Do they celebrate Christmas in the Czech Republic?

Does Prague celebrate Christmas?

Christmas Eve is the most festive day of Christmas in Prague and the Czech Republic. People spend the day at home with their family, and in the evening give presents and enjoy a traditional Christmas dinner. Merry Christmas to one and all: Veselé Vánoce!

What is Santa called in Czech Republic?

In many western countries it’s St. Nicholas or Santa Claus. For Czechs it’s Jezisek, or Baby Jesus.

Does it snow in Prague at Christmas?

Winter in Prague is very cold with temperatures often reaching freezing point. The chance of snow is quite high, which is great if you’ve always wanted to experience a beautiful white Christmas. Prague weather in December is very cold with temperatures dropping as low as -3°C at night.

Why is Czech Christmas on the 24th?

Its Czech name literally means “Generous Day”, probably for the wealth of food that has traditionally been served for Christmas dinner and fed to household and farm animals. Even poor families would make sure that their plates were full on this one day of the year. December 24 is Adam and Eva’s name day.

How do you say Merry Christmas in the Czech Republic?

Veselé Vánoce! (Merry Christmas!) Hezké svátky! or Krásné svátky! or Příjemné svátky! (Happy Holidays!)

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