Celebrating Witch Burning: Czech Republic’s End-April Fest

#LifeInCzechia As winter waves goodbye and the air fills with the promise of spring, the Czech Republic embraces a unique and lively tradition known as Čarodějnice, or Witch Burning Night. Held on the evening of April 30th, this celebration marks an important date in the Czech calendar, heralding the end of cold days and welcoming the warmth of spring with open arms and fiery festivities.

Celebrating Easter Across Europe: A Rich Tapestry of Traditions

 All over Europe, people get excited for Easter and have different ways of celebrating it. This makes Easter special in each country, showing off Europe’s rich mix of cultures and history. From the quiet walks in Spain to looking for eggs in the UK, every place has its own special way to celebrate Easter. Let’s take a closer look at how some countries in Europe enjoy this spring festival.

Day 5 of Advent: St. Nicholas Day

Countless traditions come with Christmas. Do you know what is the most popular advent holiday in the Czech Republic? Saint Nicholas Day (Svatý Mikuláš) in Czech – the charming tradition of St. Nicholas falls on the eve of St. Nicholas Day, December 5. It is one of the few originally folk traditions in our country that has survived to this day. Did you know about St. Nicholas? 

Spring Customs in Czechia: Burn Witches and Kiss Your Love!

After a long and grey winter, it’s time to say Hello Spring 🌸☀ Parks become pleasantly crowded as soon as the sun is shining. Outdoor cinemas, grills in the parks or workout stations, springtime in Prague makes the freezing winter definitely worth it.