Jihomoravský kraj
Moravskoslezský kraj
Olomoucký kraj
Zlínský kraj

Folklore

Slovácký folklore

Slovácký folklore

Folklore tradition in southern Moravia is deep-rooted and seemingly inexhaustible. Roads are lined with colorful, motif-decorated homes and village chapels. Fancy costumes, customs of yore, spirited and rhythmic folk songs and melodic folklore music and dance attract tourists from all over. The annual Strážnice International Folklore Festival, the biggest regional ethnic event, takes place towards the end of June. The Museum vesnice Jihovýchodní Moravy (literal translation “Southeast Moravia Open-Air Village Museum”) can also be found here...more

www.nulk.cz

Lachian and Silesian folklore

Lachian and Silesian folklore

The Morava-Silesian Region, often referred to as the region of contrast and opportunity, features two different types of folklore – Lachian and Silesian (Silesian is further distinguished as either Těšínské Silesian or Opavské Silesian). Both are characterized by lavish, folk song and dance. Crafts like gingerbread decor, ornament and figurine painting and other Christmas and Easter ornament decorating as well as paper cutouts, straws, leather products, various stick figures, folk jewels, brass products, carvings and textile arts are all essential components of this diverse culture...more

www.kr-moravskoslezsky.cz

Příkazy open-air museum in the Haná Region

Příkazy open-air museum in the Haná Region

This historical site is a distinct testimony to folklore architecture in the Haná Region (i.e. two annexed farms typically extended for agricultural purposes). This open-air museum is made up of an entry building and the Kameníček grounds. A simulated exhibit of village life in the past is acted out in two, traditional, bare-faced barns...more

www.prikazy.cz

An authentic part of life

An authentic part of life

Slovácká, Valachian and Haná tradition all live today in the Zlín Region. They are not traditions celebrated soley for the pleasure of tourists, but an authentic part of life here in Slovácko, Kroměříž, Valachia and Zlín. The annual Vlčnov Ride of the Kings festival, which takes place towards the end of May, ranks among the richest of folklore tradition. Every year this colorful town attracts tens of thousands of visitors. Likewise, the Valachian Open-air Museum attracts hundreds of thousands annually in the opposite corner of the region in Rožnov pod Radhoštěm...more

www.jizdakralu.cz
www.vmp.cz