Denisa Mendrejova, Miss Slovak Republic 2009, pre tapes her opening number August 18, 2009 for the the Miss Universe 2009 competition scheduled to air live on the NBC Television Network at 9:00 PM ET from ATLANTIS, Paradise Island, Bahamas on Sunday, August 23, 2009. HO/Miss Universe L.P., LLLP
Slovak Society. The people of Slovakia are descended from the Slavic peoples who settled the Danube river basin in the 6th and 7th centuries B.C.E. Traditionally, the Slovak people were relegated to the peasant class and even after emancipation they have had strong links to tilling the soil.