Loupáčky, also known as loupáky or makovky, are lightly sweet Czech pasrty. Make some delicious poppy seed rolls for breakfast or snack with this traditional recipe. You can eat them with butter, marmalade, dipped in tea or just like that without anything.
Did you know that one of the most world-renowned explorers was Czech? His name was Emil Holub and his field of expertise was Africa.
August 21, 1968 was the day when the armies of five communist countries invaded Czechoslovakia. This event is known as the Warsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia.
Her name was Růžena Brožová and she was the first person to win a Czech beauty pageant.
Lifting the Maypole is an adventurous Czech spring tradition. The pole has to be lifted, guarded and cut down and should your maypole get stolen, shame will fall upon your village…
Chlebíčky are Czech open sandwiches and legendary party food.
Easter Monday (Velikonoční pondělí) or also Red Monday (Červené pondělí) is the culmination of all the folk celebrations around Easter.
The Easter Sunday is called Velikonoční neděle or also Boží hod velikonoční (“God’s Easter Time”). It is a time of great celebration after the long Lenten period.
Bílá sobota (White Saturday) is the last day of the Lenten period and here are some of the Czech traditions connected to this day.
Holy Friday or in Czech Velký pátek (Great Friday) is the peak of the Lent period. In the Czech Republic it’s a day of Christian as well as folkloric traditions.