By Micah Freeman
Slovakia's Religion and Language
On St. Nicholas Day (December the 6th) kids leave their shoes on the windowsill for St. Nicholas to fill it with treats.
On Easter Monday (April 6) Boys go to girl's house to poor water on them & lightly hit them with willow branches to make them look "fresh all year". Then the girls award them with decorated eggs and other treats.
Slovaks traditional costumes has came from the medieval style of clothing. They usually wear different patterns, & designs of modifications.
Slovakia's Folk dances are danced without holding a partner, in a position next to him, with hands on the side.
Slovakia's Music is commonly celebrated with traditional instruments, including the Fujara. The fujara creates a long resonant timbre. Along with the fujara, you'll find other traditional instruments like: Konkouna, bag pipes, & the jaw harp.