Slovak Culture and Language

Slovakian Children’s Songs

Kom Kom Kominar             Chim Chim Cimney Man (a nursery rhyme) Tancuj, Tancuj Vykrucaj     Dance, Dance, Turn Around (a folk song) Styri Kroky Dopredu           Four Steps Forward (a folk song and dance) Dobru Noc                        Good Night (a lullaby) Na Zelenej Luke                In the Green Meadow Isli Pani Na Hrusky            The Men Went to Gather Pears (a hand-clapping rhyme) Varila Mysicka …

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Common Slovakian Names

Common Slovakian Names Boys’ names that are most commonly used in Slovakia: Jakub Samuel Tomas Martin Lukas Michal Adam Filip Matus Patrik Girls’ names that are most commonly used in Slovakia: Sofia Viktoria Natalia Nela Laura Ema Nina Kristina Michaela Sara

Slovakian History

Slovakian History The Hungarians took over the land of Slovakia during 896 A.D.  Hungary remained in control of this land until 1918.  In 1981, Czecho-Slovakia was created from parts of the former Austro-Hungarian Empire.  The Czech provinces of Bohemia, Moravia and parts of Silesia (from the Austrian Empire) were combined with the lands of Slovakia …

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Slovakian Sports

Sports are popular in the country especially hockey, football, tennis, handball, basketball, volleyball and whitewater canoeing. Slovak for kids, DVDs, CDs, books, flash cards and more @

Slovakian Education

Education is highly valued in Slovakia.  There are over 50 museums and more than 2,500 public libraries.  There have been many scientific discoveries and inventions from people in this country.  Contributions range from developing the wireless telegraph and making the first motor-driven helicopter to inventing the first actively used parachute and the resonator guitar, creating …

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