Spectacular Slovakia #16: Put your money under your plate on Christmas Eve

Slovak Christmas traditions are about wishes for good health, positive family relations, but also money.

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At Christmas time, traditions come alive in Slovak villages and even cities, despite the ever-more globalised lives of Slovaks. Why do people put money under their plates and why do they chain the table legs together? Naomi Hužovičová talks about Christmas traditions in Slovakia in the last podcast before Christmas.

Read also:Slovak Christmas - traditional and new

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