The Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington
The Visegrad Group is a grouping of four countries with a long list of successful projects involving pragmatic cooperation – a platform that has been tested over many years. This grouping has also survived the entry of all four into the European Union because we have never felt that the V4 ties us as a corset. This was said by State Secretary of the Ministry of Foreign and European Affairs of the Slovak Republic Ivan Korčok in Washington, D.C. on Thursday (21 September 2017) at the CEPA Forum conference, which is an annual event on current developments in Central Europe and its relations with the USA.
On June 15, 2017 the Embassy of the Slovak Republic presented the art exhibit „Born in Slovakia“ featuring visual artist IURRO. Slovak jazz singer Hanka Gregusova with American jazz pianist Anthony Wonsey has opened the exhibit. Hanka performed songs that pay tribute to Slovak folklore, as well as songs from her latest record „Twin Flame“.
Consulate General of Slovakia took part at the European Literature Night (ELN) on June 2, 2017 in New York.
On June 1, 2017 the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington, DC presented a concert of the Slovak opera singer Martin Babjak and the pianist Daniel Buranovsky.
On May 18, 2017 the Embassy of the Slovak Republic in Washington DC hosted an opening of the photo exhibit „Like a drop of ink in a glass of milk “featuring the young Slovak photographer DUSAN KOCHOL within the European Month of Culture project. During one month the Embassies of the EU countries have an opportunity to present the musicians and artists from their respective countries.