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Shrovetide (Saturday 11 February)

Shrovetide customs, a range of pig-feast products, the 24th year of the competition to find the Best Wallachian Sausage and the 14th year of the competition to find the Best Wallachian White Pudding.

Easter in Wallachia (Saturday 8 – Monday 10 April)

Holy Saturday – Easter fair with craft demonstrations.

Easter Sunday – the traditional Easter and spring customs performed by folklore groups.

Easter Monday – the traditional Dowsing the Girls with Water, with a programme of events.

Regional Exhibition of Wallachian Children Folklore Groups (Saturday 29 April)

Raising the Maypole (Monday 1 May, from 2.00 p.m.)

Traditional folk festivities.

Concert in Honour of the National Holiday (Monday 8 May, from 2.00 p.m.)

A performance by the Beskid Orchestra from the Primary School of the Arts in Rožnov pod Radhoštěm.

Museum Day (Thursday 18 May)

Free admission to all areas. 

Spring at the Village (Saturday 20 May)

ABC of Crafts day (Saturday 27 May) 

A programme devoted to children who want to try out their skill. Free admission for schoolchildren to the age 15.

Felling the Maypole (Monday 28 May) 

A performance by the folk group Zákopčan.

Church Night (Friday 2 June, from 7.00 to 10.00 p.m.)

With an organ concert.

Concert to 75th Jubilee of Folklore Group Radhošť (Saturday 17 June, from 8 p.m.)

Midsummer’s Eve (Friday 23 June, from 9.00 p.m.)

A programme featuring mysterious midsummer and solstice customs.

Bell Fair (Wednesday 5 and Thursday 6 July)

A gathering of potters, ceramicists, tinkers and beekeepers.

Rožnov Festivities (Thursday 6 – Sunday 9 July)

The 42nd year of International Folklore Festival

Baking Saturday (Saturday 15 July)

The 28th year, with the celebrations of the Guild of Bakers.

Afternoon with Folklore Group (Sunday 16 July, from 3.00 p.m.)

Romany Song (Saturday 22 July)

The 29th year of International Festival.

Saint Anne’s Feast Day (Sunday 23 July)

Celebrations to mark Saint Anne’s Feast Day, with a costumed procession from All Saints’ Parish Church to Saint Anne’s Church and festivities in the Little Wooden Town. Saint Anne is the patron saint of Wallachia.

Craft Days and Gathering of Blacksmiths (Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 July)

The 32nd year of the Craft Days, with a demonstration of traditional folk crafts that have yet to disappear completely.

Jánošík’s Ducat (Friday 4 – Sunday 6 August)

The 24th  International Festival of Slovak Folklore in the Czech Republic.

Old-time Fair (Saturday 12 and Sunday 13 August)

A wide range of diverse funfair goods and an extensive programme of events and attractions for the whole family.

The Magical Thread (Saturday 19 August)

Shows of traditional handicrafts.

Wallachian FolkRocking (Saturday 19 August, from 5.00 p.m.)

Organised by T klub – cultural agency. www.tka.cz

Here’s To Gamekeeping! (Saturday 26 August)

Traditional and contemporary Czech gamekeeping.

From the Other Side of Radhošť Hill (Sunday 27 August, from 2.00 p.m.)

Echoes of Frenštát Folk Festival.

Making Music with Soláň (Sunday 10 September, from 3.00 p.m.)

A performance by the folk group Soláň from Rožnov pod Radhoštěm and guest.

Cross-country Race in the Land of Emil Zátopek (Saturday 16 September)

The 21st memorial race commemorating the Olympic champion, free admission to the site.

Autumn Walks with Beetles (Friday 22 September, from 7.00 p.m.)

A children’s lantern procession with a programme prepared in co-operation with Rožnov Town Library. Free admission to the site.

Autumn in the Field and the Cottage (Saturday 23 September)

Traditional autumn work, focusing this year on processing of linen.

We Are Still Young (Thursday 28 September, from 3.00 p.m.)

A programme of events to mark International Day of Older Persons.

The Harvest from the Fields, Gardens and Orchards or the Wallachian Hortikomplex (Saturday 14 – Sunday 22 October)

Autumn produce show.

Candlelight Evening (Sunday 2 December, from 5.00 p.m.)

Ceremonial Christmas concert.

Saint Nicholas’ Eve (Tuesday 5 December, from 2.00 to 6.00 p.m.)

A tour of the site with Saint Nicholas’ presents. Free admission for children to the age of 15.

Christmas in the Village (Wednesday 6 – Friday 8 December and Monday 11 – Friday 15 December)

A traditional programme exclusively for schools and groups with reservations, with demonstrations of winter work, Christmas preparations and Christmas customs. On-line registration from 3 October.

Christmas Fair (Saturday 9 and Sunday 10 December)

A range of gifts from traditional workshops, carol singing, processions of Lucias and demons, living history event in the Wallachian Village.

Nativity Play (Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 December, from 5.00 p.m.)

A folk play about the birth of Jesus taken from the Gospel According to Matthew.

Saint Stephen’s Day Carols (Tuesday 26 December, from 1.00 to 3.00 p.m.)

A Christmas concert in Saint Anne’s Church.


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