23 episodes

Stories about genealogy, family history & heritage.
Join us on the extraordinary journey of the people connected to Slovakia exploring their roots.
If you like the stories feel free to support us here: https://www.patreon.com/michal_razus

Want to share your story?
contact: michal.razus@gmail.com
podcast music: Django ~ by John Lewis ~ lovingly interpreted by Les Horan and his wife Abigail Lumsden
Created with support of Podcast Industry

Slovak Ancestry Michal Rázus

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Stories about genealogy, family history & heritage.
Join us on the extraordinary journey of the people connected to Slovakia exploring their roots.
If you like the stories feel free to support us here: https://www.patreon.com/michal_razus

Want to share your story?
contact: michal.razus@gmail.com
podcast music: Django ~ by John Lewis ~ lovingly interpreted by Les Horan and his wife Abigail Lumsden
Created with support of Podcast Industry

    05 - 2022 Jan Fedor - from Slovakia to Braddock, PA and back to roots trip in the times of corona

    05 - 2022 Jan Fedor - from Slovakia to Braddock, PA and back to roots trip in the times of corona

    Jan´s Grandfather left from Zemplin region over 100 years ago and opened a well known butcher´s store in Braddock, PA. Jan came back to trace his roots and meet the family that he did not know that exists. If you like the story you can support us here:

    https://www.patreon.com/michal_razus

    • 20 min
    04 - 22 Eva Vargo - when your Slovak relative surprisingly finds you.

    04 - 22 Eva Vargo - when your Slovak relative surprisingly finds you.

    Some people search for their roots to find their lost relatives in Slovakia. In this case you will hear how is that when the Slovak find an American with the passion in genealogy and how can the martial arts open the communication with the relatives. 

    • 30 min
    03 - 22 Andrea Siebenmann: The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

    03 - 22 Andrea Siebenmann: The National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library

    Did you know one of the best museum for the Czechs and Slovaks is in Cedar Rapids, Iowa? A must see cornerstone of our heritage and history. Learn more about the museum´s mission, collections and also about unique move of the 1500 ton heavy museum building to save it from floods.

    • 31 min
    02- 22 Milan J. Pilip: Office for Slovaks Living Abroad

    02- 22 Milan J. Pilip: Office for Slovaks Living Abroad

    Office for Slovaks Living Abroad. https://www.uszz.sk/  is institution for hundreds of thousands Slovaks  living in various countries all around the world. Head of the office Millan J. Pilip is talkig about the mutual connections and options of support. For more information about the podcast contact: michal.razus@gmail.com

    • 11 min
    01-22 Michael Kopanic -discussion with famous professor about the Slovak language, history, culture and food

    01-22 Michael Kopanic -discussion with famous professor about the Slovak language, history, culture and food

    Why American Slovaks does not speak Slovak and why some of them desire to learn? What is our Slovak identity and how are we gaining and loosing it. How it was to be an American in Communist Czechoslovakia and how the things changed after. 

    • 29 min
    SE02E07 Martin and Zoe Tokar - Slovak and Rusin roots by the eyes of the artists and moviemakers

    SE02E07 Martin and Zoe Tokar - Slovak and Rusin roots by the eyes of the artists and moviemakers

    Story of the Slovak Rusin emmigrants from Starina that sold all they had in Slovakia to face a hard times in Chicago, After coming back to Slovakia they had to start from scratch and work this time in mines in Belgium. When finally it appeared that the story will have happy-end came the communists and took them all the private property. Listed to the story told by descendant of this family -movie maker Martin Tokar and his wife Zoe speaking about how Asians see Slovakia and its people

    • 20 min

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