Dear Listeners, welcome to our latest competition; Poznáte Slovensko? or Do you know Slovakia? In this 3rd round we’ll be looking at the district of Myjava, located in north west Slovakia, and what makes this area so fascinating for history lovers. Of course, we have also added a competition question, giving you the chance to win great Slovak prizes. Click, listen, and win!
This crusty substance is highly toxic, and during Communism, thousands of tonnes of it were dumped behind a city suburb. Now, after more than 50 years it's finally being removed. Make sure you tune into the Tuesday show for more info.
The Krásna Hôrka Castle (Slovak: Hrad Krásna Hôrka, Hungarian: Krasznahorka vára) is a castle in Slovakia, built on a hilltop overlooking the village of Krásnohorské Podhradie near Rožňava, in Košice Region. The first recorded mention of the castle was in 1333. In 1961 Krásna Hôrka was designated a National Cultural Monument of the Slovak Republic. It was said to be one of the country's best-preserved castles.