Kroje a tak

Brvnište village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.

Brvnište village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.

(Source: neoslovakia.sk)

Kubrá (today part of town Trenčín), Považie region, Western Slovakia.

Kubrá (today part of town Trenčín), Považie region, Western Slovakia.

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Wear of Slovaks from village Selenča, Vojvodina province, Northern Serbia.

Wear of Slovaks from village Selenča, Vojvodina province, Northern Serbia.

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Left: Zliechov village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.
Right: Čavoj village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.

Both villages use same type of kroj (worn also in villages Valaská Belá and Čičmany) which is considered to be the most archaic and was used as reference for reconstruction of ancient clothing.

(Source: sashe.sk)

Podpoľanie region, Central Slovakia.

Podpoľanie region, Central Slovakia.

Zliechov village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.

Zliechov village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.

(Source: zliechov.sk)

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Vintage photo of a Carpathian shepherd from Slovakia with his fujara; a traditional woodwind instrument of the region

Detva town, Podpoľanie region, Central Slovakia.

slavic-roots:

Vintage photo of a Carpathian shepherd from Slovakia with his fujara; a traditional woodwind instrument of the region

Detva town, Podpoľanie region, Central Slovakia.

Anonymous asked: What does Kroje a tak mean

You’re not first person who’s asking this and I already answered it, but I’ll tell you anyway~ It basically means “Slovak folk costumes and stuff like that”. But now that I look at it, it’s also a world play! “Kroje attack” :D

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Trenčianska Teplá village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.

pocarovna:

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Trenčianska Teplá village, Považie region, Western Slovakia.

Top: Zemplín region, Eastern Slovakia.
Bottom: Kokava nad Rimavicou village, Novohrad region, Central Slovakia.

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Podpoľanie region, Central Slovakia.

Podpoľanie region, Central Slovakia.

(Source: facebook.com)

Kokava nad Rimavicou village, Novohrad region, Central Slovakia.

Kokava nad Rimavicou village, Novohrad region, Central Slovakia.

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