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HAPPY EASTER 2017




HAPPY EASTER FROM AT HOME PRAGUE 

Many for our foreign clients and partners are asking about the tradition of Easter in Czechia, well see in bellow:

       
Easter Sunday


This is the day, when people start to prepare for the holiday.
Men usually make their home made  „pomlázka”, which is a braided whip that they use on Easter Monday. Besides, women cook delicious special Easter meals, and decorate the eggs (which is called „kraslice”), but they also create hand-painted colourful eggs with flowers or other forms.

The most common Easter meal is „Beranek”, which is a type of coffee bread, but they also eat a special cake filled with almond, called „Mazanec”. But Easter gingerbread,
Same as popular dishes as are  Easter Ram Cake and Judas Cake.

Easter Monday

There is a special tradiotion on Easter Monday as a  Whipping Monday, when boys visit girls houses in the village, simbolically whip them on the leg and douse them with a bucket of water. They believed that this is bring health and youth for the rest of the year. After this process, girls usually reward them with their painted eggs or some candy, and tie a ribbon around the "pomlázka"

 


Prague Easter Market at Old Town Square from 1st April 2017 - 23rd April 2017 from 10am - 10pm. More info: HERE
 

This tradition is very popular in the small villages, but other big cities do not follow these customs. People usually just spay parfumes on the girls and they reward them with alcohol or money, instead of eggs. One thing is for sure, if you go to the Czech Republic around Easter, you will be definitely enjoy the amazing atmosphere.

You are welcome to see more news about Czech Easter tradition: HERE

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