Pork Fest at Sokol

Sunday, 19 August 2012 - 12:00pm
National House
597 Queensberry Street
North Melbourne, VIC

Make sure to join us for Czech homemade pork specialties and Czech beer on tap. For reservations, call 0413 852 488 or 0405 331 646. If you’d also like to have some “jitrnice” or “jelita” ready for you to take home, let us know no later than 7 August.

Slovak Little School

Saturday, 21 July 2012 - 2:00pm
Slovenian House
11-15 A'Becket Street
Kew, VIC

The Australian Slovaks’ Association in Victoria invites you to the opening ceremony of the Slovak Little School, which will be sponsored by the Office for Slovaks living abroad and the Australian Slovaks’ Association in Victoria.

Program on the day will include a performance by the folk group of the Slovak Social Club “Ludovit Stur” and presentations of the Czech School of Melbourne, Polish School in Albion and the Slovak Little School children.

Czech and Slovak Newsletter - July 2012

Dear friend,

Welcome to another issue of your newsletter. We hope winter has been treating you well. The month of August is going to be especially busy with three active Slovak and/or Czech incorporated associations holding their annual general meetings. This is a good time for all community supporters to get involved.

In this issue:

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

  • Sokol Melbourne Inc. Annual General Meeting

  • Slovak Social and Cultural Club “Ludovit Stur” Inc. Annual General Meeting

  • Slovak Little School

  • Gypsy Ball

  • Pork Feast at Sokol

Sokol Melbourne Inc. Annual General Meeting

Sunday, 12 August 2012 - 1:00pm
National House
597 Queensberry Street
North Melbourne, VIC

From the AGM invitation: “The meeting will be conducted in English. Election of the new committee will be done by a ballot, members can vote in person, by appointing a proxy or by postal voting. Proxy forms are available upon request; Ballot Papers for postal voting must be requested in writing.”

VodaFest-Czech and Slovak Association Inc. Annual General Meeting

Sunday, 5 August 2012 - 5:00pm
National House
597 Queensberry Street
North Melbourne, VIC

VodaFest-Czech and Slovak Association Inc. invites all its members and general public to the Annual General Meeting to be held on 5. August 2012 from 5pm at the National House.

Slovak Social and Cultural Club “Ludovit Stur” Inc. Annual General Meeting

Sunday, 26 August 2012 - 3:00pm
Slovak House
105 Triholm Avenue
Laverton, VIC

From the Association’s newsletter: “Annual General Meeting of the Slovak Social and Cultural Association “Ludovit Stur” will not be held in July, as it was initially planned, but on 26th of August, at 3.00 pm instead. Reason for this change of date are due to the fact that many of the Association’s actively participating members will be on European holidays during the months of July and August and we would like to have a discussion about their contributions in their presence.

AGM Agenda

Date: 5 August at 5 to 7PM
Location: Sokol National House, 497 Qeensberry Street, North Melbourne

  1.Presidents Report
  2.Treasurer's Report
  3.Secretary's Report
  4.Election of Management Committee
  5.Internal Code of Conduct and Financial Policies - discussion
  6.Future of Association and Vodafest - discussion
  7.Distribution of Profit - discussion

  Please RSVP to patricia.josipovic@gmail.com

How would you rate VodaFest 2012?

Ander z Kosic in Australia

Friday, 27 April 2012 (All day)
Melbourne, Adelaide, Brisbane and Sydney VIC

After the visit of two Slovak folk dance groups from Vojvodina earlier this year, just a few weeks after the Slovak band IMT Smile's East coast mini-tour, and a number of successful concerts of the Czech singer Lenka Filipova, get ready for yet another performer to tour Australia!

Great fun in a unique Slovak show with the legendary folk cabaret star, anecdote-teller and humorist Ander z Kosic, accompanied by the singers duo Sarm. To find the performance closest to you, here's the full tour itinerary:

Pork Festival "Zabijacka" at Koliba

Friday, 13 April 2012 - 5:00pm
Koliba Czech and Slovak Restaurant
11 Johnston St
Collingwood, VIC 37° 47' 56.6448" S, 144° 59' 5.838" E

After the second instance of the now traditional European Beer Fest, which took place just last weekend, Koliba is heading your way with another event, the Pork Festival "Zabijacka"! Czech beer at $6 a pint, pork specials on offer throughout the weekend and live music each night.

Most importantly, though -- on Saturday, 14. April, Koliba opens at noon to start a whole pig on a spit going for you for later that night! You know you don't want to miss that!

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