The Czech Republic boasts a total of four national traditions entered on the UNESCO List of Intangible Cultural Heritage. These are: The Slovácko Verbuňk recruit dances. The Ride of the Kings in Vlčnov. The Shrovetide door-to-door processions and the masks in the villages of the Hlinecko area, and Falconry, the ancient art of hunting with the...
Vaclav Havel was the dissident and Czech writer who had a way with eloquent dissections of Communist rule. Some believed he was the rockstar president with a heart. His way of expressing gave voice to a powerless people under communists and helped to destroy it in revolutions that brought down the Berlin Wall. The New...