This is the statue of Schöne Náci who was a friendly figure in Bratislava in the early 20th century. The legend says he lost his mind because of an unrequited love. Although he was poor, he walked the streets in Bratislava well dressed for almost 40 years, handing out flowers to ladies passing by.
"Famous Slovaks in America" You probably know about Andy Warhol's connection to Slovakia, but what about Tom Selleck? Or how about Angelina Jolie or Steve McQueen? It turns out that a number of famous American movie stars have ties to Slovakia.
One of the man photos of Fašiangy celebrations which took place this week in Slovakia. You can learn more about this festival by listening to the special feature: http://en.rsi.rtvs.sk/clanok/rubriky/society-and-culture/fat-tuesday-mardi-gras-or-fasiangy
Video 3 is now online! In this Learn Slovak lesson, Katarína and Gavin cover introductions in the Slovak language. Don't worry, it's easy. Follow us on Facebook to get a new lesson every week: https://www.facebook.com/pages/Radio-Slovakia-International-_English/211157745569330