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New Year celebration in the Czech Republic

 
photo:  (czechtourism.com)
 

The New Year’s Eve or 31 December is a business day in the Czech Republic. Therefore the celebration of parting with the ending year and welcoming the new one starts in the evening.

 
 
The end of the year in the Czech Republic proceeds just like anywhere else in the world. It is usually celebrated with other people: at various parties, in restaurants, pubs, clubs, discos, and on streets and squares. Many facilities offer special prices for the day. You can order special New Year’s Eve menus in restaurants and interesting concerts take place in clubs. These events usually have limited capacity; therefore we recommend getting information about where and what you want to do in advance. Events organised at squares, which are usually accompanied by an entertaining programme, are targeted at the wider public. They are usually organised by the particular cities, so it is easiest to find their programme at the official website of the given city.

Those who do not fancy the wild New Year’s Eve merrymaking spend the last day of the year at home with their family, relatives or friends, possibly go to the theatre to see the opera, ballet or a concert. The Czech mountains also offer an attractive programme for the end of the year.
 
The New Year is welcomed by a toast of champagne or sparkling wine. Fireworks and amusement pyrotechnics are probably blasted off in the squares of all Czech cities.

You can find more tips for spending the last day of the year here.
 
Author: Romana Kuncová
 
Added: 04.12.2012
 
 
 

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