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 …
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.