SLOVAKIA: Land of Contrasts & KOSICE, the 2013 European
Capital of Culture radio show, May 1-15, will highlight the year long programs in KOSICE. These will include a presentation of
Art, Music, Dance, Theater, Food & Wine, and more. The
major festivals are White Night, Art & Fun Wagon, Celebration of Kosice Day, Our Suburb, Kosice Wine Festival, European Heritage Day, Triennial of Contemporary Image, Association
of Art Critics, Flats X, Transart, Musical Marathon, Diversity Festival, Days of Spanish Culture,Festival of Sacred Arts, International Peace Marathon, and White Night.
SLOVAKIA is located in Central Europe and is one of the main entryways to Eastern Europe. Formerly a province of the Austro-Hungarian Empire in the 19th and early 20th century, and formerly part of Czechoslovakia until 1993, it is now an independent republic.It measures 19,000 sq.mi. in length. Its population is 5 million. It is known for its cultural diversity and contains a number of World Heritage sites ( UNESCO ).
The capital is Bratislava, its largest city followed by Kosice.
SLOVAKIA is considered for its beautiful landscape. The Tatra Mountains is the main mountain range and is the highest in the Carpathian range.Its highest peak is Gerlach, a four-season site. The Tatras are protected by TPN and TANAP, a jurisdiction under the patronage of the World Network of Biosphere Reserves( UNESCO ). Tourism is the primary industry. In 2012 nearly 2 million visited the country. For more on this try: firstname.lastname@example.org. Slovak Paradise is a national park of more than 300 km of marked trails. The world renown Carthusian Monastery is located here. Eragon ( 2006 ), The Last Legion ( 2007 ) were two of a number of major feature films shot here. U.S. artist Andy Warhol’s roots emanate from here.