Czech Republic Times

By: Keeton Charbonneau

Culture

10% of the Czech Republic citizens are Roman Catholic, 1% is protestant, but almost 90% don't specify any religion. Over 95% speak Czech. Pork, beef, and chicken are often eaten; fish is rare.

The traditional clothing of the Czech Republic is Very colorful and based on social class. Each region of the country had its own style. In the Plzen region women wore up to 24 underskirts. While in hanakia women who were married wore plain clothes and hid their highlander bonnets and headdresses.

Similar to groundhog day, Hromnice marks the middle of the winter. Josef is one of the most common Czech names and sparks annual celebration around the all of the Czech Republic. Easter in the Czech republic is a fun time. Most of the people make their own traditions. Like in the U.S. they do easter egg hunts and some more of the stuff we do on easter. The day "day of love" was a day given to the lovers and to a poet named Karel Hynek Macha.

Goverment

The Czech republic is a Parliamentary democracy. A parliamentary democracy is a form of government where voters elect the parliament, which then forms the government. The party with the most votes picks the leader of the government. Prime ministers are beholden both to the people and the parliament. The Czech Republic has a President. Mr. Miloš Zeman is the President of the Czech Republic. Even though the Czech Republic has republic in it doesn't mean it's a republic. the Czech Republic is a parliamentary democracy.
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Current Event

A duet is going to be sung for the Czech Republic in the 2015 Eurovision Song Contest: Marta Jandová and Václav Noid Bárta will sing Hope Never Dies on stage in Vienna! The country is looking forward to the singing by these two marvelous singers.
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Famous Landmarks

The Czech republic has multiple places to go and see but the most visited tourist attractions are the Charles Bridge and Old Town Square. Charles Bridge is the bridge that seprates Old Town Square and Lesser Town over the Vltava River. The bridge over 600 years old.

Old Town Square mixes traditional flavor with modern art. It is the 2nd most visited tourist attraction beside the Charles bridge. The town is a place where you don't drive a car, you walk or ride a bike. Its is an awesome place to go on vacation.

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