Happy Easter 2022, Vesele Velikonoce
Hody, hody, doprovody, dejte vejce malovany, nedate-li malovany dejte aspon bily, slepicka vam snese jiny, v komore v koutku, na zelenem proutku.
Czech & Slovak Easter traditions
By Emma Palova
The Czech and Slovak Easter traditions are deeply embedded in the villages of Moravia and Slovakia, and they are not as prevalent in the big cities such as Prague or Bratislava.
Most families color eggs in dyes or onion skins for the deep brown color and polish the eggs with butter and set them on the Easter table to reward the revelers, along with a bottle of plum brandy, desserts, lamb pound cake, and open-faced sandwiches.
Easter egg artists make “kraslice,” which are decorated empty eggshells after the yolks and whites have been blown out. These pieces of delicate art painted on a fragile shell are the mainstay of Easter sold at markets and gift shops, along with hand-embroidered tablecloths and…
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