Category Archives: Slovakia

Traditional Slovakian Clothing. National costumes from Slovakia

Girl from Dobrá Niva in traditional costume.

Girl from Dobrá Niva in Slovakia national costume. Beautiful embroidery design.

Girl from Dobrá Niva Slovakia

Girl from Dobrá Niva, Slovakia.

Dobra Niva is a town in central Slovakia. It lies on the River Neresnica between Schemnitz and Javorie Mountains, near Zvolen. The first written mention was made in 1254 as Dobrum.

Young woman with child from Vyšný Sliač, Slovakia.

Young woman in Slovakian national costume from Vyšný Sliač. Beautiful embroidery design.

Young woman with child from Vyšný Sliač, Slovakia

Young woman with child from Vyšný Sliač, Slovakia.

Vyšný Slia is a municipality part of Liptovské Slia and is located in central Slovakia Kray Žilina,  at the foot of the Low Tatras.

Young girl from Madunice. Slovakian traditional costume.

Young girl from Madunice in Slovakian national costume. Beautiful embroidery design

Young girl from Madunice, Slovakia

Young girl from Madunice, Slovakia

Madunice, German Madunitze is a municipality in western Slovakia, on the banks of the river Váh. Known beyond the borders of the town is also the altar of the church. This consists of the oak under which the poet Ján Hollý to have written his poems. Ján Hollý (1785-1849) was a Slovak poet who wrote one of the first exclusively in the Slovak language. He was a Catholic priest, a proven patriot and member of the second phase of the Slovak national revival.

Peasant girl from Ábelová, Slovakia.

Ábelová, Slovakia, Peasant, national costume, folk, dress,

Peasant girl in regional costume from Ábelová, Slovakia.

Peasant girl in regional costume of Ábelová, Slovakia.

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Bride from Liptovské Sliače, Slovakia. Carpathian.

Slovakian girl. Carpathian Bride. Liptovské Sliače. Traditional wedding costume. Beautiful embroidery design.

Bride in wedding dress from Liptovské Sliače (Tri Sliače), Slovakia.

Traditional wedding costume from Liptovské Sliače, Slovakia.

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Young boy from Veľké Dvorníky, Slovakia in traditional costume.

Young boy in Slovakian national costume from Veľké Dvorníky. Beautiful embroidery design

Young boy from Veľké Dvorníky, Slovakia

Young  boy from Veľké Dvorníky, Slovakia.

Veľké Dvorníky  is a village in the Trnava Region of south-west Slovakia. Its former Slovakian name Dvorníky na Ostrove.

Peasant woman from Viničné Slovakia.

Peasant, Viničné, Slovakia, Slovakian, national, costume, folk, dress

Peasant woman from Viničné Slovakia.

Peasant woman from Viničné Slovakia.

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Traditional Slovakia Child costume. Boy from Dobrá Niva.

Boy in traditional costume from Dobrá Niva, Slovakia. Slovakian national costume

Boy from Dobrá Niva Slovakia

Boy in traditional costume from Dobrá Niva, Slovakia.

Dobra Niva, in German called Döbring or Dobrone in Hungarian, is a village in central Slovakia. It lies on the River Neresnica between the mountains and Selmec Javorie Mountains, 13 km south of Zvolen. The first written mention was made in 1254 as Dobrum.

Enclosed is a film about the local carnival in the year of 2011 by Ján Cuth. The film shows not only imaginative costumes of the local residents, it is characterized by a very subtle and unobtrusive camera work. A pearl in the big web swamp.
The boy in the picture is perhaps even present in the room.

Dobrá Niva – Maškarný ples 15. 1. 2011
The festival derives with a waltz and this scene alone, the great hall, the lighting, the decoration and then the first dancers, reminiscent of great cinema in the style of David Lynch. One would have liked to seen the end of the festival.