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Wednesday, June 19, 2013
A project comprising a web portal and Janko Hraško's Folklore Radio uses the internet to promote Slovak folklore throughout the world.
Do you like nature? Do you like visiting places with a rich history? Are you tempted to know traditions and habits? Then don’t miss a visit to the beautiful valley in the Biele Karpaty Mts. and taste one of the local "traditions".
In the region of Spiš, the spring equinox and the arrival of spring have always been connected with folk customs and traditions. Spring festivals marked the end of winter's supremacy and the victory of sun. The major feast celebrated in spring is Easter.
Are you lovers of folksongs dances and customs? Would you like to get to know traditional culture of the Považie region presented through regional specialties craft works or folk architecture? In that case get inspired by the following details!
Presentations of traditional crafts, such as basket-making, weaving on a loom, or bread baking, all this is waiting for you in the Craftsmen House in Krásnohorská Dlhá Lúka. Visit us and try it yourselves … the way it used to be.
Slovakia is a country rich with folklore tradition that reflects various aspects of our ancestors’ way of life. The folk art represents human culture that includes not only clothing, crafts and food, but also folk songs and dances.
Do you like music? If you hear your favourite music playing, it will make you dance. Do you like to enjoy yourself? If you belong to that group of people who will avail of every oppurtunity to express their happiness to good music through movement, then a visit to Trenčín - a "town in movement" is a must.
The carnival of fašiangy used to be a major festival in Slovak villages. It was traditionally connected with a two or three day feast and gathering. The course of fašiangy is essentially the same nowadays as it used to be in the past. Brutovce, a village in the region of Spiš, the first written record of which dates back to 1268, will resound with singing and good wishes this year as well.