What do children in the Czech Republic need to do before getting their presents?

What do they eat at Christmas in Czech Republic?

Traditional serving for Christmas dinner is with fried fish. Dinner is served after sunset (traditionally, it should not be served until after the first star has come out) and consists of carp and potato salad, sometimes preceded by mushroom, sauerkraut or fish soup. Czechs love their carp fish.

How do you say Merry Christmas in Czech Republic?

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

What are some traditions in Czech Republic?

Similar to Groundhog Day, Hromnice roughly marks the middle of winter and is linked to dozens of weather-related proverbs and predictions.

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  • December 24 – 26: Christmas.

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!

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Why is an empty place left at the table during the Christmas Day meal in the Czech Republic?

A participant would have to sweep their empty chair before sitting at the table to ‘excuse’ the soul that might be seated on it. After everyone had finished eating, the table was supposed to be left as is for a few hours so that the dead could take their turn in the banquet.

What is Santa called in the Czech Republic?

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

How do you say best wishes in Czech?

Best Wishes – Get well Wishes

Get well soon. Uzdrav se brzy.