The world doesn’t really know the name of Růžena Holubová though it should. Let me tell you something about this Czech-Austrian explorer and ethnographer.
Live Nativity Scene in Rajhrad brings together hundreds of people each year at Christmas.
Vánočka, houska, štědrovka…these are just some of the names of the famous Czech Christmas pastry. Read on if you want to learn more about its history and all the names given to it over the centuries.
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…
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.