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  • In Zahorie, we called them Lokše [Lohk-sheh], but some differ with me as to the rest of Slovakia use. I make them often. Ingredients depends on how much mashed potatoes you have. ( I make my mashed potatoes using butter and sour cream.) Experiment. Take part of your potatoes and add an egg. Then keep adding flour until you have formed a dough which doesn't stick to your hands. Let...
    William C. Wormuth Mar 25
  • In Kuty there are two young men, (educated and are professionals). who have sacrificed time and money to revive Folklore customs, costumes, Cymbalom and Dychovka music. The hold classes for the very young teaching them singing and dancing. They have also started a 10 man chorus. They have been working with Moravians from nearby villages. The attend each others functions , making a...
    senzus@... Sep 10, 2014
  • Sunday Sept 28 PNC Bank Arts Center exit 116 Garden State Parkway Holmdel, N J 10 am Opening with exhibitors 11 am Slovak Roman Catholic Mass. Bishop Peter Lubaschi of New Hampshire will celebrate the Mass and Father Vladimir Hripko from St. Michael's in Trenton will be the homilist. St Michael's choir will lead the singing. The new Slovak President Andrej Kiska will attend with...
    William C. Wormuth Sep 4, 2014
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  • I couldn't download the Foto. I downloaded Picssa but no luck?? Vilo ________________________________ From: "Armata, Joseph R" To: 'Fred G Kovalyak' ; "Slovak-World@^$1" Sent: Thursday, August 22, 2013 11:18 AM Subject: [Slovak-World] RE: A Happy Slovak That's our own Vilo! Joe -----Original Message----- From: Fred G Kovalyak [mailto:fkovalyak@^$2] Sent: Wednesday, August 21, 2013...
    William C. Wormuth Aug 22, 2013
  • Thanks Rn, I've visited 3. Z Bohom, Vilo ________________________________ From: Ron To: Slovak-World@^$1 Sent: Thursday, April 4, 2013 11:54 AM Subject: [Slovak-World] 12 Minute Churches Tour There is a 12 minute tour of churches in Slovakia posted by Sulin photographer Milan Malast on Youtube at http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EDm3PnYKUec The coverage is broad, throughout Eastern...
    William C. Wormuth Apr 4, 2013
  • Thanks Greg ________________________________ From: Greg To: Slovak-World@^$1 Sent: Thursday, April 4, 2013 9:39 AM Subject: [Slovak-World] Re: Slovak Easter Monday celebrations Vilo: Slovakia actually issued an Easter Monday whipping stamp. I'll see if I can find one on the net or do a scan of one if I can't. Talk about politically incorrect. The latest Slovak Easter stamp is...
    William C. Wormuth Apr 4, 2013
  • Ron, Oh! o'k, I do know about this but didn't know if this was your reference. I have Never heard anyone reference this on line. It was the forced movement by the communists., to assure the Sudeinten Germans would not try to return. As I remember, they were forbidden to speak Slovak. Z Bohom, Vilo ________________________________ From: Ron To: Slovak-World@^$1 Sent: Wednesday...
    William C. Wormuth Apr 3, 2013
  • Ron. The Whip is called Korbac~ [Kohrr-bach]. I once watched an older friend weave a very intricate korbac~. Monday, "get the Girls" and Tuesday "get the Boys". What is the meaning of this statement? "..... in the Slovak colony formed in the Czech Republic by Slovaks moving over from Slovakia after WW II." Vilo ________________________________ From: Ron To: Slovak-World@^$1 Sent...
    William C. Wormuth Apr 3, 2013
  • I have been reading about Slovak Easter Monday celebrations. Most of the articles mention only Monday, when the boys "whip" the girls and throw water over them. There has not been a mention of Tuesday, when the girls take revenge. Most articles call this a "MEAN" tradition, as if the girls hate it and are hurt. I have been in Slovakia, (Zahorie region), during Holy week and Easter...
    William C. Wormuth Apr 2, 2013
  • Below are listings of holi and Holy days in Slovakia. I have never heard of the celebration for Sväty Andrej [Sveh-tee Ahndrehee], Ondrej [Ohn-drhee]. The name day od November 30. The celebration you mention might be Local, Regional or Byzantine. http://www.officeholidays.com/countries/slovakia/index.php http://www.mzv.sk/servlet/content?MT=/App/WCM/main.nsf/vw_ByID/ID...
    William C. Wormuth Feb 11, 2013