Almost every Czech Christmas tree is decorated with edibles, that is probably not so uncommon but have you heard of vánoční kolekce? It’s something you won’t find outside of the Czech Republic or Slovakia.
Czech families place a small candle in a walnut shell for each member and let the candles float on water on the Christmas Day and Eve.
Christmas tree is one of the symbols of Christmas in many cultures, the Czech Republic being one of them. However, not for as long as you might think.
Christmas markets all around the Czech Republic were cancelled out of nowhere on November 26. Without any prior notice, the vendors were left with their stands stocked up and told to pack up and leave. For many of them the Christmas markets is where they make their living for the upcoming months. Here’s how you …
It is a tradition at Easter in the Czech Republic to dye eggs for decoration and also to give away to the men and boys who come to the Easter koleda. Here is a quick tutorial on one of the traditional ways for dying Easter eggs.
This year you have the unique opportunity to experience the most famous Czech Fašank festival in the village of Strání online! Read on to find out where and how.
Hromnice is know in the English-speaking countries as the Groundhog Day, religiously also as Candlemas. It is celebrated on February 2.
Colorful and somewhat scary costumes, lots of music, dancing and cake. That’s fašank, masopust, končiny or ostatky, the legendary Czech Mardi Gras, the time of strange traditions like burrying the contrabass…
Christmas is a time of fairy-tales in the Czech Republic. The TV channels run fairy-tales day and night and the best thing is that they don’t need to look far to find them as Czech filmmakers have made dozens of excellent fairy-tales, some of which are even famous abroad.
We’ve talked about the advent traditions, the traditional Czech Christmas food and about how the Czech celebrate the most important day of Christmas. What’s left is to tell you what happens during the last days of Czech Christmas.