Location: Roztoky (near Prague), Czech Republic Date: Saturday before Ash Wednesday, which is the beginning of Christian Lent period Description: Shrovetide in Roztoky consists primarily of the procession of masks that starts in the city and continues to find its peak on local hill called Holý vrch. This hummock servesContinue Reading

Location: Town of Hlinsko and six nearby villages in the Hlinecko area (Studnice, Vortová, Hamry, Blatno), Czech Republic Date: End of winter, during Shrovetide, which is the period just before the Christian Lent Description: Shrovetide (or the Pre-Lenten Season) is the Christian period of preparation before the liturgies of LentContinue Reading