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Czech Traditions

Czech Maypole Majka

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Learn more about Czech Maypole Majka May First is usually known as  Labor Day or in some countries a day of love and lovers. The Czech Republic is one country that observes this tradition. May is often understood to be a month of love however it comes hand in hand with the tradition of burning […]

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Dialects of the Czech language

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Learn more about Dialects of the Czech language The Czech Republic, also called Czechia, is a country located in Central Europe. It is a small country which has three historical parts Bohemia, Moravia, and Silesia. Collectively it is often called the Czech lands Czech is the official language which is a West Slavonic language and […]

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May 1st – “The Time of Love”

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Learn more about May 1st – „The Time of Love“ This day was already celebrated in ancient Rome, it was called Floralia because it was dedicated to the goddess of spring and fertility, Flora. With love in all forms, especially with fertility, the first of May was associated with other ancient and early medieval cultures […]

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Czech Funfairs and Pilgrimages

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Learn more about Czech Funfairs and Pilgrimages Every village has its own patron saint to whom the church in the town/village is consecrated to and each patron has his/her particular feast day every year. This special day is the exact day of fairs usually it is celebrated on the weekend. All family members come back […]

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Costume Jewellery in Jablonec

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Learn more about Costume Jewellery in Jablonec Glass and metal jewelry were only made in one place – the Jizera Mountains in the Czech Republic. The production of jewelry was in Jablonec nad Nisou. Even though the glass and its products have been produced in the Jizera Mountains long ago, only the crisis in the […]

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Burning of the Witches

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Learn more about Burning of the Witches The burning of witches, which takes place during the night from 30th April to 1st May, is a tradition that has been celebrated since the pagan times. It is kept in the Czech Republic and also other European countries. Other name used for it is Walpurgis Night, this […]

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The Tradition of Czech Spas

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Learn more about The Tradition of Czech Spas Czech Spas are some of the most popular in the world as people from all over Europe have enjoyed the country’s mineral springs and geothermal resources for centuries. The Czech Republic is also known for being significant according to the importance of spas worldwide. The most popular […]

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Tramping and Tramp Villages

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Learn more about Tramping and Tramp Villages Definition of tramping could be “completely free several-day stay in nature connected with traveling on your own feet without using any of modern equipment”. Tramping could also express some relationship between human and nature (it can be called love), as well as recognize the value of friendship. Tramping […]

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