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RSI May Quiz: My Slovakia Fifth Round

Radio Slovakia International Disclosed May quiz of My Slovakia Fifth Round.

My Slovakia Fifth Round are focusing on a major problem of Slovakia’s Higher Education System. Statistical data shows a size-able number of people have left Slovakia. Due to demographic crisis Slovakia is facing a brain drain. A significant portion of university-educated youth leaving the country. But good news is, a group of high school students announced that they wanted to live Slovakia. in Slovakia has not seen for a long time that young people stepping into public life.

Slovakia Fifth Round

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Institute for Financial Policy (IFP), supported by Finance Ministry analyze the brain drain situation over the last 15 years. Analysis shows in that time, about 300,000 people have left Slovakia . It is almost 5 percent of the total Slovak population. Most notable fact is more than half of those leaving under 30 years old that makes a real crisis of a countries demography. In Slovakia health insurance is compulsory. From this register, IFP found that, who leave the country usually de-register with their insurers.

IFP analysts shows that, between 2010 and 2013 more than every tenth full-time student graduating from university left the country. After finishing the university degrees 12-14 percent of graduates leave Slovakia from 2010 to 2013. The biggest group of this leaving are the students of medicine and technical universities are .

Over the last 15 years the brain drain was highest in 2004 and 2005. At that time about 200,000 people left Slovakia.

Question for My Slovakia Fifth Round is:

What percentage of Slovak university graduates left between 2010 and 2013?

If you want to win a Radio Slovakia International prize, send your answer before the end of May 2013.

Address is

Radio Slovakia International
English Section
Mýtna 1, PO BOX 55 817 55
Bratislava, Slovensko


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Radio Slovakia International Contest and QSL

Radio Slovakia International

Radio Slovakia International bringing you the juiciest information about Slovakia, from the heart of Europe since 4 January 1993. Radio Slovakia International, was created almost instantaneously with the appearance of independent Slovakia and began broadcasting. The Station started broadcasting in English, French, German, Russian, Spanish and Slovak language.

From the beginning its duties were laid down as providing listeners in other countries with information about the new state and maintaining contact with the numerous expatriate Slovak communities around the world. Organizationally, it is a part of Rozhlas a televízia Slovenska (Radio and Television Slovakia), the state- owned nationwide public broadcasting organization.

Radio Slovakia International stopped broadcasting on shortwave from Slovakia. Now RSI broadcast half hour shows daily, in English, French, German, Russian, Spanish and Slovak, via the internet and satellite.  Its daily 30-minute magazine programs contain news from Slovakia, features on the Slovak economy, sciences, culture, geography, environment, sports, examples of the spoken, written, and musical arts, and portraits of important personalities.

Reception Report and QSL:

Though RSI ceased SW Broadcasting, still its issuing QSL Cards in response of listeners feedback and report reception. Reports received either email or postal, Internet or satellite broadcasting replied with RSI QSL. 2017 is the year of Jozef Miloslav Hurban.  He is the first chairman of the Slovak National Council and a leader of the Slovak Uprising of 1848-1849. RSI is issuing special QSL to memorize Jozef Miloslav Hurban.  To obtain a QSL Card you have to include following details into the report.

1: The date and time when you heard our broadcast.
2: How you heard us (shortwave, internet, WRN etc).
3: Signal strength and signal clarity (if applicable).
4: Information about what you heard (your thoughts on the material).
5: A postal address.

Radio Slovakia International, English language service aired weekly mailbag show, “Listeners Tribune”, every Sunday and each month RSI asked a question focusing Slovak Culture, Tradition and History. In the year 2017, RSI organized a series competition named, “My Slovakia”, focusing everything of Slovakia.

If you would like to join this competition and desire to win cool Slovak prizes, visit “My Slovakia” and take part by sending the simple question.

RSI February Quiz My Slovakia Round 2

Radio Slovakia International Announced their Brand New Quiz Series for 2017 Named, My Slovakia second round , Focusing everything of Slovakia.

Slovakia second round

The second episode of My Slovakia focuses on the large numbers of Croatian settlers who came to Slovakia in the 16th century, bringing their language and culture with them. In time, their language morphed with aspects of the Slovak language to create a dialect unique to Slovakia.

Here is the Question My Slovakia second round:

Why were the new arrivals from Croatia welcomed to Slovakia with open arms?

To win a cool Slovak Prize send your answer to

Radio Slovakia International
English Section
Mýtna 1, PO BOX 55 817 55
Bratislava, Slovensko

Email: RSI ENGLISH [[email protected]]

Deadline : 28 February 2017.

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