Wildly strange Christmas traditions in Slovakia?

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As some of you might already know, Resco comes from Slovakia – a little-big country in the heart of Europe with rich history and culture.

But whenever I try to explain some of the Slovak Christmas traditions to my foreign friends, they seem baffled.

I can understand why.

A few of our traditions, the rituals we keep performing during Christmas, are a bit strange to outsiders.

Yet, we keep holding onto them (though sometimes even we don’t know their proper origin), because they are a part of our authentic Christmas experience.

Are they really so strange? See for yourself: Continue reading