Papers and Articles
The documents in this section cover a variety of subjects that, in some way, pertain to the American Czech-Slovak Cultural Club and its cultural objectives.
ACSCC: Exterior Art
The two pieces of original artwork on permanent display on the outside of our clubhouse above the main entryway were created and donated to ACSCC by Czech artist Drahomir (Mira) Hrdbovic, of Lake Worth, in 2006. These paintings, especially designed for outdoor use, depict Prague Castle, in the Czech Republic and Bratislava Castle, in Slovakia. … Read more
The Interactive On-Screen Czech Keyboard in Windows XP
Back in 1999-2000 I wrote a couple of articles about Using Windows to Create Documents in the Czech Language. These articles were aimed primarily at the Windows 95 and Windows 98 operating systems and described how to set up Multi-language Support, and use the keyboard layouts. While all of the information in those two articles … Read more
SVU Extravaganza in Florida
Mila Rechcigl, SVU President North Miami, Florida March 2005 “Here comes the sun… always behind rain Rain brings tears, the sun warms away pain Gone now the doubts that seemed to loom ahead Now bright sunshine to fill my life instead!” The Czechs, and so do the Slovaks, have the saying “Po desti vzdy slunce … Read more
Czechs and Slovaks in Florida
By Robert Petrik Delivered to the Czechoslovak Society of Arts and Sciences on June 27, 2003, at Coe College, Cedar Rapids, Iowa. According to the 1990 census, there were 36,000 of Czech descent, 70,000 of Slovak descent and 15,000 described as Czechoslovak descent living in Florida. While it is true that few Czechs and Slovaks … Read more
These guidelines were prepared in 2002 by Carmen Langel, Curator of the National Czech & Slovak Museum & Library and Mark Vasko-Bigaouette, Czech and Slovak Heritage Tours Inc. and Founder of the CzechoSlovak Genealogical Society International ( CGSI ). The following should be reviewed to help guide pageant contests and contestants in the selection or … Read more
Terezin and Auschwitz
Arno Erban, a long time member of the American Czech-Slovak Cultural Club, was a prisoner at both Terezin and Auschwitz concentration camps during World War II. Following are two articles, written by him, about his experiences, as a young man, at those terrible places. Terezin by Arno Erban Let’s talk about Terezin – where it … Read more
An Email Experience in the Czech Republic or “Click on the Cz”
During a recent trip to the Czech Republic I decided to send a few email notes to my family in the U.S. There was really no important reason to do it. I just thought that it would be fun for them and me. The opportunity presented itself in Brno, at the Hotel Voronez. The hotel … Read more
Editors note: This article was passed down through our club (see credits at the end) over the years. Unfortunately, no one knows who originated the article or when it first appeared. I do know that I remember hearing “Czinglish” used by my parents, grandparents, relatives and neighbors when I was a boy growing up in … Read more
UPDATE to Using Windows to Create Documents in the Czech Language
Although the article on Windows Multilanguage Support of was published in the FALL 1999 issue of Koreny it was actually written several months earlier.At the time of writing I was using Windows 95 and that is the primary viewpoint of the original article. Since that time new information on the subject has come to my … Read more
Using Windows to Create Documents in the Czech Language
Czech Keyboard (QWERTY) Czech Diacritical Chart Installing Multilanguage Support Slovak Note Before we start, please understand that I am not an expert on the Czech language. My sole reason for writing this article is to help you make use of your computer for communicating in Czech, and without spending any extra money! The primary use … Read more
Great place to enjoy our Slovak heritage! I recommend going to any of the events they have. Authentic food, people and great family atmosphere.
I love this place, the stuff make u feel at home. Every friend I took loved it. Nice place to dance tango and meet friends.