Couple in traditional Slovak costume. Kezmarok, Slovakia

Couple in traditional Slovak costume. Kezmarok, Slovakia

Šumiac village, Horehronie region, Central Slovakia

Šumiac village, Horehronie region, Central Slovakia

Ždiar,Slovakia

Ždiar,Slovakia

Slovak dancing. I have always wanted to learn!

Slovak dancing. I have always wanted to learn!

Slovak Folk Dance

Slovak Folk Dance

Women wear female folk costumes from village Šumiac (Horehronie region), men wear male folk costumes from village Očová (Podpoľanie region), both from Central Slovakia.

Women wear female folk costumes from village Šumiac (Horehronie region), men wear male folk costumes from village Očová (Podpoľanie region), both from Central Slovakia.

Folk costumes from village Heľpa (Horehronie region, Central Slovakia) as we know then nowaday are the most “modern” folk costumes in Slovakia, since they were developed even during second half of 20th century. Embroideries are machine-made and colors are unusual - bright pink, light pink and pink in general.

Folk costumes from village Heľpa (Horehronie region, Central Slovakia) as we know then nowaday are the most “modern” folk costumes in Slovakia, since they were developed even during second half of 20th century. Embroideries are machine-made and colors are unusual - bright pink, light pink and pink in general.

Jánošíkove dni is an biggest international festival in Slovakia. Unlike many other folk dancing styles, the Slovak girls have as active a role as the men.  They get quite an aerobic workout and are twirled, flipped, and sent airborne, hair ribbons flying.

Jánošíkove dni is an biggest international festival in Slovakia. Unlike many other folk dancing styles, the Slovak girls have as active a role as the men. They get quite an aerobic workout and are twirled, flipped, and sent airborne, hair ribbons flying.

Vysoká nad Uhom village, Zemplín kroj

Vysoká nad Uhom village, Zemplín kroj

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