Tag Archives: Alexander Dubček

SLOVAK CREATIVITY, FROM MAXIMILIANUS VALERIUS TO VELVET REVOLUTION – From Kosice to Uhrovec, to know four cities and five ways of making art.

Traveling into a Center-Europa small area, with many historical sites, during several millennia. Bez opatrnosti, aj šikovnosť je márna   (Without caution, even cleverness is futile). It is a Slovak say way. Many castles and parks with beautiful lakes and mountains, but also wonderful timeless villages. Its capital is the ideal destination for a long weekend. For a trip to Slovakia …

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HOPE DIES LAST – The Autobiography of Alexander Dubcek

A velvet revolution, in a distant spring. Born into November day, 1921, in Uhrovec, he become first secretary of the Communist Party of Czechoslovakia in 1968. Alexander Dubček introduced liberal reforms led to the Soviet invasion. He received his early education in Soviet Central Asia, where his father had settled. During World War II, he took part in the underground …

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