Slovakian Festivals and Foods

The Vychodna Folklore Festival is the oldest and largest nationwide festival held in Slovakia each year.  Folk literature, music, dance and artwork are sold.

Some traditional Slovak foods include pork, poultry, potatoes, cabbage and milk products.  Game meat is a popular food choice with boar, rabbit and venison available throughout the year.  Lamb and goat are also eaten.  Popular meals are bryndzove halusky, bryndzove pirohy and other meals with potato dough and bryndza, a salty cheese made of sheep milk.  A typical soup is a sauerkraut soup known as kapustnica.  A blood sausage made from a pig is called jaternice and it is also a popular food.  Wine is enjoyed throughout the country.

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