Friday, March 30, 2012

Large wildfire in Štefanská huta, Slovakia, (near Kluknava, Richňava, Gelnica)

Professional firefighters and volunteers overnight Thursday, managed to dispose of a large forest fire between Štefanská huta and Richňava, district Gelnica. 
"The fire engulfed the 46 hectares of grass and forest. Caused the damage at around 40 000 euros."
For more details, follow the story on here.

Thursday, March 29, 2012

Visit SEEP at the Slovak Mass & Easter Breakfast (Pittsbugh PA)

Saturday, March 31, 2012

St. Adalbert Church
160 So.15th Street, South Side, Pittsburgh PA

Please note the earlier times:
9:45 a.m. Recitation of Rosary (in Slovak)
10:00 a.m. -- Slovak Mass
paska (sweet bread) sunka (ham) sirek (egg cheese) hrin (beets & horseradish)
at Prince of Peace Parish Center 81 South 13th Street, South Side, Pittsburgh PA
  • Homemade Baked Goods
  • Craft Demonstrations
  • Cultural Displays - (stop by the SEEP sro table and say "hello")
  • Imported Slovak gifts
  • Slovak "Auction" /Raffles
FREE ADMISSION - Donations Gratefully Accepted
For more information call (412) 481-8380

Friday, March 23, 2012

Slovak Vegetable Soup with Semolina Dumplings (Video)

 For those wanting to get more fiber or maintain a vegetarian diet, try this Slovak vegetable soup with homemade semolina dumplings. Source: YouTube and

Saturday, March 17, 2012

Does your family tree stop here? | SEEP sro Genealogy Services

Have you sorted through the boxes of old photos of your grandparents family and wondered, where did they come from or what was life like back in Europe? We can help you find those answers and also take you there. SEEP sro Genealogy Services and Tours. For more details, email

Monday, March 12, 2012

Slovakia's Gem, Castle Krásna Hôrka on Fire - News Report (Video)

The recently reconstructed 14th Century caste, Krásna Hôrka near Rožňava, Slovakia became engulfed in flames this weekend as a result of a grass fire. It is reported that young Roma youth sparked the fire from smoking cigarettes nearby.

Saturday, March 3, 2012

Halusky Demo - February 19 Fasiangy (Johnstown PA)

Dennis Ragan prepares bryndzove halusky for a sell-out crowd during our Fasiangy event at the Venue of Merging Arts, Johnstown PA. Follow our blog for details on the next SEEP sro event. Photo courtesy of Cambria City Ethnic Festival.