WHO WE ARE...+421 Foundation Inc.
+421 FOUNDATION +421 FOUNDATION is a Slovak-American foundation, is a 501©3 not-for-profit education corporation, operatin...
The organization hopes to generate visibility for Slovak arts and culture through artexhibitions, performances, educationa...
current programs +421’s current programming encompasses three principal areas: Design and Fashion Showcases featuring eme...
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OUR EVENTS & PROJECTSPage  6
DESIGN & FASHIONSLOVAK FASHION NIGHT in New York (annual event)- main goal is presentation of young Slovak designers and a...
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ENTERNTAINMENT SHOWCASES THE VELVET REVOLUTION PARTY (annual event): this event is held annually to commemorate the fall o...
ENTERNTAINMENT SHOWCASES exhibits (photography, paintings, glass etc.) dance and theater performances film & book prese...
OUR STAFFPage  11
BOARD OF TRUSTEES                                                 Mgr. Elena Verešová                                     ...
EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT                                    Ing. Katarina Storfer   Livia Fleming                             ...
ADVISORY BOARD Zuzana Andreanska, Jolana Blau, Dr. Robert Simoncic, Gitka Hlavinka, sq. Clif Perlmanj, Dr. Peter Pleva, Wi...
+421 Foundation USA   Nadácia +421            P.O.Box 4114          Slávičie údolie 102/B            New York, NY 10163   ...
BANK:Tatra banka a.s.Hodžovo námestie 3811 06 Bratislava 1, SlovakiaBank Account Number:26 25 10 6349/1100________________...
DONATE ON-LINE:   https://www.capitalone.com/give 1.                      3. 2.Page  17
www.plus421.org / info@plus421.orgPage  18
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The +421 Foundation pursues a mission of enhancing relations between the American and Slovak people by showcasing the cultural richness of Slovakia to American audiences, and by creating opportunities for mutually beneficial interaction among Slovak and American interests in the cultural sphere and beyond.
The name of the organization derives from the international telephone calling code for Slovakia, which is +421. The organization hopes to generate visibility for Slovak arts and culture and for humanitarian issues facing Slovakia today through art exhibitions, performances, educational workshops, and cultural events.

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+ 421 Foundation Inc. - Who We Are

  1. 1. WHO WE ARE...+421 Foundation Inc.
  2. 2. +421 FOUNDATION +421 FOUNDATION is a Slovak-American foundation, is a 501©3 not-for-profit education corporation, operating in the State of New York and affiliated with the +421 Foundation in Slovakia. The foundation is pursuing a mission of enhancing relations between the American and Slovak people by showcasing the cultural richness of Slovakia to American audiences, and by creating opportunities for mutually beneficial interaction among Slovak and American interests in the cultural sphere and beyond. The name of the organization derives from the international telephone calling code for Slovakia, which is +421.Page  2
  3. 3. The organization hopes to generate visibility for Slovak arts and culture through artexhibitions, performances, educational workshops, and cultural events.programs and activitiesThe +421 Foundation pursues its mission by focusing on activities that will expose influentialAmerican audiences to the cultural, intellectual and social richness of Slovakia, and provideopportunities for collaboration among artists, designers, performers, writers, and othercultural players from Slovakia and the United States.Page  3
  4. 4. current programs +421’s current programming encompasses three principal areas: Design and Fashion Showcases featuring emerging Slovak fashion designers, presented by Slovak and American theatrical design and production teams in collaboration with models and performers representing the newest trends in international style. Entertainment Showcases featuring theater, dance, and musical presentations in both contemporary and traditional Slovak idioms, celebrating the roots that bridge Old World and New World cultural expression. Promotional Forums gathering together leaders from various public and private sectors under consular auspices to explore and encourage innovative partnerships to further the overall mission of the +421 Foundation.Page  4
  5. 5. Page  5
  6. 6. OUR EVENTS & PROJECTSPage  6
  7. 7. DESIGN & FASHIONSLOVAK FASHION NIGHT in New York (annual event)- main goal is presentation of young Slovak designers and artists in USA- proceeds from the event are dedicated to a charityPage  7
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  9. 9. ENTERNTAINMENT SHOWCASES THE VELVET REVOLUTION PARTY (annual event): this event is held annually to commemorate the fall of communist regime and the triumph of democracy in former Czechoslovakia (Velvet Revolution, November 17th 1989)Page  9
  10. 10. ENTERNTAINMENT SHOWCASES exhibits (photography, paintings, glass etc.) dance and theater performances film & book presentationsPage  10
  11. 11. OUR STAFFPage  11
  12. 12. BOARD OF TRUSTEES Mgr. Elena Verešová Vice President (SK) elena@plus421.org PhDr. Ľubica Surkošová, President (SK), lubica@plus421.org RNDr. Martin Šamaj, PhD. Treasurer (USA) martin@plus421.org BSP Software, President/CEO Honorary Consul of Paraguay in Slovakia Mgr. Roman Lazar Eva Jurinová,MBA Secretary (USA) President (USA), eva@plus421.org roman@plus421.orgPage  12
  13. 13. EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT Ing. Katarina Storfer Livia Fleming Development Director Project manager (USA) (USA) livia@plus421.org kstorfer@plus421.org Ing. arch. Eva Vojteková, PhD. Bc. Marko Surkoš Sandra Frank Executive Director (SK) Program Director IT Support (SK) evav@plus421.org (USA) marko@plus421.org sandra@plus421.org Mgr. Eva Klanduchová Mariana Gavalová Wayne Bartlet Executive Director (USA) Events Manager Artistic Adviser (USA) evak@plus421.org (USA) Waynebartlett@jujuart.net mariana@plus421.org Simona Kováčová Marek Šoltýs Maniaci Technical Support (USA) Project Manager prsmarek@optonline.net (USA) simona@plus421.orgPage  13
  14. 14. ADVISORY BOARD Zuzana Andreanska, Jolana Blau, Dr. Robert Simoncic, Gitka Hlavinka, sq. Clif Perlmanj, Dr. Peter Pleva, William Simmons, Katarina Morhacova, Lenka Opálená VOLUNTEERS Ana Ancin, Marcela Belovská, Jana Gabrielová, Ting Ji, Lucy Khulová, Ester Luteran, Anna Marková, Veronika Ostrihoňová, Henry Pryl, Barbora Rakovská, Hamid Sabbahi, Blanka Stichová, Daniela Stričková, Lydia Siska, Ľubomíra Štefaniaková, Mick Vezník, Elvira Vida, Laura Wagner, Nicole Zahour, Adriana ZimováPage  14
  15. 15. +421 Foundation USA Nadácia +421 P.O.Box 4114 Slávičie údolie 102/B New York, NY 10163 81102 Bratislava, SlovakiaPage  15
  16. 16. BANK:Tatra banka a.s.Hodžovo námestie 3811 06 Bratislava 1, SlovakiaBank Account Number:26 25 10 6349/1100___________________IBAN - SK87 1100 0000 0026 25 10 6349SWIFT A BIC - TATR SK BXID Number: 30803314DIČ: 2022181689Page  16
  17. 17. DONATE ON-LINE: https://www.capitalone.com/give 1. 3. 2.Page  17
  18. 18. www.plus421.org / info@plus421.orgPage  18

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