those most recent ones. Assuming the diplomatic office amidst the pandemic is not the easiest task, especially since foreign di…

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (4.5.2021 16:00)

Will Artificial Intelligence be a great gift to society that will bring untold benefit to people’s lives? Or will it be a tool of the surveillance state and a predatory marketing device used to subvert human freedom and well-being? Potentially both, says Mária Bieliková, AI expert and founder of th…

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (30.4.2021 16:00)

News and Topical Issue. In the first part of today’s programming, we are going to discuss the concept of “degrowth” with environmental economist Tadeáš Ždárský and then we are going to look at the limits of electric cars recycling with Milan Lauko from ZSNP recycling.

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (29.4.2021 16:00)

In the fourth part of our “Encore!” series, mapping 95 years of radio and 65 years of TV broadcasting in our country, we are presenting to you the history, popular shows and stars of the period 1945-1956, when radio served as a tool of communist propaganda.

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (28.4.2021 16:00)

She likes to compare her years in office with those of Queen Elizabeth II. on the British throne. Eva Siracká, founder and long-term president of the League against Cancer celebrates 95 years. On the programme we will talk also about another celebration. 100 years ago, the first official run from t…

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (27.4.2021 16:00)

The recent landing of the Perseverance rover on the surface of Mars – its main mission being to search for signs of ancient life there – is the latest example of the efforts of modern scientists to search for extraterrestrial life. But what scientists have expected to actually find in the course of…

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (26.4.2021 16:00)

News and Topical issue. Vaccination against Covid-19 in Slovakia- Why some foreigners residing in the country can't get vaccinated and what's in stake for the future of vaccination as such?

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (23.4.2021 16:00)

Teacher Eva Pázmányová shares her perspective on the topic of cancelled maturtia - final exams at Slovak high schools. Real Estate Agent discusses how the ongoing pandemic impacted the market with flats for rent in the Slovak capital.

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (22.4.2021 16:00)

On the show today we speak to Ľubica Volanská, who was elected Chair of the Evaluation Body of the Intergovernmental Committee of the Convention for the Protection of the Intangible Cultural Heritage for the 2021 series of inscription.

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (21.4.2021 16:00)

The project of European Super League stirrs a lot of curiosity and emotions these days. How will the breakaway league of elite European clubs affect Slovak football? On the show we will also learn about new tourist-related challenges: a group of young people want to visit as many Slovak castles as …

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (20.4.2021 16:00)

News and Topical Issue. RERUN: An American forester helps develop Slovakia's parks and protected areas. Vytah space conference: a science fiction writer's vision of the future of space.

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (16.4.2021 16:00)

News and Topical Issue. RERUN: In today’s show we will look at a green initiative by the Slovak Film Commission that aims to inspire Slovak producers to create more sustainable movies. How to achieve this goal and what is the current situation with green movies in Slovakia? We discussed it with Zuz…

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (15.4.2021 16:00)

Sarah Hinlicky Wilson is American with Slovak background living currently in Japan and about to release her memoirs about the yera she spent in Slovakia. Founder of Pohoda, the largest multigenre festival in Slovakia, reveals the plans for summer 2021 and summer 2022.

Slovakia Today, English Language Current Affairs Programme from Slovak Radio (14.4.2021 16:00)

Even though the topics of the Wednesday edition of Slovakia Today do not seem to be about Slovakia at first glance, the truth is we will look on the Slovak side of these events. In 2008 the Royal Couple paid a visit to Slovakia, we will speak to those who met prince Philip while he was here. In 196…