Reminiscing about August 21,1968 – A tribute to the post-invasion refugees (Připomínka invaze 1968)

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Author: Josef Čermák (CzechFolks.com PLUS)

Approximately 110km north of Toronto lies a small town of Edenvale and just a little further, you come to the Edenvale Aerodrome, an airport built by a Czeh refugee, Milan Kroupa. The aerodrome rests in the middle of a fruitful plane, even though possibly not as fruitful as the “fertile Haná”, so worshipfully described by a Czech poet whose name my aged brain refuses to surrender. During the second world war, this place was used by the Canadian air force to train its pilots. After the war, the place kept deteriorating until it was purchased, in 2003, by Milan Kroupa, who hails from a little village not far from a town of Nové Strašecí. Kroupa came to Canada as a political refugee in the middle of the sixties. And because he was an entrepreneurial wizard, he built up in this place (as well as putting together the largest janitorial company in Canada) a modern airport. It is this airport where on August 23rd, 2009 we shall reminiscence about the night of August 21, 1968, when frightened rulers in Moscow tried to stop the march of history and sent their army, with the armies of their vassals, to another brotherly vassal state, Czechoslovakia, to eradicate the potentially infectious decease called “socialisms with a human face”. Continue reading

Czech and Slovak Current Events Abroad: USA, Canada, UK and more – (CZ a SK Aktuální Akce v Zahraničí)

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Last month we switched to a new way of announcing current events. Since many of you visit the “CURRENT EVENTS” page regularly, there is no need to send you reminders. Don’t forget that our list is changing frequently, thus, we recommend visiting this page regularly. CLICK HERE.

 

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Czech and Slovak Events Abroad (USA, Canada, UK and more) – January 09 (CZ a SK Akce v Zahranici – Leden 09)

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Don’t forget to check out our events for January 2009. Our list is growing every day and we recommend visiting this page frequently. CLICK HERE.

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Nezapomeňte se podívat na naše akce v lednu 2009. Náš rejstřík akcí roste kazdým dnem, a proto doporučujeme navštěvovat tuto stránku opakovaně. KLIKNĚTE ZDE.

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Czech and Slovak Events Abroad (USA, Canada, UK and more) – December 08 (CZ a SK Akce v Zahranici – Prosinec 08)

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(Dark Blue Wold) Tmavomodry Svet

Don’t forget to check out our events for December 2008. Our list is growing every day and we recommend visiting this page frequently. CLICK HERE.

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Nezapomente se podivat na nase akce v prosinci 2008. Nas rejstrik akci roste kazdym dnem, a proto doporucujeme navstevovat tuto stranku opakovane. KLIKNETE ZDE.

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