Tagged: slovakia

Slovakia: International Day of Families

  By Janja Rybarova, FFWPU Slovakia On May 15, 2019, on the occasion of the International Day of Families, FFWPU Slovakia held a lecture in Bratislava, which was entitled Why Fidelity Matters. It was the first lecture of the planned series of lectures to introduce the meaning of the Blessing to the public...

Slovakia: World Summit Report in the Hussite Church

  By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia On April 9, 2019 the facilities of the Czechoslovak Hussite Church in Bratislava were the site of a profound report about the World Summit in Korea. Since the meeting was called “Interreligious Dialogue – Religions, Faiths and their Responsibility for Peace” the guests came from various religious...

Slovenia: Heavenly Surprise at the Concert

  By Erna Košmrlj, UPF Slovenia On 24th of March we were invited for the concert, celebrating the 15th anniversary of a folk music choir “Taščice” (Robins – the name of a small singing bird). We know them already quite a few years, since they were first singing on our program. The original...

Slovakia: Commemorating the 100th Anniversary of the Korean Independence Movement

  By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia On March 19, 2019, we organized an event highlighting the birth of the Korean Independence Movement in 1919 and the geopolitical aspects of the division on the Korean peninsula today. The famous journalist and expert on secret services Igor Cibula had accepted our invitation to share his...

Slovakia: 70th International Day of Human Rights

    By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia During the last 70 years, Europe has become a key player in the promotion of human rights internationally. But various pressures increasingly dilute the original value system. Recently, the European Court of Human Rights in Strasbourg legitimized the Islamic blasphemy code in the interests of preserving...

Slovakia: A Talk on Cold War Era

By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia President Ronald Reagan contributed hugely to the end of the Cold War 30 years ago. A historic turning point UPF Slovakia used to analyze the president´s convictions and strategy. Part of the story was the decisive contribution, which The Washington Times and its founder made leading to the...

Slovakia: Celebration Of The 50 Years Of The Unification

  By Juraj Lajda It is unbelievable that 50 years have already passed  from the moment the first missionary crossed the border from Austria to the former communist Czechoslovakia. On the occasion of this anniversary, FFWPU Slovakia prepared  a special celebration to remember this important event as a part of the national Unification...

Slovakia: Discussing life of average citizens in North Korea

  By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia During our successful event about the tradition and ethics in Korean society in February 2018, the audience raised also questions about North Korea. As soon as the summit meeting between president Trump and chairman Kim Jong-Un was announced, UPF Slovakia decided to hold a lecture about living...

Slovakia: Public Presentation on the Role of Marxism

Who was Karl Marx really?   By Barbara Grabner, UPF Slovakia The end of Communism did not end the influence of Marxism, at least not in Europe. Recently we register a renaissance of Marxism, and therefore it is appropriate to analyze the man and his work once more. The year 2018 marks the...

Slovakia: Wisdom Sharing – Our Attitude towards Enemies

  Prepared by UPF Slovakia Like in the past years we wanted to observe the annual the UN World Interfaith Harmony Week, which we hold on February 8, 2018 in Bratislava. A hot issue nowadays is the role of religious figures inciting violence and discrimination. It is obvious that they act in contradiction...