Czechia, Syria’s diplomatic ally in the heart of Europe

Depositphotos CELIA PÉREZ CARRASCOSA The Arab Spring came to Syria through protests and riots in March 2011. Those protests triggered a war in the cradle of civilisation which is still being fought. In response to this conflict, one of the measures taken by the USA and the EU was to close their embassies in Damascus.Sigue leyendo «Czechia, Syria’s diplomatic ally in the heart of Europe»

Chequia, aliado diplomático de Siria en el corazón de Europa

Depositphotos CELIA PÉREZ CARRASCOSA La llamada Primavera Árabe llegó a Siria a través de revueltas y protestas en marzo de 2011. Dichas protestas desencadenaron en una guerra que a día de hoy se sigue librando en la cuna de la civilización. Como respuesta al mencionado conflicto, una de las medidas que tomaron EEUU y laSigue leyendo «Chequia, aliado diplomático de Siria en el corazón de Europa»

Saint Nicholas, venerated icon of the Czech Republic’s rich history

St. Nicholas and the demon in Uherské Hradiště. Source: Uherské Hradiště-Srdce Slovácka CELIA PÉREZ CARRASCOSA Czech children eagerly await the arrival of St. Nicholas (Mikuláš) on the eve of December 6. On that night the saint judges whether the kids have behaved well or badly during the year. He is helped in his task bySigue leyendo «Saint Nicholas, venerated icon of the Czech Republic’s rich history»

Gran Moravia, un valioso legado del Medievo

Río Morava a su paso por Uherské Hradiště. Foto: Celia Pérez CELIA PÉREZ CARRASCOSA Situado en Europa Central, el Imperio de la Gran Moravia se erigió como el primer Estado eslavo occidental entre los años 833 y 907. Dicho imperio comprendía las actuales República Checa y Eslovaquia, el sur de Polonia y parte de Austria,Sigue leyendo «Gran Moravia, un valioso legado del Medievo»

Great Moravia, a valuable legacy from the Middle Ages

The Morava River winds its way through Uherské Hradiště. Photo: Celia Pérez CELIA PÉREZ CARRASCOSA Located in Central Europe, the Great Moravian Empire was established as the first Western Slavic state between the years 833 and 907. This empire included present day Slovakia and the Czech Republic, southern of Poland and parts of Austria, HungarySigue leyendo «Great Moravia, a valuable legacy from the Middle Ages»