Folkore and culture - Central Europe, Liptov, Východná, festivals, traditional dance

Folkore is still alive in the region. It is alived thanks to folklore dance groups. They usually perform themselves in summer folkor festivals. The most important in the country is held in Východná (26 km far from LM) - every 1st July weekend.

You can see traditional crafs in Pribylina - museum of liptov village. Summer weekends, and fesitvas are thematic and dedicated to traditional crafts and folklore.

Impressive is also traditional horse racing, which is held near Bobrovec twice a year. Last august Sunday and end of February belong to traditional horse riding.


There is Slovak house of Photography in Liptovsky Mikulas You can find it in the same building as Galery of Peter Michal Bohun. House of photography is organizing international summer school aimed on thematic workshops with prestige lectors.

There are also workshops in the centum of Coloman Solol – founder of Mexican graphic, all year long.

Links a tips
Pribylina museum
Galery of P.M.Bohúňa
Centre of Koloman Sokol
House of Photography

Festivals are held during weekends, you can buy ticket ditrectly there. It is good to know, that program is usually till 00:00, so better to take some warm cothes with.

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