Victorian Slovaks in the 2013 Australia Day March

Date: 
Saturday, 26 January 2013 - 10:00am
Location: 
Town Hall
Swanston St & Bourke St
Melbourne, VIC 3000

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Dancing Night with Vintage Blue Band

Date: 
Saturday, 13 October 2012 - 8:00pm
Location: 
National House
597 Queensberry Street
North Melbourne, VIC

Come and enjoy an evening of Czech music with Vintage Blue Band. The traditional guitar band formation with singer Ivana Kolingerova, solo guitarist Premysl Kunz and the acoustic 12-string guitar player Ivan Zachar will introduce some of their own songs and play famous Czech music songs.

Entry fee: $10, includes a glass of wine or shot.

Saint Wenceslaus Day at Sumava

Date: 
Sunday, 30 September 2012 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Sumava Peksa Park
46 Locks Way
Belgrave South, VIC

The day of Saint Wenceslaus, the patron of Czech emigrants, is celebrated annually with a traditional lunch, holy mass and a remembrance ceremony. Lunch will be served from 12pm, followed by holy mass celebrated by Father Peter Dikos at 2pm. At 3pm, memory of lost countrymen will be remembered. An entertainment program with traditional raffle will close the day at Sumava.

ASAV Funraiser / Fundraiser

Date: 
Saturday, 22 September 2012 - 7:00pm
Location: 
Sacred Heart Hall
116 Cotham Rd
Kew, VIC 3101

After the AGM, Australian Slovaks' Association in Victoria would like to invite everybody to a family evening with dancing, mini-quiz about Slovakia, competition for the most delicious Slovak food and a raffle.

Admission: adults $20 (children under 15 free), members / retirees / students $15, and a tray of Slovak delicious food cooked at home to cover communal table. Microwave and gas oven will be available for reheating.

Australian Slovaks' Association in Victoria Inc. Annual General Meeting

Date: 
Saturday, 22 September 2012 - 4:00pm
Location: 
Sacred Heart Hall
116 Cotham Rd
Kew, VIC 3101

ASAV Inc. is holding their Annual General Meeting on 22 September afternoon. On agenda is the activities report, financial report and proposal for future activities. All members and new members are to pay membership fees before the commencement of the AGM.

Czech and Slovak Newsletter - September 2012

Dear friend,

Welcome to the September issue of the Czech and Slovak Newsletter. The planning of the next festival is underway and we'll use this newsletter to keep you updated. In the next month's issue we'll announce the date and place of VodaFest 2013.

Even if place was to change, the festival has been closely associated with Sumava Peksa Park from day one. The Vodafest Association committee thought this would be a good time to express their thanks to the caretakers of the park and donate part of this year's proceeds towards maintenance of this community centre. For more details, please, visit our website at http://bit.ly/Ul1G1t

In this issue:

  • Australian Slovaks' Association in Victoria Inc. Annual General Meeting

  • ASAV Funraiser / Fundraiser

  • Saint Wenceslaus Day at Sumava

  • Dancing Night with Vintage Blue Band

  • Slovaks in Australia in The 2013 Australia Day March

Vodafest - Czech and Slovak Association Inc. Announcement

The new committee of Vodafest Association would like to express a special thanks to Sumava Peksa Park for their generous support and help with organisation of the two past festivals. Special thanks belongs to Alena Semecka, Helena Kolnik and Franta Vana for their valuable advises and willingness to help with festival preparations at all times. The Committee also thanks to all the board of trustees and other supporters from Sumava Peksa Park.

Czech Philharmonic Concerts at the Arts Centre

Date: 
Sunday, 26 August 2012 - 2:00pm
Location: 
Arts Centre Melbourne
100 St. Kilda Rd
Melbourne, VIC 3000

Join us for this rare opportunity to hear one of the great orchestras of the world in these two exclusive concerts for Arts Centre Melbourne. Classical music lovers and the classically curious alike can relish a night spent in the company of these extraordinary musicians.

Czech and Slovak Newsletter - August 2012

Dear friend,

Welcome to the August issue of your newsletter. Ahead of us is another month full of events that we hope will be of interest to the members of Czech and Slovak communities in Victoria, Australia.

In this issue:

  • Vodafest - Czech and Slovak Association Inc. Annual General Meeting

  • Czech Philharmonic Concerts at the Arts Centre

  • Father’s Day Function at the Slovak House

  • Father's Day Lunch and a Concert at the National House

  • Working Bee at Sumava Peksa Park

Vodafest - Czech and Slovak Association Inc. Annual General Meeting

The Association held its Annual General Meeting on 5 August. The committee of management for the next year and the upcoming VodaFest 2013 - Czech and Slovak Festival is: Katarina Tomka (president), Lucia Mikulova (vice-president), Sandra Klepetko (secretary), Anne Fieldhouse (treasurer), Lucie Skaife and Miroslav Dinka.

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