There Jablonec Nad Nisou Czech-Republic, the Christmas decorations made since the late 19th century. The largest companies were: Schindler Co., S.Gratzer, Josef Knobloch, A.Weil, A.Wittiger Co., Rudolf Laurich. Otherwise, the Christmas decorations are produced in a village each cottage: Poniklá, Doubravice, Hořice etc. Since 1933, the ornaments were exported mainly to the USA.
The Moravian/Slovacko Jizda Kralu (Ride of the Kings) Folk Festival which takes place in May at Vlcnov, Czech Republic. The King is a juvenile boy in woman's folk costume, with a rose held firm by his lips.