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.
Czechs love the nativity scene. You can find one at every Christmas fair and there are even special nativity scene museums. There are nativity scenes made from wood and those you can cut out of paper and then there are those really unusual ones and today’s post is all about them. By the way, the …
Have you ever heard of muzika? Although it means “music” in Czech, this time we’re not referring to actual music but to a traditional Czech Christmas dessert – a compot that has been half forgotten and is prepared only in some regions. Which is a pity because it’s delicious and really easy to make. So …
In the first part of the Czech Christmas Traditions series we talked about the Advent traditions. The second part was all about Czech Christmas food and this time we will tell you all about the Czech Christmas traditions at the most important day of Czech Christmas, the so called Štědrý den (The Generous Day).
At Christmas, the nut cookies are one of the stars of many Czech dinner tables. Here is a great recipe by the Creative Mom, so you can make the nuts at home.