Traditions

Merry Christmas (Veselé Vianoce)
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Merry Christmas (Veselé Vianoce) to all from SlovakCooking.com
Slovak Folk Art - Straw Eggs and Weav...
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Here is a step by step guide to weaving Easter willow whips and decorating Easter eggs with straw
Easter in Slovakia: Easter eggs and b...
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Easter in Slovakia is celebrated by guys chasing girls around with colorful whips made of willow branches and also pouring buckets of cold water on...
Chamomile Steam for the Cold
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Chamomile steam is a great natural remedy for the common cold. More info about chamomile and other natural cold remedies.
Christmas in Slovakia
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Christmas in Slovakia is a magical time full of traditions and special dishes. More info about this holiday with links to recipes.
Slovak Treasures - and American Slovaks
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Great American Slovaks promoting Slovak culture abroad and Helene Cincebeaux's new Slovakia! Traditions Old and New book.
Name Day - what is it, where it comes...
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Name Day is a an ancient tradition of celebrating one's name that is popular throughout Europe. Find out more about name day, it's history and how ...
Slaughter (Zabíjačka)
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Zabijacka (slaughter) is an annual tradition in Slovakia which involves killing a pig and making sausages. Learn more about this old Slovak tradition.
St. Lucia Day
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Information about celebrations of St. Lucia Day in Slovakia. This was the main of the witching day.
St. Nicholas Day (Deň Sv. Mikuláša)
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St. Nicholas day is the celebration of life of an ancient pilgrim and bishop who performed many acts of generosity. He is the source of the American Santa Claus. This day is very popular with kids: they get presents in their shoes, and also from the St. Nick himself.