Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.

Czech Republic- culture

1,216 views

Published on

Published in: Education, Travel
  • Login to see the comments

  • Be the first to like this

Czech Republic- culture

  1. 1. Edita Novakova KBI13X Lukas Pavel
  2. 2. - 10 512 419 citizens - Formed on 1. January 1993 - Total area: 78,866 km2
  3. 3. • Official language: Czech • National anthem: Kde domov můj • Capital city: Prague • Ethnic minorities: Slovakian Ukrainian Polish Vietnamese Gypsy • Religion: 32,2%catholic church 59 % atheists 8,8 % others
  4. 4.  Drunk lazy thieves  Envious  Typical Czech tourist
  5. 5.  Reserved  Distrustful  Polite  Sense of humour  Sarcastic  Avoiding confrontation  Practical  Realistic
  6. 6.  Punctual  Verbal agreement is not considered binding  Dress code: dark suit, tie  Etiquette and good manners are not strictly followed  Not fully prepared for the first meeting  Improvizing  Small talk is not usual
  7. 7.  Ice Hockey / Football based on which national team is performing well – Jágr, Cech  Tennis, volleyball – Berdych, Kvitová, Lendl  Athletics – Zátopek (Helsinki 1952), Kratochvílová, Zelezny, Špotáková  Winter sports – Sáblíková, Bauer, Samková
  8. 8.  Heavy, unhealthy meals  Mix of western (German) and eastern (Hungarian) influences  Traditional meals: Beef sirloin in cream sauce Goulash with bread dumplings Schnitzel
  9. 9.  Alcoholic beverages are popular  Beer – consumption 145 l per capita (2011) compared to 87 l in Finland  Spirits: Becherovka, Slivovitz
  10. 10.  Artists: Alfons Mucha – The Slav Epic  Composers: Bedřich Smetana, Antonín Dvořák – From the New World  Film director: M. Forman- One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest; Amadeus http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WoKMkDxIAts&list=PL3800DFF866E9E68E
  11. 11.  Mix of Christian and pagan customs  Verbunk (UNESCO Cultural Heritage)  Crafts, souvenirs: Corn husk dolls, pottery, Bobbin lace  Indigo printed products  http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=j8KFfbOnK9Y

×