Christmas Song: Vianoce Hrejú (Christmas Warms Us)

Christmas Song: Vianoce Hrejú (Christmas Warms Us)

Vianoce Hrejú (Christmas Warms Us) is a Slovak Christmas song written and made popular by the Slovak singer-songwriter Marian Cekovsky. This time of year (at least before COVID) most elementary schools present a Christmas program for parents and family… not...
Christmas Song: Šťastné a Veselé (Merry Christmas)

Christmas Song: Šťastné a Veselé (Merry Christmas)

For this year’s Christmas release, we offer you these two songs recorded by the Romano Hangos Band from Lunik IX in Kosice. Both of them are covers of popular Slovak Christmas songs. The first song, Šťastné a Veselé (Merry Christmas), is one you’ll hear in malls...
Nane Cocha (I Have Nothing)

Nane Cocha (I Have Nothing)

Nane Cocha is an old Roma folk song that’s taken on new life in recent years.  It’s a simple ballad about a young girl who’s getting married, leaving everything behind for her new life.   No one is sure where the song originally came from or how old it is....