Holy Week is called pašijový týden or also svatý týden in Czech and it’s the last week of the 40 day fasting period. Each day of this week was given special names because of the very specific traditions. Let’s learn more about Blue Monday.
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.
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).
In the first part of Czech Christmas Traditions we wrote about the traditions celebrated during the Advent. This time, let’s talk about the delicious food served in Czech homes at Christmas.
There are many traditions observed during Advent and Christmas in the Czech Republic. Some of them are more common, other are rather regional but all af them are beautiful and worth experiencing. On every Advent Sunday, we’ll publish a list of Czech Christmas traditions. In this first part of Czech Christmas Traditions we’ll tell you what …