Nádivka is a typical Easter stuffing served in the Czech Republic at Easter. It’s also a very typical spring recipe as it makes use of all the herbs that just recently started growing.
Mazanec – Easter Bread (full recipe)
Mazanec is sweet pastry baked in the Czech Republic at Christmas. This is a beginner-friendly recipe.
Růžena Holubová – the strong woman behind a successful man
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
Live Nativity Scene in Rajhrad brings together hundreds of people each year at Christmas.
Vánočka, houska, štědrovka…history and names of the Czech Christmas Bread
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.
The extraordinary life of Emil Holub
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.
Warsaw Pact Invasion of Czechoslovakia
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.
First Czech Beauty Pageant Winner
Her name was Růžena Brožová and she was the first person to win a Czech beauty pageant.
Máje – welcoming the spring with the traditional Maypole (video included)
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…
Czech Easter: Easter Monday
Easter Monday (Velikonoční pondělí) or also Red Monday (Červené pondělí) is the culmination of all the folk celebrations around Easter.