Slovak traditions. New Year. New Year ' s Eve Fireworks, champagne New Year ' s Day Lentil soap Wishes of health. Hromnice. 2 nd February S anctified candle. Before Shrove Tuesday. Begins after Biblical Magi End before Ash Wednesday Ritual before lent Carneval Eating fatty foods .
Western Christianity holiday
For all spirits in purgatory
Presents the same day
No Santa Claus
Sour cabbage soup, Gingerbread, Bobaľky
Nut throwing, Coins under tablecloth,