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The Memory of the Nation (Paměť národa) project has for decades collected testimony from witnesses to major events in modern Czech history. This Autumn it plans to open its first brick-and-mortar multimedia institute, a kind of museum of totalitarianism. https://english.radio.cz/memory-nation-open-first-multimedia-institute-focusing-history-totalitarianism-8724784
Even Mice Belong in Heaven
On 21 August @edfilmfest will present the UK premiere of this new Czech animation film telling the story of a friendship between a little mouse and a fox who meet up in the animal paradise following an accident…
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The success of Ordinary People and Independent Personalities (OĽaNO) led by Igor Matovič in the 2020 parliamentary elections in Slovakia owed much to the crafting of an anti-corruption appeal combined with an effective campaign.
Danube Limes refers to the military frontier of the former Roman Empire that follows the course of the Danube River from the German state of Bavaria through Austria, Slovakia, Hungary, Croatia, Serbia, Bulgaria and Romania.
https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22712059/another-unesco-world-heritage-site-in-slovakia-dates-back-to-the-roman-empire.html via @slovakspectator
Vihorlat, Prales Havešová, Rožok, Udava and Stužica – Bukovské Vrchy in Prešov Region were re-listed as sites of Ancient and Primeval Beech Forests of the Carpathians and Other Regions of Europe, originally inscribed in 2007. https://spectator.sme.sk/c/22711147/five-beech-forests-localities-in-eastern-slovakia-entered-in-the-unesco-list.html via @slovakspectator