Czech family traditions

Rituals are an essential part of life for all people. The rituals are a very important aspect in everyone's life, not only because they contribute to the organization and harmonization of everyday activities and help to break away from the work stress and personal life. They are also important in the upbringing and a children education, they help to socialize. Every culture has own special traditions and rituals, this pinterest board focus on Czech family traditions.
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A typical symbol of Czech Christmas, and an indispensable part of the festive table, is the Christmas carp. The Czechs even believe that if they put one of its scales into their purses, they will have enough money for the following year. Today's Christmas dinner consists of fish soup and fried Christmas carp served with potato salad.

A traditional Christmas meal in the Czech Republic is fried carp and potato salad which are eaten during Christmas dinner in the evening of 24 December.

The Christmas season brings families and friends together for feasting, fellowship, and films. Czech television is full of films dedicated to cinematic interpretations of age-old fairy tales, some with a Christmas themes.  Many foreigners will know some of these tales such as Cinderella.

Tri orísky pro Popelku- Three wishes for Cinderella (English subtitles)

The Czech name Čarodějnice translates directly to “the witches.” The more universal name Walpurgis Night or Walpurgisnacht.   People usually have a bonfire, chat, drink beer and dress like witches

Witches Night: Crone-burning season comes to the Czech Republic

The Czech name Čarodějnice translates directly to “the witches.” The more universal name Walpurgis Night or Walpurgisnacht. People usually have a bonfire, chat, drink beer and dress like witches

Czech christmas

The article describes the most common Christmas traditions held in the Czech Republic, including typical czech Christmas meals.

On the Christmas Eve there are tons of treats and goodies and food, and you eat until you pop. To keep the kids from getting into all the food too soon and too much, there's the legend of the Golden Pig. Parents keep reminding their kids throughout the day that if they eat before dinner (usually around 4), then won't get to see the Golden Pig.

On the Christmas Eve there are tons of treats and goodies and food, and you eat until you pop. To keep the kids from getting into all the food too soon and too much, there's the legend of the Golden Pig. Parents keep reminding their kids throughout the day that if they eat before dinner (usually around 4), then won't get to see the Golden Pig.

In the 19th and 20th was expanded phenomenon of the second houses is very common. Consequences in the field of urbanization, establishment and lengthening and of free-time and technological development led  into the development of turism and recreation.  Czech families likes go out in the weekend, mainly people who are living in the cities. They can do gardening, relaxing and going for a walks. Czech culture is a cottage culture.

In the 19th and 20th was expanded phenomenon of the second houses is very common. Consequences in the field of urbanization, establishment and lengthening and of free-time and technological development led into the development of turism and recreation. Czech families likes go out in the weekend, mainly people who are living in the cities. They can do gardening, relaxing and going for a walks. Czech culture is a cottage culture.

Czech calendars note a name on each day of the year. So, if today 's name day is Martina, then Martina is celebrating her Name Day (Svátek). Children receive small gifts on their name day and people are generally wished well. And, every flower shop has a sign announcing the name of the day.

Czech calendars note a name on each day of the year. So, if today 's name day is Martina, then Martina is celebrating her Name Day (Svátek). Children receive small gifts on their name day and people are generally wished well. And, every flower shop has a sign announcing the name of the day.

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