Living in Slovakia

 I’ve asked 20 people about their home.
1.Which residential forms are there?
Flat: 5
Family house: 15

2.Traditional family
Single family: 18
Multi generation family: 2
The most common family unit in Slovakia is the single (nuclear) family (father,mother and children). Extended family can still be found in rural areas.The average Slovak family has two or three children. The women and the men have equal rights.

3.Typical furnishing
In my classmate´s flat:

                                                                                                                    The kitchen                                                                                                                    The bathroom


                                                                                                                 The living room                                                                                                                  Her room

In my house:

                                                                                         The living room                                                                                                                     The study room

                                                                                           The hall                                                                                                                                     My room


 I’ve asked 20 people about the genres they listen to.

1.What kind of music do you listen to?

  • Rock: 7
  • Hip hop: 2
  • Pop:8
  • Don’t listen to music: 2

 The adults mostly listen to old rock or old pop from the 80’s and 90’s,the kids generally listen to the latest styles.

2.Which kind of music is played on the radio?
It depends on the radio station.

Express music station plays mostly RnB,hip hop,pop,electro.
Radio FM plays britpop,indie rock,alternative genres.
Radio Jemné melódie plays pop.
Devín music station plays classical music.

3.Is music supported in schools?
We have several events by a year. For example the Christmas concert where we can prove our talent.
There is also a music school in our town which is attended by our students. They organize concerts every year.

4.Folk music in Slovakia
The music of Slovakia has been influenced by the country’s native people and neighbour regions.
The country has a rich heritage of folk music.
A traditional Slovak folk instrument is fujara. It has been used by shepherds. In November 2005 the fujara and its music were named
Masterpieces of Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity by UNESCO.
Composers: Ján Levoslav Bella
                    Béla Bartók
                    Ján Cikker
                    Eugen Suchoň

 A shepherd and our traditional instrument.